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Sao Nam Vietnamese Cuisine

25 Tingkat Tong Shin, Kuala Lumpur 50200, Malaysia
+60 3-2144 1225
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“spring rolls” (35 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 - 14:30 Hours
Vietnamese, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
25 Tingkat Tong Shin, Kuala Lumpur 50200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be the best price - quality restaurants in all of KL, it really is a small gem of a place. Its simple, staff is great and the taste of the dishes is so full of flavour yet refined. It is my favorite...More

Thank 2fast4u2
saonam, Manager at Sao Nam Vietnamese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Tq for your fubulous review of Sao Nam KL Sir/ mdm. We hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

wow! really nice Vietnamese food in Kuala Lumpur. Spring rolls, noodles with chicken and the tamarind duck absolutely nice! food is fresh and tasty portions are big. I a bit pricy but worth it.

Thank Mestrav16
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Finally visited after 5 weeks in our new home and well worth the wait. A very pretty restaurant and the staff are excellent. Had the beSt pina colada I've ever had with fresh pineapple juice no not sweet. Food is very different and makes a...More

Thank NoelDubai
saonam, Manager at Sao Nam Vietnamese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Tq Noel for the fabulous review on Sao Nam. We are glad that you have enjoyed your dinner with us. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Nice ambiance & friendly staff. Ordered vegetarian springrolls. 6 whitish looking things resembling uncooked sausages arrived that contained only dried coconut and 1 tiny slice of cucumber. That disappointed me because Vietnamese springrolls usually come with plenty of fresh veggies -- and at a price...More

Thank jwdlvw_11
saonam, Manager at Sao Nam Vietnamese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

We are sorry sir that you didn’t like our vegetarian spring rolls. Our vegetarian spring rolls are made mostly out of crush soya beans and grated coconut and placed around a slice of cucumber then it is wraped on a 6” hand made rice paper....More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The food is actually good. However, although the menu suggests the concept of starters and mains, not unusually for an Asia restaurant, food arrives at random. One of the starters was billed as a caramel chicken. What arrived was a stew with chicken in it,...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I traveled everywhere for good food. After reading all the reviewes before I came here with my gf. We just flew in from Bali and Singapore before that . I thought this particular name of the restaurant would be authentic for us to try. I...More

1  Thank Deja Vu T
saonam, Manager at Sao Nam Vietnamese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

We are dissapointed that you and your girlfriend did not like our food and find it not authentic to your liking. We will pass your comment on to mdm Cam Van who is well know celebrity chef from vietnam and an author of many Vietnamese...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Fabulous meal at Sao Nam... every bit as good as the food we had in Vietnam. The Laksa was superb, the staff could not have been better and it was great value. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank SuziAD
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Don't come there too late, else your wishes fish may not be available. Food is wonderful, tasty and fresh. The place is to see. It is a known spot from all local expatriates. Enjoy

Thank Olivier M
Reviewed 12 April 2018

The restaurant is at the Tengkat Tong Shin, just adjacent to Jalan Alor and Bukit Bintang... It is at a more quiet area of Bukit Bintang. The wait staffs are friendly and helpful, and the food are amazing... If you have the chance and if...More

Thank KoayDarren
saonam, Manager at Sao Nam Vietnamese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you Tony for your wonderful review on Sao Nam. We are glad that you hv enjoyed dinning at Sao Nam and we hope to see you soon

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Sao Nam is one of my favorite restaurants in Kuala Lumpur. I lived here for nine years and visited it regularly. Now that I live else where, I always put them on my list for vacation meals. The food is excellent, the staff is lovely,...More

Thank Joseph G
saonam, Manager at Sao Nam Vietnamese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Tq Joseph for paying us a visit. It’s nice to meet up with our regular clients after all these years of not being here in Malaysian since we open 15 years ago. We are happy that you and your group have enjoyed your dinner and...More

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18 August 2015|
Response from GILLES V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, They have.
18 August 2015|
Response from saonam | Property representative |
Yes we do have gluten free dishes in our menu. Please let us know that you are gluten allergic and we will guild you through the menu that are gluten free. Hope to see you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Tingkat Tong Shin, Kuala Lumpur 50200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 3-2144 1225
  • E-mail
We serve fine Vietnamese cuisine, our menu is prepared by Mdm Cam Van who is a celebrity chef in Vietnam for more then 25 years. Our kitchen is run by a young and passionate chefs selected by Mdm Cam Van. Most of our chefs are award winning chefs from Vietnam.
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