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Vien Dong Restaurant

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3801 Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA 98418-5020
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tacoma, Washington, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and and I enjoy Vien Dong very much. The food is AUTHENTIC Vietnamese and is all fresh and delicious. The service at Vien Dong is very good. Even if we don't come in for a while, they always remember us. They even remember my onion allergy and make sure to prepare things special for me without them. There... More 

Thank Karen M
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Vien Dong has the best Vietnamese food in the area. Their fresh salad rolls with peanut dipping sauce are absolutely the best. Great Pho, Chinese dishes, Vietnamese salads. . .everything is tasty and very reasonably priced. This is a place where you can get filled up when your wallet is not so full of cash. Best to go slightly off... More 

Thank Gregory L
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

I haven't dined at Vein Dong in Years! I don't think I'll ever return unless it's under new management. They get good business there though.. :)

Thank GotBlessings
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221 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This is about as close one can get to authentic Vietnamese food ... yes they do Americanized some of their dishes, but if you ask, they will prepare the dish authentically. Well, except if you want Pork Blood cubes for your Bun Bo Hue. Basically, they have Vietnamese classics, and of course very good Pho. The service is friendly, the... More 

1 Thank treerod1
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

I've tried to really want to love this restaurant over the years, but every time I'm finished with pho, minutes later my sinuses act up, head tingles down through my shoulders & spine. The flavor of the pho is wonderful. My question is do they use lots of MSG? Sorry if this offends anyone.

4 Thank Luluslounge
Seattle, Washington
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

This place is our favorite, a true hidden gem. Very friendly service, and delicious savory food. Need a quick cheap lunch for 2? Split a bahn mi, and get a wonton soup each. Total: $10!

1 Thank Brook R
Tacoma, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I have been eating here for 20 years. The food has always been good and is authentic Vietnamese. Ask questions If you're not familiar with a dish.

Thank CougMom731
Tacoma, Washington
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Vien Dong is a restaurant that has been in the Tacoma area for a rather long time, and continues to deliver incredible food from a very varied menu. I think - though I couldn't swear to it - that it is family owned, but at the very least, it's got all the wonderful qualities that a non-chain restaurant is expected... More 

1 Thank Spencer T
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

my dislike would be the size of the restaurant no privacy, my like is the food is excellent, we haven't had a bad dish yet.

Thank lazyhut1
Yelm, Washington
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This has been my hubby and my favorite lunch spot for years in Tacoma. The service is always very fast and friendly. No, it's not the fanciest place you've ever been, but if you get passed that you will be so happy that you did. You're going there for a superb meal, not over the top atmosphere. I have literally... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Asian, Vietnamese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3801 Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA 98418-5020
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: 253-472-6668

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