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Vietnam Cafe

816 S 47th St, Philadelphia, PA 19143-3613
+1 215-729-0260
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“vermicelli” (7 reviews)
“spring rolls” (10 reviews)
“bbq platter” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese
$$ - $$$
816 S 47th St, Philadelphia, PA 19143-3613
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Among the three of us, we ordered the seafood noodle soup, crispy park spring roll vermicelli and the pork chops. We also had an order of the shrimp and pork spring rolls. We all enjoyed everything we ordered. Great service and good food. Nice spacious...More

Thank J L
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a go-to place for a reliable delicious meal in West Philly. Bright festive decor and very attentive waitstaff. Full bar.

Thank FellowTaveler2
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Without much deliberation, we chose the house special vermicelli bowl, which has grilled chicken, grilled steak, meatball, pork spring roll - every protein on the menu. Now I've tried vermicelli bowls at quite a few Vietnamese places, and found them all to be very long...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful evening with another couple at Vietnam Cafe. Prompt, courteous service. Delicious appetizers we had grape leaves, crispy pork roll, and crispy vegetarian roll. Actually, we were full by the time dinner arrived. Portions are generous. Unlike some other Asian restaurants, the entrees...More

Thank DShowers38
Reviewed 9 February 2017

My sister and I enjoyed the pho at the cafe. It was fresh and savory. I also enjoyed the fried shrimp. Service was efficient and friendly. I look forward to going back

Thank robino472
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I have been here at least 30 times. Most of the time ordering bbq platter. Did again. It was good. Friend ordered a soup which was lacking something.

Thank JackTheTraveller
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful experience. Pork spring rolls delicious crispy and light. Pho with flank steak broth just right. Co-workers enjoyed the pork chops with vermicelli noodles. Everything cooked to perfection. All the portions were plentiful but not overwhelming. Will return with my husband for dinner soon

Thank Courtneeb
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My nephew recommended the Vietnam Cafe in West Philadelphia for lunch. The staff were welcoming and professional. The atmosphere was festive with open seating areas and private rooms. The menu was extensive, but I decided on the pho. The pho was delicious, generous and reasonably...More

Thank Audrey C
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is an oasis in West Philly, bustling, quick, delicious food, with a bar. A favorite of ours for a quick and reasonably priced meal.

Thank FellowTaveler2
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My favorite Vietnamese restaurant in Philadelphia was always Vietnam Restaurant in Chinatown, but parking there is a mess. About five years ago, the owners of VR opened Vietnam Cafe in West Philly just a couple of blocks by my church. I have since moved on...More

Thank David L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 816 S 47th St, Philadelphia, PA 19143-3613
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-729-0260
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