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Straight Outta Saigon, Melbourne, AU-VIC

Straight Outta Saigon

4.6
4.6
466 Reviews
$40 and under
Vietnamese

Born out of the wok-tossed flames of Vietnam and introduced into the bustlin’ heart of urban Melbourne, Straight Outta Saigon's serving eastern flavours for it's CBD crew. Immerse yourself in 90s hip-hop mixtapes, swim in our offerings of tropical elixirs, and bask in the taste of street-side viet-fare without the frills!

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Booked 21 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Vietnamese, Asian, Vegetarian / Vegan

  • Hours of operation

    Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:30 pm Lunch Fri–Sun 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (03) 9654 2024

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    Straight Outta Saigon can cater for a range of different events or functions. Order with us for your next corporate lunch meeting, team lunch, private work event or birthday! Call us at 0396542024 or place an enquiry on our website.

  • Private party facilities

    Whether you partying like it’s your birthday, rolling through with the work crew or celebrating putting a ring on it - we got you! Our cosy venue caters up to 45 people inside or 20 outside with our chefs happy to work with you on a menu that suits.

  • Neighborhood

    Melbourne CBD

  • Cross street

    138 Russell Street 3000 Melbourne VIC

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    Russell Street - Stop 7 (Trams), Parliament Station (trains)

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Experiences

  • Baby Got Banq

    A$45.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Our ‘Baby got Banq’!’ offers our larger groups a swag of delicacies straight from the flamin’ street-side woks in the motherland of Saigon! Enjoy a bevy of individualised starters and followed by a cascading roll out of signature larger dishes to be shared banquet-style across the table with accompanying sides dishes! This menu is easily amended to suit most dietary requirements! As a large party reservation, you will be dining on our pre-determined banquet offering and be allotted a two hour dining timeframe for your reservation. Please inform our team of changes in patrons numbers or last-minute cancellation up to 24 hours before the reservation to avoid the cancellation/amendment fee of $50 per patron incurred at the venues discretion
  • Get Dishy Wit It

    A$39.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Each pair chooses 2 smaller dishes, 2 larger & 1 side (for an additional person add 1 small, 1 large & 1 side)

Popular dishes

Menu

Eat

    Smaller

    • Grilled ScallopsA$14.00

      Two baked-in-shell scallops topped with creamy béchamel and cheese served with spring onion oil

      • Salmon Ca Tai ChanhA$18.00

        Vietnamese style salmon sashimi, crispy betel leaf flakes, cucumber, fried shallots topped with chilli-herb and wasabi mayo

        • Cumin Lamb SkewersA$15.00

          Chargrilled spicy lamb skewers, served with creamy mint sauce

          • Betel Wrapped BeefA$15.00

            Juicy beef sausage wrapped in betel leaf, topped w shallots and Nuoc cham

            • Satay Chicken SticksA$15.00

              Grilled satay chicken skewers with stacked with capsicum, carrots & onion with peanuts and satay sauce

              • Rice Paper RollsA$10.00

                Lemongrass chicken/beef or crispy tofu, freshly rolled rice paper rolls, mint, cucumber, pickled carrot, lettuce coriander, and vermicelli served with pineapple hoisin sauce or chilli nuoc mam

                • Crispy Spring RollsA$12.00

                  House made prawn or vege Vietnamese spring rolls with lettuce cups for wrapping and nuoc cham

                  Baos (2pc)

                  Get Dishy Wit It: each serving of two = one smaller dish

                  • Soft Shell Crab

                    Kimchi, sriracha mayo

                    • Pork Belly

                      Cucumber, pickled carrots, hoisin

                      • Fried Chicken

                        Asian slaw, sriracha mayo

                        • Vegan Duck

                          Coriander, spring onion, hoisin

                          • Crispy Eggplant

                            Coriander, hoisin, sesame seeds

                            • Tofu

                              Pineapple, cucumber, carrot

                              Larger

                              • Crispy Fried RiceA$21.00

                                Choice of Beef, Chicken, Prawn or Tofu, wok-tossed with egg, spring onions, secret stir-fry sauce

                                • Flat Rice NoodlesA$21.00

                                  Choice of Beef, Chicken, Prawn or Tofu stir fried rice noodles, eggs, carrots, bokchoy & spring onion

                                  • Whole BarramundiA$29.00

                                    Whole crispy barramundi with sweet and chilli sauce, Mekong salad, and lemon

                                    • Southside WingsA$15.00

                                      Our signature sticky fried chicken winglets with special sweet and garlic sauce

                                      • Vietnamese CurryA$21.00

                                        Rich coconut curry with choice of eggplant and tofu or chicken, assortment of vegetables

                                        • Traditional-Ish Viet SaladA$19.00

                                          Lemongrass beef, chicken or crispy tofu with shredded wombok, red cabbage, celery, carrot and mint. Topped with fried shallots and peanuts served with crispy sesame crackers for scooping!

