Essence of Saigon-Chinook|Express-Vietnamese Pho Restaurant

9.3

156 58 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2H 0A2, Canada

Opens at 11:00 AM

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    $10.00

Cutlery

Please list the number of place settings that you’d like with your order.

  • Fork

    $0.01

  • Spoon

    $0.01

  • Chopsticks

    $0.01

New Seasonal Specials

Spring into the new season with our new specials!

  • D1a. Saigon Fruit Tea

    Our new signature fruit tea is made with jasmine green tea infused with our tropical blend of mango, peach and passionfruit and topped with mango and...

    $6.55

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  • S4. Cold Cut Sub

    Back for a limited time! Slices of traditional Vietnamese deli meat and house-made paté in a toasted bun with homemade butter, shredded carrots,

    $9.85

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  • V4L. Lemongrass Vermicelli

    Choice of beef, chicken or pork marinated in our house made Lemongrass Sauce on a warm bed of rice vermicelli with a spring roll

    $15.70

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  • R1L. Lemongrass Rice

    Choice of beef, chicken or pork marinated in our house made Lemongrass Sauce on a warm bed of rice

    $15.70

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  • S1L. Lemongrass Sub

    Lemongrass beef, chicken or pork in a perfectly toasted sub

    $10.95

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  • A5. Deep Fried Wontons

    Six hand-wrapped pork wontons deep fried until golden. Served with sweet chili sauce.

    $7.85

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  • A6. Butterflied Crunchy Shrimp

    Six pieces of succulent, panko battered, butterflied shrimp deep-fried to crunchy, golden-brown perfection. Served with a side of spicy mayo.

    $8.90

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  • V3. Spring Roll Lovers

    Choice of grilled beef, chicken, or pork and two crispy spring roll served on a bed of warm vermicelli and topped with roasted, crushed peanuts.

    $17.75

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Appetizers

Small plates perfect for sharing or to add to a meal.

  • A1. Salad Rolls (3pcs)

    Three fresh rolls with your choice of shrimp, beef or chicken wrapped with salad and vermicelli. Served with peanut sauce. GF sauce available.

    $8.25

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  • A2. Deep Fried Spring Rolls (4 pcs)

    Four golden spring rolls. Served with fish sauce.

    $8.15

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  • A3. Gluten Free Spring Rolls (4 pcs)

    Four golden spring rolls. Served with fish sauce. Deep-fried in a gluten-free fryer.

    $8.65

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  • A4. Pan Fried Pork and Veggie Dumpling (6 pcs)

    Six pan-fried golden dumplings. Served with vinaigrette and satay sauce.

    $8.35

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  • A5. Deep Fried Wontons

    Six hand-wrapped pork wontons deep fried until golden. Served with sweet chili sauce.

    $7.85

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  • A6. Butterflied Crunchy Shrimp

    Six pieces of succulent, panko battered, butterflied shrimp deep-fried to crunchy, golden-brown perfection. Served with a side of spicy mayo.

    $8.90

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  • A7. Wonton Soup (5pcs)

    Five pork wontons served with our savoury chicken broth with a hint of sesame oil.

    $7.15

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Vietnamese Sub

Topped with Saigon mayo, pickled carrots, cucumbers, cilantro, onions, and jalapenos. All grilled meats are served with yummy sauce.

  • S1. Grilled Meat Sub

    Choice of beef, pork, or chicken grilled with our house-made Yummy Sauce in a toasted sub with homemade butter, shredded carrots, cucumbers, onions,

    $9.55

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  • S2. Satay Meat Sub

    Choice of spicy satay beef, pork, or chicken grilled with our house-made Yummy Sauce in a toasted sub with homemade butter, shredded carrots,

    $9.80

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  • S3. Grilled (2) Meat Sub Combo

    Two choices of grilled or satay beef, pork, or chicken in a toasted sub with homemade butter, shredded carrots, cucumbers, onions, cilantro, and...

    $11.20

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  • S4. Cold Cut Sub

    Back for a limited time! Slices of traditional Vietnamese deli meat and house-made paté in a toasted bun with homemade butter, shredded carrots,

    $9.85

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Noodle Soup

All soups are served with rice noodles, green onions, lime, and fresh basil leaves. No MSG added. Gluten-free broth. Cilantro can be added at no additional cost.

  • N1R. Saigon Special

    Regular. Rare beef, brisket, beef balls, tendon, and tripe.

    $14.15

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  • N1L. Saigon Special

    Large. Rare beef, brisket, beef balls, tendon, and tripe.

    $16.25

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  • N2R. Satay Beef

    Regular. Rare slices of beef in a savory satay chicken broth with rice noodles. Served with beansprouts, basil, and lime. Beef on the side available...

    $13.10

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  • N2L. Satay Beef

    Large. Rare slices of beef in a savory satay chicken broth with rice noodles. Served with beansprouts, basil, and lime. Beef on the side available...

    $15.25

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  • N3R. Satay Chicken

    Regular. Slices of chicken breast in a savory satay chicken broth with rice noodles. Served with beansprouts, basil, and lime.

    $13.10

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  • N3L. Satay Chicken

    Large. Slices of chicken breast in a savory satay chicken broth with rice noodles. Served with beansprouts, basil, and lime.

