Phuong Trang Vietnamese Restaurant, 4170 Convoy St., Kearny Mesa (858-565-6750) [phoungtrangrestaurant.com]. Open daily serving lunch and dinner. Sun.–Thurs. 10 a.m.–9:30 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 10 a.m.–10 p.m. ($3.95–$14.95) with family dinner combination for two–10 people from ($18.95–$129.95).
While it is great to dine at this restaurant on your own or as a couple, many guests enjoy its family style meals by dining in large groups with their friends and family. Phuong Trang is the most recommended Vietnamese restaurant in San Diego, and for good reason. The food is delicious, and the prices are competitive. In fact, they won the 2007 Channel 10 News A-List Award for “Best Vietnamese Restaurant” and have been named Best Vietnamese Seafood Restaurant by the San Diego Union-Tribune. Plus, TV Channels 7 and 8 and San Diego Magazine also ranked them #1 in 2013. This is one restaurant you’ll definitely want to discover.
Unlike most Vietnamese restaurants, their extensive menu features cuisine from all regions of Vietnam. And, many items are received fresh daily, like the pressed rice vermicelli patties. They are light and delicious and served with char-grilled ground shrimp in sugarcane. An entrée that is perfect for sharing is the Seven Courses of Beef wraps. It’s a sampler with the beef prepared in seven different ways including grilled with butter, wrapped in grape leaves and with vinegar fondue. It comes with vegetables and rice paper for wrapping. It’s perfect for two. Vegetarian dishes are in great abundance too. Catering. Beer and wine. Food to go. Credit cards: DISC, MC, VISA.
Banquets & Catering at Phuong Trang Vietnamese Restaurant
4170 Convoy Street
Price: Call for prices