Sai Gon Restaurant & Cafe in Palmerston North Menu

  • Soup (Sup tom, sup ga) $7.00
    • Light, fragrant chicken or shrimp broth with fresh greens
  • Pancake (Banh Xeo) $9.00
    • Vietnamese savoury crepe with pork, shrimp and bean sprout fillings. Served with side salad and home
  • Egg Roll (Cha gio chien) 4 rolls $7.00
    • Crispy spring rolls of shrimp, pork and vegetables served with ginger
  • Spring roll (Goi cuon) $9.00
    • Silky rice paper rolls with shrimp, shredded pork, lettuce, peanuts, fragrant herbs and vermicelli
  • Vegetarian Spring Roll (Goi cuon chay) 4 rolls $7.00
    • Steamed tofu and seasonal vegetable rolls served with homemade dipping
  • Saigon Salad (Goi ga, goi bo, goi tom) $10.00
    • Salad of fresh vegetables with choice of poached chicken, beef or shrimp, served with sweet and spicy dressing and crushed peanuts
  • Saigon Noodles (Pho bo ga) $16.00
    • Traditional Vietnamese rice noodle in clear soup. Choice of beef or chicken. Served with fresh mint, shredded lettuce and fresh
  • Grilled Beef (Bonurong sa) 13 skewers $17.00
    • Grilled coriander beef on lemongrass skewers served with rice and salad
  • Beef Stew (Bo Kho) $15.00
    • Spicy fragrant Vietnamese beef stew with carrots. Served with side salad and warm bread
  • Stir Fried Beef Cubes $18.00
    • Vietnamese beef cubes stir fried with capsicums and onion. Served with jasmine rice or fries.
  • Saigon Beef Steak (Bo bit tet) $18.00
    • Special Vietnamese beef steak marinated in homemade sauce. Served with fries and choice.
  • Fried Rice (Com chien) $16.00
    • Combination fried rice with shrimps, Vietnamese sausage and beans. Served with tomato and cucumber.
  • Crispy Fried Egg Noodles (Mi xao gion) $16.00
    • Combination stir fried egg noodles with seafood and seasonal vegetables.
  • Grilled Pork (Suon chia nuong) $18.00
    • Grilled fragrant pork ribs served with jasmine rice and choice of kimchi and side salad
  • Shrimp Sauteed (Tom sot la chanh) $22.00
    • Fresh shrimps sauteed with lemon leaf and homemade sauce
  • Steamed Chicken (Ga hap cai xanh) $22.00
    • Steamed Vietnamese chicken with ginger - sweet - soy sauce and seasonal mustard greens, mushrooms and carrots served with steamed rice and homemade sauce
  • Shrimp Fried Rice (Com chien tom) $19.00
    • Egg fried rice with fragrant shrimp
  • Grilled Fish (Ca nuong) $22.00
    • Whole fish grilled in foil tin with signature sauce. Served with steamed rice and fresh salad.
  • Rice Noodles (Hu tieu nam vang) $16.00
    • Traditional Vietnamese rice noodles steamed with shrimps, pork and quail eggs.
  • Saigon Curry (Cari ga, cari bo) $17.00
    • Vietnamese chicken or beef curry. Served with warm bread.
  • Stir Fried Broccoli (Bong cai xao toi) $12.00
    • Stir fried broccoli with carrots. Served with steamed rice
  • Stir Fried Rice Noodles (Hu tieu / mi xao chay) $15.00
    • Stir fried rice noodles with crunchy tofu and mixed vegetables.
  • Deep Fried Tofu (Dau hu xao xa ot) $15.00
    • Deep fired tofu with special lemon grass and chili sauce served with steamed rice
  • Vegetarian Curry (Curry chay) $14.00
    • Confit Sof mixed vegetable curry. Served with warm bread and steamed rice.
  • Tofu Stir-Fried with Bamboo Shoot $15.00
    • Dau hu xao mang
  • Milk Jelly (Che khuc bach) $7.00
    • Special milk jelly served with almond, seasonal fruits and shaved ice
  • Fruit Yogurt (Yaourt trai cay) $7.00
    • Fresh seasonal fruits and yogurt
  • Sweet Black Bean Soup (che dua den) $6.00
    • Traditional warm sweet black bean soup. Served with coconut cream
  • Sweet Green Bean Soup (Che dau xanh) $6.00
    • Traditional sweet green bean clear broth. Served with shaved ice.
  • Sweet White Bean Soup (Che dau trang) $6.00
    • > Traditional sweet white bean soup. Served cold with shaved ice and coconut cream .
  • Caramel custard (Banh flan) $6.00
    • Vietnamese cream caramel. Light fluffy and sweetly delicious. Served with a sprinkling of shaved ice.
  • Jello Cake (Rau cau) $6.00
    • Unique Vietnamese jello - cake in a myriad of flavors: coffee, coconut, pandan, fruit and many more! Ask the serving staff for the flavor of the week!