                                          • Crispy Pork Belly with Apple SlawA$26.00

                                            Irresistible crispy pork belly, served with green apple, tomatoes, onion, coriander, red capsicum and nuoc mam sauce

                                            • Wok-Tossed Asian BroccoliA$24.00

                                              Choice of crispy pork belly, prawns or tofu, Stir Chinese broccoli, with our take on oyster sauce

                                              • Green Mango Salad with CalamariA$24.00

                                                A standard in Eastern salad, tart green mango marries with our sweet Mekong salad and grilled calamari plus some serious spice

                                                • Stir-Fry Diced BeefA$26.00

                                                  Bo Luc Lac (Diced Beef) is a staple in Saigon. Stir Fried in peppery sauce with capsicum and onions and topped with crispy kale

                                                  Side

                                                  • Jasmine RiceA$4.00

                                                    • Coconut RiceA$5.00

                                                      • Asian SlawA$4.00

                                                        • VermicelliA$5.00

                                                          Drink

                                                          • Fresh off the BoatA$21.00

                                                            Bombay Gin, elder ower, mint, lemon juice topped up with ginger beer

                                                            • Mr.McgregorA$20.00

                                                              Proper No.12 Whisky, fresh lemon juice, egg whites, honey served with an orange wedge

                                                              • SosA$18.00

                                                                Malibu, Vodka, Lychee Liquor, fresh mint, shaken up with pineapple juice

                                                                • Lychee Me UpA$20.00

                                                                  Tanquery Gin, lychee liquor, frozen coconut, cucumber, lemon topped with soda

                                                                  • Viet Espresso MartiniA$18.00

                                                                    Vietnamese coffee, condensed milk, Kahlua and 42 Below Vodka

                                                                    • Rising SunA$18.00

                                                                      Toji sake, yuzu, lychee liquor, lemon juice and egg whites

                                                                      • Do It for the GramA$13.00

                                                                        Bombay Gin, cucumber, mint, lemon juice and soda

                                                                        • Tila TequilaA$12.00

                                                                          Cazadores Blanco Tequila, lime juice, and basil, with a splash of bitters. Rimmed with salt, with a sprig of rosemary

                                                                          Beer

                                                                          • Saigon Bia, Lager, Saigon VietnamA$10.00

                                                                            • Tiger Beer, Lager, SingaporeA$10.00

                                                                              • Asahi Soukai, Light Beer, JapanA$10.00

                                                                                • Dos Blockos, Pale Larger, MelbourneA$12.00

                                                                                  • Twister Sister Apple CiderA$12.00

                                                                                    Red

                                                                                    • Shiraz Grenache 2017 Little Demon, McLaren Vale SAA$12.00

                                                                                      • Pinot Noir 2018 Undeground, Mt Eliza VICA$11.00

                                                                                        • Cab Sauvignon 2017 Penley Tolmer, Coonawara, SAA$14.00

                                                                                          White

                                                                                          • Sauvignon Blanc 2019 Babich, Marlborough NZA$12.00

                                                                                            • Pinot Grigio 2017 Undeground, Mt Eliza VICA$10.00

                                                                                              • Riesling 2019 Irvine Spring Hill, Eden Valley SAA$12.00

                                                                                                Other

                                                                                                • Rose Pinot Noir 2019 Babich, Marlborough NZA$12.00

                                                                                                  • Sparkling, Blanc de Blanc, Andre DelormeA$10.00

                                                                                                    • Sake, Toji

                                                                                                      • 120mlA$18.00
                                                                                                      • 700mlA$90.00

