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Bac Nam

#205 of 1,855 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
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Ala Moana - Kakaako
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1117 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-2229
+1 808-597-8201
Today
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Honolulu
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I love this restaurant. It's very popular with visitors and locals. (I see a few locals who are there every time I come). Service is prompt and friendly. The menu offers a lot of variety at a range of price points from high (crab curry, very popular with visitors from Asia) to very economical (pho and rice and protein plates).... More 

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Thank cedric808
San Francisco, California
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217 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Tasty family run clean Vietnamese restaurant. Portions aren't large but food very tasty. Credit cards accepted .

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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The braised large pawns are a must. Although a little more coconutty then before, still some of the best you can find. The simmered fish was really good too.

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Thank CM K
Hawaii
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660 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This popular neighborhood Vietnamese restaurant is very plain and very clean. The staff members were attentive and friendly. The menu is basically in line with other Vietnamese restaurants that we have visited in Honolulu. We enjoyed our food and certainly recommend this restaurant. The only negative for us was that there was a very loud party in the room on... More 

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Marlborough
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150 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant multiple times. The food and service have always been excellent. I always eat the fish wrap which is great. It comes with lots of lettuce and mint. I don't eat chicken, pork, beef. I can't comment on those dishes. The prices are reasonable and you can BYOB. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Joethecritique
Monroe, North Carolina
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191 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

The interior is plan so don't go for the atmosphere go for the food. The crabmeat curry is to die for and the spices on the green papaya salad are perfectly balanced

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Calgary, Canada
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334 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Since every other reviewer has given this place glowing reviews, I can only guess that I chose the wrong thing. But my husband's dish wasn't so great either. We love Vietnamese food and choose it often. The day we went my husband got the rare beef pho and I got a chicken/veg dish. Mine came sort of sloshing about in... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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100 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We love this small family run place, the owner does the front of the house service and his wife does the cooking while other family members help. I love the spicy beef noodle soup and my husband's favorite dish is the prawns in a creamy sauce. Also the crab curry is sooo creamy.....too many good dishes to mention. You can... More 

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Thank deehi
Marlborough
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150 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

My family and I go here often. The food is awesome and the prices are reasonable. The owners work in the kitchen and serve the tables. They are very friendly and will accommodate most requests. Vegetables are fresh and they serve plenty of herbs with the food. You can also bring your own alcoholic beverages.

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honolulu
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55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I met two friends here for dinner one evening and was very impressed with all the food we had. The restaurant looks small from the outside but when you step inside there is another room off to the left which more than doubles the size of the entire restaurant. First of all, there is street metered parking directly in front... More 

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1117 S King St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-2229
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Ala Moana - Kakaako
  • Neighbourhood: Ala Moana - Kakaako
  • Phone Number: +1 808-597-8201

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