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Madame Tam's Asian Bistro

322 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 330-1920 · $$ · Bistro, Vietnamese
Rating: 2.5 out of 5"283 Yelp reviews ·


  • Mon - Thu11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Fri - Sat11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Sun11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Good for

Lunch · Dinner

Popular menu items

Shaking Beef · Chinese Chicken Salad · Claypot Chicken · Brown Rice · Orange Chicken

General info

Casual · Family Friendly



Latest reviews

  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"by Jeff H. at Yelp User Review4/8/2014I've come to Madame Tam's a couple times for dinner/happy hour and been unimpressed each time. Bad service plus mediocre food will do that.One thing Madame Tam's has is a very flexible happy hour. 3pm to 7pm, the drinks are relatively cheap (lots of places will end their happy hour at 5 or 6), . And … More
  • Rating: 1.0 out of 5"by Gayle L. M. at Yelp User Review3/31/2014Madame Tam wins the award of being one of maybe 3 times in my life that I've ever sent food back.A number of issues:(1) I'm pretty sure that a large percentage of their food is frozen. (2) Service is pretty bad.(3) I have some safety concerns about their food.(4) Food was... atrocious.Backing up...We asked for … More
  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"by Ravi C. at Yelp User Review3/26/2014The drinks were okay. The mango margarita was the star and the mimosa was the least tasty. Friendly and prompt service and a decent selection of beers. Overall an okay place to grab a few drinks. More
  • Rating: 1.0 out of 5"by Jonathan T. at Yelp User Review3/4/2014This place is so bad it's not even worth a review of the place itself; the most valuable advice I'd comment on is the horrible service. There is most likely an ethnically-selective staff selection, which helps to explain the lack of servers who spoke inadequate English, which made them unable to communicate with … More
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"by Zara C. at Yelp User Review2/25/2014This place has some of the worst service.I sat myself after a head nod from one of the waiters (I'm assuming that's what his head nod meant).He gave me a menu and then 15 minutes later (when I finally got his attention) he took my order.The diet cokeand pho I ordered came out at the same time... I usually like … More
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