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Saigon Caphe Leidseplein

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Leidsestraat 95/1, 1017 NZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 737 0848
12:00 - 23:00
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Larne, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We went there on a Monday night and were seated immediately, really lovely staff who spoke English well. The food was served really quickly, we ordered the fried chicken and vegetarian spring rolls, caramel chicken and lemongrass curry. All of it tasted amazing, I'd definitely recommend visiting while in Amsterdam!

Thank heyimmaegen
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This Saigon is the deluxe version of Little Saigon in Chinatown. We ordered different phô and bún and shared everything. Then we went to a concert nearby. Great start of the evening.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

So so mixed beef pho. Tasted better ones than this. Soup was not rich enough. Beef slices was decent. Somehow something is missing.

Thank xwinder
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Food is great and lots of wonderful choices. So authentic, especially the Pho Bo. The meat is fresh everyday, the vegetables as well and crunchy. The Lamb in Sweet Sauce and Soft Skin Spring Rolls is divine. This is a must restaurant that you should not give a miss. The price is reasonable and the happy hour cocktails delicious. Except... More 

Thank JenJanice
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

As Asian restaurants go, this is one of the better ones in Amsterdam. The service though can be better and more professional but then it is a cafe. Try the pho and the spare ribs. Food meant to be shared.

Thank Dan L
Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I have tasted quite a lot of "Phở bò" in Amsterdam and Saigon Cafe has the best Phở in my opinion. It tastes nearly the same with the origin I had in Vietnam. This restaurant will be definitely worth your visit.

Thank haianhnguyen
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to boycott this place because of the above reasons. In a city That is notorious for bad attitude service they seem to make a point of excelling in that department. Over my numerous visits to this place I have had quite some spats over this subjects. What really puts me off is that they do not want to... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Asian charm. Although the taste is not like the original one, but still have the magic of Asian charming. Should try.

Thank Dr_Piyawong_BOND
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

I was in Ams organizing a conference,unfortunately had some issues isnce a couple of days with my stomach so I was only into Asian cuisine,the Phi I had with the raw beef was so amazing and delightfull,it was really top of the bill such a shame I wasnt able to eat it completely,but it is so huge.So, superb food,nice service... More 

Thank KhunPhilip
Carmel, Indiana
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

They have the best pho in town for sure. Been to other places, this one is the best. Ask for the avocado drink. It's off menu bit one of the best drinks you can get.

Thank Carla G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$37
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leidsestraat 95/1, 1017 NZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 20 737 0848
Vietnamese Specialties Restaurant, Pho Bo, a in house made traditional beef soup with rice noodles, assorted toppings and also fresh herbs. Very fresh and healthy!

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