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Taste of Saigon II

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4860 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606-7235
+1 352-372-8686
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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gainesville,fl
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Nice quaint ambiance, very friendly and courteous service. The menu is a bit too much to take in. Tried the Volcano and the Paradise rolls and they were great.

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Thank jrodzmori
High Springs, Florida
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We have eaten here about 4 times,. but not recently, so when our friends said the food was better, we decided to give it another try. Well if you like bland food this is for you. My husband ordered chow fun noodle dish. You could literally count how many chow fun noodles there were, it was mostly bean sprouts. The... More 

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Thank amyles
Alachua, Florida
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Had dinner here last night after a noisy meeting next door at CB. What a delightful difference! First, the ambiance is tasteful and soothing with soft music in the background, easy to talk over. The wait staff was pleasant, professional and very knowledgeable of the menu making helpful suggestions. I love a restaurant where the wait staff seem to actually... More 

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Thank Jess E
Alachua, Florida, United States
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We have had Sushi and appetizers twice at "The Taste", and were very pleased both times. The servers were friendly and helpful, the Sushi is as good as any we have ever had, and the prices are affordable

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Thank vincetheelder
Gainesville, Florida
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is one of my reviews that I am happy to say gets my overall hospitality award. 5 Stars for my favorite restaurant in Gainesville one we visit every chance we get!!! Yay a great review I love these. The food and service the atmosphere is always bright and upbeat not real fancy but nice. It has the best curry... More 

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St. Augustine, Florida
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

My friend and I always have our sushi dates here. Tonight our server was Elizabeth, who is very attentive and super friendly. I had the steamed chicken dumplings and an eel roll. Very tasty! Great menu with so many choices. I'll definitely come back.

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Thank prettypolly4
Gainesville, FL
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I recently had lunch here alone and felt very comfortable. I ordered a Bento box with shrimp. Everything was very good, but the shrimp was overcooked. I will ask about that on my next visit. The menu is extensive and the sushi is beautifully prepared and delicious. I have eaten here more that 10 times and will return. the atmosphere... More 

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Thank jan2ch
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

This is an unexpected find in magnolia park - small and very simple decor, good menu variety the summer rolls and dumplings are excellent - pad, curry and beef dishes all very fresh large portions and very tasty. The night we went they had a couple of large parties which backed the kitchen up but the server was very aware... More 

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Thank Tes S
Gainesville, Florida
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We had soup with flank steak and didn't like sauces they gave us. Bland. The Yellow chicken curry was pretty good. The noodle bowl was bland if you didn't choose one of their two sauces. The food was all fresh but didn't taste Vietnamese.

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Thank allymcshop
Gainesville, Florida
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190 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a great little neighborhood restaurant on the NW side of Gainesville. Small, friendly, huge menu, and great Asian food. I haven't tried all that many things on their menu because I can't get enough of their Cherry Blossom sushi appetizer. Crispy rice topped with spicy tuna and pomegranate balsamic glaze. I have had their pad thai and it's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Vietnamese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4860 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606-7235
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-372-8686

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