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Linh Cafe Vancouver Kitsilano | Best Lobster Poutine

Linh Cafe Vancouver Kitsilano | Best Lobster Poutine

[image_with_animation image_url="11184" animation="Fade In" img_link_target="_self"] Linh Cafe French-Vietnamese Restaurant is relatively new to the Kitsilano, Vancouver neighborhood. Just down the block is Au Comptoir - a classic Parisien cafe and The Juicery Co. I have been frequenting this neighborhood because of power yoga with ClassPass Vancouver. [...]
Pho Ho Vietnamese Noodle Soup Richmond | 何記牛肉粉

Pho Ho Vietnamese Noodle Soup Richmond | 何記牛肉粉

[image_with_animation image_url="11102" animation="Fade In" img_link_target="_self"] Pho Ho Vietnamese Noodle Soup 何記牛肉粉 is a new Pho restaurant in Richmond. It is located in next to Sing Yee 勝意食館 in Continental Plaza (Dragon View Chinese Cuisine 龍景軒, Gyo-O 魚王, Pearl Castle Bubble Tea 圓香茶坊, Uncle Lu 安可盧萬巒豬腳, [...]
Best Pho in Seattle | Best Vietnamese Restaurants Seattle

Best Pho in Seattle | Best Vietnamese Restaurants Seattle

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Where to get the best Pho in Seattle? What are the best Vietnamese Restaurants Seattle? When it’s raining, a big bowl of pho is many things. It always hits the spot. It is always a good time for Pho Noodles. There are so many best Vietnamese restaurants in Seattle. Everywhere you go seems to be the next best pho in Seattle. The following restaurants list below are my favorites. They are tasty and hits the spot in their own particular way. Restaurants listed below are listed at random.

Best Pho in Seattle | Best Vietnamese Restaurants Seattle

 

Green Leaf Vietnamese Restaurant | 1684 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC V8W 2G5 | (250) 590-8302 | http://greenleaftaste.com/ Green Leaf Bistro on Urbanspoon

If you are looking for a Vietnamese restaurants with something more than just a bowl of Pho, than Green Leaf will soon become your old favorite. The restaurant is tiny and perhaps underwhelming, but they sure make a mean Banh Xeo savoury crepe stuffed with shrimp. If you are tired from pho noodles, Green Leaf has a good Hu Tieu My Tho clear vermicelli noodles option with a clear pork rib broth, seafood and minced pork.

 

Ba Bar | 550 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122, United States | +1 206-328-2030 | http://babarseattle.com/ | Ba Bar on Urbanspoon

The broth from bone marrow and knucklebones at Ba Bar is clear but powerful. The menus has meaty ingredients and a variety of classic Vietnamese dishes. Be sure to try their crafted cocktails like the Moscow Mule and fresh baked pastries.  Ba Bar even has macarons, pate chaud to pineapple upsidedown cakes and housemade jams to go. No wonder Ba Bar is open late night until 4am on Friday and Saturdays.

 

Hoang Lan Restaurant | 7119 Martin Luther King Junior Way South, Seattle, WA 98118, United States | +1 206-722-3876 | Hoang Lan on Urbanspoon

When you see the same dish on every table, you order that dish. Bun Bo Hue is what Hoang Lan specializes in. And a damn job it does. The bowl is filled with pork hock, congealed pork blood, thinly sliced beef.  The complex broth has a secret ingredient of fresh pineapples to lend the sweet acidity flavor profiles. And remember, Cash Only.

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Hue Ky Mi Gia | 1207 South Jackson Street, Seattle, WA 98144, United States | +1 206-568-1268 | http://huekymigia.com/menu | Hue Ky Mi Gia on Urbanspoon

One of the most amazing garlic butter chicken wings.  Lightly batter and flash fried with minced garlic, white onions, and green onions.  Crunchy and shatters with each bite for a juicy meat center. This Chinese – Vietnamese restaurant also offers braised duck noodle soup marinated with Chinese herbs and spices. Faux pho? No problem.

 

Pho Bac | 1314 South Jackson Street, Seattle, WA 98144, United States | +1 206-323-4387 | Pho Bac on Urbanspoon

Pho on a boat. There is no menus except a sign on the wall that has a good selection of steak, fatty brisket, tripe and meatballs. The broth is pretty awesome too with a little sweetness. Always full of fresh herbs like basil and jalapenos. All for $8.

