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“well priced authentic vietnamese food”

New Saigon Restaurant
Ranked #123 of 403 Restaurants in Surfers Paradise
Price range: $6 - $17
Cuisines: Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: This Gold Coast eatery features a range of authentic and well-priced Vietnamese, Thai and Chinese dishes on the extensive menu. Indecisive diners might want to turn their attention to the substantial list of chef's specials. The Chef, Hue Trieu, has worked in the restaurant business since her teenage years. Cooking is true passion for her. She learned and developed her cooking skills from her family's restaurant in Vietnam as well in different Chinese and Thai restaurants in Germany. In 1993 She and her husband set up their first restaurant in Geelong, also named New Saigon and then the second one named Hi Hi restaurant, both were successful. Deeply impressed by Gold Coast's lovely weather and lifestyle, She and her family moved to Gold Coast in 2003 initially for early retirement but only 1 year later she missed the hospitality scene so much, so they decided to open New Saigon Restaurant in Gold Coast in April 2004. Although the position is not really ideal for a restaurant but thanks to the good support of regular local customers as well casual tourists, New Saigon Restaurant has established itself as a good place for authentic Vietnamese and Asian foods on the Coast.
Reviewed January 24, 2013

great tasting vietnamese food in unpretentious family run restaurant/cafe.don't expect fast service,mother is cook,father is waiter,when busy,be patient,it's worth it.ample parking,easily accessible off gold coast highway south of surfers paradise.serves grog,but also BYO if budget conscious.good pho(better than Hanoi I can assure you).

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Reviewed January 12, 2013

Nothing wrong with it, but after reading all these awesome reviews I was expecting something....well....awesome! I'd say the food was good, but nothing out of the ordinary.Service was not so flash. Let's put it this way, I'm in no hurry to return.

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1  Thank Tony B
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

After dinning at quite a few asian restaurants whilst in the Gold coast we checked out trip advisor which rated New Saigon Vietnamese restaurant very well.If you are after great tasting authentic vietnamese cuisine then dont pass the chance to dine here.Although the decore and surroundings are not for intimate dining they are extremly clean and homely.The thing that impressed my partner and i was the fact that the whole restaurant is operated by husband and wife and all the meals were quick and very nicely presented excellent flavour and taste.

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3  Thank thai-riffic
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

cozy restaurant. Nice warm service. quick meal. the food was sensational. Ask to add a sizzling hot plate to most meals. defiantly will return.

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2  Thank slanedoggy
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Reviewed January 2, 2013

After travelling Vietnam and eating the most amazing food in the world, was extremely happy to be taken to this restaurant today! Fell in love with the pancakes, paw paw salad and coconut fish!
Will be going back for sure! Glad I discovered such a great place on the coast :)

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2  Thank Leigh1312
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