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888 Vietnamese Restaurant

2400 E Oltorf St Ste 1A, Austin, TX 78741-4563 (South Austin)
(512) 448-4722
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Ranked #514 of 3,114 restaurants in Austin
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Neighborhood: South Austin
Most recent review
- Aug 5, 2014
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: South Austin
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92% Recommend
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Belton, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have been to 888 Vietnamese (or 888 Thai as we call it) at least 5 times and have never had a bad meal there. The restaurant an be busy during prime dinner hours but the line moves quickly, especially if you are a smaller party like 2 or 3. We really enjoy sitting outside on the patio and now... More

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Sanford, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I was glad everyone agreed on Take Out. The restaurant was packed and the people at the tables had mounds of food to put away. As with other Asian restaurants, we had a variety of meals that we all shared back at the house. Much to my surprise, every dish was tasty. It is unfortunate that I did not remember... More

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Houston, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We have visited this restaurant in Sep 2013, and based upon our previous experience, we visited this again Mar 2014. The food is good and quite sumuptous too! Last time we went, it was a saturday evening, there was a bit of rush. We had to wait for at least 45 mins before we got our order. Overall it is... More

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Palmetto, Florida
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84 reviews 84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Seems to have all the standard Vietnamese dishes, but it also has other Asian fare. I had the green curry and it was a bigger portion and tastier than other Thai places I've been in town. There's a patio out front and a lunch buffet. Prices are very reasonable. Like many hidden gems, it's tucked away in a strip mall... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Great service. A diverse menu and we ordered 5 items, all of which were too sweet. Needs to be more authentically asian in taste.

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Austin, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Having been raised in a city where food is a religion and when people wait in line for a restaurant it is actually good, I am constantly disappointed in Austin's food and restaurants. I do however believe there are some very quality inexpensive ethnic restaurants hiding in the different neighborhoods if you're willing to step out of line from Hopdaddy... More

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

I would give it 5 stars but they took away the outdoor seating! Still love the food and the hospitality. The food quality is second to none. It's fast and inexpensive. You can't beat a 7 dollar buffet! There buffet is great and I hate buffets!

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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

The menu here is extensive, offering a variety of Thai and Vietnamese dishes. I was spoilt for choice. The food may not be entirely authentic but neither is it watered down and Americanised. We had the duck wrap, green curry, tom yam soup and thai style red snapper. All the dishes were tasty, especially the fish which I had my... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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90 reviews 90 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

Had the Panang Red Curry....great!! Though the menu said it was "3 peppers hot" (3 being hottest. Not very hot to me...next time I order a 3-pepper dish, I'll ask for a 5. And there WILL be a next time!! They are open late and have a very extensive menu!

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469 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Upon the recommendation of two employees of the Omni Southpark Hotel in Austin, Texas, we dined at the 888 Vietnamese Restaurant. While not located in the nicest areas of Austin, this restaurant provides friendly service and delicious food. After some appetizers, my colleague had the KungPao Chicken with white rice and I had the KungPao Beef with brown rice. The... More

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