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#659 of 2,277 Restaurants in Ottawa
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Asian, Vietnamese
85 Clarence St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5P5, Canada
+1 613-789-7934
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“spring rolls” (5 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
85 Clarence St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5P5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pho here is really good. The basic broth is clean, clear and flavourful. The beef satay has lots of flavour and the right amount of heat. The soups in general seem a bit cheap on the meat and I think the servings could handle...More

Thank d74lg
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Ordered the lunch special with beef. The beef was stringy and fatty and I could not eat it. The waiter did not come around till we were done. He looked at my plate and noticed I did not eat the meat and kinda shrugged. I...More

Thank LisaandMike88
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

For 45$ the two of us shared an order of spring rolls, shrimp pad Thai and chicken pad Thai. Disappointed by the 2$ increase for shrimp which only had 4 shrimp in the dish. The taste of the pad Thai was good, but the meats...More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I used to live in Ottawa and I recently went in for pho with my boyfriend who has never had it...he absolutely loved it. I noticed the interior has changed quite a bit, it’s comfortable. I love the wood finishing. The staff was friendly and...More

Thank Incognito_Cdn
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Two of went for dinner....a little disappointing. The pho was greasy and no veggies in it ...just noodles and two pieces of beef. It Should of been called noodle soup. The pad Thai was okay and the rolls were good but greasy. With all the...More

Thank georgeupnorth
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here on our last night in Ottawa. Very good food. Nothing fancy but a good basic place to eat. My friend was specially pleased with her fried noodles. Service was quick even though it first seemed that the two ladies couldn't possibly...More

Thank Nanna H
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Rainy day ... so sat inside vs the patio. Next time hope the sun is shining - on the patio the people watching would be fun. Had the vermicelli bowls. The meals were very tasty and the sauce had just a little bite to it....More

Thank GaryK_from_NS
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Found the small patio on the market, a nice quiet spot in a busy place. I had the salad rolls, which are nice and full of large shrimp, and the calamari was very well done. The highlight was the pho, it could have been the...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Just had my first trip to “Saigon” in the Byward Market. I haven’t eaten in a lot of Vietnamese restaurant, but I really enjoyed this experience. The atmosphere and staff were great. Of greater importance, everyone enjoyed his or her meals. I opted for a...More

Thank rogerl251
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Had dinner here last night; was a bit surprised to enter at 7pm and see an entirely empty restaurant! Once we sat down, the waitress turned on the music and provided good service. We enjoyed some shrimp spring rolls (though we found they were quite...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Clarence St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5P5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-789-7934
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