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Fairway Road, Kitchener, Ontario N2C 1X3, Canada
(519)742-3338
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

"Well, everyone's taste buds are different." This was one of the caustic replies we received from Anna, the less than delightful manager after sending back the atrocious mango salad we ordered. We weren't expecting the greatest food, but we weren't expecting rude, defensive and argumentative customer service! I don't think I will go into much detail about the food, as... More 

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Thank J N
Kitchener, Canada
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9 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered a broccoli and beef with sticky rice for take-out. When I was on my lunch and started eating my meal from Ben Tanh, I realized the rice was a little too 'sticky' and started to look more closely at it when I noticed thick, black hairs in amongst the rice. I realized in a moment that they were pubic... More 

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Thank Janice M
Toronto, Canada
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79 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only go to this restaurant if you have an empty belly and a big appetite. Portions are large and you will easily have enough for lunch the next day, despite stuffing yourself! Staff are wonderful and friendly, food is fresh and well-made, and service is quick! Everytime we go - we try a new dish....and have yet to be disappointed!... More 

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Thank Andrea_Wallette
Kitchener
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Love this place. Can be a bit noisy so be prepared for that. Food has always come fairly quickly and good size portions and hot. Servers are quite attentive and seem to want to serve you. Lots to try on the menu. Always good eats when we visit this place.

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Thank Keith C
Kitchener, Canada
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254 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I have probably eaten at Ben Thanh a dozen times over the past few years and realized that I have never reviewed this location. The restaurant is close to my work so convenience was the reason why I started to visit but it was the food that keeps me coming back. Service is always decent and they always seem busy.... More 

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Thank Mike S
Merida, Mexico
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156 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 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 

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Thank RegD1945
Baden, Canada
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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

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Thank Bob P
Cambridge, Canada
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96 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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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.

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Thank crobinson2014
Toronto, Canada
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149 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
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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 

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Thank Silvi S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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125 restaurant reviews
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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 

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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
Thai
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: Fairway Road, Kitchener, Ontario N2C 1X3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: (519)742-3338

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?