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Asian, Vietnamese
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner
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1.2 miles from USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
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Reviewed September 16, 2020 via mobile

The food is good, but I had been there twice in the last two months and the service is horrible. I waited around 10 minutes until someone notice that I wanted a table and later the server took 30 minutes to bring the menu. The...food is good but you need to be paciente or gol somewhere else.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed July 15, 2020

My wife and I wanted an early lunch and got to Vietnam at the 11:00 opening on Tuesday, wearing masks into the restaurant on N Water St. & Starr St. Parking was easy in the restaurant's back lot or on a meter street-side. Upon opening...the door, the good smells drew us farther into the restaurant and we were seated immediately. Our server, Brian, helped us with our orders and described the day's specials. My wife was in a mind for curries and had the shrimp ($27) and I took the king salmon special ($38), as my wife and I met in Alaska and we know a few things about the fish. The place was quiet and we enjoyed the Asian ambiance, overlooking the Buddha statue, and the bathrooms were sparkling clean. The first course was chicken-and-rice soup and our entrées were ready by the time we finished. My gosh. The salmon was wonderful. Farm-raised, it was lightly seared on the outside (The Vietnamese chef trained in San Francisco; did she use a torch?) for the caramelized crispiness so utterly appealing, then perfectly cooked inside. My wife enjoyed her curried shrimp, but I was crazy about that piece of salmon. The key lime pie ($10) was good, but really more of a raspberry cheesecake. Sorry, no military discounts for the 27,500+ veterans of Nueces County and 4,500+ active duty troops, but I was pleased to pay the $85 bill and leave a tip to Brian.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed August 18, 2019

Great selection of quality and well prepared Vietnamese food. Service excellent, good wine list, varied selection of cocktails, nice decor.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 9, 2019

The exterior of the building is misleading. Inside it is very open and comfortable. The staff is friendly and helpful. They try to accommodate your requirements They have a variety of fresh fish dishes and will prepare them in a variety of ways. I found...it a little spicy but that is my taste. It is located behind the Holiday Inn. It is one of the best places I found to eat in Corpus Christi.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

Great dinner with high quality and fresh seafood dish, appreciated the service suggestions first really recommended restaurant, price are just ok but can be improved...

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2019

Three of us were hosted here for dinner by the company that we were visiting. Dinner was reserved for 6pm, and there was a very short wait before we were seated. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the off-menu specials, such that I ordered off-menu....Appetizers arrived with minimal delay, the Chateaubriand steak entrée was perfectly cooked and delicious, and came quickly and was delicious.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019

Vietnam Restaurant In in my top 5 Corpus Christi restaurants. Usually very quiet and peaceful, good location for an intimate dinner (and good for small groups as well). They have dishes that are traditional and dishes not too spicy. Reasonably priced wine list too.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

Hotel staff at the Omni recommended this place because it was within walking distance of the hotel. We were told it was a nice, quiet place, but actually it was crowded and loud---maybe because there was a convention going on. Also, it meant that we...had to wait a long time to be served and to receive our meal. Our waiter made up for the slowness by treating us to dessert: Creme Brule. It was excellent!More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

It has been a long while since visiting the Viet Nam and accompanied a couple who brag about it to no end. Was not my preference due to bad experiences with the bill in past years. On April 12, 2019, it was a very different...experience. The food was timely , the service impeccable , even the Mater-D stopped by to check on meal progress several times. Meal was delightful especially the roast 1/2 chicken which could easily feed 2! No longer the eatery of 2015!More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

We eat there regularly for lunch and enjoy one of the waiter’s Mark’s company as well as any server there. The food is very consistent and always good. It is also not as loud as many restaurants; which is another reason we eat there.

Date of visit: March 2019
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  • Yes, Vietnam Restaurant offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Vietnam Restaurant offers delivery services.

  • Vietnam Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5