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Vien Dong Restaurant

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3801 Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA 98418-5020
+1 253-472-6668
10:00 - 21:00
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Read some pretty good reviews on this place, so decided I need to give it a go! I was definitely not disappointed. The fried egg rolls are the BEST I've had in Tacoma. The Pho was great, had a unique favor. Our waitress, stayed on top of our refills and was extremely helpful with her menu suggestions. I will be... More 

Thank Tracy A
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Decent food. Friendly staff. Good price. It's simple, make decent tasting food and sell it at an affordable price. Sold! This spot is near my housr and I come here regularly

Thank Otter P
Tacoma, Washington
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81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The Pho is what we come in for always. Their broth is verrrry good and homemade. We have come here for years. Now the two kids run the show , brother & sister. It's always homey inside and we are always greeted with a smile . The daughter always asked us.. back in town? That's nice she remember we travel... More 

Thank Rene D
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This restaurant never disappoints. The pho's are flavorful and they dont scrimp on ingredients. My all time favorite is the porkchop #26! Yum! Grilled pork chops on a bed of rice, pickled veggies on the side with skewered grilled shrimp on top. Winner!

Thank NWTravelnut
Tacoma, Washington
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I have been eating at Vien Dong for close to 18 years at least 2-3 times a month. I have also visited many other Vietnamese restaurants in the Tacoma and Vien Dong is by far the best. They have the best Pho and they have an extensive menu. They will even customize your meal. The serving sizes are enough to... More 

Thank Scott H
Tacoma, Washington, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and and I enjoy Vien Dong very much. The food is AUTHENTIC Vietnamese and is all fresh and delicious. The service at Vien Dong is very good. Even if we don't come in for a while, they always remember us. They even remember my onion allergy and make sure to prepare things special for me without them. There... More 

Thank Karen M
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Vien Dong has the best Vietnamese food in the area. Their fresh salad rolls with peanut dipping sauce are absolutely the best. Great Pho, Chinese dishes, Vietnamese salads. . .everything is tasty and very reasonably priced. This is a place where you can get filled up when your wallet is not so full of cash. Best to go slightly off... More 

Thank Gregory L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I haven't dined at Vein Dong in Years! I don't think I'll ever return unless it's under new management. They get good business there though.. :)

Thank GotBlessings
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247 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

This is about as close one can get to authentic Vietnamese food ... yes they do Americanized some of their dishes, but if you ask, they will prepare the dish authentically. Well, except if you want Pork Blood cubes for your Bun Bo Hue. Basically, they have Vietnamese classics, and of course very good Pho. The service is friendly, the... More 

2 Thank treerod1
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

I've tried to really want to love this restaurant over the years, but every time I'm finished with pho, minutes later my sinuses act up, head tingles down through my shoulders & spine. The flavor of the pho is wonderful. My question is do they use lots of MSG? Sorry if this offends anyone.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3801 Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA 98418-5020
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-472-6668

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