 

Local Pho |  2230 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121, United States  | +1 206-441-5995 | http://www.localpho-seattle.com | Local Pho on Urbanspoon

Friendly staff with minimal wait times. Order from crowd favorites like chicken wings with pepper sauce, egg rolls and a hot bowl of seafood pho.  Generous amount of seafood in a light flavorful broth. Try the tofu spring rolls served with peanut sauce. Lightly seasoned and not too salty. Vegetarians, it’s all about options right?

 

Thanh Vi |  4226 University Way Northeast, Seattle, WA 98105, United States, | +1 206-633-7867 | http://www.thanhvi.net/ | Thanh Vi on Urbanspoon

Reasonable priced and a good variety on menu including Banh Mi Vietnamese sandwiches, pho noodles, spring rolls and broken rice. Thanh Vi is located in the University District next to the University of Washington. Be sure to spot plenty of students. Service is quick and friendly. They make a mean bowl of  Vegetarian pho!

 

 

Pho Viet Anh |  6510 Roosevelt Way Northeast, Seattle, WA 98115, United States | +1 206-466-2179 | http://www.phovietanh.com/ | Pho Viet Anh on Urbanspoon

Hard to beat an eight dollar deal with good quality meat and flavorful broth. Generous portions and piles of tender meat. Brisket! Tendon! Flank! Go ahead and drink all the soup, you won’t be thirsty! We love the Bun Bo Hue spicy beef Vietnamese round noodles here. We hope you do also.

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Delicious Pho Coquitlam | Vietnamese Noodles Coquitlam Centre

Delicious Pho Coquitlam | Vietnamese Noodles Coquitlam Centre

Delicious Pho Coquitlam Centre is my go to place for Vietnamese Pho Noodles. High ceilings and ample table and booth seats. There is a free parkade behind the building. There are also plenty of street parking. Delicious Pho is right beside Browns Social House and […]

New Asia Deli Vietnamese Restaurant Richmond | Banh Mi 亞洲美食

New Asia Deli Vietnamese Restaurant Richmond | Banh Mi 亞洲美食

亞洲美食 New Asia Deli Vietnamese Restaurant Richmond is located in Continental Centre next to Pearl Castle 圓香茶坊, Dragon View Chinese Cuisine 龍景軒, etc. This little Vietnamese restaurant serves a variety of banh mi, pho noodles and rice options. Their shredded pork skin sandwich is pretty […]

Best Pho in Vancouver | Best Vietnamese Restaurants Vancouver

Best Pho in Vancouver | Best Vietnamese Restaurants Vancouver

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Where to get the best Pho in Vancouver? What are the best Vietnamese Restaurants Vancouver? When it’s raining, it is always a good time for Pho Noodles. There are so many best Vietnamese restaurants in Vancouver. Everywhere you go seems to be the next best pho in Vancouver. The following restaurants list below are my favorites. They are tasty and hits the spot in their own particular way. Restaurants listed below are listed at random.

 

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Phnom Penh Restaurant Vancouver 金邊小館 | 244 E Georgia St., Vancouver, BC | 604 682-5777

Always a long line up; but always hits the spot. Do as your neighbours do and order the thinly sliced marinated butter beef loaded with garlic bits and cilantro. Also order the deep fried chicken wings with lemon dipping sauce.

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Mr. Red Cafe Vietnamese Restaurant | 2234 E Hastings St Vancouver, BC V5L 1V4 | (604) 710-9515

Their broth is MSG free and flavors are built by heat and bones. They make three different stocks daily from scratch everyday. Instead of the atypical hoisin sauce, they steep their own rice vinegar with tons of chili and garlic. Their deep fried crab meat spring rolls is one of the best!

Song Huong Restaurant

Song Huong Vietnamese Restaurant | 1613 Nanaimo St Vancouver, BC V5L 4T9 | (604) 568-1196

Their special Beef 7 ways and Oxtail Hotpot is a feast! Aside from your spicy beef pho noodles, Song Hyong also offers special dishes like steamed tapioca dumplings and rice rolls.

