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4455 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-4313
+1 619-284-4215
Today
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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San Diego
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295 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Nicer than a hole in the wall, but hardly a date night place, I've been going to Saigon Restaurant since I moved to San Diego 22 years ago. You don't have to drive up to Kearny Mesa for delicious, authentic Vietnamese food. Good friendly fast service, great prices, big portions ... yeah the place is noisy and bright but that... More 

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new york
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102 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Visited with grand daughter to have her sample A different type of food. The restaurant was crowded with people from the neighborhood on a Wednesday evening. Always a good sign. Food, service and cost were very good. If you are interested in Vietnam style food this is a excellent choice.

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Thank fasrfred
San Diego, California
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501 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This place has some pretty solid vietnamese food. We just got a set course with caramelized fish, sour fish soup, fried pork with garlic, beef in oyster sauce and rice. Everything was good!

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Thank satobt
California
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65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I have had the Pho here several times and was never disappointed, so I decided to try something else this time. I ordered the equilivant to Singapore Noodles and found the noodles over cooked and not enough curry for my pallettt. Stick with the Pho and you will never go wrong.

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Thank Charles M
Northridge, CA
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483 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Had dinner here with my parents and uncle for Tet. The food was very tasty and very clean! The prices were extremely reasonable and the portions were very large. The service was very good! I eat Vietnamese Food at least once a week in Los Angeles and am very picky about it. These guys do a very good job and... More 

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San Diego, California
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

My favorite thing here used to be the Vietnamese Egg Rolls, then I tried the orange Chicken and the Pho, All Amazing. They seem to know me even on the phone. When you walk in for a to go order, I am always handed a glass a of water and a seat to wait for my meal. Always kind and... More 

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Thank Cassadon66
Descanso, CA
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Of friend of mine (who is a frequent diner at Saigon) took me here for lunch on a weekday. I don't think I would have ever walked into the place on a whim on my own as it doesn't look like much from the outside, but was pleasantly surprised when we walked through the door into the bright, clean interior.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015

Truly exceptional. I don't know why they say it's a bare bones decor. It's clean and rather pretty, not a hole in the wall compared to many other pho places. This one distinguishes itself with the vast variety of dishes, flavored and spiced to perfection. The service is the usual, a bit formal and a bit stiff, but they will... More 

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Thank TravlingBard
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

Don't bother ordering take out. It took far longer than ordering in. We came in and ordered and waited nearly 30 minutes for our order to be ready.

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Thank Will K
Cottonwood, Arizona
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014

I love this place! I think about it more than once a week! Everytime we visit San Diego, we go here. It is the best food ever! Grilled meats, fresh herbs and vegetables, whole fish, the most delicious Pho! I miss you so bad Saigon!!!! Cant wait to go back to San Diego to eat authentic Vietnamese! all I crave,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Chinese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4455 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115-4313
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-284-4215

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