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Da Kao Chinese & Vietnamese Cuisine

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800 West 7th Street, Sioux City, IA 51103
712 252 3937
Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout

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  • 25
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 2
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good good good prices

Food is very good here. Best fried rice around. Vietnamese food is very good. Chinese food (except the fried rice) could use a little improvement

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
Chrissy R
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

Was told 45 min... over an hour goes by and we called, was told driver left 30 min ago. Food arrives 28 min after that... food is cold and we also ordered NO ONION... Guess what there is onion and also no sweet and sour sent when we ordered crab ragoons and egg rolls.... called them up and they argued... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

I recently visited Sioux City with my family and was referred here by locals for good Chinese/Vietnamese food. We got take out. The shorter waitress that helped us had the worst attitude. For that alone, I wouldn't come back. The younger waitress was definitely nicer. We ordered banh xeo, bun bo hue and spring rolls. The spring rolls were burnt.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Food is very good here. Best fried rice around. Vietnamese food is very good. Chinese food (except the fried rice) could use a little improvement

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Ann Arbor, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Stopped here on our cross-country trek because I like Vietnamese food, and it's in short supply in Iowa. This place is legit: the pho is amazing and the vermicelli bowls are great. And when they say spicy, they mean spicy!! I was thrilled (and if kept me full all the way across South Dakota).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is a high-quality, well-run place. The food is fresh, authentic and flavorful and the staff works very hard. The food style leans toward Vietnamese, but the Chinese dishes are quite good as well. When we are in the mood for Asian cuisine, it's tough to choose between Da Kao and Diamond Thai (which is right down the street). Both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This place is a locals favorite! If your a fan of chains and Chinese buffets then it may not be the place for you. Atmosphere is average and the food is prepared quickly, but the fresh, quality ingredients and flavors are outstanding! I've been visiting this place for over 20 years, live in Denver, and visit here every time I'm... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love the ginger chicken, and the fact that you can get any of the dishes extra spicy. Sometimes the wait is a bit long, but the food and portion size are worth the wait! You won't leave hungry, for sure. Overlook the bar across the street and give Da Kao a try. Their delivery service is very speedy if... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Da Kao is what I would consider a "hit or miss" place. I have had fantastic service with wonderful food and I have had slow service with just so-so food. The last time we went, a person who seemed to be the owner was there and stopped by to explain some of the menu items. He was friendly and patient.... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Food was food not great. Have had better have had worse. In sioux city it is pretty good compared to the others. Service like all the other reviews leaves something to be desired

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

Slow, rude service Food is ok but spicy! I guess I'm a jerk for expecting a refill on my water because that never happened We were the only people in the entire place, now I know why Won't be In a hurry to go back any time soon Disappointing

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Additional Information about Da Kao Chinese & Vietnamese Cuisine

Address: 800 West 7th Street, Sioux City, IA 51103
Phone Number: 712 252 3937
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Sioux City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese, Vietnamese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 800 West 7th Street, Sioux City, IA 51103
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Sioux City
  • Phone Number: 712 252 3937

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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