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Yen for Viet

296 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales 2204, Australia
+61 2 8399 0598
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pork” (4 reviews)
“hot pot” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese
296 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales 2204, Australia
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

In the famous Marrickville cheap eats strip on Illawarra Road (though not as cheap as it used to be) you'll find Nguyen Brothers Marrickville (many listings still call it Yen for Viet, but they're the same place). Good Vietnamese meals and particularly two good fish...More

Thank ChrisMaher
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Many ,many options so hard to decide what to eat. A mix of flavours some overpowering though. The restaurant was full and seemed to have a good flow. The service was quick and polite although few items were missed from our orders . They had...More

Thank Theplanetismine
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Love this place I got to practice my very limited Vietnamese dining language skills with a waiter working on his English language skills all up good fun and sincere Vietnamese fare. I had the pork hot pot cooked in a mini clay pot my dining...More

Thank princesssul
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

There is a long line of Vietnamese restaurants on this strip. One in particular is always booked out. It is a new darling but when you cant get in there, head straight for Yen for Viet. Although it has been here for 4 or 5...More

Thank MyKitchenStories
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Good place to experience viet flavours Staff could be slow but food is delicious. Plenty if flavours. Not too cheap but if you wanna try good viet flavours,this is a great place. Vietnamese pancakes,pho soups,lemongrass chicken,seafood and noodles are just amazingly delicious. This is one...More

Thank Vikash S
Reviewed June 17, 2016

I was driving nearby yesterday 17th June 2016 so stopped just for a bowl of Pho having read about Yen for Viet on Broadsheet. So whilst there were many attractive dishes on the menu I just ordered the Pho Dat Biet.(Pho special with beef tripe,...More

Thank poppyboss
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Simple and tasty. Went with a party of four on a Saturday night. The place is a basic set up with no fancy table cloths as you would expect of a cheap and cheery restaurant. We had the pork and prawn pancake which didn't disappoint...More

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Being a local in this area, we've tried most of the vietnamese restaurant here - there are five others within the same street. Our experience with Yen for Viet wasn't too pleasant. They did not offer high chair despite the obvious of bringing our toddler,...More

Thank danat509
Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

They forgot our drinks and we were ignored for ages before we asked if our order could be taken. The food took a long time to come out but it was OK, I have had better, I have had worse. Given how many Vietnamese restaurants...More

Thank Nic B
Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Outstanding food no other words are necessary ! Love this restaurant. Caramelised fish in clay pot, lemon grass chicken......beef curry, rice paper prawn rolls and salt and pepper squid yum

Thank Cwiddy
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Lunch, Dinner
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Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 296 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales 2204, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Marrickville
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8399 0598
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