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8557 Research Boulevard Ste 146, Austin, TX 78758
+1 512-339-7860
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Austin, Texas
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit to Sunflower was a little anxious. I was one of only two tables there. Fortunately, the place picked up and my order was delicious! The highlight of this meal were the crab fried rice and the special shrimp with garlic spaghetti. The shrimp was huge and the accompanying noodles with garlic was a tasty treat!

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Thank Pocholoboy
Cedar Park, Texas
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We usually get the grilled pork with vermicelli & egg roll and this time also got the seafood crepe. Fresh & delicious. Don't let the strip mall location turn you away. Prices are great & food is fresh. Nice little local type place.

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Thank T S
Austin, Texas
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The food is outstanding and worth the visit. The restaurant is nothing special but the food and service are great! Vermicelli bowls are great and Egg rolls too. The have great vegetarian and vegan options. Everyone will be pleased! Definitely worth a try!

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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is a small, well lit restaurant that serves Vietnamese food. The portions were reasonable for the prices. No one in our group left hungry. I had a chicken dish (I can't pronounce the name of it) that was good. It reminded me of Thanksgiving with the spices used to prepare it.

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Thank nada_happening
Austin, Texas
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Small little family owned and run business in a Chinatown sort of shopping center. Often overlooked because of the many other Asian restaurants in the complex. They've been around for quite a while and have outlived many of the larger ones in the area. They offer the usual dishes albeit with their own style that is different from the countless... More 

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Thank Gator232
Austin
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

First of all, the food was just okay. I ordered the clay pot beef and mushrooms over rice, and one of us ordered the bbq pork with egg over rice. Both of the meats were overly salty and the heavy sauces overwhelmed the taste of these two dishes. Another in our party ordered the crab fried rice, which had a... More 

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Thank SfromTX
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89 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Small restaurant! Extensive menu. Food is not as authentic as I would like. Service is slow, but the ladies seem nice. Probably won't come back.

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Thank Thuy L
Austin, Texas
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619 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

I met a friend here for lunch. It's a small Vietnamese restaurant in a strip shopping center. The dining room was light and bright and clean. Service was prompt. There were several reasonably priced lunch meals along with a huge menu. I ordered the vegetarian pho and my friend got the chicken pho. Both very really tasty but the chicken... More 

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Thank Jen78703
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This little place is a great find for quick lunch with friend. food is all cooked fresh and the 4 Vietnamese sisters who run it are a great team. Cheap, good, and the pineapple soup sounds unlikely, but is a wonderfully mysterious taste treat.

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Thank John D
Pueblo, Colorado
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228 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I was so excited for clay pots and pho and was so disappointed. With so many other options in the area I would opt for something else. Dry, mostly slimy seafood, tasteless chicken and vegetables...the only salvation was the really delicious Thai tea. I'd come back and take it to go. Inexpensive, but lacking.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8557 Research Boulevard Ste 146, Austin, TX 78758
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-339-7860

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