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Saigon Cafe

) #106 of 798 Restaurants in Buffalo €€ - €€€ Thai, Vietnamese, Asian
520 Elmwood Ave, NW Corner at West Utica, Buffalo, NY 14222-2057
+1 716-883-1252
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“spring rolls” (9 reviews)
“pho” (6 reviews)
“pad see ew” (4 reviews)
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Thai, Vietnamese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
520 Elmwood Ave, NW Corner at West Utica, Buffalo, NY 14222-2057
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first time I ate at this restaurant! I had the yellow curry with shrimp! It's is absolutely wonderful so good I came back a second time! Parking is limited however there is a small lot behind the restaurant! They have gluten free...More

Thank Mercedes W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Saigon Cafe because my friend loves Thai food. Unfortunately, I didn't like my chicken satay at all. I had low expectations for my Pad Se-Ew, but I was good. I just think there are restaurants in buffalo that make it better. My...More

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Birthday Dinner for 5 on a Friday nite. Seated at rear booth, very private, allowed us to kick back and enjoy! Guided by Lina, our fantastic server, we enjoyed many courses of different foods we had never tried- The stuffed "pancake" and the PHO were...More

Thank bobbflo
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I was actually on my way to a different restaurant during restaurant week, and by mistake ended up here! The food was great I had the yellow curry with shrimp! It was absolutely delicious! I have celiac disease and both the hostess and server(Lina) was...More

Thank Mercedes W
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The refreshing crisp water, perfectly battered and fried shrimp tempura appetizer, and pho' bo were all absolutely delicious with all fresh ingredients. I would love to give this restaurant five stars based on the food and ambiance alone, however, whoever the waitress was working today...More

Thank lfr2
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I love Thai food and this establishment definitely did not disappoint. I had the Pad See Ew, which was delicious and had all sorts of freshly cooked vegetables. The Thai iced tea was wonderful. Service was great at well.

Thank Nydia B
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The first problem was the flies. We had seated ourselves next to a large window. We didn't immediately realize that when the flies stopped by our food for a visit, they were trying to get outside. Part of the issue was that the outside door...More

Thank markmd
Reviewed 12 June 2016

If you're vegetarian, plan on taking your time to peruse the menu, as there is quite a variety of good choices. The spring rolls were deep-fried and served with a chili sauce rather than peanut sauce. A nice, light appetizer prior to the excellent entree,...More

Thank KenMaher
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a corner restaurant (we went for lunch). IT's not particularly kid-friendly, but there are no difficulties too. Food was yummy! The fusion-style cuisine resulted in good tasting meals. The place is in a busy intersection and you might want to plan for parking,...More

Thank PitonsFan
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I've never been disappointed...been there for lunch, dinner and brunch on Sunday. The menu is interesting and comprehensive. The service is always good, the food is consistent and delicious. The location is great...in the Elmwood Village.

Thank suzen211
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Elmwood Ave, NW Corner at West Utica, Buffalo, NY 14222-2057
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-883-1252
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