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Van's Chinese Seafood

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3214 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-6721
+1 210-828-8449
Today
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came in today and pleasantly surprised to find the special was cheeseburgers! The burger was huge! Includes bacon, blue cheese, and two sunny side up eggs! I will be back! Don't forget me, Angie!

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Thank Heather T
San Antonio, Texas
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182 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Imagine a 3 lb whole lobster deep fried served on a bed of caramelized jalapenos!Too good to be true. But it is. Saw a 50% discount available on Mondays. Grab it if you can.

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Thank tgates5
San Antonio, Texas
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166 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

We arrived and we're seated promptly service was great they have quite the wine selection. We had some hors d'oeuvres and then I order the main course it was a wonderful meal service was great ,we did eat everything family style which was a great experience just a little bit of everything a very good place to go

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Thank Jimksatx_11
Tokyo, Japan
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112 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2015

A very informal restaurant with authentic Vietnamese cuisine. I like that Vans does not Americanize their food and stays true. We enjoyed Pho Soup and Tofu which was fantastic. Tofu had great flavor and texture. Expect casual service and not fancy but nice staff and good food.

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Thank Joy M
Los Angeles
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153 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2015

My boss elected this restaurant for lunch one day, and is she regretting it still. Only three of us were at lunch, on a Tuesday. The place looks more like a wine cellar, than a Vietnamese restaurant. The food, in my sole opinion, was less than acceptable. Instead of using traditional items like shrimp, clams, mussels, and even pork strips,... More 

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Thank Kellen007
San Antonio, Texas
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

I love this place our family goes to eat there at least two or three times a month. Very fresh sea food and a great wine list. We always get salted peppercorn shrimp

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Thank Terry H
San Antonio, Texas
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406 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015

I don't want to say it's the worst I've had but it's not that good. In fact, I am giving it a 3 just because the service was friendly. Other than that, I will not be returning here. Wish it could have been better.

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Thank Ldominici
Centennial, Colorado
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2015

Vietnam is right next door and love it Van's did not like. the food was different and I like Vietnam better. My step Daugther insisted we go and was not my cup of tea.

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Thank Karon W
San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2014

Chef Van is superb in his seafood dishes (my favorite is Oysters anyway he chooses) but the real secret is his wine list..If he dose not have your request, it hasn't been bottled!

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Thank FloScott
San Antonio, Texas
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2013

Not having enough funds or energy for a day trip to the hill country or the right weather for the coast, my wife and I looked for an adventure at home and found one. We took a short bus ride from downtown San Antonio (route 10) up Broadway to Van's. We flipped a coin to see which restaurant we would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3214 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209-6721
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-828-8449

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