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Saigon Kitchen

526 West State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 257-8881
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Ranked #5 of 241 Restaurants in Ithaca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Ithaca, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Really, what else do you want in a place? Service can be hectic as this place is almost always packed. But I love the food so waiting is part of the package. Try any one of these - fish with bean sauce, pho, bun noodles, sugarcane steak skewer appetizer...and be happy! Overall, you cannot really complain about anything when most... More 

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upstate NY
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153 reviews 153 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

We're going to Vietnam in a few weeks for a vacation and I decided I should get a preview of the cuisine. Everything the four of us ordered was fantastic! Generous portions, quick service. I had the chicken pho, pork pot stickers and haddock with tamarind. I like things not too spicy and they were able to accommodate me. They... More 

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Rochester, New York
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129 reviews 129 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Went here based on a recommendation and was very pleased. The placed was packed from the minute we walked in until we left but never felt rushed. Food came out incredibly fast and was absolutely delicious. I had the flounder with black Bean and ginger and it was spiced perfectly. Lots of people were eating Pho, which I love, but... More 

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Mentor, OH
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Visited recently with a party of 10. Although they don't take reservations, they suggested we come early, which we did. We still had about a 20 minute wait, but the staff could not have been more gracious. They first sat us at several tables they put together, but said they would add another table as soon as the party next... More 

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Columbia, Maryland, USA
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We ordered Fish, Tofu, Shrimp Fried rice. We liked Tofu more than anything else. It is a good small restaurant.

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Painted Post, New York
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78 reviews 78 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Full Disclosure it was my first time eating Vietnamese food and I was very impressed by this place. It isn't very big so be prepared to wait on busy nights. I can't begin to tell you how great the service was. They staff was very friendly and was a big help explaining anything I didn't understand. They also were constantly... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Saigon Kitchen is a real treat for lunch or dinner, for business, family or friends. The food is authentic, prepared with care and attention to detail, and plated served with a visual flair. The wait staff is quick, efficient and professional in their work, keeping up with the steady flow of customers coming and going. It's a very popular restaurant,... More 

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Ithaca, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I ordered dinner from there last night, had steamed crystalined shrimp dumplings, sesame chicken with rice and summer rolls. Everything was great!!

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Syosset, New York
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130 reviews 130 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The food was amazing and cheap. The flounder was terrific. The pho was delicious. The roti chicken was our fav. No real dessert options No reservations. Well worth it

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Andover, Massachusetts
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89 reviews 89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The Pho brought us back to our days of living in CA where it was easy to find Pho. This was delicious! The restaurant was bright, clean and efficient. Husband had house special Pho, I had chicken and egg noodle Pho and we tried the vegetable dumplings. All good.

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Additional Information about Saigon Kitchen

Address: 526 West State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone Number: (607) 257-8881
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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