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Edmonton - comments re Saigon Cuisine in Riverbend

too_hungry Feb 17, 2009 12:23 PM

Hi, anyone with comments on this place?

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    egon61 RE: too_hungry Feb 17, 2009 08:52 PM

    I realize there may be some differences between the 2 locations, but we regularly go to the Sherwood Park Saigon Cuisine for lunch at work and the food is delish.

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      Dan G RE: too_hungry Feb 18, 2009 06:26 AM

      is this the one in Riverbend Square, betwwn Papa Georges pizza and the pasta restaurant? If so, had lunch there once and thought it was OK. Not a huge fan of vietnamese food in general but I'l go back.

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        too_hungry RE: Dan G Feb 19, 2009 09:58 AM

        DG - yes its the one in Riverbend Square. Ordered take-away pho and spring rolls the other night. We needed to find a pho place closer to home rather than making the trek West to La Pagode. The pho was OK. A little pricey for the amount of meat and noodles we got. The soup needed a boost in flavor. Good thing was it wasn't laced with tons MSG. The spring rolls were NOT OK. For $7.25 we got 6 very small rolls with lots of wrapper tightly around barely noticable filling. Never ordreing those again.

        Would give this place a go again, since its close to home and establishment was clean. NOTE - website with menu prices is OLD, add minimum of 10% to posted pricing.

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          Bob Mac RE: too_hungry Feb 19, 2009 12:40 PM

          too hungry:

          Is La Pagode still in operation?

          I have never been but do recollect seeing the sign when I was NB on 170th but thought they had been replaced by a Starbucks or something else.

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            boxitup RE: Bob Mac Feb 19, 2009 12:50 PM

            La Pagode is still there in the same little strip mall (across the street from WEM) but it has moved a little further deeper west into the interior of the mall. It seems a little bit bigger now too.

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