                                                                                                    Non-Alcoholic

                                                                                                    • Viet Iced CoffeeA$5.50

                                                                                                      Delicious dripped Vietnamese coffee together with condensed milk

                                                                                                      • Soda ChanhA$5.50

                                                                                                        Homemade Vietnamese lemonade, freshly squeezed lemon juice with soda

                                                                                                        • Frozen Young Coconut JuiceA$5.50

                                                                                                          Frozen young coconut juice, delicious and thirst quenching for a Summer day

                                                                                                          • Confucius Says Drinks ThisA$6.50

                                                                                                            Hint of lemon, fresh mint, chia seeds, lemon and ginger kombucha

                                                                                                            • Milk TeaA$5.50

                                                                                                              Taro or Thai shaken with black tea and condensed milk

                                                                                                              • Lemon Ice TeaA$5.50

                                                                                                                Freshly squeezed lemon juice together with black tea and a hint of honey

                                                                                                                Baby Got Banq

                                                                                                                Available for groups of 6+. Please note this menu is a sample and dishes may change due to dietary requirements and/or seasonal availability

                                                                                                                  To Start with

                                                                                                                  • Salmon Ca Tai Chanh

                                                                                                                    Vietnamese style salmon sashimi, crispy betel leaf flakes, cucumber, fried shallots topped with chilli-herb and wasabi mayo

                                                                                                                    • Cumin Lamb Skewers

                                                                                                                      Chargrilled spicy lamb skewers, served with creamy mint sauce

                                                                                                                      • Crispy Spring Rolls

                                                                                                                        Vege Vietnamese spring rolls with lettuce cups for wrapping and nuoc cham

                                                                                                                        • Soft Shell Crab Bao

                                                                                                                          Kimchi, sriracha mayo

                                                                                                                          And Then

                                                                                                                          • Whole Barramundi

                                                                                                                            Whole crispy barramundi with sweet and chilli sauce, Mekong salad, and a side of lemon wedge

                                                                                                                            • Southside Wings

                                                                                                                              Our signature sticky fried chicken winglets with special sweet and garlic sauce

                                                                                                                              • Vietnamese Eggplant Curry

                                                                                                                                Rich coconut curry with a combination of carrots and potato served

                                                                                                                                • Vietnamese Salad

                                                                                                                                  Lemongrass beef with shredded cabbage, pickled carrots, radish, coriander, onion, mint

                                                                                                                                  • Wok-Tossed Crispy Pork Belly

                                                                                                                                    Stir Chinese broccoli, with our take on oyster sauce

                                                                                                                                    With

                                                                                                                                    • Jasmine Rice

                                                                                                                                      • Coconut Rice

                                                                                                                                        Last updated: February 1, 2022

                                                                                                                                        What 466 people are saying

                                                                                                                                        Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                                                                                        Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                                                                                                                                        4.6
                                                                                                                                        4.6 based on recent ratings
                                                                                                                                        • 4.7Food
                                                                                                                                        • 4.5Service
                                                                                                                                        • 4.4Ambience
                                                                                                                                        • 4.6Value

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                                                                                                                                        • Melbourne

                                                                                                                                          Pre/post theatre

                                                                                                                                        • City Centre

                                                                                                                                          Best Value

                                                                                                                                        • City Centre

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                                                                                                                                          Kate

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          2.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined 1 day ago

                                                                                                                                          overall2food3service1ambience4

                                                                                                                                          Made an 8:15 booking only to wait outside and be seated half hour later. upon enquiring with staff we were told someone was seated at our table, however the table we sat at had been empty the whole time and ready for us. Once first greeted by staff she checked for our name and responded to give her a few minutes, in this time a walk in cut the line of numerous people waiting and their orders were then taken prior to ours. Had to get the waiters attention to be able to order, drinks and food were pretty good service not so much.

                                                                                                                                        2. BD

                                                                                                                                          BonnieD

                                                                                                                                          Melbourne

                                                                                                                                          3 reviews

                                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                                          3 reviews

                                                                                                                                          Dined 1 day ago

                                                                                                                                          overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                          Great menu with option to do a deal, 2 small, 2 large and a side dish! Made it easy to share and try lots of different things

                                                                                                                                        3. CW

                                                                                                                                          ClareW

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined 3 days ago

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service3ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Amazing value and delicious food. Few hiccups with the service and wrong drinks being sent out, but aside from that, our dinner was fantastic!

