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Truc Orient Express

3 Harris St, West Stockbridge, MA 01266
+1 413-232-4204
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“shaking beef” (9 reviews)
“summer rolls” (6 reviews)
“lemon mousse” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Harris St, West Stockbridge, MA 01266
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 25 April 2017

My family has been dining here for decades and never had less than a perfect meal and excellent service.

Thank Pat R
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We've been going to Truc's for over 30 years, and have never had a bad meal or bad service there. My companion always orders the Vietnamese shrimp roll and Shaking Beef, as he's crazy about them. I, meanwhile, have tried several different appetizers and entrees...More

Thank mac4747
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We wanted a window seat but they refused, although many tables were empty. Upon our protests they gave in. Chicken dish way overcooked and tough. Ditto wife's "happy pancakes" with shrimp. Few shrimp. Waitress couldn't understand what I meant by "beer on tap," and "beer...More

1  Thank 505McLean
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Wonderful ambience. It appears to be a family business and the attention to diners, the food and the decor is wonderful to experience. If you get there early, you can enjoy the wonderful grounds and all the ceramics. Food was authentic and delicious.

Thank Lee A
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have been going to Truc's Orient Express for more than 15 years and it is invariably a special experience. Each of the dishes are carefully prepared with tasty but not overpowering or overly spicy sauces. We do have our favorites like the summer rolls...More

1  Thank Burton G
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My favorite dish is the Happy Pancake. We have always loved this restaurant. All dishes are made to order. I love the family business atmosphere. We locals do support this restaurant and it is not ordinary. We are eating a takeout Happy Pancake and soup...More

Thank fowler_frances
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I have never seen a Vietnamese restaurant anywhere in the world that is as expensive as this restaurant. The portions are really quite small, especially for the approximately $17.00 - 18.00 they charged for a small plate of fried rice. Many of the other dinner...More

Thank PPe2015
Reviewed 22 August 2016

In fairness, it was a Saturday night and the restaurant was crowded. They claimed they were short staffed. However, we waited 40 min. to order our food. The appetizers were mediocre and the entrees were poor. My five-spice chicken was tiny, burned, and left me...More

Thank mackerel
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We have been having wonderful Vietnamese food in this family owned and operated restaurant for years. We go here just for the summer rolls that are freshly made and loaded with shrimp, vegetables, mint and rice sticks. The owners are lovely people who enjoy their...More

2  Thank guinevere92
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I don't understand all the negative reviews-we were here on a Sunday evening for dinner and could not have been more pleased. Service was excellent, our water glasses were constantly refilled, and the setting was delightful. We had the summer rolls and hot and sour...More

Thank Saltedcaramels
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20 January 2015|
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Response from Melvyl | Reviewed this property |
Oh, dear - the spell correction changed my "coolish" to "foolish" . Our group might have been the latter, but not the weather.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Harris St, West Stockbridge, MA 01266
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  West Stockbridge
  • Phone Number: +1 413-232-4204
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