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Bui Vietnamese Cuisine

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964 Main St, Manchester, CT 06040-6005
+1 860-643-5006
12:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Connecticut, USA
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food, nice decor, and attentive service. Try some soups - sumptuous. Good for lunch and dinner. Prices are reasonable

Thank TheOneWhoLovesTravel
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158 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This is a family-run, single location restaurant. Constrained menu with just enough choice but not so much as to overwhelm. We had grilled chicken on rice noodles and stir-fried rice noodles with chicken. Both were superb and presentation was lovely. Service friendly but not intrusive

Thank aggada
Manchester, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Always fresh, always excellent, authentic and reasonably priced. Family-owned and operated, they are friendly and attentive. I've never waited for a table but it can be busy during prime times. It's one of my favorite all-time places.

Thank gdg102
Hartford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

The food is AMAZING, the atmosphere is fantastic, the people are wonderful, and its BYOB! Definitely get the lemongrass curry---it is the best thing on the menu. Also try their homemade spicy red pepper sauce, yumm. But don't get your heart set on the fresh rolls unless you plan to get there early (they always run out).

Thank Mary K
Windsor Locks, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

This was the best food I have ever had! Super fun, BYOB. We went as a birthday dinner for a friend and the service was great, The food was unbelievable and I left with a full stomach and huge smile.

Thank jldemai0
Manchester, Connecticut
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

This is the perfect hole in the wall place. Very unassuming exterior with a wonderful relaxed atmosphere inside. The food is wonderful, the owner makes many of his own sauces and spices which make his authentic Pho spectacular and the banhoi sandwiches are also excellent. If you are a fan of spice or Vietnamese try this place out, you'll be... More 

1 Thank Iliya Y
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Went back to Bui for a second time. The service and food were as good if not better than the first time we were there. We HIGHLY recommend this restaurant if you like quality fresh ingredients and all homemade broths and seasonings. It is a 45 minute drive for us to get there but it's worth it.

Thank T-burn251
Lebanon, Connecticut
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

My first time to Bui, super nice staff, nice atmosphere and great food! I had summer rolls & beef Bahn Mi sandwich. Very tasty, fresh & nicely presented.

Thank cgw005
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

Went for PHO soup on a cold wintery night in downtown Manchester, CT. Stopped in and what a nicely decorated restaurant and friendly service. The soup is a must! I will be back to try more items on the menu.

Thank Melissa S
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

This was our first experience at Vietnamese restaurant. The owner, Steven was extremely friendly and helpful. He explained the menu and made recommendations that were spot on. Everything we had from the Summer Rolls to the Pho to the Spring Roll Rice Noodles and Grilled Shrimp with Noodles, everything was a treat. The recipes created primarily by Steven's mother highlighted... More 

Thank T-burn251

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 964 Main St, Manchester, CT 06040-6005
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 860-643-5006

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