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888 Vietnamese Restaurant

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2400 E Oltorf St Ste 1A, Austin, TX 78741-4563
(512) 448-4722
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Vietnamese, Thai, with plenty to choose from

This excellent, informal, low-priced restaurant offers an exhaustive selection of both Vietnamese and Thai dishes. Portions are large; service is friendly and casual. Good selection of beer in bottles and on tap. A very pleasant, not too noisy choice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2015
Greenbean45
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Carrboro, North Carolina
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Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Hands down, best Vietnamese in Austin area. My husband and I ate here almost weekly for the entire two years we spent in Austin. We did take out and dine, brought family and friends, no one was ever disappointed. They have a huge menu suitable for all diet types. Beware- the take out menu is half the size of the... More 

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Carrboro, North Carolina
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

This excellent, informal, low-priced restaurant offers an exhaustive selection of both Vietnamese and Thai dishes. Portions are large; service is friendly and casual. Good selection of beer in bottles and on tap. A very pleasant, not too noisy choice.

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Thank Greenbean45
Nashville, Tennessee
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Not far down East Oltorf from I-35. I stopped in for carry out and the place was hopping. No need to worry about fresh here. Offers a wide variety of Southeast Asian centered dishes. The Pho is wonderful, I enjoyed my Thai Curry Red Fish and my partner the good old standby Pad Thai. Given the noise levels this is... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I'm so glad I stopped. They were having AC problems (a freak thing apparently) and it was well over a 100 degrees that day, but the food was so great I didnt notice the heat and that says a lot. I'll be back every time I come to Austin!

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Thank Kindle A
Austin, Texas
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I love asian food, and I've never been impressed with this place. They have a decent buffet, but the food is completely average.

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Thank Omar N
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

For a really good pho, broth is key. And the pho tai chin, was very yummy. To the last drop, literally. After a long day of festival, I was craving a really good bowl of pho. My bro, took me here at 930. Open late night, the place was packed, there were even police officers eating, in the corner. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

When I first moved to the Austin area from Houston, one of the things I worried about was leaving a great food town that had a great variety of cuisine to choose from. Having a noodle hankering I discovered this restaurant and tried it out. The quality of their food and dishes are excellent. The price is also more than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My friends live close by. I'm visiting from out of town and asked for some good Asian food. They took me to 888. Wow! I was NOT disappointed! I ordered the Crispy Pad Thai. It was ON POINT! I ate until I was full and then wanted to keep eating but while my lips said "yes" my belly said "no!".... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I was with a group of 8 - adults and college students. We all enjoyed our meals. Vegetarian Pho was great! Others enjoyed items from classic curry to frog legs. Everyone really enjoyed the food. Prices were reasonable. Staff were friendly and attentive. Definitely a

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Austin, Texas
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230 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This was my first visit to 888. It was highly recommended by a friend. Now, when it comes to Asian food I'm very picky so my expectations were not real high. I ordered the Chicken Cashew. The serving size is large. It was a delicious, spicy dish so I was pleasantly surprised. The chicken ratio was way too low in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2400 E Oltorf St Ste 1A, Austin, TX 78741-4563
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighborhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: (512) 448-4722

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?