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522 Campbell St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1212
816-472-4888
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Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 am
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 am

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Lunch Spot

Fabulous lunch spot, always crowded but speedy service. Prices are very reasonable and the food is great. Would highly recommend the sweet potato lettuce wrap appetizer. So good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Fabulous lunch spot, always crowded but speedy service. Prices are very reasonable and the food is great. Would highly recommend the sweet potato lettuce wrap appetizer. So good.

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Iowa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My wife and I like to eat out a lot, probably a little too much. Why do you care? Because it means we've eaten at many of the "best" restaurants in and around the KC area and Vietnam Cafe is my favorite. If you like Pho, this is hands down the best you can get in KC and maybe anywhere.... More 

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Greenwood, Arkansas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

For a whole in the wall their food is delicious, cheap, and fast! Although they do forget to refill your drink, but they have gotten better. The place is usually packed, but even with lots of people you get your food in a timely manner. Of course I always order the meatball pho and spring rolls. You cannot go wrong... More 

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Miami, Florida
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137 reviews 137 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Every time I visit my best friend in KC, this is a must eat on my list. This was my second time there and it was just as yummy. We started with Banh Tom Chien - basically sweet potato fries and shrimp. My BFF ordered Pho Bo and I ordered noodles. Both entrees were generous in size and very filling.... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I am a Vietnam Veteran of the United States Army. I arrived at the Vietnam Cafe at approximately 14:30 hours to find a line of people waiting to be seated in a small Restaurant. While i was waiting I had enough time to talk to some of the others patrons in line which gave me time to ask them about... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Kind of a hole in the wall and doesn't have much for drinks (beer), but the food is worth it. Pho is great, as is the Bun is also excellent.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Really good pho, and mixed plate. Prices are low, and quantity is high......always a good sign when a restaurant is packed with its Ethnic origin :-)

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Kansas City, Missouri
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Vietnam Cafe is a small restaurant that is crowded with as many tables and booths as they can fit in. Why? The food is so good that with fewer seats even more people would be lined up at meal times waiting for a seat, you do get to meet others while seated. Food is fresh and fast...great pho but... More 

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Leawood, Kansas
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82 reviews 82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Very nice, downtown restaurant, with what seems like authentic Vietnamese food. The pho is fantastic, a bit on the sweet side, but really good. Prices are nice, and don't forget the sweet potato fries - really good, and with greens to go with them that work.

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Wichita, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The pho was wonderful, the spring rolls tasted very fresh, and the service was efficient. We will definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 522 Campbell St, Kansas City, MO 64106-1212
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: 816-472-4888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 6:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:00 am

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