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Saigon 48

234 West 48th Street, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
914 227 2575
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Ranked #1,862 of 11,626 restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Montreal, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stopped in here for a quick dinner. Pricing was pretty decent for NYC and service was good. The food was about average; not over-spiced but the meat variety wasn't the best. Overall, not bad and a decent choice if you needed a bowl of pho and are in the area.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Poor food but friendly and efficient service. This is not a restaurant you go across town to eat at, and I doubt that many people besides the guests of the Best Western hotel next door eat there. Even if you are staying at the hotel, if you have an ounce of energy it is worth exploring further afield. If not,... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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84 reviews 84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We wanted to try their pho so we took a long walk. It was not worth our efforts. Pho was no good. Vietnamese iced coffee was bad too. Sorry guys, but this place does not serve authentic Vietnamese food.

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Collie, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The service is fantastic and staff very friendly. Food is great , nothing to dislike here. It is nice quit place to have a meal and staying at the best western hotel you get 10% off your meal.

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New York City, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

We came here after a show so it was relatively late, around 10:30pm. I imagine this place is usually pretty busy earlier in the night, especially catering for the show crowd. They quickly found us a seat and our drinks and dinners arrived in good time. The service was okay, very "matter of fact". Food was good I have to... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My wife and I were staying at the hotel next door, we thought might as well give it a try, we were not disappointed, the staff were helpful and explained the menu to us, the meal was very good, quick service, no complaints.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This restaurant was very close to our hotel and we actually got there by mistake. The meals are of good size and they moderately priced. We especially enjoyed the Saigon soup so on our last day we returned to the restaurant for this soup again and it was not disappointing. We needed the service to be quick and it sure... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely great fish and shrimp soup. Take the spicy one, which in fact is not spicy, but adds great flavor to the meal.

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Cairo, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I've lived across the street for over 18 years and have been to Saigon 48 many, many times. The kitchen is obviously connected when they serve a Vietnamese 33 beer in a Thai Singha glass. Big mistake! The food is tasty, and the lemongrass chicken was acceptable, as was the Saigon Style Noodles Soup. I agree with other reviewer's that... More

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nyc
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Delicious asian dishes in a very colorful and warm atmosphere. Good service and I enjoy the large plates with good size food. Nice decor.

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