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Vietnamese Saigon Star

60 Smith St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8981 1420
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“pho” (57 reviews)
“wontons” (8 reviews)
“pork” (11 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Asian, Vietnamese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
60 Smith St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A few years back this place was good and I lunched there frequently when I worked in the city but it has really gone downhill. Recently had the $14.50 Pho Lunch Special, quite small serve ( i suspect they have downsized the bowls they used...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank xvvvvvvvvv
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Quick service. Very authentic food. They have a wide selection on the menu. We all orders diff meals & shared. I did think prices were a little expensive, compared to Bris, but the quality of food made up for price.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank happygc
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Taste was normal, expensive and waiter that day was quite rude and pushy. Pho was oily and utensils are not clean. Vegetables served were not fresh with shrink chilies.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 299hann
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Just after a quick bite to eat last night so grabbed a serve of the Pho special on the way back to our accommodation. Excellent choice. Offers dine in take-away and is BYO.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Peterdahl
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Overpriced below average tasting food. Cold rolls were the worst I've tasted and main meal was average. Wish I had gone somewhere else.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sheree B
Reviewed September 21, 2018

If your looking for Authentic Vietnamese food then your in the wrong restaurant .....Asian yes....but not very good and way too expensive...even for Darwin.....

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank taylorpj3130
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Food has been good here. Had lunch one day and dinner another day - both days had a meat with very fresh vegetables meal. Staff were friendly and meals came in good time. No complaints. Recommended.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 252MarkS252
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

I always seek to find good food whereever I go, but the one thing I despise the most is when a restaurant lacks friendly service and food quality control. I'm a harsh critic whether people like it or not, and I tell it as it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank _foodiejAUS
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Cheap and cheerful. The staff were friendly and the soup was delicious. Lunch starts at 10.30am so if you are after an early lunch then this is a great option.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

My husbad had crispy chicken skin and I ordered their veggies in lemongrass and chillies! Guess what? My husband ended up praising their veggie dish that it's the best cooked veggie dish he's ever tasted from restaurants. He also thought their chicken dish was great...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Joy M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Smith St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8981 1420
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