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Nam Son Vietnamese Restaurant

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245 Grand St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10002-4917
+1 212-966-6507
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10:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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New York City, New York
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a good Vietnamese restaurant should be rated by their soup, rice noodle, meat, vegetables and service. Other dishes too, and cleanliness. But the "pho" soup is really a standard, I think you'd agree. Another pair of standards: always crowded; they have three shops (below Wall St.; Roosevelt Ave.; Grand St.)

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Thank Tomskatesnyc
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The restaurant was recommended by a friend and I am passing on my recommendation. The food was delicious and plentiful and the service could not be faulted. A good all round restaurant. I would go back next time to try the other menu items.

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Thank Ben C
Nacka, Sweden
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148 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

No frills dumplings, vietnamese rolls and more. Maybe a wee bit more spiciness would have been nice.

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Thank Arneby
2035
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82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We were there on two occasions. On both occasions, the restaurant was well patronised. Some of the staff appeared flustered and the service was inconsistent. The menu is not all that extensive. I was, however, satisfied with my order - the #6 rare beef rice noodle Pho and a plate of small spring rolls. The Pho was flavoursome and the... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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124 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

i have been there with my wife, during our honey moon we were around NY eating pho, and the vietnam crepe, was really nice experience, the attention was really good and with patience for explain each doubt about the meals, we ordered Pho and the crepe off course, to be honest, i visited Vietnam in 2012 and find Pho in... More 

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Thank Carlos M
Seoul, South Korea
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404 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

I arrived just before 20:00 on weekday. The restaurant was quite full, there was no queue but still occupied most of tables. When I saw the menu, the price for pho(regular size) looks quite reasonable compare to the other Vietnamese restaurants where I have been in US. (about $6.95?, anyway less than $7 excl. tax). The other places were about... More 

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Gladsaxe Municipality, Denmark
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere and smells from the kitchen were attractive from the moment I walked in the door. Coming straight from Europe on an 8 hour trip mad me very hungry and tired. I ordered pho , traditional Vietnamese soup with fish balls and fried spring rolls. Everything freshly made and served quickly with a smile. Like being back in Vietnam.

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Thank Jens Christian R
Aberdeen, Maryland
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126 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

I love this little place, but for some reason I thought they had Banh Mi. I didn't see it on the menu the last time I went. Maybe they have it and you have to ask for it? We got a curry soup and a vermicelli noodle dish with grilled pork and spring rolls. I crave this food so much!... More 

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Paw Paw, West Virginia
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

I hit this place up on New Year's Eve, and got the Pho Dac Biet. It was quite good. Not Eden Center or Upper Darby amazing, but pretty dang good pho. I was served quick, it was hot, cheap, and yummy. The place has a weirdish decor that doesn't feel like the typical Viet place, but it was still comfy... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Tasty dining at Nam So'n restuarant in China Town. Very well priced, friendly staff that take time to explain the menu and unlisted options! The experience is not rushed as with some other restuarants. Great eatery!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Grand St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10002-4917
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-966-6507

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where many Chinatown residents exercise, play games, and chat the day away.
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