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Little Saigon

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1718 Woodman Dr, Dayton, OH 45420-3639
937-258-8010
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food

We love Little Saigon and have gone here for many years. The Pho is excellent, as are the soft rolls and the fried rolls. My favorite is the hot and sour chicken soup -- quite different from the Chinese version. Nice casual atmosphere and family service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2014
SheriBabt2014
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Dayton, Ohio
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vandalia, OH
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Classic little hole in the wall with authentic, GREAT Vietnamese food. Owner is very helpful with suggestions. Great soups, dumplings, and spring rolls. A few special soups on weekends only (Roast duck). Prices are RIGHT here too!

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Athens, Georgia
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I've gone to Little Saigon on multiple occasions since moving to Dayton. Don't be discouraged by the outward facade. The interior is beautiful! It's family owned and the ladies always make you feel at home. If you're looking for commercial fare with the air of superficial service, you probably will not appreciate this place for the gem that it is.... More 

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Kettering, United States
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The food is tasty and the staff are very friendly and welcoming. I enjoy going into the restaurant for a sit down dinner and trying a new dish each time. I have not been dissatisfied yet, and do not plan to be either. I would recommend this restaurant to those who enjoy Vietnamese cooking.

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Thank Jeffrey C
Dayton, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We've been going here for years (see prior excellent reviews), but the last few times the food was not good. I don't mean in the preparation, I mean in the freshness. You could literally smell the shrimp (stinky) when the delivered soft rolls to the table. The beef strips were looking green and tasted old. Pick up orders were left... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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181 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The food is not as good as I hoped but the environment is nice. It's not what you think from looking at the outside of the building. The menu is more extensive than other Vietnamese restaurants in the area and much more quaint if you want to go there on a dinner date.

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Thank Marie_645
Dayton, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We love Little Saigon and have gone here for many years. The Pho is excellent, as are the soft rolls and the fried rolls. My favorite is the hot and sour chicken soup -- quite different from the Chinese version. Nice casual atmosphere and family service.

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Thank SheriBabt2014
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

This is the best Vietnamese place ever. We ordered takeout for the family and the owner was very helpful recommending dishes for us, and she even explained how we should eat it before wrapping it up. The food was amazing, it is the most authentic place I've ever been in the states. Definitely my favorite restaurant in Dayton area!

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Thank Philip W
Medway, Ohio, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Been going to Little Saigon for years. It is not close to our house, but we go out of our way 4 or 5 times each month to eat there. Great tasting food an service. Reasonable prices. As far as not taking credit cards anyone who finds fault has never had a business which used credit cards. They drive up... More 

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Thank Jimmie L
Union, Ohio
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152 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

this place has always had great food and still does. they have decided to not take credit cards because it costs them too much. I think taking only cash will slow down the business and may cost them more then taking credit cards.

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Thank mocpgc
Michigan
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

It's hard to find decent veggie Vietnamese food, at least where I live, so my husband and I were happy to find this place while visiting the Dayton area. They offer several pages of vegetarian options including meal sized soups, salads and many dishes made with veggie chicken and veggie beef (seitan). We love the marinated mushrooms and tofu in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1718 Woodman Dr, Dayton, OH 45420-3639
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: 937-258-8010

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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