                                                                                                                                        4. K

                                                                                                                                          Karly

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                          Great place for dinner. Good vibes, just a little bit loud when at full capacity.

                                                                                                                                        5. CB

                                                                                                                                          CB123

                                                                                                                                          Melbourne

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                          Fabulous modern Vietnamese menu - everything was delicious.

                                                                                                                                        6. OT

                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                          Melbourne

                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                          Dined 6 days ago

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          The staff were really lovely! Food was a dream and cocktails delicious! This was my second time here and definitely not the last

                                                                                                                                        7. MH

                                                                                                                                          MicheleH

                                                                                                                                          Melbourne

                                                                                                                                          4 reviews

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          4 reviews

                                                                                                                                          Dined 6 days ago

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          The service was second to none, very friendly and informative. Would highly recommend as the food was da bomb.

                                                                                                                                        8. CS

                                                                                                                                          ChristineS

                                                                                                                                          Melbourne

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Superb food and great table service by friendly staff in this vibing Little restaurant. Highly recommended!

                                                                                                                                        9. V

                                                                                                                                          Victoria

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                                                          overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                          Straight Outta Saigon we are glad you are in Melbourne! Great staff, great vibe and tasty, fresh food that is terrific value in a central CBD location. The soft shell crab bao was delicious! We really enjoyed our pre-theatre dinner with you on Saturday night and will definitely recommend SOS to friends and family.

                                                                                                                                        10. ZH

                                                                                                                                          ZacH

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on May 13, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          You should get the Asian Broccoli and so should everyone who is dining with you. You won't want to share.

                                                                                                                                        11. EM

                                                                                                                                          EllenM

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on May 11, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall3food2service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          The feel of this place is like no other we absolutely loved the lighting it was cosy. Service was impeccable staff were more than helpful with ordering you could tell they loved their job. I was unable to rate this place as much I would have liked as my daughter was served and ate completely raw chicken ( not under done, raw.) she didn’t notice as the lighting hindered her ability to see the food. Staff were apologetic and her meal was given for free. The rest of the food was great. We still left with a worry, hopefully she doesn’t get sick.

                                                                                                                                        12. ED

                                                                                                                                          EleanorD

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on May 11, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Had a really lovely birthday dinner. Sorry we were probably the loudest people in the restaurant! But we had a lot of fun. Great service and loved the suggestion of the house shots, sooooo yum. Will be back soon

                                                                                                                                        13. RC

                                                                                                                                          RyanC

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Great food. Great service. Have been there multiple times.

                                                                                                                                        14. LD

                                                                                                                                          LizD

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                          Delicious food! Awesome service! My family and I only had a short time to have dinner before seeing a show. The staff were wonderful, ensuring we had all our food in time even though it was a busy night for them. Would definitely recommend SOS!

                                                                                                                                        15. PD

                                                                                                                                          PollyD

                                                                                                                                          Melbourne

                                                                                                                                          3 reviews

                                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                                          3 reviews

                                                                                                                                          Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall4food4service4ambience2

                                                                                                                                          Food was great. Service also great. Had to wait for our table as previous diners were reluctant to leave, but staff were very apologetic and it wasn't a huge issue. I was on the end of our table for 7 and near the door so I was very cold all night as the door was continually opened and held open for long periods. I realise this couldn't be helped, and I shouldn't complain but it did spoil the night a bit for me :) My daughter, whose birthday we were celebrating, really enjoyed her night, so Thank You

                                                                                                                                        16. LS

                                                                                                                                          LindaS

                                                                                                                                          Victoria

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Great food, great staff, great vibe. Will be back.

                                                                                                                                        17. A

                                                                                                                                          Anonymous

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          2.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall2food4service1ambience2

                                                                                                                                          The food was delicious however was let down by the poor service of the restaurant. We made a booking at 5:30pm for an early dinner as we were going to a show. We were sitting outside and unfortunately for us it felt like the outside tables were not attended too. We could see waiters inside chatting while we were outside waiting for service. It took over 20mins for our drinks and food order to be taken. When ordering many meals on the menu were not available (chicken skewers, chicken Spring Rolls) which was disappointing. Due to this we ordered the mains and sides including the salad, due to the menu stating it came with sesame crackers. Our mains however did not come out until 6:50pm and only after having to walk into the restaurant from outside, to follow up on our food and to potentially cancel our order as we were in danger of missing our show. Our food did then come out however the salad did not come with sesame crackers. We asked the waiter about this and were informed the menu we ordered off (the menu which was handed to us) was old and the meal no longer came with sesame crackers. We would not have ordered this if we knew this at the start. We rushed eating our meal, paid and then had to run to our show, due to not leaving until after 7pm. Unfortunately the good food and friendly waiters when getting served does not make up for the bad service. We will not be coming back.

