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“Super all around choice!”

Sao Mai Vietnamese Cuisine
Ranked #3,193 of 16,031 Restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Neighborhood: East Village
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Neighborhood: East Village
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Excellent menu with a variety of options (vegetarian and otherwise), really excellent food, nice friendly service, and a great value! I will be back and I wholeheartedly suggest Sao Mai for anyone looking for casual Vietnamese in NYC!

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

We went here first time 2 years ago and had to come back (we live in Denmark). The food and the service was excellent again and we talked at lenght with Billy who said that they again this time gladly would cook us a Banh Xeo like they did last time even though it is not on the menu.
So we ate there twice in the 5 days we had in NYC, and we did not regret it.
It is cheap, healthy, tasty and a great service - we will be back :-)

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Not the best pho I had. the brought was salty and I missed actual real chillies. Instead, they served green jalapenos of some sort. Had better pho. Good service. Quick.

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Most people go there for the pho, which is quite good, but the tamarind soup (a bit spicy) is even better. The summer rolls are not bad, either. Service is excellent.

Date of visit: December 2016
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Not only is the best phở I've had in NYC, the menu is extensive and offers many vegetarian options. We usually go for brunch on Sundays, and the place is busy but we haven't had to wait. The staff is friendly and the price is right. I have recommended it so many times.

Date of visit: December 2016
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