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Freshroll

157 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-3039
(415) 348-1858
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Ranked #349 of 4,936 restaurants in San Francisco
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Most recent review
- Aug 14, 2014
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Earth, Texas
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197 reviews 197 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Honestly I expected more based on the reviews here at TA but having lived in SEA for some time I need to say that the rolls are just average. They lack the spices and fresh ingredients you will find in Vietnam or Thailand. Even in the US I had better rolls at Vietnamese restaurants. Atmosphere is pretty much non-existent. Also... More

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Centralia, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is a fantastic, fresh, healthy, fast food. The concept is like Chipotle, but with Vietnamese food. So instead of choosing fillings for a tortilla, you choose fillings for a spring roll. I loved the garlic shrimp and the lemongrass pork. This concept should go national!

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Munich, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We had late lunch at Freshroll as it was very near our hotel. Living in Asia for the past 9 years, I've had my share of fresh springrolls, but I have to admit these were pretty awesome. We tried almost everything on their menu: the fresh rolls (my favorite is the one with the lemongrass pork), the sandwich and the... More

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Chicago
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I try to stop here for lunch at least once every time I am in SF. To me, this is what California style fast food could and should be. Fresh, healthy and extremely flavorful and tasty spring rolls and bowls. The 3 roll combo will totally fill you up (if you can even finish it) but you will feel great... More

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Fairport, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The rolls are very filling and fresh tasting (I tried both the pork and the garlic shrimp). Love the pineapple and jalapeño in them. And get a side of taro chips... they are much better than pre-packaged taro chips.

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michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

An absolute must when in San Fran! Loved everything about this place. Food is fresh and delicious, line moves swiftly. Fantastic prices. Don't miss this place! My only disappointment is that I don't live in San Fran...

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Vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Tried the pho and liked how "un-greasy" the broth was. Would come back for another quick meal! and the taro chips were delicious! yum!

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Herndon, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Nice to have a healthier option in a fast food format. All ingredients were fresh and made to order (similar to chipotle). I had the rolls and they were filling and tasty. Great spot to go to especially if you need a quick bite in between meetings at the Mascone center.

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Krakow, Poland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Next to convention center. Ordered bowl with shrimps and taro chips was then immediately blown away by the freshness and simolicity of the meal delivious. Commin back tomorrow.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I was in San Francisco for a little over a week and I stopped in here a couple times throughout my stay. I had the freshrolls and they were so good! I had never had rice paper before, so watching them make the rolls was very entertaining. I was worried about the taste and consistency, but was immediately blown away... More

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