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Ben's Vietnamese & Chinese Restaurant

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14 Annerley Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland 4120, Australia
(07) 3391 3233
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Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Popular, but standard Asian fare.

We enjoyed our meals there but it was fairly standard Asian fare. Having said that, the clientele was largely Vietnamese so the restaurant is obviously doing something right. Good food but not, in our view, a class above to warrant a higher rating. The service was fine.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Keith and Joan H
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Hervey Bay, Australia
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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69 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our meals there but it was fairly standard Asian fare. Having said that, the clientele was largely Vietnamese so the restaurant is obviously doing something right. Good food but not, in our view, a class above to warrant a higher rating. The service was fine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Very nice food, always worth a visit whenever we are travelling here we have a meal. Reasonable prices. Their fried wontons & San Choy Bau are delicious!

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

After many years of dining in and take away from this establishment I wont be going back. We placed a take away order, when I picked up, the girl read back the order as I had placed it so I continued on home to my guests. We unpacked the food and the meals were wrong. we rang, and were told... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I had Singapore Noodles, which were bland and tasteless. My partner had Sweet & Sour Pork, which was all batter and no meat, with not much sauce. Very disappointing.

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Broken Hill, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My family always take me here when I visit Brisbane, and over the years, the staff has changed but the service and food has not. Service is still tops, and the food is great. I prefer ready made Vietnamese rolls but the others like to make them up themselves which is a treat. The bbq pork is still delicious, as... More 

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Brisbane
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My wife and I ordered chicken lemongrass and chilli. There was no chilli and no lemongrass in the meal. Very bland. We were expecting authentic Vietnamese cuisine but frankly I could do better, and I'm an Aussie! The staff didn't come near us to offer tea/ coffee or desert. And the staff weren't over run with customers. Given the meals... More 

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Armidale
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We went here for dinner as we were staying nearby and had flown in late. The staff were friendly, quick, helpful and energetic. The food was pretty ordinary, the portions were fine, the choices reasonable, prices were reasonable, the rstnt was very clean and there was a general feeling of good will. Karaoke started up at the end of our... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Menu confusing. Didn't realise I had to put the dry noodles in the food myself . Probably would of been on if I was dining in - but take away : had no access to other bowls etc . Had to eat meal without noodles - was nice. Wasted my money & noodles.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Food is ok, don't expect anything exciting about the food there, just typical vietnamese and chinese food.Prices are ok, decent portions.

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Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Nothing special about Ben's. Usual Chinese and Vietnamese fare. Seems to cater particularly for Asian customers, especially with karaoke front and centre on stage every Friday and Saturday night. Some terrible crimes against humanity are perpetrated on these nights. Best to ring for take away unless bad karaoke is your thing. Service is quick and efficient and prices are very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Annerley Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland 4120, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: (07) 3391 3233

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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