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Bodega Bistro - Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine

607 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7910
+1 415-921-1218
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good54%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
22 Oct 2016
“Good reasturant ”
8 Oct 2016
“A great visit”
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Asian, Vietnamese
$$ - $$$
607 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7910
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed local and stumbled upon this family run restaurant!!!! In fact so impressed we went back twice!!! The fresh rice rolls are a must as is (not sure of name) the "street food" in the lettuce .... Yummo! The young man serving us was...More

Thank Monstar1702
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Good meal as recommended by the Cova hotel. Very reasonable price, close to hotel, good menu choices.

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

A really nice choice of beers and porters, very friendly and attentive staff who made us feel really welcome.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Simple restaurant in a rougher section of town. But, they serve authentic and very good vietnamese food.

Thank James M
Reviewed 30 December 2015

We went to this restaurant with no expectations since we had never tried Vietnamese cuisine....it was a very pleasant surprise. The food was excellent, the service prompt and courteous and the prices quite reasonable. Very close to the Asian Art Museum...

Thank Graciela A
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Have been tasting Pho around the world from Hanoi, Saigon to Paris 13, Litle Sagon and Moscow, Berlin... wherever Vietnamese people have set their foot settle in, but NO ONE can beat this Pho, especially the Pho of former owner also chef Jim. A bowl...More

Thank DosNguyen
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Having been to Vietnam several times and learning to judge the Vietnam food and not the surroundings is also appropriate here. Neighborhood isn't the best, but not the worst. Food is tops prepared in authentic Vietnam style and flavors. Takes you back to Saigon! Enjoy....More

Thank David B L
Reviewed 22 June 2015

We ate here today after reading reviews on Open Table. Food was poor, service was okay, ambience was non-existent. You know that feeling you get when you walk in a place that says, "uh-oh"? Well, we should have known better. That they are on Open...More

Thank shareefmahdavi
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Third time I go to the Bodega, over three years. I like this restaurant. Especially their nems that come with salad and green herbs. The best I know. The service is kind, efficient. Servers do care about customers. I like the cantina atmosphere

Thank AZERTParis
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Visited Vietnam 2 years ago, this was the best Viet food I ever ate afterwards. The neighbourhood is not great, but certainly not dangerous.

Thank Tessa L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109-7910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-921-1218
  • E-mail
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