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Saigon Bay

249 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9360 3220
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  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
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Asian, Vietnamese
249 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Spring rolls and stir fry beef. Yawn on the spring rolls but the stir fry tasted like something I made in home economics class. Over cooked small scraps of beef in watery sauce that rice couldn't absorb leaving a pool. Vegges were over cooked to...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I was hunting for a better but simple Vietnamese noodle in Kings Cross other than Annam on darlinghurst road was not flavorful. Took me a good 10-12 min to walk from Victoria St & William St junction as I missed bus 311. This small restaurant...More

Thank Tan E
Reviewed 21 September 2017

While there, we saw many UberEats deliveries picked up. It makes sense. The food is really good and reasonably priced, but the atmosphere is abysmal. It is the only restaurant I have seen that has warning about kicking out drunk people. There were definitely inebriated...More

Thank Melovinglife365
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Small restaurant on busy Oxford St, just like eating in Saigon with street traffic noise. Small laminated tables ,but clean.Have eaten there twice and find meal tasty and value for money , Two entrees and a shared main around $ 22.00. Food has been tasty...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Great little place for a quick snack or substantial meal. Bargain prices. Soft drinks or 333 available

Thank TimnLiz_13
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

What a terrible experience- disgusting food, dirty glasses and cutlery with inattentive staff. Never go here.

Thank Anita S
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The pho was thin, but actually pretty good. It would have been nice to have basil and chili and sprouts on the sides, but it was still ok. The vermicelli salad with prawns was a mis-step, the sauce was too dark, , with no cucumber...More

Thank Miles A
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

It may be different management as has undergone more makeovers but it just looks worse, the prices are no better and the food average, service non-existent. Give up and go home as most patrons have; let the space to someone who cares about dining

Thank Constantchewer
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Cash only restaurant that has a limited lunch time menu in a very simple setting but the meal was delicious. Friendly staff attend to you and ensure that you are enjoying your meal. Service was friendly and efficient and perfect for that quick lunch catch...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

...while ThaiNesia a few doors down, Balkan etc., are all busy. The most recent review is right--management has changed and they have NO idea about hospitality! Average food indifferently served; boring menu; had to ask staff more busy on their devices to put on music...More

Thank Constantchewer
Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney,
Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other
suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and
1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret
passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of
Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues
feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning.
Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9360 3220
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