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Mai LAN Vietnamese Restaurant

505 N State St, Syracuse, NY 13203-1706
+1 315-471-6740
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
10 Apr 2017
“Order the rare beef soup!”
6 Apr 2017
“A fine example of fine cuisine”
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
505 N State St, Syracuse, NY 13203-1706
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Delicious food -- especially the rare beef soup. The fresh spring rolls and dipping sauce are very good as well. Service can be slow but it is definitely worth the wait.

Thank mbw1232014
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Took the family here a while ago, and was very happy. Great food, excellent bubble tea, fine dessert, admittedly my first experience with vietnamese cuisine but unforgettable. I can't recommend it highly enough.

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to Mai Lan for dinner during a recent trip to Syracuse. The building itself is unassuming and mostly hidden in the row of houses behind the hospital across the street. The menu is loaded with Vietnamese specialties and should have something that appeals...More

Thank amjs13501
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

It does not get more authentic than this. The owners make the food and run the place by themselves. In addition to being two of the nicest people you'll meet, they make an incredibly tasty pho soup that has me stopping in Syracuse on my...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch with friends. Everything prepared fresh in this family run business. Service was friendly, Pho was terrific!

Thank Hikingmom17
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I love the hole-in-the-wall atmosphere, however things just were not right. The lunch menu said the bowl of soup was VERY large and to only order that as you would be full. When it came though, it was what most Vietnamese places consider the small...More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 18 December 2015

The food is great. However the service is very slow as the family runs the entire operations. This makes the food VERY fresh and extremely TASTY. Give yourself at least 1.5 hours to dine if you have after dinner plans. The food is worth the...More

Thank Gracie G
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Pho at Mai Lan is the best I've ever had. Ever. Anywhere. The service is a little slow because it is a mom and pop place, and their English isn't too good, but the food is outstanding.

1  Thank TomBezig
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

Maybe the owner has changed? I wouldn't recommend this restaurant. My imperial roll was so soft and squish that everything comes out and there was no meat/ shrimp, which is 3.50. Moreover the vegetable inside is not fresh. Also, the noodle soup was even sweet....More

Thank YeonJung Y
Reviewed 25 September 2013

The Best! Coconut Chicken, Spring Rolls(killer sauce),shrimp soup and don't forget the penny wort drink, freshmade lemonade or a pot of tea! Enjoy all. Great family run and guarantee you will be back to this little gem.

Thank carla s
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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 N State St, Syracuse, NY 13203-1706
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-471-6740
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