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Ben Tre Restaurant

219 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3708
650-952-2243
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English first
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Ben Tre restaurant is a little Vietnamese restaurant located on the corner in South San Francisco. Ca their specialty is Vietnamese cuisine. One of their most popular dishes are probably the Pho, Vietnamese style beef stew, & 5 spice chicken. and I would recommend you trying them all! =)

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Milford, New Hampshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Ate here on a busy Saturday night. The menu is huge and it is possible to customize your food. Everything is super fresh. Pho has a great depth of flavor. There are dozens of noodle/seafood/rice dishes including some you don't see too frequently such as beef stew soup. When I went it was crowded. Service was extremely fast (if a... More 

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Rutherford, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We are not often in the SSF area so we tried early lunch here. So early that we got our pick of seating/table which we sat by the window, view of Grand Ave. I observed things are more than gently used here; more very well used; utensils, furniture, no napkin holder, Asian cleanliness restaurant standard (sticky). We had five spiced... More 

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San Francisco
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Super fresh, tasty pho here! Also try the Imperial rolls. They have good seafood as well. Gets very crowded at lunch, it's very popular.

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San Francisco, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My two brothers and I were going to have lunch at Capital Restaurant in San Francisco Chinatown. It was Special Prime Ribs Day at Capital. However, it was decided Ben Tre was closer to my brother's work place in South City and near San Francisco Airport. The day we went , it was a splendid and gorgeous day. The sun... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Went here on a whim when staying on Airport Boulevard. Place is crowded and you might find yourself sharing a table with others so if you want a quiet, private conversation this might not be the place for you. The food was amazing-everything we had was authentic, delicious, and a bargain compared to stuff in the city or our hometown,... More 

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Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

When my wife and I dropped in here on our way to the airport we had no expectations as we had never eaten Vietnamese food before. We were pleasantly surprised at how great Vietnamese food is and became fans from our visit here and have since found somewhere in our hometown that we can now compare this to. We asked... More 

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Salinas, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Wanted somewhere close to SFO so we could entertain our daughter and granddaughter between flights. Food was delicious, served promptly and friendly staff. Quite busy, space is limited. We will actually go back just to eat. Only complaint, the toilets were shabby.

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san francisco
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303 reviews 303 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I decided to try Ben Tre based on the great ratings. When I approached, it looked like a nice place with patio seating. Inside was more like a standard Chinese/Vietnamese restaurant; nothing special. I ordered the grilled chicken over garlic noodles --- a house special. The noodles were perfectly prepared ("4"), but I was not enamored with the garlic sauce... More 

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San Francisco, California
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178 reviews 178 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

It's been more than a year since I last ate at this restaurant. I ordered my usual grilled pork chop with rice. It is as delicious as I remember it. It's so good to know that this place has been consistent with their food. The service is still very fast. It continues to be very crowded and wait time can... More 

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Additional Information about Ben Tre Restaurant

Address: 219 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3708
Phone Number: 650-952-2243
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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