Eat Beat: Saigon Cafe

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Saigon Cafe brings a taste of authentic Chinese cuisine and Vietnamese noodle soup to downtown Provo.

Location:

Saigon Cafe is located just south of Center Street at 440 W. 300 South in Provo.

Hours:

11 a.m.—10 p.m., Monday–Thursday

11 a.m.—10:30 p.m., Friday–Saturday

Prices:

Prices begin at  $4.95 and go up to $12.95. Most entrées are around $7, and appetizers start out at $3.95.

Saigon Cafe's sweet and sour chicken is one of its most popular dishes. (Sierra Naumu)
Saigon Cafe’s sweet and sour chicken is one of its most popular dishes. (Sierra Naumu)

Popular dishes:

The most popular individual items on the menu are lo mein, sweet and sour chicken and sesame chicken; however, most people order from the special combination menu. Items on the menu include, but are not limited to, Mongolian beef, kung pao chicken, General Tso’s chicken, cashew nut chicken and sweet and sour chicken. Each of these menu items are $5.85, or $6.85 with shrimp, and are served with soup, ham fried rice and an egg roll.

Interesting fact:

Saigon Cafe is owned and operated by the Wu family from China and has been serving the people of Provo for the past 13 years.

What the owners say:

“The thing we hear most from our customers is that we offer a very cheap price for the large amount of food we give them,” said Michael Wu, son of the owner.

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