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Reviewed 9 March 2024

This is good authentic Vietnamese food! I miss soup so much after being in AU and NZ for 4 months now. Their beef pho didn't have any added sugar or much salt in it. LOVE! Service is great. Their avocado roll is very good. Partner's...lemongrass chicken he said was great quality. I would love to be back if I happen to be back here again.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 22 October 2023 via mobile

Very tasty simple but nice menu nice efficient staff good Vietnamese for beginners nothing to freaky lovely fresh prawn rolls

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 25 August 2023

Travelling trough town and originally I was going to stop at the aeroplane McDonalds. When I pulled up and saw a Vietnamese restaurant across the road, I decided to try it. I had the lemongrass chicken pho which I had never tried before and found...very good. I also had the pandan waffles and they were amazing. Iced Vietnamese coffee topped it off and fueled the afternoon drive to my next stop.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 2 July 2023

Two very good Buddha salads, one with noodles and one with rice. We enjoyed them so much we went back and had them again for lunch. The staff are very polite and the food very good. The decor isn't flash and its a bit tacky,...but we weren't there for the ambience.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 24 June 2023 via mobile

had the vermicelli budda delight was sooo delicious, partner had the pho, 1 of the better in nz, fat prawn rolls were tasty great sauces, good alt takeaway when in taupo.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 5 February 2023 via mobile

First time trying this place and SOOO disappointed 😔 I wish I had read the reviews of other people’s similar rubbish experiences first!!! Trip Advisor tells the true story! I ordered Lemongrass chicken soup (with broth apparently simmered for 8 hours). Except that it was...bland and completely flavourless no coriander, minimal onion/spring onion, and very little tasteless chicken. No way this took 8 hours - more like an oxo cube mixed with boiled water and served up to us for $25!!! My husband’s beef stew was watery and also lacking in flavour. I have eaten Pho all around the world and this was the worst I have had. Waste of $50 and had such high hopes for a fantastic place we could frequent in Taupō, but we will not be back.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 14 January 2023 via mobile

Bland, horrible, watery beef pho, with a few pieces of onion and spring onion, and soggy donut. The summer rolls were dry but tasty, as was the lemongrass pork, but wouldn't go back just for those.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 1 December 2022

We arrived at 7.55pm on a weekday and checked that the takeaway menu was still available. For two vegetarians we ordered two Com Chay dishes which are described as containing stir fried veges, oyster mushrooms. goji berries and tofu tossed in a tamarind sauce served...on garlic infused rice with mixed salad. We checked with staff that the Tofu was going to be available and included that night. The meal was light on mushrooms and goji berries but heavy on the cheaper salad ingredients and rice but not a single piece of tofu was included (think Lemongrass chicken without the chicken). An additional charge of 0.63 cents as added to the credit card transaction without explanation.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 3 November 2022

The best, and most authentic Vietnamese food we've ever had outside of Vietnam. Went for dinner and then returned for lunch a few days later. The Bahn Mi was especially excellent.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 28 October 2022 via mobile

The food was such a disappointment. We ordered the raw beef pho and beef stew. One of the worst pho I have had where the soup tasted watered down and the beef stew was terrible and watery. Even the bread that came with the stew...was just plain. Would recommend the Thai and Indian restaurant just across them for a much better and satisfying dining experience.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 14 July 2022 via mobile

Plain food - the reviews raved about the food and we were therefore disappointed to have lemongrass chicken that was nothing special and beef stew with rice that was exactly that - I thought about a Portuguese pastry for dessert but when I saw how...small they were I flagged thatMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 16 May 2022 via mobile

Ordered takeout told 20-25 min wait. The restaurant was not busy. Waited 50 minutes. Very average vermicelli dishes, beef and chicken. Would not bother going again.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 25 April 2022 via mobile

Great food. Loved my pho. Really Clean. Great service w a smile. We definitely will be coming back. Good to see a Vietnamese addition to downtown dining options.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 25 April 2022 via mobile

This was the most deliscous meal - I would thoroughly recommend to others. The Vietnamese Coffeee is BRILLIANT !! Excellent A +++

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 18 April 2022 via mobile

Great, fresh setting, friendly service and good quality food. Best bahn mi I've had and my first taste of chin- su sauce. Will be back!

Date of visit: March 2022
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VIETNAMESE JOINT, Taupo - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Vietnamese Joint is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4