We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Vietnam Palace

$$ - $$$
City Center East
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
222 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-1721
+1 215-592-9596
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
See all hours
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 11:30 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 36: English reviews
Little Rock, Arkansas
Level Contributor
78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We ate here with family a couple of days before Thanksgiving. The nice young waiter was very accommodating to my young grandsons. We had a variety of meat and fish dishes with rice, dumplings, and noodles. Some were excellent and others so-so. All in all it was a good Chinatown experience for our family.

Thank Robert L
Larchmont, New York
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I liked the food and the specialty martini I got. I was iffy about ordering from the bar but it was delicious. The apps and sides are pretty standard throughout any Asian restaurant, but the entrees vary. Read the description of what they offer it might not be what you want!

Thank KarenR_S15
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I am a weekly regular here almost every Friday. Why? you ask. I'm usually pretty tired by the end of the work week and just want to decompress. I go here and enjoy the vegetarian spring rolls, duck or seafood noodle soup. My favorite entrees are the salt baked seafood or squid, pad thai, stir fried vermicelli, chicken in curry... More 

Thank Rob E
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The dining area has changed over the years (for the best) but the food is consistent. I never had a bad meal, always fresh and delicious.

Thank Benedicte D
Level Contributor
151 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for years and food has always been delicious. Service is speedy and presentation precise as well as a great bar selection. Staff is wonderful and it's great seeing some waiters who have been there for years! We always order the seven course beef which is plenty for a party of 2 for a reasonable price of $34.... More 

Thank Jaderey
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

My family and I have been going to Vietnam Palace for nearly 15 years. The atmosphere in the restaurant is very relaxing. The restaurant is tastefully decorated with lighting, pictures and a bamboo ceiling. The soups are excellent as is the charbroiled chicken and spring rolls. The food is very fresh tasting and not overly flavored. We go to Chinatown... More 

Thank mickshu
Level Contributor
67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

After years, this is looking very tired and the staff complacent and inattentive. The sheet menu is now in a folder and the prices went up. They put a brand on the folder, prices went up again. But the decor and food has not improved. What was good value eats is more expensive than, frankly, it is worth with some... More 

Thank ObiePowers
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I ordered beef stuffed grape leaves. They were stuffed alright, but not with beef. Most likely it was pork. There were a lot of cartilage and little pieces of bones. I ate two and couldnt anymore. For the beef soup. I counted, there were5 little pieces of meet, 1 inch in diameter! This place is all about saving money. I... More 

Thank Alex G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Went here for a nosh after the Home show- the decor is welcoming, but nothing extravagant. The food was well prepared and arrived timely and cordially by our server- battered salt squid was one of the best I've had.

Thank Mark R
Level Contributor
27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Good good and service. Comfortable and clean. Quite a change from the dirty hole in the wall places sometimes found nearby! Pretty close to the convention center too. We have been there several times.

Thank Bobbi_from_NEPA

Travellers who viewed Vietnam Palace also viewed


Been to Vietnam Palace? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-1721
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-592-9596

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Vietnam Palace staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?