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“Vietnamese food? Fabulous!”
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Ranked #326 of 5,741 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Neighborhood: Marina District
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Marina District
Derby, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Vietnamese food? Fabulous!”
Reviewed May 17, 2014

I passed this by whilst out for a stroll and dragged back our folks for Vietnamese to try it out.
Firstly the prices are criminal, how can you get this much quality food for so little? Secondly the food is amazing, very fresh, very healthy, everyone really enjoyed it and it was fun to try something completely new. Lots of meat and vegetable / salad dishes with rice or noodles many soup or salad bowl based and very generous portions, good selection of beers too.
Service was a bit odd to start until we realised that you have to do a bit of self help by ordering at the till and paying first but once the concept was grasped all was good and our host was very hospitable and friendly. A good evening out.

Visited May 2014
Thank RaleighGrifter
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English first
Tampa, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
119 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“hidden gem”
Reviewed May 5, 2014

located in the marina district which has neat shops,bakeries,etc
this is vietnamese food at it's best
fresh,unique tastes,very well prepared
it's off the beaten path,but not far off
very casual,very reasonable prices,very clean
the kind of a place that will spoil you

Visited April 2014
Thank molllly
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San Francisco, California
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fresh and Creative”
Reviewed April 7, 2014

Our well-traveled group of four totally enjoyed Saiwalks. We could not get over how fresh all the food was, from the spring rolls to the outstanding Pho, the food was well presented and plentiful. We don't know what they do to the chicken in the Merchant Mai rice plate, but we would love the secret - fantastic. A delightful surprise was the Sizzling Crepe. Order at the counter and they bring the food to your table. Gracious service.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Nancy H
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