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57 York St, London, Ontario N6A 1A6, Canada
+1 519-438-4888
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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London, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I have been going to all the London Ben Thanhs for a long time. The downtown York location is the best of the three for consistency and service. The new Fanshawe location is the worst of the three for food and service. The Ben Thanh was also a favorite of Western students looking forward to reasonably priced thai meals.Not any... More 

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Thank GlennGould6
London, Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I don't generally like giving bad reviews as the food is incredible but we had the worst waitress in the history of waitresses (Lindsay).. RUDE.. unresponsive, uninterested, took forever to take our order and to bring it out to us.. it honestly felt like we were inconveniencing her when we finally got to order our food. She did a great... More 

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Thank Lindsay R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Really great traditional Thai on a budget. Lots of choices, and low prices so you can afford to try the whole menu.

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Thank Magdalena T
London, Ontario
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Crispy calamari as an appetizer was far from appetizing. It was pale suggesting that it needed to be cooked longer and tough suggesting that it had been cooked too long. Either way I would not order it again and has put me off calamari for a while. Tom Yum soup, medium size was spicy and although I thought that it... More 

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Thank Wallis
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Love love love! I get the beef with extra spice and I love it every single time. I usually get take out, but the few times I've dined it have been great. Food is fast, and they waitress leaves you to chat with friends as long as you like (as long as it's not too busy)

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Thank Kristy C
Kitchener, Canada
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were in town for a specialist appointment at St.Joes. We sought out Ben Thanh since we've eaten at the locations in Waterloo, Kitchener, Guelph, and Cambridge. You could say that we have some basis for comparison. With that said, we've never eaten in London so don't know the restaurant landscape well. As a result, I'll try... More 

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Thank Jon K
London, Canada
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Absolutely the best and freshest spring rolls you can find anywhere! Everything is very good and freshly made but don't pass on the spring rolls!

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Thank RJC1919
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

I'm very forgiving with restaurant grading, but this place is garbage. 1- They brought water to the table with significant left over dishwasher crap... in both of our cups! 2- Chilli garlic chicken was nasty... rubbery chicken 3- I ordered drinks when first got in, and didnt get them until after we were done... i told them no need for... More 

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Thank Majid A
London, Canada
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79 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I had not been to Ben Thanh in a while. My daughter and I were taking her boyfriend to a game at Budweiser Gardens, and asked him where he would like to go for dinner beforehand. He suggested Ben Thanh as he loves their BBQ Beef Bowl with Sugar Cane. I love their Tofu pad Thai, so I was in.... More 

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Thank coraclara
London, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Always delicious. Deep fried spring rolls and tom yum soup...yummmm. Fair prices. Fast service. Especially great on a snowy cold day. You won't be disappointed

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 57 York St, London, Ontario N6A 1A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London>  > Central London
  • Neighbourhood: Central London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-438-4888

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