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Saigon Express

2045 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1116
+1 510-486-1778
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good22%
  • Average45%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
19 Jul 2017
“Disappointed service”
20 Oct 2015
“Worth a try”
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Asian, Vietnamese
2045 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1116
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

When I ordered my food, the old waiter seemed very mad to serve me and everyone for nothing. It implicated from his attitude that customers should not come to this restaurant. The food is so so, nothing to make me wants to come back.

Thank Kryssie N
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This Vietnamese restaurant close to campus is a combination of counter and table service. Order at the counter and seat yourself. The clear broth of the chicken pho tasted just fine, but the chicken in it was completely dry. The ordered dish was not spectacular,...More

Thank Deutschlandreform
Reviewed 18 October 2014

We checked into our hotel and checked with the bellman about where we could get some spring rolls. Just round the corner was Saigaon Express. It certainly lived up to its billing as a hole in the wall but the food and service were excellent...More

Thank Newfie-Traveller07
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Good spot to grab a quick bite, nothing special, just good enough to please. Bypass the warming dish buffet food and order from the menu board.

Thank MrFozziedoggie
Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

1 . My friend and I just came from the Himalayan Fair at Oak Park and he was looking for soup to eat. 2. Place looked interesting and never been here so decided to give it a try. 3. Hostess/waitress was friendly when we came...More

Reviewed 19 April 2014

We were headed to the airport for the redeye and want to take a few Bánh mìs to sustain us for the trip. After ordering a combo (pate and ham) and a veggie (tofu, yam and jicima), we decided to stay for a bowl of...More

Thank NJTravellingfool
Reviewed 26 March 2013

You won't get Vietnamese cuisine, just average tasting Vietnamese food, at very affordable prices. Good for a simple, light meal of pho (Vietnamese rice noodles) for a change.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Vietnamese/Chinese food was terrific. Fast attentive service (brought extra plates for sharing we didn't even ask for). Bright, sunny room upstairs. I block from 2 theatres.

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Berkeley, California
Reviewed 16 July 2008

only bahn mi's in Berkeley!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$5
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
9:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2045 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1116
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-486-1778
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