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For 2
Date
Sat, 2/24
Time
7:30 PM
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Saigon Sisters

4.5
512 reviews
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$30 and under
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Vietnamese
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Listed as one of the Best New Restaurants by Chicago Magazine, Saigon Sisters Restaurant has captured the attention of both the Chicago food media and dining public with its uniquely innovative approach to traditional Vietnamese cuisine. For lunch, Saigon Sisters is a quick and easy casual stop for traditional and updated Vietnamese street food including: popular pho, banh mi, banh bao and spring rolls.

For dinner, Saigon Sisters offers full-service dining experience with modern culinary flair to the classic Vietnamese street food recipes of owner Mary Nguyen Aregoni. With "downtown" hip, minimalist interior and walls exhibiting original works by local contemporary artists, the unique Asian dining spot goes one step further by offering an impressive beverage selection including wines, artisanal beers, sake and specialty signature cocktails.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Vietnamese, Global, International, Asian
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Mon 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Dinner
Tue–Fri 11:00 am–8:15 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
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Phone number
(312) 496-0090
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Mary Aregoni
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Catering
We typically do lunch catering and deliver to nearby offices and residences. For dinner parties or office parties, we can customize the menu to fit your budget.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Clinton St.
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Parking details
Open parking lot is $8 all night after 4pm next to Dunkin Donuts on Lake and Clinton. Otherwise there are ample street parking around the area. Free parking in front of the restaurant after 7pm if they are available.
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Public transit
Green and Pink line stop at Clinton
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Additional
Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 512 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.5
service
4.0
ambience
4.2
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Saigon Sisters was absolutely delicious. The staff was attentive, the restaurant was clean, and the food was amazing. We got the stir fry noodles with BBQ wagyu beef and the selection of 3 buns. The servings were large for their price. Will definitely go back here soon!

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vipMIK10 (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Wow! From the outside, Saigon Sisters looks like an everyday lunch spot -- but the amazing, fresh, creative Vietnamese food, craft cocktails, nice wine list and exceptional service will make it a regular dinner date for us. We want to try everything on their menu! The bar looks fun too. Wonderful food for a fair price. We'll be back. Matt and Vanessa were terrific! Thank you for a great pre-theater dinner!

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viphave2travel2 (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

It was fabulous!! Food was wonderful and the staff was awesome!! Can’t wait to go back!!

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vipMaggie (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

I wish the old manu would be there - specially the lobster spring roll
But the tocos addition were very good

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Rotojo (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Outstanding! Fourth visit and each one is great. Service is excellent.

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vipHobbychef (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Fabulous as always

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vipJackieB (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Hands down my favorite neighborhood place. The food is always delicious, and Dan and Chris are incredibly welcoming. I have a wonderful experience every time I go there.

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vipProf (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Most authentic Vietnamese food outside of Vietnam (2 visits) or "Little Saigon" in northern Virginia. Flavors are subtle and delicate, but blend exquisitely. Great Asian beer too.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 9, 2018

Superb service. Very attentive staff from entry to exit. Excellent spicy beef noodle with egg entree -- absolutely DELECTABLE.
Have already recommended this venue to friends... Quite enjoyable dining experience. This was my first visit and I will absolutely fine there again. (I went based on recommendation from a business colleague)

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vipLBMJEM (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Hadn’t been to downtown Chicago in over 10 months, so seeing that Saigon Sisters was going to open a new location, we made a trip into the city for dinner. There was a new menu since we last dined and they now serve their tasty popular sandwiches at dinner as well as lunch. Yet they retained the great food from their night menu as well. Had to have the Bahn Mi (classic), if only to take half for the next day. That was followed by a papaya salad and crispy spring rolls, which should have been enough food, but be the gourmands (gluttons with a little education) we are, we kept ordering. Chris is used to serving us excessive amounts, but knows we like to tasting everything. The whole fish and octopus were wonderful, the whole fish being a slightly new preparation (to us) and we loved it (as did another table). The food certainly isn’t suffering because of their expansion. We wish Mary and Dan the best for their new project on Lasalle Street. Our only complaint is that they are too far away from us to dine on a more regular basis. Maybe a Wisconsin location, or even in the UP? Still our “go to” restaurant in downtown Chicago.

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