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Saigon Cafe

1575 Manheim Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601-3072
+1 717-509-7008
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pho” (10 reviews)
“noodles” (6 reviews)
“pork” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
1575 Manheim Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601-3072
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Reviews (61)
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Vietnamese food and was happy to find this restaurant within walking distance from the Fairfield Inn and Suites Lancaster. The service was friendly and quick and the food was fresh and delicious. The kids really enjoyed their chicken and baby white rice dish....More

Thank NinjaTwins2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this tiny gem when I heard it was the most authentic Vietnamese restaurant in Lancaster. So glad we visited! Delicious food, huge portions. Husband had the fried chicken w/ sweet & sour tamarind sauce as an appetizer. Four nice size cutlets with a...More

Thank JSE402
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Who would have thought you could find an authentic Vietnamese restaurant in the middle of Amish country? I actually never had Vietnamese food before, but they turned me into a fan. Loved our appetizers (summer rolls and fried shrimp) and our lemongrass stir-fries were outstanding....More

1  Thank Crazyhorse30
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Ok.... I have to say their service was Absolutely Wonderful, Food was Good until my Wife found a beard hair in her food. Then when paying the bill I saw the gentleman that it came from. Needless to say that killed lunch. I do understand...More

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We were very pleasantly surprised by the great food in this unassuming strip-mall restaurant. Don't go for the ambiance -- it's just one small room with few adornments -- but do go for the food and service which was as good or better than any...More

Thank redrosewhiterose
Reviewed 19 December 2016

If you want to try an excellent new dish rather than getting pho over and over again, try the banh xeo, AKA halfmoon crepe. This may take about 20 minutes to prepare so that the crepe becomes thin and brittle so allow the extra time....More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Lots of fresh products and reasonably priced. Minh was a fantastic host. Thanks for the great meal!

Thank Kolbe D
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, and tons of it. Friendly service in a nondescript strip center. You can get a huge bowl of chicken broth soup with a multitude of add-ins. Had the shrimp and crabmeat. The shrimp were huge. Would try something other than crabmeat next time...More

Thank Jpburm
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The Saigon Cafe is a rare gem in an unexpected environment. A basic looking restaurant in a modest strip center. The food is exceptional, and I have eaten Vietnamese food from San Francisco and Vancouver to NY and Boca Raton. The food was perfect, ample...More

Thank frequenttravellor2
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places for chicken soup, hot tea, and avocado shakes. Be sure to arrive at least an hour before closing; sometimes they'll put the Closed sign up early.

Thank Jill G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1575 Manheim Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601-3072
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-509-7008
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