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1315 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1745
860-388-6888
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Ranked #32 of 72 Restaurants in Old Saybrook
Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Thai, Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This happens to be one of my favorite places . It reminds me of a whimsical romantic villa . The outside has figurines and carefully placed lighting and flowers that make it quite inviting when you first arrive . Entering you are greeted by Diane who greets you with her lovely smile . Bernadette and Wu work hard to create... More 

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Westbrook, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Cute little place. Food is acceptable, not fantastic. Had the PHO which should be noodles broth veggies on side plus maybe the rare beef. This came with everything under the sun. The curry dishes were good. Came with a family of 5. Third visit..

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Hamden, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Awesome Wait staff, Food always Hot, Owners and Chef's Bernadette and Wu will cook food to order- as Spicy and Hot as you dare ! Best Vietnamese Food outside of Saigon, Vietnam. Served there with Phu Lam signal battalion 1966-67 and 1968-69. this Place serves the most authentic tasting Vietnamese food I have ever had in the states, including Hawaii... More 

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Niantic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Went out late on a Friday night. Seated right away, our drinks took time but were tasty (but a little weak). Food was quick and delicious. Only complaint was that it was extremely hot & humid inside. Made it a little difficult to fully enjoy food. Loved the lemongrass chicken. Yum!

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Old Saybrook
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Excellent interesting food served in a relaxed but efficient manner. Soups and apps are always delicious. I have been here five or six times with my wife. Like dining in an old fashioned house wit huge fireplace. Main meals are priced reasonably. We leave each time saying glad we came.

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Disclaimer: this review is based on takeout, perhaps the popularity of this restaurant is based on the atmosphere and staff. I am always leery when Thai food is served with lemon and not lime, my first clue. The "pho" was greasy mystery meat, broth, overcooked noodles and a few fried basil leaves. The pad thai had the same greasy mouth... More 

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Killingworth, CT
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159 reviews 159 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The setting is a little odd: Saigon City is situated in a two hundred year old Colonial house that is loaded with non-Asian charm. The service is impeccable and pleasant. Drinks, wine, and beer are all good. The menu has very good Vietnamese and Thai food--solid pad thai, very good curries, some excellent seafood. All in all Saigon City is... More 

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Shelton, Connecticut
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71 reviews 71 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Had a terrific dinner here. All of the food was great. Strange decor: colonial house with shabby kitschy decor.

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Connecticut
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52 reviews 52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We are from the Hartford area where the Asian community is huge and the restaurants are very competitive resulting some excellent food. I am particularly interested in Vietnamese Food (which is practically non existent on the shoreline). We have been to Saigon City a number of times, mainly because we love to eat Vietnamese food because we love it and... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Saigon City is located in an beautiful old building. The dining area has exposed beams and old wooden floors. There are beautiful pictures of Vietnam and Vietnamese artwork adorning the walls. The menu is extensive for dinner, although somewhat limited at lunch time, with all types of soups, salads, appetizers, and main dishes containing beef, poultry, pork, and seafood. They... More 

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Additional Information about Saigon City

Address: 1315 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1745
Phone Number: 860-388-6888
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Thai, Vietnamese

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