Ready to celebrate Lunar New Year? On January 25, families around the world take part in the celebrations for Tết, the first day of the Lunar New Year — and spring — for Vietnamese families. To kick off the celebration, families gather at home or at a favorite restaurant on New Year’s Day for a reunion meal, featuring specialties that include dưa hành (pickled spring onions), bánh chưng (sticky rice with meat or beans wrapped in leaves) and boiled whole chicken.
If you’re looking for a feast to celebrate the Year of the Rat with friends and family, Hoodline has crunched the numbers to find the top Vietnamese restaurants in Worcester, based on Yelp ratings and our own methodology. Happy Lunar New Year!
1. Hien-Vuong Restaurant
Topping the list is Hien-Vuong Restaurant. Located at 76 Green St., the Vietnamese spot is the highest rated Vietnamese restaurant in Worcester, boasting four stars out of 89 reviews on Yelp.
2. C & N Vietnamese Cuisine
Next up is C & N Vietnamese Cuisine, situated at 10 Millbury St. With 4.5 stars out of 11 reviews on Yelp, the Vietnamese spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Anh Thu 2
Anh Thu 2, located at 91 Stafford St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Vietnamese spot four stars out of 55 reviews.
4. Saigon Restaurant
Saigon Restaurant, a Vietnamese spot, is another go-to, with four stars out of 47 Yelp reviews. Head over to 976 B Main St. to see for yourself.
5. Eggroll Lady & Fish Shack
Check out Eggroll Lady & Fish Shack, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 109 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Vietnamese spot, which offers seafood and more, at 609 W. Bolyston St.