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Hoa Bien Vietnamese Restaurant

1105 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4610
+1 651-647-1011
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“rice noodles” (2 reviews)
“pho” (4 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Vietnamese
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
1105 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4610
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 5 January 2017

The food was delicious. The broth for the bun rieu (shrimp, crab and tomato soup) was so flavorful. The accompanying vegetables were fresh and the noodles cooked perfectly. We also tried the bun, salad-style rice noodles and beef. The beef was tender and sautéed to...More

Thank MinnesotanTraveler
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I didn't eat here three times and the first time I figured out that they have Americanized Asian fair. You know what I'm talking about right? I'm talking the sweet and sour pork and that sort of thing. Don't order that stuff. Go for the...More

Thank Vanessa N
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner on rainy day & had a delicious meal! Started with hot Jasmine tea, cream cheese wontons & wonton soup-absolutely the best I've ever eaten! We ordered individual dishes & asked for extra plates so we could share! Great meal & exceptional...More

Thank xalthm
Reviewed 25 July 2016

So their Pho has a very nice broth. The Com Tau Hu Ky was very good too. Prices nice and convenient to como park.

Thank straav
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times and have ordered the same dish each time because it's so good. I always get the house special at lunch, it's not listed on the menu but they know what you want. It is awesome, fresh, delicious.. It's just...More

Thank Christopher R
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Hoa Bien was strongly recommended by a colleague so I went there for lunch with a friend Sunday afternoon. Parking is conveniently located adjacent to the building, so that was a definite plus. We ordered an appetizer of shripm pancakes to share and then ordered...More

1  Thank BilalMasood
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This was one of the nicer Vietnamese restaurants that I have eaten at. It is a newer building and while it does not have an Asian ambience, it is very nice. The food was very good and reasonably priced. My only complaint was one of...More

1  Thank Greg A
Reviewed 26 August 2015

we have loved this restaurant in the past. However, our visit today at lunch time was sad. I had ordered their menu item #38 which is Babh Xeo. I love this dish, and have even made it at home. This dish is to have pork,...More

1  Thank BJCTLC
Reviewed 9 August 2015

we enjoyed the deep-fired catfish with ginger sauce, and the yellow rice pancakes. Very well prepared!

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We went here with a friend that is a chef. He love(d) this place and was excited to take us there.We ordered egg rolls and when they came, he knew they were different. He asked about it, they said the wrapper distributer was out of...More

Thank Jennifer D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1105 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4610
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-647-1011
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