Review: Savor Saigon (Fairless Hills, PA)

In the heart of Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania, is a mecca that Bobby and have trekked to twice. It’s Savor Saigon, and it is the best Vietnamese food that I have found on the east coast.

You all know that I have an obsession with Vietnamese food – papaya and/or lotus root salads in particular. Here are some of my past papaya and lotus enjoyments:

This time my sister and I decided to split two (vegetarian) dishes so that we could sample more things. We also got some appetizers for the entire table…

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First up: fresh vegetarian summer rolls (served cold). These are fried tofu, vermicelli noodles, mint, lettuce, and carrot wrapped in rice paper. They come with a peanutty dipping sauce. We each had half of a roll. They were good…

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But not as good as the fried spring rolls! These were not vegetarian – they had pork and other random things inside. I dipped them in the standard Vietnamese dipping sauce (fish sauce, sugar,water, vinegar I think). They were awesome. My vegan sister passed on them.

Julia and I split a lotus root salad with fried tofu (vegetarian/vegan). It had lotus root, carrots, and fried tofu. Very yummy.

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We also split the very yummy Vietnamese Pad Thai (vegetarian):

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This had noodles, tofu, egg, broccoli, mushrooms, and other veggies I am forgetting. It was a little bit different from regular pad thai – less peanutty, but still very good. It was topped with peanuts though!

My picks of the night – the lotus root salad and the fried spring rolls.

What’s your favorite cuisine? Mine is most definitely Vietnamese! I’m looking for a good (cheap) place in New York now… ideas/tips? I can’t find anything as good as the California Vietnamese places.

8 Comments on Review: Savor Saigon (Fairless Hills, PA)

  1. Christina
    4 January, 2010 at 11:50 pm (7 years ago)

    I love Mexican, Asian, and Italian – I can never pick a favorite! Those summer rolls look so beautiful, I love how you can see the fillings through the thin wrapping! I need to try lotus root still!

  2. coco
    5 January, 2010 at 12:20 am (7 years ago)

    oh… these look amazing!!! My favorite cuisine is definitely Vietnamese, followed by japanese and korean! 🙂

  3. Kim
    5 January, 2010 at 1:08 am (7 years ago)

    Is pizza a cuisine? If so, that’s my favorite 😉

    The Vietnamese food looks awesome though!

  4. kim
    5 January, 2010 at 10:07 am (7 years ago)

    Definitely in Chinatown. Banh mi are so cheap too.

  5. Heather McD (Heather Eats Almond Butter)
    5 January, 2010 at 10:16 am (7 years ago)

    Your cookies in your last post looked so good. You really can’t go wrong with bananas, oats, and chocolate all in recipe. 🙂

    I had a really bad experience with Vietnamese, but I need to give it another try. The veggie dish I ordered tasted like it came straight from the freezer. I think I just need to find a good restaurant. Those summer rolls looked amazing. So fresh!

  6. Cindy
    5 January, 2010 at 2:17 pm (7 years ago)

    my fav cuisine was Italian but I have been expanding my horizons. your post made my stomach growl

  7. Marisa (Loser for Life)
    5 January, 2010 at 8:26 pm (7 years ago)

    That all looks and sounds delicious! I have never had Vietnamese food – I know, I should get out more! Thanks for the review… not too far from my neck of the woods!

  8. Jordan @ Salt Sweat Sugar
    10 January, 2010 at 8:15 am (7 years ago)

    Mine is definitely Japanese. I just found your blog and I love it. Check out mine? =]