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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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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pho” (19 reviews)
“stew” (3 reviews)
“noodles” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
421 Kalanikoa St Ste 6, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4577
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very quick service. Okay pho. Bread on bang mi as delicious but needed more goodies inside. What was there was very tasty. Clean tables, can of soda was $1.50 which is decent. A little gecko visited us while we ate! Good, cheap, decent. Crispy wonton...More

Thank 44joanne
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

this place is close by our hotel, small not so clean place, not a place for u to sit and take hours for food. quick bite kinda place. I ordered the beef pho I liked it, love the soup and the texture of the noodle.

Thank tzuijenhung
Reviewed 1 December 2017

First time in Hilo wanted to try something diffferent.A little out of the way but well worth it,Very authentic.

Thank occondo
Reviewed 18 November 2017

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 24 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 9 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 8 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
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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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