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Phamish Asian Cuisine

#911 of 4,427 Restaurants in Sydney
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Palmer St., Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
(02) 9357 2688
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. The good has been amazing every time I have been. Need to get there early as it is always busy. Most tables are outside so not sure what happens when it rains so go when the weather is fine.

Thank Alexandra J
Fort Worth, Texas
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate here on the recommendation of a colleague and the food was really good. The restaurant is small and spills into a courtyard. Given the noise in the restaurant, the courtyard is the better place to sit. Everything we had was really solid, but I especially enjoyed the papaya salad, the salt and pepper prawns, and spring rolls. Look... More 

Thank JBFW
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Went here on recommendations and been simply blown away by food. Portions are generous. We shared the Pamish rolls as appetizers (4 large rolls), and had two mains from the specials menu (prawns with aubergines, chili and garlic as well as an extremely tender pork/veg dish). Service is efficient. Prices really reasonable, given quality and large portions. This is not... More 

Thank cosmo1212Zurich
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The best spring rolls I've ever had and the soft shell crab was great. Food came out all with 2-15 minutes even though it was really busy.

Thank Sarah B
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Book a table as this is a very popular dining spot with the locals living in Republic and Republic 1. Sit in the lovely Kings Lane square. Food is cooked to order so is delicious and French. The chatter of the Vietnamese staff in the kitchen always amuses me. In the heart of trendy Darlinghurst and near bus stops.

Thank Yvonne M
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Some reviewers here expect fine dinning services.. This place is a casual relax Street food style restaurant with very fresh products and great foods.. As a Vietnamese myself, I know you can have cheaper elsewhere like marickville but the quality and freshness in set the different and I am willing to pay bit extra for it. It's cheaper than most... More 

Thank eastfly
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We made a booking for 5 and when we arrived we were told to sit at a table big enough for two people. When we requested a larger table both the waitress and managers were rude and flicked their hands dismissively saying they don't care and don't need our business anyway. We would have appreciated an apology and an explanation... More 

Thank Andrew B
Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

In short: After messing up our order, not only did they not take responsibility, they didn’t believe us. I now understand why so many other reviewers scored them down on their getting their orders wrong too. When calling in our order to Phamish Vietnamese Café (7:55pm), we asking when the food would be ready for collection. When we were told... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

we've been going there regularly and never were disappointed. Small restaurant serving amazing Vietnamese style food. Prices are not the cheapest but worth food value. Definitely recommended for asian food lovers.

Thank Sam J
Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

What a find. Vietnamese cafe style - mostly outdoor seating on stools - we arrived early but it filled quickly and before long the queue began. Order and pay at the counter, take a number and sit back with your BYO. Everything we ordered was delicious - scallop dumplings in broth, roti, rice paper rolls, soft shell crab, more dumplings... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palmer St., Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighborhood: Darlinghurst
  • Phone Number: (02) 9357 2688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Darlinghurst

Neighborhood Profile
Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney, Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and 1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning. Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small designer boutiques can be found along Victoria and Bourke Streets. Dining in Darlinghurst is a gastronomic adventure. Food from all over the world is on the menu, from American ribs to tapas, sushi to gelato and every ethnicity in between.