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“Fantastic food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Griffith Vietnamese Restaurant

Griffith Vietnamese Restaurant
6 Barker Street, Canberra 2603, Australia
(02) 6295 6505
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Ranked #166 of 836 Restaurants in Canberra
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Canberra, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Fantastic food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

The restaurant looks very simple, no fancy furniture, and the walls are covered with paper signed by politicians and celebrities... But don't let that put you off. The food is fantastic. the menu is great, but the best things aren't on the menu so tell the staff what you like and they'll recommend something. Tan, the boss, and the other staff are always so helpful and friendly. Always very busy so make sure you book.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • Indonesian first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Honest”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012 via mobile

We give this restaurant 4 stars overall for value, taste and service, even though it is not a 4 star decor. We introduced our English friends to their first Vietnamese experience and they were sold. The theatre of the comments written and posted all around the restaurant add to the fun of the night. Sadly, we do not live in Canberra to visit regularly, but we will return!

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Newcastle, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
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“Great Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Restaurant packed out on Monday night! Had to get takeaway. Food fantastic and full of flavour.
Very cheap meals and noisy cheerful atmosphere. Would highly recommend!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“BEST VIETNAMESE IN CANBERRA”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012 via mobile

Hands down the best Vietnamese in Canberra. The salt and pepper calamari with chilli is awesome. Kitch atmosphere but who cares, it is all about the food.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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3 restaurant reviews
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
“cheap and cheerful”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Just a basic, asian diner environment. Dont bring anyone here you want to impress.
But if you are on a budget or don't want to spend a lot on a meal, then this place is fine.
The quality is average, certainly not amazing like some people say. This is not authentic Vietnamese. There is only a slight difference which sets it apart from any other asian diner.
There are a lot of interesting quotes written on the wall by "celebrities" etc who have visited the place. Every night it seems to be booked out. Extra rice is free, which was great.
Overall, cheap and cheerful. I recommend it.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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