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111 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-1053
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Olympia, Washington
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Good place to eat when wondering downtown. Nice friendly atmosphere, staff was very helpful on recommendations, and the food was good. Recommend having the spring rolls, they are excellent.

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Thank SharkLady34
Washington
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

We just moved into the area and someone said their are no Chinese Food restaurants, lots of Thai and Japanese. Anyway, had seen this place a couple of times and it was Easter Sunday, so we opted for something different. This is a family owned place, which is a plus, as it is important to support, but also they put... More 

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Thank Rupert11
Olympia, Washington
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend the spring rolls and they serve the best peanut sauce I have ever had. The Mango salad is also excellent. My kids also love the flaming beef teriyaki appetizer. Nice family and good food but service can be slow. Spring rolls are worth the wait!!

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Thank Hartleys-4
Killeen, Texas
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147 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

The pork fried rice was OK, but nothing special. The Szechuan pork wasn't very good and there wasn't very much pork in it. Staff was very friendly and funny.

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Thank robert k
Olympia, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

The food was pretty good. The service was as bad as it could get. First we are a party of five and was given four glasses of water. Second it took twenty minutes for our waiter to take our order. 30 minutes later my sons meal came out, my meal following it by 5 minutes. My wife and girls received... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013

This is a main staple for when my family dines out. The spring rolls are fresh, large and the peanut sauce is the best in town! The menu serves several favorites, but the top 3 are the phad thai, sweet and sour chicken (veg option), and the curries. I think I have tried just about everything on the menu, and... More 

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1 Thank OlyGirlSarah
Toledo, Washington
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171 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2013

I love this little place, Great food with a variety of vegetarian/ vegan options. and its SO charming! The proprietor always has a joke and is a great character. Wonderful!!

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Thank Steve C
Wilmington, North Carolina
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

Had the Spring rolls with shrimp and pork -- perfectly adequate. You won't be wowed or disappointed. I had the Vietnamese Crepe, which was fine. Partner had the grilled pork on vermicelli (called noodle salad here). Service was fine. All in all, a solid three star performance.

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Thank jespassinthru
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2012 via mobile

I have always hear great things about mini Saigon, however it didn't live up to the hype. The food was overly oily and had relatively no flavor. How unfortunate because I love Asian food. The waiter seemed to be too young to even be working, maybe 13-15yrs old?

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Thank rachaellyn3
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2012

Olympia is my hometown and whenever I'm back to visit, usually two or three times a year, I always make time to visit Mini Saigon for some of their fresh, amazing spring rolls....better than any I've had in Asia or NYC! Try their pork buns too....you won't be disappointed. The Thai food is always fresh and delicious as well. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Columbia St NW, Olympia, WA 98501-1053
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
Description
Thai food

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