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Present

6678 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA 22042-2145
+1 703-531-1881
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Asian, Vietnamese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
6678 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA 22042-2145
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting menu. Fancy names for their dishes which by the way are mostly outstanding. Very nice atmosphere as well. Have eaten here about 50 times. That should say it all!!!

Thank danoclarke
Present R, General Manager at Present, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so very much for your Patronage and kinds words. We are so glad you had many a great experience. Again, we appreciated your business and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Govern House Inn and walked over to the plaza next door. The outside looked a little beat down but it was beautiful inside. Very nice koi pond to great the guests and food was amazing. Price was reasonable.

Thank jovanrivera22
Present R, General Manager at Present, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's an honor to have you as our guest. The night was more rewarding for us when you came to visit Present Restaurant. We appreciated your business and look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined with friends. The papaya salad did not have much taste. We ordered the lemongrass chicken which was good. The eggplant dish with bacon looked boiled and that's how bland it was. Spring rolls were nothing special. Calamari starter was very good. Ice creams...More

Thank queenmarylou
Present R, General Manager at Present, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was our honor to have you as our guest. The night was more rewarding for us when you came to visit Present Restaurant. Your business is greatly appreciated and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in a small mini-mall is this excellent restaurant. Outstanding, friendly service combined with the wonderful food. Try the Autumn Roll, calamari and the duck and you won't be disappointed.

Thank Candyk10
Present R, Manager at Present, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are utmost grateful for the kind words that you gave Present Restaurant. Our mission is to give our guest an outstanding dining experience through service and quality food. Please come back again soon! cảm ơn bạn - The Present Team

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Present Resturant is highly impressive in every way! The menu is extensive with high quality food at very reasonable prices. The customer is treated with the best of care, the decor is exquisite and the cleanliness is impeccable. If you want to eat the best...More

Thank JOe19772014
Present R, General Manager at Present, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you for your Patronage and kinds words. We are so glad you had a great experience during your visit.

Reviewed 8 April 2017

There are many -- many -- Vietnamese restaurants in this area and the atmosphere at most of them pretty much is the same, so it is an interesting change of pace to walk into the upscale, roomy environment of Present. It is located in a...More

Thank Tommyg2230
Present R, General Manager at Present, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thank you for your business, we are grateful to had a chance to serve you. hope you come back soon.

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

WOW!!! I have no idea Vietnamese food goes beyond Pho, banh mi vermicelli noodles and spring rolls. Until I come to Present. The menu is incredible from simple street food to some elegant dishes. Ever since the first visit to PRESENT, I have been bringing...More

Thank Hozkar98
Present R, General Manager at Present, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thank you for your review, we greatly appreciate your business and your comment.

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, outstanding service and beautiful restaurant. Good place for any occasion. Highly recommended.

Thank Vicki C
Present R, General Manager at Present, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thank you so much. we are honored to have serve you

Reviewed 10 March 2017

With apologies to "Kung Fu Panda," Present Restaurant tucked away in a tiny, nondescript strip mall on Route 50 in Falls Church offers up some of the best Vietnamese food in the area. That's saying a lot as Falls Church, home of the Eden Center...More

1  Thank Fred K
Present R, General Manager at Present, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

thank you for your kinds words. the Staffs really appreciate your review

Reviewed 13 February 2017

A group of friends had lunch there recently where we were taken care of by very friendly and knowledgeable wait staff who enjoyed telling us about the dishes we were ordering! The food was excellent, as was the atmosphere.

1  Thank JoeandBobbie
Present R, General Manager at Present, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thank you for your patronage and your kind words. hope to serve you again soon.

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Bert P
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Response from Present R | Property representative |
Thank you for asking, casual dressy are both fine.
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Response from KobiashiMaru7 | Reviewed this property |
I've been travelling way too much for business outside of the DC area or I would have returned much sooner. I CRAVE the deliciousness of your food and definitely miss your warmth and hospitality. I will see you soon!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6678 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA 22042-2145
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Falls Church
  • Phone Number: +1 703-531-1881
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Description
Present Restaurant is home to a melting pot of tasty regional authentic Vietnamese cuisine. Most of the best Vietnamese food can be found at a humble-looking street stall and from the inside of a home kitchen. Present Restaurant is your guide to favorite Vietnamese foods in the Fairfax Co area. Enjoy a quiet dinner with friends with a glass of wine. Present restaurant offer an ambiance of tranquility with our indoor cascading pond that allows our guest to enjoy a quiet dinner with friends with a glass of wine. We also cater to special events and occasions. Surprise your quest with a catered and elaborate Vietnamese buffet.. Thank you to Mr. Tom Sietsema of the Washington Post for the kind review: Editorial Review 2009 Fall Dining Guide By Tom Sietsema Washington Post Staff Writer Plenty of Vietnamese restaurants serve green papaya salad. None that I've sampled makes a better impression than Present's. Freshly roasted nuts give the dish an edge, and so does a "bowl" of purple cabbage, although the crowning touch is lavished on the surface: matchsticks of rich liver instead of the usual beef jerky. Other Vietnamese restaurants are welcoming, but few more so than this place. Need a recommendation? Want to know more about an ingredient? The servers respond with enthusiasm and intelligence, and they make top-notch guides for novices in particular. I've eaten in this serene dining room at least half a dozen times now, yet I always find something new to appreciate.
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