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New Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant

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421 Kalanikoa St Ste 6, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4577
+1 808-934-9490
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Abilene, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife had the Pho soup and it was really tasty. I had the pad Thai noodles and was also delicious. Service was prompt.

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Thank TexasEagle
Seattle, Washington
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy dining at Vietnamese restaurants when it's very obvious that English is not the first language for the owner and the employees; it just gives me an authentic feel. The portions here are huge. My wife and I shared a plate and felt fully satisfied. The taste is also very authentic as well. Don't expect nice table settings though,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came in here for a bowl of vegetarian 'pho'. Although not on the menu, the owners made some with vegetable broth, fresh veggies and fried tofu. Really was delicious. Having been to Vietnam, can confirm this feels 'authentic'. Food is cheap and delicious. Would absolutely come again.

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Thank jerrywesterby
USA
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184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

After waking early in the morning and finishing almost 8-9miles of hike, we reached our hilo hotel pretty late and was lucky to see this place open and excepting orders :). Its family ownened buisness and the old lady is the cook who also take orders:). I ordered lemon chicken with rice and my wife ordered pad thai with tofu.... More 

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Fujisawa, Japan
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Went here for a dinner. The food was excellent and well worth it—very authentic tasting with good ingredients. Like others, I recommend the beef stew or pho.

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Thank mmcdwl
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Love coming here for lunch or dinner. I usually get the Chicken pho or Beef stew with noodles. Always delicious, hit the spot, comfort food for me. My husband loves their ginger chicken rice plate. Generous serving of poached chicken with their ginger sauce. My son likes the cold vermicelli noodles with lettuce, mint, bean sprouts, crispy spring rolls and... More 

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Thank Cheryl T
Hinesville, Georgia, United States
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I had pan thai noodles with beef,the beef was shredded,with carrot grated,and spinach pieces,worker didn't talk to me when I asked her something,and no restroom,why is that?is it just takeout?tasty dish it was.

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Thank John H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Friendly family owned and run restaurant... Don't want to advertise too much as they will get even busier, perhaps they need to open a bigger store... Best ever !!!

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Kauai, Hawaii
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Went for some pho and cold noodles after a long day of sightseeing and driving. It was just like the style of restaurant and taste we used to get when based in Asai for many years. You can feel the love and care in the food and the cleanliness of the restaurant. We will be back for dinner before flying... More 

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Westlake Village, California
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73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

this place is great for a simple plate of noodles or Pho. I ordered the seafood chow fun with gravy --- tasty, generous portion, lots of vegetables.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Kalanikoa St Ste 6, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4577
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-934-9490

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