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836 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2311
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Good Vietnamese pho and excellent service. No Vietnamese 33 Saigon beer this day unfortunately We had a great time

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Thank Fernando V
San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I used to go one or twice a month with my friend when I was living in SF. Always the same order: Vietnamese carpaccio. Spring rolls. Spicy beef pho. Thai ice tea. Always fresh and tasty.

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Thank Laure V
Sacramento, California
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Five Spice Chicken Pho served with five spice broth and accompanying dish of sliced chicken breast marinated in 5 spices.. Exceptional dish! The free range shredded chicken in chicken broth had a nuanced tasty broth. Tummy warming on a cool, breezy SF day.

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Thank erw49
Castro Valley, California
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

They are extremely nice at this restaurant! We started with the spring rolls stuffed with pork deep fried, very good. Moved to garlic noodles with charbroiled pork. Food was great, fast and reasonably priced for what we received. The staff was friendly, and very attentive. Just a small family run place. Nice place to stop on a sunny Saturday inSan... More 

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Thank Bbq123rob
San Francisco, California
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

VERY nice people run this spot. They really accommodate our Group, when they come. They quickly push together tables & seat us as soon as they can. They are really helpful, & make sure everyone is comfortable. The food is delicious. They have Garlic Noodles that people die for! They have soups & great Papaya Salad. The Cabbage Salad with... More 

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Thank mthrift
United States
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

I had the imperial rolls, five spice chicken & garlic noodles, with a sweet & spicy dipping sauce on the side. Big portions, very tasty and great service. Everything I tried was delicious. Not too greasy and full of flavor. The garlic noodles were exactly as I like them - fried, with minced garlic all over. Although it is a... More 

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Thank justagirlintheworld
San Francisco, California
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Perilla is an unassuming place, but the food is great and the service spotless. It doesn't hurt also that the prices are reasonable so you'll have an amazing meal without braking your wallet. I love garlic noodles so I usually order the five spice chicken with garlic noodles, very tasty and the portions are huge! Their imperial rolls are very... More 

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Thank Mariano67
Omer
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

We were a party of 8 including 3 kids. The service was very attentive. Main courses were served together, not an trivial task for any restaurant. The food was very good, not over spiced. Garlic noodles were excellent and five spice chicken was surpassingly delicious. The prices are very reasonable. We will definitely come back.

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Thank M T
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013

We ordered the PAPAYA SALAD WITH CHARBROILED BEEF, GRILLED PORK ROLLS, CHARBROILED PORK GARLIC NOODLE and everything came out so good! The garlic noodles were very tasty. We came back a second time for garlic noodles and jumbo charbroiled shrimp. Would definitely come here again on our next trip to San Fran.

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Thank Minh-Tam N
Cambridge, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 July 2013

So, we went here because of the great reviews. And since there were Asians inside eating and enjoying the food it seemed like a safe bet. I had the Five Spice Chicken with Garlic Noodles while the rest of my family had pho. The noodles were okay; nothing special. I liked the chicken but decided to split with my sister... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 836 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122-2311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco

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