Looking to satisfy your appetite for Vietnamese fare?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Vietnamese spots around Berkeley, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fulfill your urges.
December is the top month of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Berkeley area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management services and email marketing for small businesses. Daily spending at Berkeley-area restaurants grew to $1,905 per business in December of last year, 6% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Vanessa's Bistro
First on the list is Vanessa's Bistro. Located at 1715 Solano Ave. (between Tulare and Ensenada avenues), the tapas bar, French and Vietnamese spot is the highest-rated Vietnamese restaurant in Berkeley, boasting four stars out of 449 reviews on Yelp.
2. Oriental Restaurant
Next up is Oriental Restaurant, situated at 1782 Shattuck Ave. (between Delaware and Francisco streets). With four stars out of 401 reviews on Yelp, the Vietnamese and Chinese spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Super Super Restaurant
Super Super Restaurant, located at 1428 San Pablo Ave. (between Camelia and Page streets), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Vietnamese and Asian fusion spot four stars out of 305 reviews.
4. Le Pho
Le Pho, a Vietnamese spot that offers noodles and more, is another go-to, with four stars out of 195 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2501 San Pablo Ave. (between Blake Street and Dwight Way) to see for yourself.
5. Sidewalk Street Food
Check out Sidewalk Street Food, which has earned four stars out of 34 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Vietnamese spot at 2924 Domingo Ave.