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New Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant

421 Kalanikoa St Ste 6, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4577
+1 808-934-9490
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pho” (17 reviews)
“stew” (3 reviews)
“noodles” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
421 Kalanikoa St Ste 6, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4577
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to get some sandwiches for the road. We gave them our orders at the counter and waited...waited...waited..... I saw them put the buns in the toaster oven after about 15 minutes. I saw them take the buns out of the oven with some...More

Thank GuyA473
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Ive eaten here only one other time and it was years ago. I dont recall if I liked it or not, anyways me and my gf decided to try it lastnight. We sat down, seen the menu, waited for service and waited some more... we...More

Thank bfeki
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Nestled in a quiet area of Hilo, the New Saigon has an expansive menu with many items to choose from. The Pho is outstanding as is the shrimp fried rice and vermicelli bowel dishes.

Thank araxas
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

My wife had the Pho soup and it was really tasty. I had the pad Thai noodles and was also delicious. Service was prompt.

Thank TexasEagle
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I enjoy dining at Vietnamese restaurants when it's very obvious that English is not the first language for the owner and the employees; it just gives me an authentic feel. The portions here are huge. My wife and I shared a plate and felt fully...More

Thank Swordsman73
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Came in here for a bowl of vegetarian 'pho'. Although not on the menu, the owners made some with vegetable broth, fresh veggies and fried tofu. Really was delicious. Having been to Vietnam, can confirm this feels 'authentic'. Food is cheap and delicious. Would absolutely...More

Thank jerrywesterby
Reviewed 7 January 2017

After waking early in the morning and finishing almost 8-9miles of hike, we reached our hilo hotel pretty late and was lucky to see this place open and excepting orders :). Its family ownened buisness and the old lady is the cook who also take...More

1  Thank Traveller_4m_Krypton
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Went here for a dinner. The food was excellent and well worth it—very authentic tasting with good ingredients. Like others, I recommend the beef stew or pho.

Thank mmcdwl
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Love coming here for lunch or dinner. I usually get the Chicken pho or Beef stew with noodles. Always delicious, hit the spot, comfort food for me. My husband loves their ginger chicken rice plate. Generous serving of poached chicken with their ginger sauce. My...More

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I had pan thai noodles with beef,the beef was shredded,with carrot grated,and spinach pieces,worker didn't talk to me when I asked her something,and no restroom,why is that?is it just takeout?tasty dish it was.

Thank John H
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Kalanikoa St Ste 6, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4577
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: +1 808-934-9490
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