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“Lovely food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Rice Paper Vietnamese Cuisine

Rice Paper Vietnamese Cuisine
131 King St | Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
(02) 8065 7271
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Ranked #1,304 of 5,105 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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5 restaurant reviews
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“Lovely food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Googled for a venue for dinner and it was a perfect choice! No regrets! Great decor, attentive staff and flavoursome food.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Sydney
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162 reviews 162 reviews
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Reviews in 73 cities Reviews in 73 cities
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
“Fresh and flavoursome”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

We have been frequenting Rice Paper over the last few months and have found that the standard is consistently good. The Vietnamese pancake is a particular favourite and really well done. The flavours are fresh and beautiful and the staff welcoming.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney
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“Modern Vietnamese Done Very Well”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

From the outset, we were behind the 8-ball. We turned up on a Tuesday night expecting we could walk in and snare a table. Alas, Rice Paper is a little more popular than that.

This, dear reader, is where the skill of customer service enters the scene, stage left. The Rice Paper staff couldn't accommodate us then and there, but probably could in around 20 minutes and they would call us when ready. As a group of 5 we said ok and headed off for a beer. True to their word they called us when a table was available and we walked straight in.

Let's get to the crux of it. The food. Wonderful. Just like in Vietnam the food is fresh, succulent and dances around the palette like Natalie Portman wished she could have in Black Swan. Sorry, I digress.

If you want conversation on a busy night, this isn't the place. There is no sound dampening so even soft conversation for each table mounts to a deafening crescendo fairly rapidly. It doesn't take away the enjoyment of the night, but it's probably not somewhere you want to go for a quiet romantic conversation.

It's not, however, a deal breaker. The excellent food and the wonderful staff are what make the place.

  • Visited March 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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Sydney, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Good deco avg food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012 via mobile

Went here for lunch with a friend and had the pork rice paper roll for entree and beef pho and crab noodle soup. The pho was very average not like the ones you get in maverickville or cabrmatta.. The crab soup was not too bad. The rice paper roll was quite good the pork was seasoned well.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Perth, Australia
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“Modem Viet cafe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

Modern decor and brisk service at this Vietnamese restaurant.

The make your own Vietnamese rolls were fun and the sugar cane beef was delicious.

Noodles and broth were hearty.

Efficient service, not a place to linger.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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