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Saigon Express

1098 Arcade St, Saint Paul, MN 55106-2602
+1 651-774-0379
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good56%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“pho” (7 reviews)
“banh mi” (2 reviews)
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1098 Arcade St, Saint Paul, MN 55106-2602
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The Twin Cities has a large Vietnamese population, so there are plenty of good restaurants to choose from. This little hole-in-the-wall is the best. I've been coming here for years and I won't waver in my opinion. Also, the Vietnamese coffee is amazing!

Thank Partera60
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I have been having my pho here for many years. Every so often I will venture to other Vietnamese restaurants, but none compare. Ingredients are fresh, portions HUGE, prices low. I love this little hole in the wall on the East Side. Their sandwiches and...More

Thank Partera60
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Took my family here for a weekday dinner. The place was about 1/4 full only. I had the pho and a banh mi. My wife also had pho and my son had some egg rolls. The pho was average at best but the bing mi...More

Thank Nhia T
Reviewed 18 January 2017

With the multitude of Asian restaurants and pho houses to choose from in St Paul, it’s understandable to have overlooked the gem that is Saigon Express. Saigon Express offers a combination of Vietnamese and Chinese dishes and everything Laurie and I have had compels a...More

Thank The_Bohemian
Reviewed 4 April 2016

From the outside, Saigon Express looks pretty unremarkable -- unimpressive even. But the food is delicious. My husband ordered pho, and the broth was very tasty and rich; in fact, I felt wistful that I hadn't ordered it myself. I ordered a noodle salad with...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

The service is mediocre Asian restraint service. The food is affordable and tasty. The pork fried rice special is bomb. The pho tastes good. The spring rolls are bomb too. Fast in and out for lunch spot. Small and crowded in there though.

Thank Koseng Y
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Its a small place with little parking, not especially tidy but typical for a family run shop. The food was quite good, especially for the price. I had Pho with beef and meatballs. These were the first meatballs that seemed really different and they were...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 5 May 2015

I like eating their vermicelli salad. Their pho broth is good and sometimes i would order their fried rice. It's not a bad place to eat, the only thing I dislike is the off-street parking. Especially since it's on a busy street, it's so hard...More

Thank Py752511
Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

This place is a hole in the wall and I am not sure if they have anything other than street parking. I'll the staff has been friendly and the food has been decent, so give they a try if you are thinking about it, but...More

Thank PartyTravel79
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  • Address: 1098 Arcade St, Saint Paul, MN 55106-2602
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-774-0379
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