We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
500 Fairway Rd. S., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
(519)742-3338
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

75 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 75: English reviews
Merida, Mexico
Level Contributor
142 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

First time here wnd it was excellent. Each ordered something different. The shrimp rolls were very fresh, as were the mango avocado rolls. The small Pho was a hearty portion with the accompanying green onions, cilantro and sprouts. We all ordered the green papaya salad - one regular, one with mango and one with marinated beef. All small portions were... More 

Helpful?
Thank RegD1945
Baden, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

The food and service is great and it's our favorite goto spot.. the only bad thing I can say about it is the washrooms are a little on the dirty side... thanks for many great dining experiences

Helpful?
Thank Bob P
Cambridge, Canada
Level Contributor
90 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The appetizer platter was excellent including fresh rolls, spring rolls, chicken satay, and mango salad. Ginger chicken was tasty with lots of ginger and fresh broccoli.

Helpful?
Thank crobinson2014
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
144 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

I have been here several times and usually I found both the food and service was good. We went there for lunch last week during a business trip. The food was still good, but one of the servers, who delivered the food, was not as nice as usual. It might be a language barrier or just simply not a good... More 

Helpful?
Thank Silvi S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
167 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

First time visit to Ben Thanh...and just wasn't impressed.....I love Thai food and have eaten at restaurants around the world and this was just a bit disappointing. The pad Thai had no heat and the flavor was just off....a bit sweet in fact. My colleague ordered the red curry chicken and he also had a sad face....maybe I should have... More 

Helpful?
Thank Redbullx2
Kitchener, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Some waiters are okay and nice, some are absolutely bitter and have attitude when it's not necessary to be rude. Food is good but I only order with the ones I'm familiar with, it depends on what time you eat there, if you are dining in at dinner time or holidays expect your food to be delayed..

Helpful?
Thank Kat R
Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

I used to order take out from Ben Thanh at least twice a month. Now, every time I'm convinced I'll be happy with my order, I'm disappointed. I've ordered the potato curry twice and each time I only had one piece of potato in it. As for flavour, it's terrible! It just feels like someone just through one hot spice... More 

Helpful?
Thank Morgan B
Level Contributor
122 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

They have good quality food and decent service. Generally they are under staffed and service slows down when they are more then half full. While my family enjoy this place I will say that since their expansion a few years ago they have created a large menu and spread themselves a little thin. They don't execute everything as well as... More 

Helpful?
Thank Cuong L
Waterloo, Canada
Level Contributor
114 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

My bf loves this place, I'm still on the fence. The prices are not bad in comparison to others and you get a lot of food. On this visit I ordered the mixed seafood pad Thai.. Should've got vegetarian, shrimp or chicken.. I got 3 pieces of shrimp and ALOT of something I couldn't even tell you what it was..... More 

Helpful?
Thank Victor1a
Kitchener, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

I really like to food here. Its cheap and you get a lot for the money you get. I eat here pretty often and I`m really happy with the food and the service.

Helpful?
Thank Eddyz

Travelers who viewed Ben Thanh also viewed

Kitchener, Region of Waterloo
Kitchener, Region of Waterloo
 
Kitchener, Region of Waterloo
 
Kitchener, Region of Waterloo
Cambridge, Region of Waterloo
 

Been to Ben Thanh? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Fairway Rd. S., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: (519)742-3338

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ben Thanh staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?