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The Vietnamese

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194 Wickham Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3252 4112
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11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On first impressions - needs a makeover. Air-conditioning vent dirty, does this place get inspected? But looking at the people here the food must be good - the place was packed. Dinner served on the hard plastic plates. I had the Traditional Vietnamese Clay Pot it was tasteless - partner had a prawn dish and he said it was excellent.... More 

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Thank Broncogirl12
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten here numerous times the food is extremely good and prices very reasonable... have always felt very happy and welcomed here ... however after booking a table at 5pm for a works Xmas party last night it was a difference story ... the waiter opened the door and looked extremely unimpressed at us being there ... he was... More 

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Thank Iuqcaj22
Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I reviewed The Vietnamese a couple of years ago and have continued to visit them every couple of months since. Yeah, their food is pretty good. Lately though, I've found my dining experience here has been left wanting. The food is still great but it's just the ambience has left me a bit let down. Guys, you seriously need to... More 

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1 Thank martinlat
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice food, but the female waiter was a bit s**t faced (for some reason). The place was easy to find as its just opposite Chinatown gate, but parking can be a nightmare.

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Thank Wayne L
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been twice now with larger groups. Reasonably timed wait for food, good food with very helpful staff who go out of their way to assist you and your group.

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Thank Skymaria
Brisbane, Australia
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you are into Asian Food, I would highly recommend this place. It is busy for a reason but it has seating upstairs and service is not an issue when when they are busy.

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Thank Maria F
Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This Restaurant is an institution for Brisbane people who like Vietnamese food. Prices are reasonable. Gets a a good crowd so I recommend booking on Friday, Saturday & Sunday lunch times and Friday /Sat Nights in particular. It has been around for a couple of decades now, owed by the same Family and is VERY well regarded.

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Thank johnmacmillan
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I have been a loyal, frequent and usually extremely satisfied customer at this restaurant for 8+ years as the food is always outstanding. Unfortunately the last few times I have dined at The Vietnamese I have been treated poorly and have had to leave mid meal because of such poor terrible service. My most recent experience involved my waiter not... More 

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Thank Grace B
Teneriffe
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

You walk in and it smells like Asia! So the food must be good! It is. Time and time again, I go back. It's good value, with tasty, fresh and fast food. BYO is a plus, but they also have well priced wines on the menu.

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Thank Mitchell M
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49 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We went on Friday night and got in around 6:20. I am glad we booked. The restaurant was packed downstairs and the restaurant staff were turning people away by around 7pm. We got the $28 banquet. Because the restaurant was so busy, the banquet come out on plate at a time. We did the rare thing of really trying each... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Wickham Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3252 4112

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