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Little Saigon

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1531 Wabash Ave, Springfield, IL 62704-5308
+1 217-726-9633
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hurley, New York
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125 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is possible to give up in the search for a good restaurant in Springfield. Don't. Instead, go to Little Saigon and order practically anything. Food is excellent, as is the service. Prices are extremely reasonable.

Thank Jim K
Wilmette, Illinois
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213 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We first went downtown but due to the parade there was a 1 hour wait which didn't seem worth it, then next place same story so we decided to head back towards the hotel and stop here. Decoration is uninviting and could use a major overhaul. It's fairly clean. Staff is friendly and on task. Food is all over the... More 

Thank 1andTwins
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit and I was not disappointed. I had the seafood bake with crab, shrimp, scallops and squid with rice. The food was tasty. The seafood was a little greasy and salty but overall a nice evening out.

Thank gina s
Springfield, Illinois
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813 reviews
522 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We have been loyal customers of this place for 9 years (and two different owners) and it's always been consistently good and inexpensive. They accommodate vegetarians and vegans well. We love the curries, the clear noodles, and spring rolls. Their Juices and freezes are excellent (ask for the avocado freeze if the avisados are ripe) This is the best Thai... More 

Thank Clevlander
Springfield, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Nice lunch selections an a reasonable price! Quick service, good, hot food. Had Mongolian beef, egg roll and soup.

Thank miata55
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

We were tired and hungry after a day on the road. The Little Saigon was only a couple of miles from our hotel so we gave it a try. We started with the Saigon Siumais which are chopped shrimp in thin wrappers then deep fried. They were tasty and light. Then we had the Edamame. It was fresh and tasty.... More 

Thank Ralphlevy
Springfield, Illinois
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Freshest Shrimp Springrolls as well as a delicate and crispy crab ragoon. All the meals are lightly seasoned and contain an abundance of fresh vegetables. A must try are the freshly made fruit smoothies . With or without the tapioca . I had mine without. The have value meals at lunch and supper for under $20 for two people!

Thank 2812ri
Springfield, Illinois, United States
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

I went here quite often when I still lived in Springfield. Their soups get five stars - they're very tasty. The rest of the food varies from sub-par to very good depending on what you get. Besides the soups my favorites were Spicy Glass Noodle and the Crazy Noodles. There are better places in Springfield, but you won't be disappointed... More 

Thank Stephanie T
Springfield, Illinois
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Ever since it opened, Little Saigon has been one of those "default favorite" type restaurants, on the occasions when we want to go out to eat, but can't settle on exactly where to go. As soon as that suggestion pops up, it's immediately "Yes! Let's go." The menu is so extensive, it's almost a little intimidating at first (if I... More 

Thank MzMeyer
Heartland Illinois
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308 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

I am allergic to onions, and they prepare my food without onions, which means it is freshly prepared. The food is delicious. They also have a watermelon freeze that is incredible.

Thank BearTrapTC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1531 Wabash Ave, Springfield, IL 62704-5308
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-726-9633

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?