                                                                                                                                        18. OT

                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on May 6, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall3food3service5ambience3

                                                                                                                                          It was average , they sold out some entree

                                                                                                                                        19. GV

                                                                                                                                          GillianV

                                                                                                                                          Exclusive

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on May 5, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall3food2service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                          Second time have been here but a bit disappointed this time around. The chicken in the chicken curry was one biggish lump and as a share dish was really difficult to eat - especially without a knife to cut it up with... The beef in the stir fry was large and chewy and again without a knife ended up with a big mouthful that left you chewing for 10 mins. Service and staff were lovely but very disappointed on the food this time around. Sad

                                                                                                                                        20. OT

                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 29, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Customer service was excellent considering the size of my group and the food was amazing. Shoutout to the host of my dinner group who was extremely accommodating to the late comers

                                                                                                                                        21. OT

                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          2.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 29, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall2food2service2ambience2

                                                                                                                                          The service from the staff was just ok, they weren’t very friendly. Some of the food came out cold, the scollops were gritty and chewy. My wife and I were very disappointed ☹️

                                                                                                                                        22. OT

                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 26, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall3food4service2ambience4

                                                                                                                                          Delicious food, the feed me option was a lot of food and great value for money. Ambiance was enjoyable, cool, relaxed vibe. Service was poor, we were served the wrong drink, struggled to get attention, took 10minutes to replace the wrong drink, not many checkins or water re filling, finished eating and dishes left on our table for another 30mins while 5 staff did dishes and cleaned.

                                                                                                                                        23. LC

                                                                                                                                          LeonC

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 25, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Me and my partner did the deal and it was great value!! Service was great and ambience was very lively and enjoyable

                                                                                                                                        24. K

                                                                                                                                          Kylie

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 24, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Great service and delicious food. Will be coming back soon.

                                                                                                                                        25. OT

                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                          Melbourne

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 24, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Service was excellent, every dish we got was delicious and the pricing was really reasonable.

                                                                                                                                        26. OT

                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                          Melbourne

                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 24, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          We dined here before seeing Hamilton and we will definitely be back. Staff were attentive and helpful and the food was soooo tasty. Definitely go the bao buns 👌🏼

                                                                                                                                        27. I

                                                                                                                                          kIwi

                                                                                                                                          Melbourne

                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          2 reviews

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 22, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Delicious food and great service. Can’t wait to come back!

                                                                                                                                        28. D

                                                                                                                                          Daisy25

                                                                                                                                          Melbourne

                                                                                                                                          3 reviews

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          3 reviews

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 22, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          A new favourite! Amazing value for such delicious quality food. The service was the best in a long time, so attentive and friendly. Can’t wait to book again

                                                                                                                                        29. KB

                                                                                                                                          KimB

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 20, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Loved this place!! We went with the shared option between 2 and we left happy people Lamb skewers were our favourite for the night. We were seriously considering grabbing a few more for the road. Place is busy but that didn't stop the food and service being on point. I will be back :)

                                                                                                                                        30. DW

                                                                                                                                          DonnaW

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 19, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                          Loved the food and staff were very helpful and professional.

                                                                                                                                        31. B

                                                                                                                                          Brad

                                                                                                                                          Victoria

                                                                                                                                          3 reviews

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          3 reviews

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 19, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Absolutely everything was incredible!!! Food, atmosphere, service all great!

                                                                                                                                        32. KS

                                                                                                                                          KateS

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 17, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Awesome food, for a great price. The service was fantastic. Overall very pleased with our experience!

                                                                                                                                        33. PA

                                                                                                                                          PANDA

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 17, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                          Great service, friendly staff. Awesome menu and the food tasted fantastic. It was busy but did not wait long for our food. Can’t wait to go back again.