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Le Do Vietnamese Restaurant | 2292 East Hastings Street Vancouver, BC V5L 1V4 | (604) 253-3508

Solid Pho option on East Hastings-Sunrise neighborhood. Le Do is a couple of shops down from Red Wagon and puts up a fierce competition. Their Egg Foo Yung is wonderful. Le Do has hearty portions at reasonable prices without compromising flavors

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New Asia Deli Restaurant 亞洲美食 | 3779 Sexsmith Rd, Richmond, BC V6X 3Z9, (604) 279-4288

Offers a variety of banh mì and pho options in Continental Plaza, Richmond. Their shredded pork baguette sandwich is really tasty. So is their dry noodles. This is a great stop if you are ever dying for a decent pho in Richmond.

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Pho Tan Vietnamese 新記越南餐廳 | 4598 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V, (604) 873-3345

Pho Bo Satay 沙嗲牛肉粉 is Pho Tan ‘s specialty. On of the first in Vancouver. The broth has a good kick of heat and flavour. It reminds me of a Vietnamese version of Laksa. Served with thin fatty beef slices and al dente noodles.

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Pho Tam Surrey 歡心正宗越南牛肉粉 | 4598 Main St, Vancouver, BC V5V, | (604) 873-3345

Pho Tam Surrey 歡心正宗越南牛肉粉 is not only the best pho in Surrey, but perhaps all of Metro Vancouver. Bun bo Hue The noodles are so bouncy yet soaks in all the soup! Beef flank, beef balls, congealed pigs blood, and a pork knuckle all inside this bowl of mildly spicy, sour and salty lemongrass piping hot bowl of pho.

Bao Chau Vietnamese Restaurant

Bao Chau Vietnamese Vancouver 寶珠 | 2717 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5K 1Z8, (604) 251-6956

House Special Beef Noodle: Loaded with your usual thinly sliced fatty beef and garnished with white and green onions and cilantro. A light flavorful broth. Bo Bun Hue aka Spicy Beef Pho Noodles is mildly spicy with predominant lemongrass flavors. Very spicy chili oil is added later into the beef broth.

 

 

Where do you go for your pho fix? Let us know! We’d love to try!

Mr. Red Cafe Vietnamese Restaurant Vancouver | Traditional Hanoi Northern Vietnamese Cuisine

Mr. Red Cafe Vietnamese Restaurant Vancouver | Traditional Hanoi Northern Vietnamese Cuisine

  Mr. Red Cafe is a recently opened Vietnamese restaurant on Hastings (Sunrise neighborhood). Unlike many pho restaurants in Vancouver, Mr Red Cafe offers traditional Northern Vietnamese cuisine. Owner Rose tells us that they value authentic traditional flavors. Their broth is MSG free and flavors are built […]

Joyeaux Cafe Vancouver, Downtown | Spicy Beef Noodles Bun Bo Hue

Joyeaux Cafe Vancouver, Downtown | Spicy Beef Noodles Bun Bo Hue

We were greeted one evening by a bitter cold winter evening in Vancouver. The nearby restaurants were packed and have no tables available. It were grateful for a hot bowl of pho at Joyeaux Cafe Vancouver on Howe Street. The service here is prompt and pretty […]

Nha Trang Vietnamese Restaurant Hong Kong (Tsim Sha Tsui) | 芽莊越式料理

Nha Trang Vietnamese Restaurant Hong Kong (Tsim Sha Tsui) | 芽莊越式料理

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Last time I was in Hong Kong, I had to revisit Nha Trang Vietnamese Restaurant Hong Kong 芽莊越式料理. One of the things I love about Vietnamese cuisine is the vivid colors from the ingredients used. Greens from limes. Reds from chilies. Yellows from egg foo young. Etc. It seems Hong Kong is in need of a good bowl of pho; while here in Vancouver, we are in dire need of authentic Vietnamese Food.

 

Nha Trang has a wide variety of fancy Vietnamese dishes aside from salad rolls, skewers, noodles, grilled seafood, etc. Nha Trang Vietnamese Restaurant has a few locations around Hong Kong (Central Wellington Street, Tsim Sha Tsui Ocean Terminal, ShaTin New Town Plaza I). Maybe I am a bit of a tourist, but I prefer Harbour City Ocean Terminal because of the amazing view the city has to offer. If you are lucky, you may get the table overlooking the Hong Kong Cityline view.

