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374 Victoria St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
(03) 9428 7948
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Tue 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good value-for-money Vietnamese food

It's a delight for both the wallet and the pallet and for Vegetarians and non-Vegetarians which, I suspect, is because they're located somewhat away from the main Victoria restaurant strip so they need to be good to attract and maintain customers. The revamped Menu is streamlined and is suitably... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Joseph B
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We have been going to Van Mai for many years on a weekly basis. Although the prices have gone up over the years -- the quality hasn't. It is so fresh and tasty with delightful staff- no matter how busy. I highly recommend the " country pancake" and " mung bean pie" . Also the wonton and BBQ pork soup... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Van Mai is my local and I love it! I am a regular here because they do my favourite dish so well - Egg Noodle Soup with wontons & BBQ pork. It's perfect and flavourful! And a bargain you can't beat it. The spring rolls are also delicious, crispy with lots of filling. The staff are always friendly so dining... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

It's a delight for both the wallet and the pallet and for Vegetarians and non-Vegetarians which, I suspect, is because they're located somewhat away from the main Victoria restaurant strip so they need to be good to attract and maintain customers. The revamped Menu is streamlined and is suitably complimented by various specials. The staff were friendly and, more importantly,... More 

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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Rice paper rolls well constructed, just not a lot of flavour. Vietnamese salad was a far better dish with a great taste. Main meals were pleasant and the plain rice as a side was also cooked well. Drinks were reasonable and service was prompt. Nothing really wrong with the food but nothing really outstanding either, so with many other restaurants... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The staff were friendly enough but some had trouble understanding me. (I have a strong Australian accent.) But they were able to get our meals right. The food is fantastic. We live in Richmond and have eaten at many of the places and this is one of the best. The food is fresh and super tasty. Highlights are the duck... More 

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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Ordered the standard Vietnamese dishes (broken rice, spring roll, seafood etc), but the stand out dish was the Barramundi Sweet and Sour Soup ($20 regular, $30 large). They put herbs, tamarind, vegies, chilli, and pineapples into the broth - the soup was bursting with flavour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I went there as the chef (otao kitchen recommended). Love the chicken and rice Great food and the guys are lovely.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Our family have been visiting restaurant for many years. Like the rolls and stir-fry.... Love overtime, highly recommended.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Really good food, inexpensive prices and good service. Definitely worth going to eat there regularly

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

i've ordered take away from here and dined in, and each time i've been happy with everything. the staff and the food are both great. amazing value as well. definitely recommend this one.

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Additional Information about Van Mai Restaurant

Address: 374 Victoria St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9428 7948
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Richmond
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 374 Victoria St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: (03) 9428 7948

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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