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Old Saigon

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2601 Dayton Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37415-5750
+1 423-876-0322
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11:30 - 14:00
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Sun 11:30 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 19:00
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New York, NY
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

I feel bad writing this because the owner seems really nice, but this is hands down the most flavorless Vietnamese food I've ever had (in or out of Vietnam). I mean, at the very least, the meat should be marinated and grilled...that's the most important part of a good bun or bahn mi. The food was desperately flavorless. At one... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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301 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Many good choices..husband & wife..great PHO soup plus many other choices. Lovely family runs this restaurant...worth a visit if you really like to try ethnic food

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Thank hcohn31
Chattanooga, Tennessee
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

I'm so glad this little place is in Red Bank. All the food is good, but my favorite is the fish in tomato sauce--delicious! It's small but clean, and the owner is wonderful to her customers. There may be better Vietnamese in metro Atlanta, but the Chattanooga area is lucky to have this place. Give it a try if you... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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301 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Very authentic Vietnamese food...extensive menu..also many vegetarian choices. The three of us requested mild...there sauces are spicy...& some hot. Be careful. A husband & wife run this restaurant...worth...was good...not outstanding

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Thank hcohn31
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is our first time at this restaurant as we were trying different dishes and decided to eat here for a Vietnamese experience. The lady owner was very nice and hospitable and was glad there were 9 of us. The restaurant is very simple but clean even the restrooms. We did not mind waiting for the food as they have... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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125 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

The food here was not amazing, but good. In our group of 4, no one had any complaints. The location just outside of downtown on Dayton Blvd is convenient. There was no loud music or kitchen noise, just an environment for relaxing or enjoying a talk with friends. The service was very good and friendly.

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Palm Beach, Florida, USA
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2013 via mobile

We were surprised to find a Vietnamese restaurant at all as we were staying downtown for 2 nights and my parents and wife were are both Vietnamese and didn't the food was the best but it was better to them then going to a fast food place for quick dinner. The owner was very nice and they cooked the food... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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120 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2012

My husband was in the mood of Pho, so we decided to come to this place. The atmosphere of the restaurant is really not nice, a diner type of atmosphere with the cheap looking booths and tables. The pho we rated at 2/5, it wasn't good at all and it was bland and we ordered a ginger fish that was... More 

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Signal Mountain, Tennessee, United States
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2012

We have been customers of Old Saigon for several years, and were thrilled when they moved since the new location is closer to us! The owners/staff are always gracious and very friendly...willing to explain a dish to you if you need help. And the food...from the spring rolls (the best I have tasted since my last trip to Vietnam) to... More 

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Thank Cheryl G
Knoxville, Tennessee
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2012

Old Saigon 2601 Dayton Blvd Chattanooga 423-876-0322 W-Sa:11:30-8 Su: 11:30-2:30 Old Saigon’s new, easy-to-find location is brighter and lighter thanks to more windows. The old booths, tables and chairs successfully made the relocation, as did the minimalist decorations and the cheerful, friendly & helpful owner, who, with her husband , comprise the entire staff. The menu is little changed, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 19:00
Thursday
11:30 - 19:00
Friday
11:30 - 19:00
Saturday
11:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2601 Dayton Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37415-5750
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-876-0322

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?