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Essence of Saigon Garden

128-3604 52 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2L 1V9, Canada
+1 403-210-4909
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“pho” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
128-3604 52 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2L 1V9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Broth in beef pho was delicious. Portions are generous and food is fresh-tasting. Service is friendly. Simple decor and clean, with a lovely art piece of horses to add something pleasing to the eye.

Thank Betsy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had supper with an old friend i hadn't seen in 20 years. Started with the fresh shrimp rolls, they were very tasty. Then each of us has vermicelli bowls that were large portions and tasty. Be back again.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Wonderful chicken satay pho and the best ever spring rolls. Consistently excellent service, and unlimited refills on Jasmine tea. Time after time it is our Calgary favourite!

Thank Plenty B
Reviewed March 6, 2017

My fiance and I went to Essence of Saigon for a late morning Saturday lunch. Let me preface this by saying, everyone/place has their off days so to be fair, we owe them another visit to confirm our assessment. Having said that - the decor...More

Thank Danoj10
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

Consistent food all the time. Very tasty dishes in a pretty plain decor. The staff are very friendly. We come here often for lunch and it's always busy.

Thank ghuizer
Reviewed February 6, 2017

The food here us consistently good, and great value! Not to mention the excellent service! The Pho here, is hands down the best in the city of Calgary!

Thank melissahartwell
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

One of my family's favourite Vietnamese restaurants in the city! Always fresh ingredients and always tasty! Good for eat in or pick up!

Thank ES012
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

I may have stated this previously but since we've "discovered" this place, it has been good Vietnamese and consistent quality. We've used them twice this month, including once for take out. Eat in is a good amount although take out "seemed" less so but maybe...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

When we lived in Calgary we had eaten here many many many times. The last time we were visiting family and friends the obvious place to go for dinner was Essence of Saigon. The food as usual was amazing, the staff is sooo friendly and...More

Thank LoriandJeff
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

I've been eating at this restaurant for the last 13 years and not once have I ever had a bad meal. The staff and service are always exceptional. I now life in a different quadrant of the city but still make the treck back to...More

Thank Dianne W
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128-3604 52 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T2L 1V9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-210-4909
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