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Celebrate Lunar New Year at these top Vietnamese restaurants in San Antonio

Ready to celebrate Lunar New Year? On February 5, 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 Pig with friends and family, Hoodline has crunched the numbers to find the top Vietnamese restaurants in San Antonio, based on Yelp ratings and our own methodology. Happy Lunar New Year!

1. Pho Ha Long

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First up is Thunderbird Hills's Pho Ha Long, situated at 6424 N.W. Loop 410, Suite 104. With four stars out of 347 reviews on Yelp, the Vietnamese spot has proven to be a local favorite.

2. Berni Vietnamese Restaurant

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Berni Vietnamese Restaurant, located at 8742 Wurzbach Road, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Vietnamese spot four stars out of 304 reviews.

3. Pho Hung Cuong

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Pho Hung Cuong, a Vietnamese spot, is another go-to, with four stars out of 279 Yelp reviews. Head over to 12730 W. Interstate 10 to see for yourself.

4. BobaTea Garden

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Last but not least, over in Pipers Meadow, check out BobaTea Garden, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 73 reviews on Yelp. You can find the vegetarian and Vietnamese spot, which offers bubble tea and more, at 8333 Culebra Road, Suite 204A.