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Quattro stagioni - 4 seasons pizza 9" $14.00/12" $19.00
    • 4 ingredients of your choice with oregano, mozzarella cheese
  • IL Capo (the boss) Pizza 9" $14.00/12" $19.00
    • ham, mushrooms, salami, capsicum, cabbanosy, olives, oregano, mozzarella cheese
  • Spaghetti alla Marinara $15.00
    • combination seafood, tomatoes, anchovies, capers, parmesan cheese
  • Fettuccine alla Pollo $15.00
    • chicken & mushrooms in a creamy sauce, parmesan cheese
  • Fettuccine alla Vegetariana $15.00
    • tomatoes, capsicum, mushrooms, cauliflower, broccoli, basil pesto, zucchini, parmesan cheese
  • Fettuccine alla Panna $15.00
    • ham & cream sauce, parmesan cheese
  • Tunno Pizza 9" $14.00/12" $19.00
    • tomatoes, tuna, onion, capsicum, oregano, mozzarella cheese
  • Lasagne alla mario $15.00
    • layered sheets with ground beef, spices, bechamel sauce, topped with tomato & cheese
  • Garlic crusted squid $15.00
    • w herbs, glass onion, cucumber, cashew nuts, chilli dressing, honey soy aioli
  • “Roll your own” Soy braised duck $16.00
    • w hoisin, cucumber, pancakes x 6
  • Southern fried chicken $14.00
    • w lemon sour sauce, cucumber cabbage slaw, sesame aioli
  • Warm puy lentil salad $14.00
    • w carrot, radish, pickled red onion, sherry vinaigrette
  • Red wine braised AngusPure beef cheek $16.00
    • w celeriac puree, pickled red onion salad
  • AngusPure sirloin $18.00
    • w orange kumara miso mash
  • Pan roasted parmesan gnocchi $16.00
    • w broccolini, fennel, kale, salsa verde dressing
  • Vine tomato bruschetta $12.00
    • w/ feta, basil, balsamic reduction, olive oil
    • Chargrilled beef patty, swiss cheese, Portobello mushrooms in the sauce, lettuce, red onions, tomato and mayo on a seeded bun.
    • It starts with bacon, then a sausage patty, a folded egg, and Swiss and cheddar cheese, between two slices of toasted sourdough.
    • Chargrilled 100% Angus beef patty, two slices of cheddar cheese, two slices of tomato, red onion, pickles, lettuce, mustard, mayo and ketchup on a seeded bun.
    • Chargrilled beef patty, cheddar cheese, tomato, onions, dill pickles, lettuce, mayo and our special sauce on a seeded bun.
  • JR. CARL $3.00/$$6.40
    • Chargrilled beef patty with lettuce, American Cheese and our special sauce.
    • Two crispy battered fish fillets, tartar sauce, fresh lettuce and tomato on a seeded bun.
    • A crispy breaded chicken fillet with a slice of juicy grilled pineapple, bacon, swiss cheese, tomato, lettuce and ranch dressing on a seeded bun.
    • Three pancakes with maple syrup and butter with bacon
  • Grilled Pork $11.50
  • Dessert of the Day $4.50
  • Chicken and Mint $8.00
  • Grilled Chicken $11.50
  • Cool noodle salad with lettuce, cucumber, pickled carrot, spring onion oil, herbs, peanut served with Vietnamese fish sauce:
  • Grilled Chicken Bánh Mi $8.00
    • Served with house-made paté and mayonnaise
  • Char Siu Pork on Sticky Rice $9.50
  • Golden Fish Cake Bánh Mi $8.00
    • Served with Vietnamese mint and Vietnamese fish sauce
  • Paua $7.50
  • Meat Patties $3.00
  • Sausages $3.00
  • Flounder $16.90 / kg
  • Hotdogs $2.50
  • Seafood Basket $10.00
    • 2 Mussels, 2 Scallops, 2 Oysters, 2 Paua Nuggets
  • Crab Sticks $1.50
  • Selection from Cabinet $4.00
    • Natural Nuggets, Spud Fries With Fresh Natural Free Range Bf Aioli Or Tomato Sauce And A Small Charlies Juice Drink (50% Juice, 50% Water)
  • C N CHEESE MKII $12.50
    • 100% Pure Grass Fed Beef, Melted Cheddar, Creamy Mascarpone, Grated Parmesan, Salad, Relish and Free Range Truffle Aioli
  • MOTOBITES $6.90
    • Crumbed Pumpkin, Carrot, Chickpea and Ginger Bites With Free Range Lemon Aioli Or Chipotle Aioli Dip
    • Sweet chunks of toffee floating in a dreamy cloud of delicious ice cream
    • Sweet Potato Bro With Fresh Natural Free Range Bf Aioli
    • Double 100% Pure Grass Fed Beef, Double Melted Cheddar, Sliced Sandwich Pickles, Free Range Mustard Aioli and Relish
