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“One of my favorites” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Taste of Vietnam

Taste of Vietnam
46005 Regal Plaza #110, Sterling, VA 20165
703-433-9543
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Ranked #33 of 211 Restaurants in Sterling
Cuisines: Seafood, Noodle, Thai, Vietnamese
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Ashburn, Virginia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“One of my favorites”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

I have been eating at this restaurant for over ten years. It is one of my favorites. Great value for lunch or dinner, hard to spend over $10.00 per person (excluding alcohol. Staff hasn't really changed in the last 10 years so the service is consistent. Must admit that I really like the grilled pork over vermicelli or the beef with lemongrass, so I haven't ordered a lot of other things on the menu. The appetizer platter is well worth $8 or so and includes marinated grilled beef, fried wanton, shrimp toast, spring roll and shrimp roll

  • Visited November 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Herndon, Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Nice surprise, great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

What a pleasant surprise. We stopped in this humble strip mall restaurant before going to a movie at the Regal cinemas nearby. We’d planned to go to a fancier Thai restaurant but decided we didn’t have the time. We’re glad we discovered this place. We started with an appetizer sampler with a rice paper roll, chargrilled beef skewers, a spring roll, fried wonton and shrimp toast. I can’t vouch for the authenticity of Vietnamese food and suspect these dishes tilted a bit toward the American love of greasy things. They were delicious regardless. Ordered spicy beef strips in lemongrass with vegetables and rice. The spicy beef had a real kick. I was thankful I’d had crisp, cold 33 beer and a glass of ice water to go along with it. It’s one of the best dishes I’ve had in a while. The missus ordered charcoal grilled pork over vermicelli and vegetables, and declared it “a very tasty dish.’’ The bill came to about $30 before tip for the two of us. We’ll be back.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Arlington, Virginia
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13 restaurant reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great BBQ dishes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011

Every time we go to Taste of Vietnam, my family would order up bun (vermicelli noodle) with anyone of the BBQ meats (pork, beef, or chicken). The meats are great here; the seasoning is authentic and the taste is yummy.

Try this if you'd like an alternative to Pho, which is the Vietnamese dish that non-Vietnamese people eat.

Visited February 2011
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Sterling, Virginia
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21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Great Pho in Sterling!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2011

Taste of Vietnam is this great little restaurant that serves up the best pho and other delicious Vietnamese treats in Sterling, VA. It has quickly become me and my husband's favorite date night restaurant because it is GOOD and it is right next to the movie theatre and Borders. I always have a hard time deciding betweent the pho with brisket or the bbq beef on vermicelli noodles. The service is excellent and both of us sharing an appetizer, 2 entrees and sharing a delicious deep fried banana dessert only spend about $25 and have left overs for lunch the next day. Great for take out as well!

  • Visited February 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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