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“This is GREAT!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Thuyen Vien Restaurant

Thuyen Vien Restaurant
Ranked #154 of 858 Restaurants in Anaheim
Cuisines: Asian, Vietnamese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
poway
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“This is GREAT!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2014

We arrived after a long day at Disneyland. The restaurant was crowded even at 8 pm on a Wednesday. We ordered the mango salad, a pho, and two other dishes Buddhas Feast and a cold noodle dish. All were excellent!. The food was fresh, flavorful and delicious. The service fast and friendly. If we lived closer we would eat here all the time. We are so happy we left Disneyland for dinner! This is an excellent choice if you are in this area.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank calvinpoway
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Calgary
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114 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Excellent food for vegetarians and non-vegetarians”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2013

I will add my voice to the chorus of satisfied diners here. I was at a conference and took a break to walk to this restaurant, based on Trip Advisor reviews. The walk from the Convention Centre was 30 minutes along Katella Avenue. The restaurant is in a strip mall on the northeast corner of Katella and Euclid St. It is small and spartan but the food tastes very very fresh. I had the banana flower tacos, which were delicious, and the garlic "chicken". No way could I tell that this was a vegetarian dish. They ask how spicy you want it and, given that I was going back to the conference, I asked for "not spicy" and got exactly that. On a Saturday and a warm day, it was not busy but I think that I was just lucky. It would be a good idea to take a break and treat yourself to this good food.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank CalgaryBuffalo
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Unbelievably good vegetarian Vietnamese food!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2013

Must try it if you're a vegetarian or someone who loves Vietnamese food. It's located <10 minutes away from the hotel we were staying in and the manager was very friendly and helpful even though we had eaten Vietnamese food before in Philadelphia. But here, the food was fresher and better prepared and tasted wonderful. We had all of our usual favorites (noodle soup, fried tofu, fried spring rolls) but all of them tasted better here than what we had eaten before. We also tried the vegetarian garlic chicken which was also very excellent. Also the prices are fantastic which make it an even better deal. Try it if you have a car and you're willing to try something that isn't flooded with Disneyland visitors!

Visited December 2013
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Thank James K
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great local find!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013

We were attending a conference at the Anaheim Convention Center and wanted to try a local vegetarian restaurant. This little, unassuming place is tucked into a small shopping center a short distance away from Disneyland and the Convention Center. Even though we arrived shortly after it opened for the evening on a Wednesday, the place was quickly packed with happy diners. Service was quick and pleasant and the proprietor was eager to answer questions about their dishes. The food was terrific ~ tasty and flavorful. The Vietnamese nun at the next table was apparently a frequent diner...a good sign in my book! We would definitely go back during our next Anaheim visit.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank DonnitaP
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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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172 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Great find!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2013

We were looking for something different for dinner after a day out in LA. My daughter found this place on Yelp. The reviews were good and it said the prices were reasonable so off we went.
The food was wonderful for a vegetarian menu. The prices were reasonable. They were busy for a Sunday night around 8PM. They only have about 8 tables seating maybe less than 25 people. We waited only a few minutes for a table and the whole time we were there, people were coming in & out for take-out or waiting for a table. They don't take credit card - cash or debit. Would eat there again if we're ever back in the area.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank safety_princess
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