  • V-TWIN VEGE $10.90
    • Mushroom, Kumara, Chickpea and Basil Pattie, Melted Cheddar, Sweet Plum Sauce, Salad, Relish And Free Range Aioli
  • CHOOK ROYALE $7.20
    • Free Range Grilled Chicken Tenderloins, Grilled Pineapple, Salad, Relish And Free Range Aioli On A Smaller Bun
  • - 8 Pack $7.90
  • Garden Salad $8.9 Reg / $7.9 Petita
  • Roast Lamb Salad $11.9 Reg / $9.9 Petita
  • Super Vege (3 Fillings) $4.00
  • Steak Salad $11.9 Reg / $9.9 Petita
  • Garden Pita $8.5 Reg / $7.5 Petita
  • Marmite Mania $4.00
  • Chicken Caesar Pita $11.5 Reg / $9.5 Petita
  • The Clubhouse Chicken - Grilled N/A
    • A tender, grilled chicken patty, crispy bacon, grilled onion, Swiss cheese, tomato, lettuce and Big Mac® sauce in a brioche style bun. Feast your eyes, and your mouth, on the Clubhouse Chicken – Grilled.
  • Strawberry Sundae N/A
    • Be sweet. Delicious, fluffy soft-serve made with fresh milk, topped with a yummy strawberry sauce.
  • Gum Drop McFlurry® N/A
    • A kiwi favourite! For a delicious mouthful of gum drop pieces and bubblegum topping both blended into creamy soft serve, try the new Gum Drop McFlurry®.
  • Strawberry Jam N/A
    • Your toasted bagel has never tasted this good. Slather on some of Craig's® sweet Strawberry Jam, made with real strawberries.
  • $25 Classics ShareBox® $25
    • Included in the Classics ShareBox®: 1 x Big Mac®, 1 x Cheeseburger, 1 x Quarter Pounder®, 1 x McChicken®, 2 x Small Fries, 2 x Medium Fries, 2 x Small Soft Drinks, 2 x Med Soft Drinks
  • Mayonnaise N/A
    • Cool and creamy. A dollop of mayo is a perfect addition to your meal.
  • Massive McMuffin® Hunger Buster N/A
    • For a day full of massive missions, there’s no better start than a Massive McMuffin, a Bacon & Egg McMuffin®, a hash brown and a small hot chocolate.
  • Strawberry Jam N/A
    • Your toasted bagel has never tasted this good. Slather on some of Craig's® sweet Strawberry Jam, made with real strawberries.
  • Ham $2.00
  • Chicken Mushroom Carbonara $14.00/$23.00
  • Seafood Basket for 2 $22.00
  • Mashed Potatoes $4.00
  • French Toast $12.00
    • with cream cheese and lemon curd (add grilled bananas $3.00)
  • Prawns on Fruit & Potato Salad $15.00/$24.00
  • Bean Nachos (vegetarian) $12.00
  • Thai Green Curry Linguini (Chicken) $25.00
  • Chicken Wings $7.00
    • Chicken wings marinated in yoghurt and spices then cooked in our tandoor.
  • LUNCH Combo $12.50/Takeaway$12.50
    • includes any curry from this lunch menu, rice, plain naan and your choice of Coke, Fanta or Sprite
  • Lamb Roganjosh $10.00
    • A deliciously spiced slow cooked lamb in a rich onion gravy with a special mix of spices giving this dish its brilliant colour.
  • Chicken Korma $10.00
    • Tender boneless chicken pieces cooked in a rich cashew nut gravy.
  • Chicken Malai Kebab $8.00
    • Tender chicken pieces marinated overnight in yoghurt, cheese and cream sauce then cooked in our tandoor
  • MAIN combo $13.50/$13.50
    • Includes ‘Full Menu’ curry (excl. seafood), rice, plain naan and your choice of Coke, Fanta or Sprite
  • Mango Chicken $10.00
    • Tender boneless chicken pieces cooked in a delicately mild and creamy mango sauce.
  • LUNCH Combo $12.50/$12.50
    • Includes any curry from this lunch menu, rice, plain naan and your choice of Coke, Fanta or Sprite
  • Aloo Saagwala $13.00
  • Papadom ( 2 Pieces) $1.00
  • Chicken / Lamb / Beef Korma $13.50
  • Murgh Malai Kalimirch $8.50
  • Shahi Paneer $13.50
  • Butter Chicken $13.50
  • Lamb / Beef Vindaloo $13.50
  • Chicken Tikka Masala $13.50
  • Mint Chutney 2.80
    • Yoghurt mixed with mint, green chillies with spices
  • Chicken Kali Mirch 15.90
    • Chicken marinated with cheese and cashews. Cooked in the tandoor and finished with tomatoes in a creamy sauce with a tinge of black pepper
  • Dal Makhni 13.90
    • Lentils and kidney beans cooked in caramelized onions and spices with creamy sauce
  • Butter Prawns 16.90
    • King Prawns cooked in tomato gravy and butter finished with cream
