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Nong Thon

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10086 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-3927
+1 510-647-8038
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Washington
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I ate at this restaurant once, on a night that was not busy. I ordered the cube beefsteak, marinated in garlic and stir-fried with onions. It was not medium rare as described on the menu. The beef was well done. If the menu says it will be served medium rare, then it should be. The beef was tender and tasty... More 

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Thank Carol_R99SO
El Cerrito, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Always a good traditional Vietnamese meal. I especially like the Bun but there's nothing like the pho on a cold day.

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Thank BNudelman
SFbayArea
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Six of us went there for dinner. I had been there a couple of years ago and thought it was excellent. We ordered maybe ten things, and every one was delicious. Much of it was a surprise, like the coconut water which was new to me. Vegans should ask for “Mom’s special soup,” not on the menu (yet) but very... More 

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Thank hatetoflySFbayArea
Eureka, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

The food was great and a good size portion. Our waiter was really friendly. I had the mushroom curry with tofu and it was excellent. Many options for vegans.

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Thank Jenni0705
Berkeley, California
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

Location is excellent, next to the Cerrito Theater with plenty of parking on side street. The atmosphere is relaxed. Decorated with large potted trees and other plants, a water buffalo (!), and fishing nets. Lots of wood. I enjoyed a booth. One waiter was caring for all the tables, but he was efficient and pleasant. I had a Thai ice... More 

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Thank kathryn76
San Antonio
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

I have no prior experience with Vietnamese food, but I wasn't expecting the varied flavors and textures in our meal. We ordered the chicken pot, beef rollups and a vegetable spring rolls. Everything was hot and fresh, with plenty to eat. I'm not one for mint so I took that off my food, but enjoyed the new tastes. My wife... More 

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Thank Clare_and_Joe
El Cerrito, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Terrible food, terrible service. Ordered the combination clay pot. They brought it out a minute after I ordered it. "Red flag" It tasted as if it had been pre made and sitting out for a good hour. The waiter was inattentive and unfriendly. Will never go there again.

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Thank esther94702
Plano, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

Excellent Vietnamese food at reasonable prices. The service was prompt and courteous but the wait staff was not able to anticipate needs nor asking if anything else could have been done. We went there 3 times in the one week during our visit to the area, and each time we had to ask for condiments or spices which should have... More 

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California
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78 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014

The menu pages have colorful photos with prices on most items. Good prices, easy parking, quiet atmosphere, and delicious. We eat at the restaurant about once every month.

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Thank ghgk
San Luis de Sabinillas, Spain
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

Being a bit of a novice with Vietnamese Cuisine this was both a flavourful and varied learning experience, having been told that Vietnamese Cuisine is to Asian Cuisine what French is to the European, (although the Spanish, the Italians, and/or the Greeks are not to be slighted). The menu was very complete in the selections available from Appetisers, Soups, Salads,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10086 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530-3927
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cerrito
  • Phone Number: +1 510-647-8038

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