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Kim Son Restaurant

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349 Whitney Ave, Gretna, LA 70056-2510
+1 504-366-2489
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was visiting from Houston on a mini vacation, the food was good, the only thing was the cashier seemed to have an attitude but I would eat there again

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Thank Kimberly B
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162 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay, so as someone who lived on the Westbank for most of my life, I have driven past this place probably a thousand times. Easily. I always thought it looked kind of sketchy, and as much as I loved Chinese/Vietnamese food, this was probably one of the few "big" places in the area that I had yet to try. A... More 

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Thank Marielle S
New York City, New York
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant with family. We do not have enough words to describe the ginger onion and pepper crabs. They were simply the BEST crabs we have ever tasted. We highly recommend! Kathy Gabe from NY

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Thank KathyGabe
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Kim son has a great mix of Chinese and Vietnamese foods. Great for a crowd with different likes. Their food is always hot and you can't beat their lunch specials. Can get a little pricey at night but it's totally worth it.

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Thank Mary O
new orleans
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 June 2016

this is a no frills Viet Namese restaurant that is very clean with great waitresses who will help you order and generally not let you over order. We generally eat family style at this place.

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Thank butchNewOrleans
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Fast service, good prices, great flavor. My wife and I ate at this restaurant for lunch three times during a one week period in April 2016.

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Thank meroussel
New Orleans, Louisiana
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

There are many reasons not to go to Kim Son, particularly if you're a tourist. Getting there requires a commute across the river from New Orleans and even then, the place is a little hard to find; it's shabby; it closes ridiculously early (8:30); service is rarely friendly (but almost always efficient); the wine is awful. (Bring your own for... More 

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Thank NOmadfolk2
Utah
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163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is a very good Chinese/Vietnamese restaurant with many authentic options on the menu. The whole steamed fish was excellent. And all the dinners we chose were very good. Not a fancy place but the service and food was very good. The staff is very nice. Don't be put off by the "gentleman's club" next door.

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Thank 47MER47
Gretna
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Always good food and attentive service. Lunches are large and well presented. Even tale-out is well packaged and large servings.

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Thank LA23
New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016

this comfortable and casual asian restaurant offers a very good selection of viet cuisine with a sprinkling of typical chinese fare for those not familiar with the more subtle flavors of vietnamese cooking. the kitchen is very good and uses fresh product which is so important with this cuisine. the service staff is friendly and quick. it gets real busy... 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
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
Thursday
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
Friday
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
Saturday
11:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 349 Whitney Ave, Gretna, LA 70056-2510
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Gretna
  • Phone Number: +1 504-366-2489

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