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Viva Restaurant

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1-505 Sargent Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1V9, Canada
+1 204-772-3167
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

If you're looking for Pho, and are able to make it there before it closes and don't mind the bad area, then this is a must. The Pho usually is really good. If you eat it the traditional way and want a good broth then this is one of the places to go. Its awkwardly placed inside a building in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Korean beef, lemon chicken, spring rolls, licensed dining but family atmosphere. The revive was quick and food excellent and hot.

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1 Thank harleycoupleWinnipeg
Baltimore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

For me this was a comfort food restaurant -- had the "egg rolls" and Pho Tai at dinner time and enjoyed them on a cool evening. Both were solid and comforting. This is not a high-end restaurant so these are not the top-end versions of either, but this is a solid eat in an enjoyable atmosphere with attentive wait staff.... More 

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45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Have been here many times but have never reviewed. Each time it is fantastic. The food is awesome. We usually go with a fairly large group and everyone leaves happy waiting to return. The Vermicelli is out of this world. Where else can you get a meal for under ten dollars a person. A must visit.

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2 Thank JimRachelle
São Carlos do Pinhal, São Paulo, Brazil
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107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Great Vietnamese restaurant in Exchange District. Food is wonderful, with so many options of sea food, really delicious. It was full, which means it is good. Staff was really friendly and efficient. Great atmosphere, beautiful and comfortable, you don't have to wait in line and it is not necessary to book before.

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2 Thank MariaOliver1976
Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

First time visit just before 1pm. No issues with waiting, but being given a menu while standing & being asked to pre-order -- a bit too pushy. Seated once, then asked to move to make way for a table of three. Understandable, but... Water glass was still hot from dishwasher. Water tepid. Vermicelli bowl was less than stellar; shrimp burnt,... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

When I take my daughter, who works nearby downtown, to lunch, we often go here. There is street parking and easy access. It is always busy as it is a very popular restaurant. However, we seldom have to wait for a seat as the serving staff and kitchen are very efficient. We are in and oat easily in her lunchtime.... More 

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1 Thank John F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Went there this evening with my family and ordered a number of dishes. All of which were extremely good. Everything was just so flavourful, especially the charbroiled meats. We have been to many Vietnamese restaurants in Winnipeg, with most of them being great. However, Viva really brings flavour to another level. Definitely will be a regular from now on.

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1 Thank Steve G
Winnipeg MB CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We have been visiting this Vietnamese restaurant 2 or 3 times every year for at least 10 years. We always bring family or friends and we have never been disappointed. Love their hot and sour soup and spring rolls. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank phlatlanders
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat. Fresh and tasty. Try the #5 or 49. You won't be disappointed. Hot and sour soup with a wrap you make yourself. Mmmmm.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-505 Sargent Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1V9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg
  • Phone Number: +1 204-772-3167

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?