    $15.25

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  • N4R. Rare Beef

    Regular. Slices of rare beef in a savory chicken broth with rice noodles. Served with beansprouts, basil, and lime. Option to add tripe, tendon, and...

    $12.85

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  • N4L. Rare Beef

    Large. Slices of rare beef in a savory chicken broth with rice noodles. Served with beansprouts, basil, and lime. Option to add tripe, tendon, and...

    $14.95

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  • N5R. Wor Wonton Soup

    Regular. Chicken, shrimp, veggies, and hand-wrapped pork wontons in a savory chicken broth.

    $14.45

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  • N5L. Wor Wonton Soup

    Large. Chicken, shrimp, veggies, and hand-wrapped pork wontons in a savory chicken broth.

    $16.55

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  • N6R. Beef Ball

    Regular. Beef balls in a savory beef bone broth with rice noodles. Served with beansprouts, basil, and lime.

    $12.75

  • N6L. Beef Ball

    Regular. Beef balls in a savory beef bone broth with rice noodles. Served with beansprouts, basil, and lime.

    $14.75

Vermicelli

Vermicelli bowls are garnished with pickled carrots, sautéed onions and roasted, crushed peanuts on rice vermicelli and served with fish sauce. Spring rolls are made with pork. All grilled meats are marinated with our house made "Yummy Sauce".

  • V1. Saigon Vermicelli

    Grilled beef and chicken, succulent tiger prawns, and crispy spring rolls on a warm bed of rice vermicelli, topped with roasted, crushed peanuts.

    $17.15

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  • V2. Grilled Meat with Shrimp and Spring Roll

    Choose of grilled beef, chicken, or pork, with succulent tiger prawns, and a crispy spring roll on a warm bed of vermicelli, topped with roasted,

    $16.60

  • V3. Spring Roll Lovers

    Choice of grilled beef, chicken, or pork and two crispy spring roll served on a bed of warm vermicelli and topped with roasted, crushed peanuts.

    $17.75

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  • V4. Grilled Meat and Spring Roll

    Choice of grilled beef, chicken, or pork and a crispy spring roll served on a bed of warm vermicelli and topped with roasted, crushed peanuts. Served...

    $14.35

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  • V5. Grilled Meat (GF)

    Choice of grilled beef, chicken, or pork on a warm bed of rice vermicelli and topped with roasted, crushed peanuts. Gluten-free. Served with fish...

    $14.35

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  • V6. Shrimp & Spring Roll

    Succulent shrimp deep-fried and grilled to perfection with a crispy spring roll served on a warm bed of rice vermicelli and topped with roasted,

    $15.80

Rice

Served on freshly steamed rice with fish sauce. Garnished with salad and pickled carrots.

  • R1. Grilled Meat (GF)

    Choice of beef, chicken, or pork grilled in our housemade "Yummy Sauce" on freshly steamed rice. Gluten-free. Served with fish sauce.

    $14.35

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Vegetarian

Freshly prepared vegetarian dishes. No MSG added. Please advise of any allergies or dietary restrictions.

  • VG1. Tofu Sub

    Slices of crispy, deep-fried tofu with house-made Yummy Sauce in a sub with homemade butter, shredded carrots, cucumbers, and cilantro.

    $9.10

  • VG2. Tofu Salad Rolls

    Three fresh tofu rolls wrapped with salad, vermicelli, sautéed onions, basil and roasted peanuts. Served with peanut sauce. GF sauce available.

    $8.90

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  • VG3. Vegetarian Spring Rolls (4 pcs)

    Four golden vegetarian spring rolls. Served with fish sauce.

    $7.85

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  • VG4. Veggie Tofu Noodle Soup

    Fresh mixed vegetables, rice noodles, and tofu stirred into a savory, vegetarian soup. Served with beansprouts, basil, and lime.

    $13.90

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  • VG5. Fried Tofu and Spring Rolls on Rice Vermicelli

    Slices of fried tofu tossed in our house-made Yummy Sauce and crispy vegetarian spring rolls on a bed of warm rice vermicelli. Served with fish sauce.

    $14.45

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Drinks

Quench your thirst with a beverage.

  • D1. Bubble Drink

    Choice of milk tea, strawberry, mango, taro, passion fruit, avocado, coconut, or lychee w/ tapioca pearls or lychee jelly.

    $6.80

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  • D1a. Saigon Fruit Tea

    Our new signature fruit tea is made with jasmine green tea infused with our tropical blend of mango, peach and passionfruit and topped with mango and...

    $6.55

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  • D2. Fruit Smoothie

    Choice of mango, strawberry, or avocado.

    $7.30

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  • D3. Vietnamese Coffee w/ Condensed Milk

    Traditional Vietnamese coffee slowly dripped and mixed with condensed milk served iced or hot.

    $5.75

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  • D4. Tea

    $1.95

  • D4a. Bottled Water

    $1.85

  • D5. Freshly Squeezed Lime Soda

    A refreshing carbonated soda with freshly squeezed lime.

    $5.75

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  • D6. Mango Juice

    $4.45

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  • D7. Soft Drink

    Choice of coke, diet coke, sprite, ginger ale, club soda, or brisk iced tea

    $2.60