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“used to be good ... now pretty average”
Review of Saigon

Saigon
Ranked #3 of 23 Restaurants in Rivonia
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed May 1, 2014

This used to be one of my favorite place... I understand that the patrons have changed, and it shows. Last night, the spring rolls were small and greasy (with hardly any lettuce or mint), the dumplings were hard, the sweet and sour pork a bit soggy, .. and the waiters absent. The spicy prawns and the wok beef were pretty good. Bit disappointing nevertheless.

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Thank R B
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Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

Went for dinner last night. The service was good, however, the food was awful. Ordered the pancake and pot stickers for starters...no flavour whatsoever. Had to eat the basil and mint that was served with the pancake to make it edible. Luckily we had not ordered mains yet. Will definitely not return or recommend Saigon to anyone.

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Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

I was slightly worried as the six of us arrived without a reservation on a busy evening. Without any reason as the service was excellent.
We shared a combo starter. My main, BBQ duck breast in orange sauce arrived first at which point others were doubting whether their choice of main course would be as good. Nobody was disappointed. Amongst us we tried 4 desert options and again all were delighted.
A thoroughly enjoyable evening. I would certainly recommend Saigon, although the decor can perhaps be spruced up a bit.

Thank MartieSharrock
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Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

Food was average
Service good
Drinks expensive as well as the food
An average experience very average

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Thank Aidan B
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Reviewed March 8, 2014

The Saigon has been around for a long time and I use to dine here way back in its early days where it was sublime! Weak service, a lack of care toward the food likely caused by a general lack of quality management has let them slip a long way down from where they once were.

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