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Bodega Bistro - Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine

607 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7910 (Civic Center)
415-921-1218
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Ranked #736 of 5,014 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese, French, Vietnamese, Bistro
Neighborhood: Civic Center
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Dining options: Dinner
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Visited Vietnam 2 years ago, this was the best Viet food I ever ate afterwards. The neighbourhood is not great, but certainly not dangerous.

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Ordered lemon grass chicken and vegetarian spring roll and they were great. The only reason I went was because I was waiting for a friend. Will go back next time in town as would love to try the PHO.

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Benicia, CA
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92 reviews 92 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Basic Vietnamese fare with above average pho at very reasonable prices. My only issue with this place is that you pick your own cutlery out of a metal container on top of the table. Germaphobes like me have a tough time trying not to think about all the folks who may have inadvertently touched my fork before I pulled it... More 

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Berkeley, California
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135 reviews 135 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Came to BB for an early dinner. Some people have mentioned about the Tenderloin location but during daylight it should not be a problem and the area still draws many people that are not trying to cause any problems. Yes, there are plenty of street people but most are not attempting to start confrontations. as I mentioned in the title... More 

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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We went there to try pho for this first time. Needless to say, we were impressed by the service and taste of the food. Our portion size was quite large I must say. The only downside was that this place is in a shaky neighborhood. I would do lunch here not dinner because of the area. Overall, we would try... More 

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Texas City, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We enjoyed it so much the firat day that we ended eating there everyday. Authentic Vietnamese cuisine.

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London
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119 reviews 119 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Basic and rather bare appearance despite the linens on the wooden tables but first-class food. Open daily from 10am-3pm and 5-10pm. Does not deliver. Having visited Vietnam with anticipation some years ago, we were disappointed to repeatedly discover while there that the food was actually much better at Vietnamese restaurants in the developed countries - especially Paris (France), Vancouver and... More 

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Sydney
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

If only there had been more than two of us, we could have tried more dishes. We ate: Nom (green papaya salad with Vietnamese "beef jerky" $6.30) - the balance of dressing, peanuts, noodles, papaya, beef and seasoning was just right. Bun Cha Hanoi (marinated grilled pork and salad wrap $13.50) is very tender pork in a delicately flavoursome broth,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

3 of us stopped by Bodega Bistro for dinner on a random week night, as we happened to be in the area. I'm always a little nervous to try a new Vietnamese place because my partner is Vietnamese and very hard to please with restaurant food. What a really nice surprise to have enjoyed everything we ordered. I don't remember... More 

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Florence, Italy
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We did not ever eat vietnamese cuisine before. Pho was so fine. The soups were very spicy and i like it. Maybe too much cylantro, everywhere. Service perfect, location in yhe heart of Little Saigon.

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Additional Information about Bodega Bistro - Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine

Address: 607 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7910
Phone Number: 415-921-1218
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Civic Center
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Chinese, French, Vietnamese, Bistro

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