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Vietnamese in West Palm Beach area

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Jerry M. Bank Dec 25, 2001 01:48 PM

Last year I was in Lake Worth and ate at a terrible Vietnamese restaurant. Does anyone know of a good one?

Suggestions for other wonderful dining in the area are also welcome.

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    carts2 Mar 30, 2010 11:07 AM

    I have to agree- Saigon Tokyo was way beyond what I had expected. It rivals Phan's Garden in Milwaukee which is better than any I've tried in Chicago. We did not try any of the Japanese dishes.

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      surgeon Dec 1, 2008 03:53 PM

      One of the best secrets for excellent Viet food is served at the Saigon-Tokyo Restaurant on Jog and 10th, northeast corner.The chef is a master and all his dishes are exemplary...you might be the only non-asian in the place but his Pho, his grilled meats and fish stews will give you a new meaning of excellent viet food.
      Having traveled throughout Vietnam, I am so happy to have this place near me.
      In short, the place is a treasure
      The prices are reasonable and will "blow" all the other so-called vietnamese places away.
      If you just want a flashy expensive place with terrible faux-viet food, then do not go there.

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        zenana Dec 19, 2008 05:25 PM

        Sakyo, Sakyo, Sakyo, Sakyo. Pho is phenomenal. On Okeechobee Blvd. and Jog, next to Toys R Us.

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          robert nguyen Dec 30, 2008 08:21 AM

          For those who's still looking for a Vietnamese restaurant, The Red Cyclo is coming back to a location near you... Watch for '09 opening...

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            BAFU Mar 31, 2010 07:47 AM

            Still waiting here in '10....

            Also don't forget Vietnamese Express Cafe up on US1 just north of Northlake Blvd

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        Bill Morgens Jan 17, 2005 12:06 PM

        Best Vietnamese by far is Saigon City in Lauderhill Lakes on rt 7.

        You obviously went to Saigon Tokyo in Lake Worth which is Sushi and watered down Viet food.

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          bmorgens Jun 14, 2009 01:03 PM

          Update:

          Sushi chef has left

          PRICES RAISED BY ABOUT 30%

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            SaminSFL Jun 15, 2009 01:27 PM

            Im with Bill on this one, Hands down the best Vietnamese place, for taste and authenticity Siagon City in Lauderhill on 441 just north of cypress creek blvd on the west side.

            http://www.saigoncuisineflorida.com

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            William Fox Dec 26, 2001 03:40 AM

            Yes I do.
            It's called Red Cyclo, on the southwest corner of Congress and Boynton Beach Blvd in Boynton Beach. I just reviewed it for City Link Magazine.
            For fancier Vietnamese food, try La Tre in Boca.
            You'll love them both.

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              Allison K. Dec 27, 2001 09:25 PM

              I tried to find this place last night, and I couldn't. Is it near Target? If not, where is it near?

              Thanks.

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                William Fox Dec 28, 2001 02:37 AM

                It's two doors down from Publix, southwest corner of Congress and Boynton Beach Blvd.

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