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Ngon Vietnamese Bistro

799 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4806
+1 651-222-3301
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pho” (32 reviews)
“spring rolls” (8 reviews)
“egg rolls” (9 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
799 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4806
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

The osso buco was very good. The scallops were very well prepared. The rabbit dumpling starter was good but only 3 dumplings. Helpful, pleasant waitstaff. Convenient parking

Thank Ott0
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We've eaten at Ngon a number of times and two+ weeks ago took our goddaughter for a special meal before going to a play. The lamb "T-bone" was highly recommended by the server. Both my husband and I had it. The preparation was fantastic but...More

Thank etb874
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is a small casual restaurant/ Bistro serving one of the best Pho's in town. They also had one of the best spring rolls and the dumplings were out of this world good. Overall a very satisfying And delicious Dinner!!

Thank sugarspice5
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Where else can you get rabbit appetizer? (Quiet your conscience and try them.) Ditto re a what is essentially a deconstructed Bahnhofstrasse me in a bowl. This is my go-to fav on University Ave and perhaps in all of the Saintly City.

Thank Mary Jane M
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is an attractive, active restaurant with good service and enjoyable food. My wife and I had the chicken pho which we found to be large and delicious. Our friends had the gnoochi which they found to be too salty. They were out of the...More

Thank Erte
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Our first visit. Spring rolls and beef pho. Delicious, fresh and fast. Nice ambiance. We will be back.

Thank jbaines317
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch recently and tried spring rolls and a couple of entrees. Service was slow and kind of rude (subjective, I know). But for the price you could easily go down the street and get REAL Vietnamese and Thai food that is...More

Thank ShannonMarie0385
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Met friends for lunch. Specials available on separate small menu. Lots of choices of Vietnamese dishes. They ranged from soups to sandwiches. Interesting combination of meats and even a type of hotdog, greatly embellished. Had excellent egg rolls. Main course was a shrimp noodle dish...More

Thank jammerspot
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I have been coming here for a long time. I appreciate this place for many reasons: 1.) They took a chance at opening something with a shiny look in a neighborhood that hasn't seemed to care in decades. 2.) They have a turntable and play...More

1  Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This place came recommended. One very important feature of Pho is that it is served piping hot, especially on a subarctic Minnesota day, to cook the beef and noodles. But this was not the case. When we arrived we were seated right by the door,...More

Thank Mrs. H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 799 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4806
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-222-3301
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