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“Really amazing food and prompt service”

Golden Star Vietnamese Restaurant
Ranked #1,083 of 5,767 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Reviewed August 30, 2013

This restaurant was exactly what we needed after a long first morning in San Francisco. The food was fantastic. Amazing beef rolls - could have eaten 4 times the amount and left very full. This was followed by really delicious chicken vermicelli and prawn and pork fried rice. The service was really prompt although we were the only customers in the place.

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Thank Charlie-Howarth
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Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

Dirty restaurant. Furniture was sticky and utensils still had food on them. Caught waiter picking his nose and another one lying to a unknowing Caucasian family about not using MSG. We tasted it right away. They give you a pot of tea but forget to take your drink orders. They also forgot to put in our appetizer so we cancelled it when we paid the bill. This place was packed due to unsubstantiated good reviews by those with broken tastebuds. C'mon man!

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Reviewed August 13, 2012

Adequate for a student budget, but otherwise unimpressive. Almost worth the price. Our party had imperial rolls, chicken curry, and 5-spice chicken.

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Reviewed July 19, 2012

We went here for a dinner after a day of walking through San Francisco. After reading all the positive reviews we knew what the venue would look like and were not surprised by the seating or anything.

It was not very full and we immediately got a table. The waiter brought us a pot of tea, which was very tasty and a welcome change from all the ice water, especially since it got quite chilly this evening.

I ordered pho and my husband noodles with seafood. Both dishes arrived in only a short time and were very tasty and fresh. I had asked to get pho with less noodles and more broth and it was not a problem, which I thought was great.

The service was very fast and friendly, so we enjoyed our dinner. We would eat here again.

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Thank Vollmolch
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Reviewed April 25, 2012

I went there for an early dinner on Wednesday around 5pm. The place was not crowded. I had a seafood rice noodle dish and It tasted good but nothing special. Only thing stood out was cleanliness of the place. This place was much cleaner than many eateries around this area.

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Thank Adventurenerd410
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