  • Chicken Mo:Mo: (8 Pieces) 11.00
    • Nepalese dumplings filled with spiced chicken mince in classic Nepalese style, steamed and served with tomato chutney
  • Lamb Rocanjosh 15.90
    • The master chef's of the Royal Mughal kitchens boasted about perfecting this dish. Lean lamb cooked with onion and tomato gravy
  • Chicken/Beef Saacwala 14.90
    • Chicken thigh fillets, diced beef cooked with leafy spinach, fresh tomatoes, ginger and garlic
  • Cheese and Garlic Naan 5.00
    • Large leavened bread. Stuffed with New Zealand Cheese and crushed garlic
  • Chicken & Avocado Wrappo N/A
    • With tomato, carrot, mixed leaves & ranch dressing
  • Toasted Turkish Bun with choice of spread N/A
  • Chicken & Avocado N/A
    • with tomato, carrot, corn, cucumber, mixed leaves & ranch dressing
  • Tuna & Cheese Melt Toastie N/A
    • Toasted with thousand island sauce, red onion, tomato & mixed leaves
  • 2 Slices of Thick Raisin Toast N/A
  • O'Brien's Tripledecker N/A
    • Chicken, mayo, bacon, mixed leaves, coleslaw & red onion. Toasted with cheddar & tomato
  • Chicken Caesar N/A
    • With parmesan, bacon, egg, mixed leaves, crutons & caesar dressing
  • Smoked Salmon Hot Wrappo N/A
    • With cream cheese, tomato, red onion & mixed leaves
  • Chicken Cheeseburger $13.00
    • Chicken tenders coated in our special spice with cheese, lettuce tomato, smokey BBQ sauce and mayo
  • Chicken Hawaiian $19.90
    • Grilled chicken breast topped with pineapple and tomato salsa, and melted cheese with salad and turmeric flavoured rice.
  • Pasta of the Day $16.00
    • See our specials board for more details
  • Vege Burger $11.00
    • Grilled vege pattie, crisp lettuce, tomato, cheese, pesto mayo and tomato relish
  • Side of salad $3.00
  • Omelette $11.50
    • Three egg omelette with bacon, cheese, onion, tomato and mushrooms served with salad.
  • Scallops $24.50
    • Scallops in a light tempura batter with chips, salad and tartare sauce.
  • NZ Lamb Shank $28.00
    • Braised lamb shank with a rosemary & mint gravy, buttered potato mash, steamed seasonal vegetables and cheese sauce
  • Say Cheese
    • camembert cheese, blue vein, grated cheddar, sliced pear with fresh rocket and walnuts
  • Earl Grey Crème Brulee $12
    • with the subtle flavour of bergamot and citrus served with walnut biscotti
  • Meatfest
    • chorizo sausage, salami, diced ham, red onions & pineapple
  • New Zealand Salmon $30
    • grilled salmon fillet served with salsa verde gourmet potatoes streaky bacon wrapped asparagus & caper dressing (GF)
  • Gourmet Pizzas…Loaded with Toppings(Each) $15
    • pizzas are 9" made to order using fresh dough, own recipe tomato sauce with grated cheddar cheese
  • Rack of Spring Lamb $30
    • herb crusted 4 boned rack of lamb, served pink mushroom risotto cake, merlot jus & greens in herb butter
  • Mushrooms & Toast $14
    • porcini mushroom & port pâté with cheesy garlic mushrooms served with our own made bread sliced and toasted
  • Summer Pudding $14
    • pudding with mixed berries in a white chocolate syrup served with vanilla & rosewater cream
Sai Gon Restaurant & Cafe

Sai Gon Restaurant & Cafe



2/11 George Street, Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, 4410, New Zealand








Opened hours

Mon 11 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 11 PM Tue 11 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 11 PM Wed 11 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 11 PM Thu 11 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 11 PM Fri 11 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 11 PM Sat 11 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 11 PM Sun 5 PM to 11 PM
price range


$20 - $30




service level








EFTPOS ,  Takeaway ,  Bar Not Available ,  Cash ,  Lunch ,  Seating ,  Cards accepted ,  Dinner ,  Outdoor Seating

2/11 George Street, Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, 4410, New Zealand
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