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1304 Fording Island Road, Bluffton, SC 29910
+1 843-837-1800
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 110
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Light and fresh

We love Saigon cafe! The food is consistent and so fresh tasting. Everything I've had is so light, I love leaving feeling satisfied - never over stuffed. My only complaint is that the service usually isn't all that great, unless Thomas is taking care of us.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Samantha J
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We love Saigon cafe! The food is consistent and so fresh tasting. Everything I've had is so light, I love leaving feeling satisfied - never over stuffed. My only complaint is that the service usually isn't all that great, unless Thomas is taking care of us.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Was in the mood for something other then your run of the mill chain restaurant, glad we found this little spot! # 78 chicken curry was spicy and delicious. Probably have driven by this place a hundred times; thanks to reviews on here I stopped and will be back!

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Unassuming, casual dining with an amazingly large menu. They will make each dish as spicy or as mild as you want. Try the Pho soup, the national dish of Vietnam. It's hard to find good Southeast Asian food in the Low Country, but this place really comes through. Has carry out too.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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106 reviews 106 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Tucked into a non-descript little strip of stores, the Saigon Café gives the appearance of a take-out place from the outside. But step inside and it's a lovely little restaurant with surprisingly good Vietnamese food. The clientele was a mix of locals, including Vietnamese and non-Vietnamese diners, as well a few vacationers who must have been tipped off to the... More 

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Ridgeland, South Carolina, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

THis was not our choice to dine out. Mainly we had a huge bowl of chicken broth with spourts in it. We left hungry. It might be a good place if you are accustom to this type of food. Wait staff was nice

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Bluffton, South Carolina, USA
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Had lunch there today and liked it a great deal...all the food was fresh and tasty and reasonably priced. Service was attentive and the food seemed to be authentic - even though we have never been to Vietnam. :-) We will be going back there again and again.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Delicious, fresh seafood and crisp vegetables prepared to perfection in a light sauce with a good amount of spice. Had calamari appetizer and it was plentiful! We will return!!

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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My wife and I stopped in for lunch. She had the Tofu w/lemongrass lunch special w/wonton and egg roll. I had scallops and vegetables with hot and sour and a spring roll. Everything was delicious. Fast, friendly service and a nice atmosphere. True authentic Vietnamese food. Great place.

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Morehead City, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I had never tried Vietnamese food but fell in love with the clean fresh taste of my lunch. Will definitely be back!

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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38 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Great authentic Vietnamese meals. Family owned, food is always fresh, soups are wonderful, prices are very reasonable. Great place for comfort food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1304 Fording Island Road, Bluffton, SC 29910
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: +1 843-837-1800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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