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Vietnam Restaurant

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City Center East
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221 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-1821
215-592-1163
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We've eating at the Vietnam several times over the past three years and always found the food and service very good. Wide choice of typical Vietnamese dishes, promptly served in generous portions. We prefer this restaurant to other nearby Chinese and Asian offerings. On the edge of Chinatown & near the Convention Center.

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

My wife and I found this restaurant mentioned on Trip Advisor and as we were in the neighborhood we tried it for dinner. I had a meatball roll for an appetizer. It was freshly wrapped and contained small meatballs. It was served with a tasty dipping sauce. The appetizer was okay but it was not terribly exciting. I ordered the... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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176 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Very good vietnamese restaurant on Philadelphia. Very nice ambiance with very good service. We recommend as drink the Vulcano...to share with your friends...to much for you alone...but a nice experience....

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philadelphia
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We've been going to this restaurant for decades and it's still strong. They have healthy, but savory dishes covering all types of diners, so it's also pretty good for vegetarians as well as meat, poultry, and seafood lovers. I brought a friend from out of town and she and her daughter both loved the food here. We enjoyed the shrimp... More 

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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

On the recommendation of my niece, a restaurant owner in Philly, my son and I had dinner at Vietnam Restaurant a few weeks ago. We have a couple of local favorites at home in South Florida, but none compare to the excellent meal we had here. This is a restaurant that concentrates on the quality of the food it prepares... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
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547 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

This is definitely our favorite Vietnamese restaurant in Philly. The decor and atmosphere are upscale yet casual. Service is excellent and attentive. There is a full bar offering mixed drinks, beer and wine. The food is exceptional. Their spring rolls are among the best I've ever had. Our favorite entrees are the vermicelli noodle bowls, which are offered with a... More 

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Bellville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

While attending the fabulous Philly Bike Expo, one of our evening meals was at Vietmam Restaurant in Philladelphia's China Town area. They quickly seated our party of seven in a quiet upstairs dining room. Our server was courteous and attentive. Drinks, appetizers and entrees were all excellent. If you are near the Philly Convention Center, try Vietnam Restaurant on 11th... More 

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Tried this place with friends on a recommendation. It was awesome. Four of us shared the choices the waiter made for us. Each one was a favorite. Server was great, food was exceptional and not very expendive and we can't wait to go back.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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91 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Vietnamese is one of my favorite cuisines and this one was the best. There was a great variety and every dish was perfect. The best part was that it was an easy walk from the city hall area hotels. Our table had several shared dishes and everything was perfectly cooked, seasoned and served. The service was also nice. It is... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This place is a standard in Chinatown -- always good, inexpensive (though prices have climbed over the years), very fresh ingredients. I think the appetizers, soups and vermicelli bowls are the most interesting and delicious things on the menu (and the papaya salad is a knockout, perfect on a very hot day). The more substantial entrees with rice are good... 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
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-1821
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: 215-592-1163

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?