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Monsoon Vietnamese Bistro

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14248 Manchester Rd Ste A, Ballwin, MO 63011-4515
(636) 256-8838
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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St. Louis
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Monsoon in Manchester is absolutely fababulous and never fails to disappoint. The owner Nick takes care of you the entire time and my go to favorite Calamari salad is fantastic.

Thank RamsFans
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch - good iced Vietnamese coffee and ok dumplings - menu said shrimp and pork but I tasted none. The filling was solid and only warm. I'd return for the coffee but order something else.

Thank vascodegramma
Ballwin, Missouri
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Can't remember the name of it, but the soup with the pheasant eggs is very good. They bring bean sprouts, hot peppers and herbs to the table as well as a spices tray. Very nice workers too.

Thank Carol D
Chesterfield, Missouri
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I love this place because of their elaborate Menu that delivers Vietnamese food with a touch of Thai, Chinese and the other regional influences. They have plenty of healthy options too. Their pho is really good and it's delivered with a plate of delicious herbs, sprouts and chilies. The only down side is the ambiance. They don't really have natural... More 

Thank OlgaGCritic411
Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Monsoon Vietnamese Bistro has been one of my favorite restaurants for years. The food is full of fresh and complex flavors, is uniquely satisfying and is consistently excellent. My husband and I have eaten in some excellent Vietnamese restaurants in Chicago, Seattle, Portland, and the Bay Area, and we consider Monsoon the best Vietnamese restaurant in the St. Louis area.... More 

Thank Dru T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Great Vietnam food. Always clean and the owner Nick will adjust the spice and heat to your taste. Nick will do his best to make you feel at home. On a scale of 1-5 it should be a 6. This is a MUST.

Thank Sheldon P
Aventura, Florida
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221 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We opted for their freshly made soups which the Vietnamese have perfected. They have several to choose from and the portion is large enough for two or to make it your main dish. The owner was there the day we visited and was very welcoming and helpful in our menu selections.

Thank Smarkow314
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111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

As I and my co-worker walked into this bistro, the first thing that hit me was the emptiness. The restaurant has a very nice decor, a good looking bar. The waiter was very nice and accommodate us to our needs. We started out with a calamari appetizer. The flavor was decent, however, the calamari was slightly over cooked, giving it... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Met some friends for dinner at Monsoon last night and none of us had been there before. We decided to be adventurous and give Vietnamese food a try (we all enjoy Thai food, so what's to risk??). The atmosphere is great. Tables are pleasantly spaced apart. The music is subtle and pleasant. Decorations are sparse, but fitting. Our server explained... More 

Thank Craig B
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Everything. Is over the top wonderful .Great see bass, shaken beef and crispy appetizers.Never a bad meal


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14248 Manchester Rd Ste A, Ballwin, MO 63011-4515
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Ballwin
  • Phone Number: (636) 256-8838

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