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1868 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955-3611
831-394-8855
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch

They very good pho, at a reasonable price, the service is very good and the people that work there are friendly and attentive. I'll definitely revisit this restaurant when I'm back in town.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Tim P
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Lewes, Delaware
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Went for the chicken pho. It was terrific. Not salty but vibrant flavor. Oodles of noodles. Started with generous portion of spring tools. They were so fresh and tasted wonderful. Prices are right on. One non foodie comment. Loved the ceiling.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

They very good pho, at a reasonable price, the service is very good and the people that work there are friendly and attentive. I'll definitely revisit this restaurant when I'm back in town.

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Monterey, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We had pho here and overall, it was okay. A bit too much star anise flavor in the standard rice noodle pho and the meatballs were rubbery and overcooked. The egg noodle seafood soup had about 1/2 cup of crispy fried onions on top - way too much. Plus the shrimp was suspiciously off color so I didn't eat it.... More 

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Arizona
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100 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The service was real slow, but the foods were real good. The spring rolls were delish. The large combination pho I had for dinner hit the spot. It's a pricey sit-down restaurant though.

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Salinas, California
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My husband and I have been fans of another Vietnamese restaurant Pho King, in Seaside, but it closed recently. Hunting for a replacement, we tried Taste of Vietnam and have been back many times. First of all do not be put off by the location. Next to the now closed Salvation Army, the parking lot is pretty rough looking and... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Admittedly I haven't been to every Vietnamese restaurant in Monterey, but this one certainly fills the bill for Vietnamese cuisine. Unpretentious but good service and terrific food. Reasonably priced. Recommended.

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Mid-state NY
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I love Vietnamese food and found this restaurant thoroughly mediocre. It is a sports bar in addition. I have eaten at other Vietnamese restaurants in Seaside and found them to be much more interesting.

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Salinas, California
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

Trying new things can be very Good!! We have been going to this establishment for several months off & on, have tried several dishes, All Excellent!!! Love Pho!! Another place in a strip mall but worthy of a Stop!!

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012 via mobile

Looked very unassuming and I was certainly not sure- before I got inside that is. We went here because of reviews on Tripadvisor and this is proof why Tripadvisor is amazing! Would never have gone if I had not seen reviews, am very glad I did. Food was great and enjoying a few drinks watching sports before hand fit the... More 

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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Lots of good Pho choices, ok service, excellent fresh ingrediants, not much on atmosphere but we don't expect any in a Vietnamese restaurant. Sort of an odd entry area, but just go farther in and they will get you seated. The Vietnamese iced coffee is the real thing, just like you get in Ho Chi Minh City!

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Additional Information about Taste of Vietnam

Address: 1868 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955-3611
Phone Number: 831-394-8855
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Seaside
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1868 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955-3611
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Seaside
  • Phone Number: 831-394-8855

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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