                                                                                                                                        34. OT

                                                                                                                                          OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                          Melbourne

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 17, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Food was tasty, service was quick and staff were all super lovely

                                                                                                                                        35. MF

                                                                                                                                          MarkF

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 16, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Great night! And thank you for the most romantic booth in the restaurant! Food was amazing, especially the Barramundi! Awesome staff too!

                                                                                                                                        36. JF

                                                                                                                                          JessF

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 16, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                          Great little restaurant, tasty food. Watch out for the garlic in the Vietnamese salad, it’s a hidden kicker! Would definitely come back.

                                                                                                                                        37. SF

                                                                                                                                          SherynF

                                                                                                                                          Melbourne

                                                                                                                                          15 reviews

                                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                                          15 reviews

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 15, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                          Lovely staff, friendly and helpful. Great portions and all dishes fresh and tasty

                                                                                                                                        38. V

                                                                                                                                          Vietfoodlover

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 14, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall4food2service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                          Great service, food not up to the standard of Hochimama So lovely to sit outside on a beautiful evening

                                                                                                                                        39. F

                                                                                                                                          Foodie

                                                                                                                                          Melbourne

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          4.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 13, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                          The food and drinks were delicious. Service was great.

                                                                                                                                        40. M

                                                                                                                                          Mmmm

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                                                                          1 review

                                                                                                                                          Dined on April 12, 2022

                                                                                                                                          overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                          Great food, and the $34.50 special was great value. Especially liked the interesting spring rolls with the crispy noodle casing. And the noodles were great.

                                                                                                                                        Safety precautions

                                                                                                                                        • Cleaning & sanitizing

                                                                                                                                          • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
                                                                                                                                          • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
                                                                                                                                          • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
                                                                                                                                          • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
                                                                                                                                          • Contactless payment available
                                                                                                                                        • Physical distancing

                                                                                                                                          • Limited number of seated diners
                                                                                                                                          • Distancing maintained in common areas
                                                                                                                                          • Extra space between tables
                                                                                                                                        • Protective equipment

                                                                                                                                          • Waitstaff wear masks
                                                                                                                                        • Screening

                                                                                                                                          • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
                                                                                                                                          • Staff is vaccinated
                                                                                                                                          • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
                                                                                                                                          • Proof of vaccination required to dine outdoors
                                                                                                                                          • Contact tracing information collected

                                                                                                                                        FAQs

                                                                                                                                        Straight Outta Saigon does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. Straight Outta Saigon also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 9654 2024.

                                                                                                                                        Straight Outta Saigon is rated 4.6 stars by 466 OpenTable diners.

                                                                                                                                        Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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                                                                                                                                        Google Map for Straight Outta Saigon

                                                                                                                                        138 Russell St Melbourne, AU-VIC 3000

                                                                                                                                        Additional information

                                                                                                                                        • Cross street

                                                                                                                                          138 Russell Street 3000 Melbourne VIC

                                                                                                                                        • Neighborhood

                                                                                                                                          Melbourne CBD

                                                                                                                                        • Hours of operation

                                                                                                                                          Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:30 pm Lunch Fri–Sun 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

                                                                                                                                        • Cuisines

                                                                                                                                          Vietnamese, Asian, Vegetarian / Vegan

                                                                                                                                        • Dining style

                                                                                                                                          Casual Dining

                                                                                                                                        • Dress code

                                                                                                                                          Casual Dress

                                                                                                                                        • Parking details

                                                                                                                                          Street Parking

                                                                                                                                        • Public transit

                                                                                                                                          Russell Street - Stop 7 (Trams), Parliament Station (trains)

                                                                                                                                        • Payment options

                                                                                                                                          AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                                                        • Additional

                                                                                                                                          Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wine

                                                                                                                                        • Phone number

                                                                                                                                          (03) 9654 2024

                                                                                                                                        • Catering

                                                                                                                                          Straight Outta Saigon can cater for a range of different events or functions. Order with us for your next corporate lunch meeting, team lunch, private work event or birthday! Call us at 0396542024 or place an enquiry on our website.

                                                                                                                                        • Private party facilities

                                                                                                                                          Whether you partying like it’s your birthday, rolling through with the work crew or celebrating putting a ring on it - we got you! Our cosy venue caters up to 45 people inside or 20 outside with our chefs happy to work with you on a menu that suits.

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