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Tan Lac Vien


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Asian, Vietnamese, Chinese
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

We have been eating here for a couple years but since we're not locals, it isn't often enough. Their vegan pho is beautiful, served steaming hot & delicious. They 1st bring out a small plate of fresh basil, cilantro, bean sprouts & sliced hot peppers....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JanPPa
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

This is what real, wholesome and authentic Pho tastes like. It’s a small and quaint place, with a quite loud atmosphere. Three of us shared two sides, enjoyed some Jasmine green tea, two Pho dishes and one traditional dish. The bill, after tip, came to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2018

We have been here a few years before , first impression walking in today ( 4 of us ) was kind of dirty , the floor , the table ( we asked the server to wipe the top again ) .we ordered our dishes ,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

We happened upon this small, unassuming-looking restaurant and saw that it was hopping with business, a good sign. Our group of four was entirely pleased with the meals. We were seated upstairs and left to ourselves for a good long time, which was fine. The...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Judy S
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Great new spot in Squirrel Hill. I only had the chance to have the chicken FA bowel with broth and noodles with a crispy spring roll, but I was very satisfied. Great service with a smile.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Moviestar77
Reviewed September 5, 2017

The food is presented in a very attractive way. I enjoy the bun which is shredded lettuce and vegetables with rice noodles under grilled marinated meat with a spring roll sliced on top. Very tasty and healthy. This is a moderately priced BYOB restaurant. Entrees...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed May 5, 2017

My husband and I ate dinner here. We ordered the wonton noodle soup. My husband ordered it with pork and book choy. When it came out, the pork and bokchoy were missing. We told our server and a few minutes later a woman approached our...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Yvonne W
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Tan Lac Vien is a tiny Vietnamese restaurant with only 9 or 10 tables. But, don't let the size dissuade you. This hole-in-the-wall provided a nice dinner with extremely friendly service and really good food. I started with Goi Chon (Vietnamese summer rolls). These were...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank timrS6202CC
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Food is good with large portions but the seem to be always short on help. Wait time is long but it's worth the wait. Price wise it is competitive with other place around it, but with many types of Asian eateries nearby, it's got stiff...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank mw888mw
Reviewed October 25, 2015

We came here for a book discussion and I liked that we were seated in the upstairs area to allow for a quieter atmosphere. Our server was very accommodating and the menu had several pan-Asian options in addition to the Vietnamese choices. Food was good...More

Date of visit: October 2015
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