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Saigon Kitchen

526 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5222
+1 607-257-8881
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pho” (90 reviews)
“crispy squid” (14 reviews)
“summer rolls” (14 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
526 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5222
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an enormously popular restaurant. Go early (like 11:30am) for lunch - or mid-afternoon (like 2:30pm) - only times there is not a line. BUT WORTH IT. Favorite of college students, locals and the lucky visitor who discovers it. Simple ambiance - always bustling....More

Thank rndtompkins
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

After skiing at Greek Peak, my daughter and I decided to make our first trip to Saigon Kitchen. We have wanted try it for a while. It was worth the trip, the food is fantastic and so fresh. First, we had the pot stickers and...More

Thank Scott K
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We were visiting & drinking at Liquid State around the corner & asked the locals where to get a bite to eat. My two friends kept calling it Fo instead of Fa but loved it. My other friend really didn’t even want to try “unknown”...More

Thank xyliafanta
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We visited last night and the place was packed. While we were eating there was a constant line at the door waiting. Obviously a very well liked restaurant. My wife and I both had the vegetarian Pho and it was outstanding. Wonderful variety of perfectly...More

Thank G4676OFbrianh
Reviewed 13 November 2017

My Mom and I shared the lobster and filet dinner and it was the best. Not sure how they cooked the lobster but the flavor exploded in your mouth and the filet is just like it always is....so tender you can cut it with just...More

Thank Tere B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Was busy for a Sunday night, but we didn't have to wait long. Delicious pho and crispy spring rolls. Would return.

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Overall a quite authentic Vietnamese restaurant. The rolls and pho taste as if you were in Vietnam. I had a stew and taste delicious! The only drawback is the place is quite hot and no ventilation, which made you sweat throughout the course. Nonetheless, worth...More

Thank Veteranito
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I thought everything was delicious. We had spring rolls and lemongrass stir fry with chicken. I thought the chicken could have been browned. Basically steamed. It was 1:00. The 4 of us sat down immediately. Restaurant is clean and small. We would go back again.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I love this little place everything is so tasty!!! I especially love thier fried crispy squid as well as the house specialty pho everything is so yummy

Thank Ricky711
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Visited Ithaca during Columbus weekend. I am from NYC and had not expected good Vietnamese food in Ithaca. The restaurant is not closed to downtown. The restaurant itself is not big but clean. We family of 4 ordered pork chop over rice, Pho and grill...More

Thank ericpeggy
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28 February 2017|
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Response from Knohanz | Reviewed this property |
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Response from lem1eu10 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing liquor on the menu. Call ahead- they may allow BYOB.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5222
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-257-8881
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