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Little Saigon

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1718 Woodman Dr, Dayton, OH 45420-3639
+1 937-258-8010
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Ann Arbor
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315 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I dropped by here after going to the Goodwill Outlet Store next door. It is a very small place but I like Vietnamese food. First of all the Pho is served in very big bowls but have very little noodles and meat and sell for $7.95. In WA, a small bowl would cost you 5.95 or 6.95 and have a... More 

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Cambridge, New York
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134 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Little Saigon is a very special Vietnamese restaurant. It doesn't look like much but wait until you take a look at their menu. It's quite lengthy. There is so much to order. I always end up ordering some catfish. The clay bowl is so on good. Today I ordered lightly fried catfish. The breading was delicious. Crab ranging are so... More 

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vandalia, OH
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank arribaperu
Athens, Georgia
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 isay691
Dayton, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1718 Woodman Dr, Dayton, OH 45420-3639
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 937-258-8010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?