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Tan Lac Vien

2114 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2106
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Asian, Vietnamese, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2114 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2106
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

My husband and I ate dinner here. We ordered the wonton noodle soup. My husband ordered it with pork and book choy. When it came out, the pork and bokchoy were missing. We told our server and a few minutes later a woman approached our...More

Thank Yvonne W
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Tan Lac Vien is a tiny Vietnamese restaurant with only 9 or 10 tables. But, don't let the size dissuade you. This hole-in-the-wall provided a nice dinner with extremely friendly service and really good food. I started with Goi Chon (Vietnamese summer rolls). These were...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Food is good with large portions but the seem to be always short on help. Wait time is long but it's worth the wait. Price wise it is competitive with other place around it, but with many types of Asian eateries nearby, it's got stiff...More

Thank mw888mw
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We came here for a book discussion and I liked that we were seated in the upstairs area to allow for a quieter atmosphere. Our server was very accommodating and the menu had several pan-Asian options in addition to the Vietnamese choices. Food was good...More

1  Thank Julie H
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Good pho, not-so-great spring rolls or steamed dumplings. Pretty expensive (2 small spring rolls for $5). I have had better at Tram's Kitchen in Pittsburgh. Fairly expensive for "just OK" Vietnamese food.

Thank Scalea05
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Tan Lac Vien was recommended to us by a family member, and it did not disappoint. There were many menu items from which to choose. I had Com Tam Ga Nuong Bi which is also called Broken Rice Chicken. The flavorful dish consisted of chicken...More

Thank PensandSteelersFan
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Anytime that I am in Sq Hill I eat here, esp on Saturdays when my usual venue is closed for Shabbat. The people are extremely nice and always help me decipher the menu. My go-to meal is the bun dac biet - house specialty. It...More

Thank Jen R
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This is a nice small restaurant with courteous staff who patiently explain each dish's name. I can now certainly say that Ga means chicken :D I have been here a few times and tried the Com Tam, Bun vermicelli and Banh Hoi some with chicken...More

1  Thank UtsavDrolia
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Trying to steer clear of chain restaurants with their pre-made, frozen, stick in the microwave 'fresh' offerings so decided to pop into this small restaurant (very limited seating, think there are around 10-12 tables, not romantic, but basic and functional) . Firstly, staff are extremely...More

Thank Papito1
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Had yet another great meal here at Tan Lac Vien and was treated to fried dumplings which were so tasty. You have to try them and the dipping sauce is excellent as well. The place was pack last night which attests to the great food...More

Thank drifter1dc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2114 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2106
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: 412-521-8888
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