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Saigon Restaurant

4455 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, CA 92115
+1 (619) 2844215
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Ranked #635 of 4,055 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Vietnamese
Dining options: Takeout
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Dining options: Takeout
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English first
San diego
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I've been coming here since I was a little boy the food here is out if sane. By out of sane I mean really great Vietnamese food. I recommend the crispy noodles and the seafood fried rice.

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My favorite Vietnamese restaurant in San Diego area. Authentic, large portions and at a great price. I love #22, their extra large bowl of beef Pho.

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Torrance, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Yummy food! Everything we ordered was good! Price is very reasonable. Don't be deceived by the outdated decoration of this place, it has an "A" rating which makes me feel good to eat here. Service is very good. Will definitely go back!

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Destin, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Authentic Viet food but was just missing something. Had Beef Pho, Fresh Rolls a chicken stir fry. Just a bit bland for Viet Food. Paid my bill and was not returned my CC card. Realized this the next AM, called and returned to the restaurant and spoke the very guy that waited on us. He went to the register to... More

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San Diego, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

This restaurant has a menu a mile long, (well no not literally). It is so difficult to choose an entree because the menu is extensive! Everything we have tried here is good. We especially like the chicken and rice in a clay pot, just delicious. For dessert try the three-bean dessert, sounds odd, but it is very good.

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Oceanside
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Saigon on El Cajon Blvd (across from Hoover HS), is worth a monthly trip from North County. We love the variety of items to choose from. I classify it as Chinese/Vietnamese, with freshly prepared ingredients and little use of oil. We like the veggie spring rolls with a great peanut sauce and I usually get a rice or noodle dish... More

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Oceanside
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

we like to trek down to Saigon on El Cajon Blvd. we like their food style. very fresh and a clean mouth feel. it used to be so busy at lunch that we had to wait nearly half an hour for food, well worth it though. we like the veggie spring rolls to start with. the staff is very attentive... More

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Davis, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

I came down to San Diego to visit my friend. We came by to eat dinner here and I have to say the Vietnamese Cuisine is very delicious. We ordered the family dinner with 7 course dish. We had the garlic crab, fish sour soup, fish pot with oyster sauce, and more food. In all, it was some delicious food.... More

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

FOOD The pho was cooked with quality ingredients making for an incredible broth. The beef was a little fatty for me, but I understand that can be a plus for some. I tried some of my friend's Mongolian beef which was delicious. ATMOSPHERE Nice, large dining room. Felt a bit uneasy seeing two large rear projector TVs right above the... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

There's many Pho/Vietnamese restaurants in San Diego, but IMO I think Saigon is the best. Every dish I've had exceeded my expectations. Their spring rolls are huge! I get full on just an order of spring roll. My wife and I always come here for Pho and every time our families and friends are in town, we bring them here.... More

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