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219 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3708
650-952-2243
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10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Thu 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
    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
Fantastic stir-fry garlic noodles

We went with a group of friends while on vacation in SF and we loved it. The garlic noodles were fantastic. All the serving sizes are quite generous. It's popular, there was line up outside the restaurant and that was on a cold wet day. The locals all say it excellent food at a good price. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
Agathon S
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We went with a group of friends while on vacation in SF and we loved it. The garlic noodles were fantastic. All the serving sizes are quite generous. It's popular, there was line up outside the restaurant and that was on a cold wet day. The locals all say it excellent food at a good price. We would be happy... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is now my go to restaurant near SFO. The pho tai broth is good, maybe a little think but they provide plenty of veges, lime and jalapeno and the bowl is large with lots of noodles and good quality cuts of round steak. Didn't get to try the five spiced chicken but my neighbors looks really good. I like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This was my 1st time trying Vietnamese food and I loved it! Very flavorful and relatively inexpensive. Service was friendly and the food was delivered quickly. Very busy place showed how popular it is with locals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

fresh delicious . My friend had the barbecue shrimp with noodles while I had the The papaya shrimp salad. It had a light dressing that was absolutely delicious. Both dishes had generous portions of seafood shrimp. It is apparent that this place is popular since there were many tables filled with customers. I can see why. The prices were reasonable... More 

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Amazingly fresh Pho chock filled with fresh vegetables and amazing noodles. The patio on a nice day makes the restaurant a go to destination. Extremely efficient and attentive wait staff take your order and promptly deliver food. Portion size makes this place a bargain. Great deal.

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The restaurant was crowded with patrons speaking Vietnamese so we presume the food was authentic. It was delicious anyway. I love it when I cannot identify all the flavors in a dish! Nice outdoor patio for casual dining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

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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Wentworth, New Hampshire
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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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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 219 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-3708
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: 650-952-2243

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
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

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