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Saigon 39

1806 1/2 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111
816-531-4447
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Ranked #384 of 1,201 restaurants in Kansas City
Cuisines: Vietnamese, Californian
Most recent review
- May 20, 2014
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Kansas City
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Went to this restaurant with a lunch group that always selects locally owned establishments. I think there were 6 of us and the consensus was "just ok". Service was attentive, yet they forgot the spring roll I'd ordered with lunch and I had to flag them down to get it. I give them that the spring roll and the accompanying... More

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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182 reviews 182 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I have been here several times, especially when I worked at KU. The owner and staff are so friendly and even gave me some extra peanut sauce to take home (I would seriously buy it if they sold me a jar of it to take home!) All of their food is wonderful. The spring rolls with peanut sauce are my... More

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Kansas City
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86 reviews 86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I always get fresh spring rolls with that fabulous peanut sauce. We share an order of the Vietnamese noodles. This is a casual restaurant.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Thin small, warm restaurant comforted us after a day of driving through the remnants of a snowstorm. We started with an order of three spring rolls, cut in half, served on lettuce with a side of a delicious peanut sauce. We split two entrees; the first was a Number 8 Rice Noodle Salad with chicken, shrimp and steak. Note to... More

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Kansas City, MO
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Beware: various reviewers along with my own experience have confirmed the owner of this restaurant dislikes gay people, Asians, women and children. He won't hold back in making said people feel unwelcome and uncomfortable. Sound like a fun time? Better yet, the food does nothing to make up for this horrible man. I'd recommend taking your business to Vietnam Cafe... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

This has been my family's favorite eatery since 1994 when we moved to KC. The spring rolls and pan-fried dumplings are beautiful and delicious! The peanut sauce is addictive...you can't go wrong with anything they serve.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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93 reviews 93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Best shrimp spring rolls in town, cute little store front place down on 39th street (close to KU Med) - street parking available and great value for the money!

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Kansas City
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

We went for Monday lunch at noon and they were decently busy with no wait. I haven't been here since the fire several years ago-the food is still good but the walls are now bare and the ambiance is suffering. We had the #1, "meatloaf" soup, the meat is shrimp, ground chicken, and one other 'meat' held together with egg... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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79 reviews 79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

Great place to go if you want authentic Vietnamese. I like this place, but think Vietnam Cafe at the end of 39th Street is better.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2008

Spring rolls and Pad Thai are excellent among many other thingso

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