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Little Saigon Restaurant

1753 College Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4176
(907) 452-4399
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Ranked #59 of 196 Restaurants in Fairbanks
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Most recent review
- May 14, 2014
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Victorville, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This had great food, we go there a lot during my stay. Fast service, hot food and great prices. The ambiance is nice too.

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Barcelona, Spain
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

If you want the soup ONLY, but the rest of the dishes are not worth it. I had a chicken salad that was made with packed tyson chicken and the cook skimped on the meat. Not enough for the price. The lettuce was soggy and wilted. The sup smelled amazing but not my flavor, ONLY BEEF WAS AVAILABLE. It does... More

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Olympia, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I was very pleased to choose this place to eat, on the outside it looked like if it was closed, on the inside it was like going to visit grandma, ms. Mai (the owner) is a very sweet lady and her food taste delicious, I had brisket and flank Pho, if you are looking for a super fancy place to... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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119 reviews 119 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

The Little Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant in Fairbanks is a must-visit place, if you enjoy excellent food that is well-prepared and tasty. The owner and cook is an elderly lady who does everything, and she create fabulous dishes one at a time. The fresh rolls (with yummy fillings), the BBQ pork (slightly sweet and really tasty), the noodle and rice dishes... More

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99 reviews 99 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

It was just like other reviews had said, it appeared to be this Vietnamese woman cooking in this small shop which almost in a way seemed like her home. When she finished cooking she went back to her laptop and continued playing solitaire. We had the Chicken vermicelli, shrimp egg noodles, and spring rolls – all of which were really... More

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Cebu City, Philippines
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Rumors of this restaurant demise are exaggerated. We recently had lunch at Little Saigon. I had Pho with well done beef and my wife had Bun with Pork. Cooked to order, fresh and tasty, REAL VIETNAMESE COOKING. The owner/chef/waitress assured me she is open and working everyday. If you have ever been to Vietnam and eaten in a neighborhood Pho... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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118 reviews 118 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013 via mobile

we were on our way to the airport and stopped by here for lunch. The place looks run down and outdated but still cozy on the inside with pictures and souvenirs from Vietnam being hung up. The pho bo (beef soup noodles) and vegetables (black mushrooms with vegetables) were good and have adequate portions. It even comes with a plate... More

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Fairbanks, Alaska
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

The pho was very unexpectedly fantastic - a welcome surprise to someone used to pho in urban areas with many Vietnamese restaurants. I dare say it was the best that I'd had in my life. Another plus was that it was also very inexpensive. The only negative I can think of was that it was a little hard to find.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012 via mobile

The area is kind of sketchy but the restaurant and the person serving you is like your mom cooking you a good awesome meal. Food is really tasty and the price you can not beat it. If you don't like to eat in the restaurant just order to go it's cheap and it is very tasty.

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North Pole, Alaska
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

Been here a few times, but not in the last 10 to 15 years. ? Why? Well I just did not like the fact thar I could write my name on the walls with my finger, do to all the grease/oil that had collected on the walls. Otheres have told me it hasn't changed much. May give it another try... More

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