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La Vie Vietnamese Restaurant

5830 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121-2005
+1 415-668-8080
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
26 Nov 2017
“Great vietnamese menu”
28 Sep 2017
“Very good Vietnamese food”
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Asian, Vietnamese, Seafood
€€ - €€€
5830 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121-2005
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We had a big family group of 10 people and i was impressed how the kitchen did not get overwhelmed with the 3 dozen things ordered by the collective group. Everything was correct and came out in a reasonable order in a reasonable time frame....More

Thank patsenoj
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Located on Geary, a major thoroughfare, it has a modern clean ambience. The food was generous in portions and excellent quality. Service was prompt. Between the four of us, all we're very satisfied. I recommend the sizzling rice soup and BBQ or on skewers.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Food in Vietnam is diverse and amazing. The food here is limited and a little dull. The people are nice and it is competent.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Small family owned restaurant with friendly service. order the roasted crab and a bowl of rice. After cleaning off the legs of the crab, mix the bits of the stir fried crab innards with rice. Yum! Garlic noodle was good too but the pho was...More

Thank clowjung
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Decent food, standard menu, owners/wait staff will serve their friends and spend so much time with them that they forget the rest of the customers are waiting to place their orders. The staff does not work together. The young woman will take some orders, run...More

Thank brad j
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

La Vie is a first class Vietnamesd restaurant. Strong flavors, cooking just the right degree of doneness, and imaginative combinations. The 5-spice chicken on garlic noodles was a wonderful balance of flavors, and the chicken was crisp outside and tender inside. Vietnamese Salad was strongly...More

Thank Henry F
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Last Friday I met a client near Ocean Beach to enjoy roasted crab. Unfortunately for that restaurant they were closed. La Vie is a little small but the decor is really nice. After making several phone calls to find roasted crab, social media listed this...More

Thank 1AKA_VS
Reviewed 13 April 2014

OK - when you go out to an Asian restaurant you expect fast service in and out...but come on... about 90 minutes for Vietnamese food. This is actual time sitting at a table and not waiting to be seated. If I could, I would give...More

1  Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 10 February 2014

This place deserves a 5 star review. I have been coming here for over a decade and every time it is a treat. We come here for a quite dinner knowing that we will not be rushed and that the service will be very polite....More

1  Thank grishick
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Last night we went to LaVie for the first time. In our opinion, the food was nothing special and overpriced. We ordered the Vietnamese crepe as an appetizer, which was very good and freshly made, when it finally arrived. Our entrees were 2 chef's specials,...More

Thank TexJo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5830 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121-2005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-668-8080
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