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1315 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1745
860-388-6888
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for the first time in June with my boyfriend, we had terrific service even though it was busy and my pad Thai was great and his duck entree was yummy. We recommended family members to go, however they returned with different impressions. They said the service was awful and food was just ok. Our first time was so... More 

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Highland Village
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were pleasantly surprised with this restaurant. The food was very good, the service was friendly and there were lots of great choices. I had the hot and sour soup to start, which was delicious. I got the "small cup" and it was twice as much as I could eat. I ordered the vegetarian pad Thai and... More 

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Old Saybrook, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

We hadn't been to Saigon City in at least 4 years as we had a few disappointing meals. Well that has certainly changed. Our waitress was wonderful, along with the other staff members. Our appetizers came out in a timely manner, as well as our entrees. Everything was perfectly cooked, even the squid, which most kitchens overcooked. I was pretty... More 

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Killingworth, CT
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315 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Even if it's not absolutely authentic, I like the food at Saigon City. Pad Thai is one of my favorites, though the ingredients often seem pretty Americanized. The service is good, the ambiance is comfortable (if a little odd: it is set in a 1710 Colonial house) and the food is satisfying.

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Thank v0yageur22
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Friends and I met for dinner before going to a show at The Katherine Hepburn Theatre. We arrived at the restaurant at 5 leaving ourselves plenty of time to get to the show. My friends have been here before, this was my first visit The service was very slow. There were 10 of us. Dumplings and spring rolls ordered for... More 

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Northford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

First visit to this restaurant, delightful resorted historic home. Warm and inviting atmosphere, attentive, friendly staff, very good food at reasonable prices. Not gourmet but much better than take out and strip mall places. Summer tools and miso soup for starters were excellent. Duck special and chicken with cashew nuts were tasty, cooked to perfection and good sized. Will definitely... More 

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Thank NorthfordBill
Killingworth, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Saigon City is still serving tasty, satisfying pan Asian food, The pad thai is very good, even if it might not be absolutely authentic. Drinks are good, service is pleasant, the dining room is cozy and warm.

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Thank v0yageur22
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Just ate here today and I gotta say remarkably impressive. We first noticed the atmosphere and decor, just top notch. Lots of really interesting art, colors, flowers, etc and set in an old house type of feel. Awesome hardwood floors. The server was excellent. Very attentive. The food. Oh man. The food was just great. Party of 7 and we... More 

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Thank Mike S
Essex, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Expensive for mediocre food. Service was good but food did not meet expectations. Wish it was more authentic, and it used to be much better. Not sure if the chef changed, also do not expect to see a Gelato place outside.

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Charleston, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We have had dinner several times, once last week. The food is delicious, the menu offers a wide range of choices. We always leave happy. Its not fancy, its not pretentious, its just genuine and good. It fill up quickly after 7:30. We look forward to going back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Thai, Vietnamese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1315 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-1745
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: 860-388-6888

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?