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Savor Saigon in Levittown is out of business.....!!!!

JNUNZMAN Oct 2, 2010 08:54 AM

Last night I was itching for my Pho fix at Savor Saigon and when I pulled up the windows were covered up and a sign said "coming soon xx pizza and subs"........I was sickened!!
Does anybody know if they're gone for good or just moving????? I loved it there.....good food, close to my house, and cheap.......a guilty little pleasure for my family.
Too bad........now I'll have to drive to Willow Grove as there is no longer anything closer!!

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  1. AmblerGirl RE: JNUNZMAN Oct 2, 2010 09:58 AM

    Oh no!!! my parents live in levittown and that was one of the few good restaurants in that area! Great pho, great bubble tea, great lettuce wraps. The last thing that area needs is yet another pizza and sub shop (and dont they realize they're called hoagies??!!). I hate to see great local little places go out of business but all of the chain restaurants out there seem to be thriving.

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      JNUNZMAN RE: AmblerGirl Oct 2, 2010 10:49 AM

      I find it odd that a pizzeria is going in when there is one 30 feet away already!!! I'm hoping that they are just moving locations. There always seemed to be people in there when we went.

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        isadorasmama RE: AmblerGirl Oct 4, 2010 07:27 AM

        I could have written this post, AmblerGirl!!
        Very sad to hear of this place's demise. But according to my mom, lots of interesting ethnic places have been popping up, including one that's Central/South American.

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          gsElsbeth RE: isadorasmama Oct 8, 2010 10:56 AM

          Where? Name? Always up for interesting ethnic places and they are few and far between, at least I thought so, in that neck of the woods.

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            sadiefox RE: gsElsbeth Oct 8, 2010 12:16 PM

            Just down the street on Woodbourne Road is Mi-Rim... everything on their Korean menu is excellent. Not even close to pho, I know, but they have some interesting and satisfying soups. I recommend the rice dumpling soup.

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              isadorasmama RE: gsElsbeth Oct 11, 2010 01:54 PM

              Mama Juana's on Radcliffe in Bristol. I think it's Puerto Rican owned but offers other Latin American ethnic dishes.
              Report back if you try it!

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          dkbk RE: JNUNZMAN Oct 2, 2010 02:12 PM

          From what I heard this was not due to financial issues, there were other factors involved and it was planned. Sad to see it go, best seafood noodle soup!

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            mary0201 RE: JNUNZMAN Jan 21, 2011 10:10 AM

            My husband and I went there a couple times in the past few months and thought it was just closed because we went by on mondays. So about a week ago, we went again...purposely not on a monday and much to our horror it was closed. Nice owner, delicious food...a rare gem in lower bucks county. Does anyone know of another Pho/Vietnamese restaurant in Bucks or Mercer (NJ) counties? It is convenient that the H-mart is close by since I am now forced to get my Vietnamese fix at home. Fortunately, I got a great cookbook for Christmas...Pleasures of the Vietnam Table by Mai Pham. Highly recommended

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              cwdonald RE: mary0201 Jan 21, 2011 10:53 AM

              Probably closest is Pho and Beyond in willow grove. Right off the Turnpike. You have two Pho restaurants in North Wales (Pho and More and Saigon on Main. Pho Tai Nam in Blue Bell and Vietnam Cafe in Telford are additional Pho options. There is one on Bustleton Ave right on the border of Bucks County and Philadelphia called Pho Palace (in the same shopping center as what used to be a genuardis, and is near the intersectioin of County Line and Bustleton.)

              Other than that, I am not aware of more Vietnamese restaurants. On Street road in Bennsalem there is one restaurant called Tin Chue that is chinese and vietnamese but I have never eaten VIetnamese there.

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                stillnotdon RE: mary0201 Jan 21, 2011 11:24 AM

                It's not Vietnamese, but there's a really nice little Korean restaurant called Mirim on the same street.

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