Celebrate the Lunar New Year at these top Vietnamese restaurants in Phoenix

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 Phoenix, based on Yelp ratings and our own methodology. Happy Lunar New Year!

1. Song Lynn

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Maryvale's Song Lynn, located at 2755 N. 91st Ave., Suite A150/160, is the top rated Vietnamese eatery in Phoenix, with Yelpers giving the spot 4.5 stars out of 290 reviews.

2. Pho Thanh

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Pho Thanh, a Vietnamese spot that offers soup, sandwiches and more in Alhambra, is another go-to, with four stars out of 817 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1702 W. Camelback Road to see for yourself.

3. Da Vang Restaurant

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Last but not least, over in Alhambra, check out Da Vang Restaurant, which has earned four stars out of 63 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Vietnamese spot at 4538 N. 19th Ave.