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Business Details

32

years

in Business

Hours:

Regular Hours

General Info:
Established in 1985, Vung Tau Restaurant is restaurant that specializes in a traditional Vietnamese cuisine. The restaurant also serves a variety of Chinese, French and Thai dishes. The restaurant s menu features appetizers, noodles, steaks, pork ribs, soups, calamari, egg rolls, fried rice and salads, as well as a variety of crab, chicken, beef, pork, fish and prawn dishes. Vung Tau Restaurant offers frog, catfish, shrimp, vegetable, mushroom and cheese delicacies. It serves tea, coffee, milk, soft drinks and lemonades, as well as orange and coconut juices. The restaurant additionally provides online reservation services. Vung Tau Restaurant is located in San Jose, Calif.
Extra Phones:

Phone: (408) 288-9083

Fax Number: (408) 288-9083

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Payment method:
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Neighborhoods:
Central San Jose, Horace Mann, Downtown San Jose
Categories:
Vietnamese Restaurants, Take Out Restaurants, Asian Restaurants, Family Style Restaurants, Restaurants
Other Information:

Parking: Street, Lot, Private

Wi-Fi: No

Bike Parking: Yes

Attire: Casual

Good For Groups: Yes

Good for Kids: Yes

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Take Out: Yes

Cuisines: Vietnamese, Asian, Family Style, Take Out

Alcohol: Full Bar

Takes Reservations: Yes

Outdoor Seating: No

Price Range : Average

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05/26/2011

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
Good stuff

fresh ingredients. tasty stuff. I always like to try at least one dish that's unfamiliar and this place seems to be have pretty consistent good food.

02/24/2010

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
Awesome Upscale Vietnamese Restaurant

I owed Vung Tau a good review. I have dined here on multiple occasions and had wonderful experience every time. Yet, I never get a chance to write a review this place for some strange reasons.

Food was delicious. Service was attentive. Ambiance was welcoming. All these combined with the posh decor and spacious dining room and you have a real winner.

I could devour all the dishes here in no time. Not everything on the menu were created equal though. Most dishes were delicious but there were a few that were just average. My favorites are the Turnip Salad, Tamarind Shrimp and the Shaking Beef.

11/16/2006

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
Consistently good Vietnamese food, although pricier

Vung Tau (we prefer the Milpitas location) has been our favorite Vietnamese restaurant since the mid 90's. Their dishes have gotten pricier since they've renovated their other San Jose location which is why we don't go as often. However, if you have the budget to spring for the highest priced tamarind shrimp which is in the mid-20 dollar range, you will definitely impress. The ambiance is basic functional cafeteria, and the service is lackluster, but the food is always consistently good.

02/21/2006

Provided by Citysearch - 
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The best Vietnamese food in the Bay Area

I've been to many upscale Vietnamese restaurants in the Bay Area--Le Cheval, Slanted Door, Le Coloniel, Tamarine, Three Seasons--but Vung Tau tops them all. First, their menu is a great value and you can easily feed four for well under $100. I also love them because the food is spot-on authentic vietnamese. You won't see any fancy fusion dishes on the menu, just plain and simple, traditional Vietnamese food that's fresh and jumping with flavor. My favorites are the Canh Chua and Bo Luc Lac, which in my opinion are the best around. The only place with equally good Bo Luc Lac is Le Cheval.

One thing I need to point out is that the parking really isn't as bad as the other reviews mentioned. I've never had a problem finding parking even during the busiest times--maybe because I used to live in SF and am good at finding parking.

11/23/2005

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
great seafood

I always come here for the great seafood. I have never been disappointed. Try the crab with the tamarind. It's out of this world.

05/13/2005

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
My favorite Vietnamese restaurant

I have been going here since I was about 9 and I still like this place. The rice plates are the best. I also recommend the noodles with grilled meat. This restaurant has the best eggrolls too. Since they renovated, I like going here even more!

05/02/2005

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
good food but expensive

I liked the food there but I didn't find any waiters friendly. And price is expensive.

02/14/2005

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
best vietnamese restaurant in san jose

I've been to countless Vietnamese restaurants and I have to say that this one is the best. They recently renovated the exterior/interior of the restaurant and now the dining experience is better than ever. They have a different type of eggroll, which most Vietnamese restaurants don't serve. I like the noodle soups, noodle salads, rice plates, and pretty much most of the food there.

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Vung Tau Restaurant

535 E Santa Clara StSan JoseCA 95112

(408) 288-9055

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