 

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CUA LOT CHIEN CUON 會安軟殼蟹卷 SOFT SHELL CRAB ROLLS 58: Crispy deep fried soft shell crab wrapped with herb salad in a roll. It is paired with crunchy cucumber. This medley of texture is delicious! I love the soft chewiness of the rice roll against the crispy crunchiness of the deep fried soft shell crab. Amazing!

 

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GOI BO NUONG 燒牛柳沙津 GRILLED BEEF SALAD 80: Stir fried slices of marinated grilled beef, charred at their edges. Tossed with chopped cucumber, onion, tomato, chilli pepper and fresh herbs finished with a lemongrass, crushed peanut and lime dressing. This was a very flavorful dish with some heat, acidity and bite. The lime was bright with lemongrass, cilantro, and other herbs.

 

 

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THIT BO/GA/TOM NUONG XA 香茅串燒 雞 / 牛 / 蝦 GRILLED LEMONGRASS CHICKEN / BEEF / PRAWN: It wasn’t easy to tell everyone to stop eating to let me take a picture. Good thing I am with family. The skewers are infused with lemongrass and a sweet marinate. A mild nutty satay dip is served on the side. The prawns were delicious. Chicken were tender. But the beef was on the chewy side.

 

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BUN CHA CA 河內魚餅撈檬 COLD VERMICELLI BOWL WITH HANOI FISH CAKE: Minced fish cakes are popular Northern Vietnamese appetizers. The fish is minced and mixed with chopped fresh water chestnut and is seasoned with fresh dill. Served with fish sauce and cold vermicelli underneath. It is a refreshing dish amidst a lot of hot, spicy dishes.

 

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BANH CUON 清沅蒸粉卷 VIETNAMESE STEAMED RICE RAVIOLI 65: Thin translucent rice-flour sheets wrap a filling of seasoned minced shrimp and pork steamed parcels. Once steamed, it is topped with deep-fried garlic flakes. All can be wrapped in accompanying crisp lettuce leaf and dipped in our house nuoc nam fish sauce. I’m really looking forward to try the Grilled Beef Wrapped in Pepper Leaves Bo La Lot made with marinated sliced beef grilled in pepper leaf and served with pickled plum and lime sauce.

 

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GOI BUOI 邊和燒大蝦柚子沙律 POMELO AND GRILLED PRAWN SALAD 80: Two jumbo char-grilled prawns, peeled pomelo, shredded cucumber, sliced red onion, toasted cashew nut and black sesame seed, sprinkled with fried shallot and garlic flakes. The pomelo was not bitter and had just the right amount of citrus acidity and sweetness. Everything mixed together was so refreshing against the hot stuffiness lingering in air.

 

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MUC NHOI THIT 香煎釀墨魚 PAN-SEARED STUFFED SQUID 78: Fresh young squid are filled with a pork, chopped squid, garlic and ginger stuffing before grilling. The squid is tender and not chewy. This is one of my favorite dishes from Nha Trang. I love the slightly charred grilled squid flavors.

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COM TAM  越南碎米飯 BROKEN RICE PLATTER 70: I love myself a mean rice platter of broken rice. Broken Rice means grains that are not whole, but broken. The texture is less fluffy and a bit nutty. This a popular Southern Vietnamese rice dish and is usually served with barbecued meats and egg dishes. Nha Trang rice platter includes ground toasted rice, shredded pork, grilled lemongrass pork chop and steamed frittata egg foo young.

 

 

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Have you found that perfect bowl of pho yet in Hong Kong? Please let me know. I’d like to try it on my next trip back.

 

 

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Nha Trang Vietnamese Restaurant
芽莊越式料理
URL: http://nhatrang.com.hk/
Cuisine: Vietnamese
Hours: Mon – Sun: 12:00-23:00

Shop G51, G/F, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, 17 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
尖沙咀廣東道17號海港城海運大廈地下G51號舖

+(852)-2199-7779

 

 




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Song Huong Vietnamese Restaurant, Vancouver (Sunrise)

Song Huong Vietnamese Restaurant, Vancouver (Sunrise)

Song Huong Vietnamese Restaurant is one of the best Viet restaurants in Vancouver? Their special Beef 7 ways and Oxtail Hotpot is a meat feast? How could you not have heard of this restaurant? I must have been living in a well because I really […]

Pho Tam Surrey (The Best Noodle Soup In Town), Surrey (Whalley) 歡心正宗越南牛肉粉

Pho Tam Surrey (The Best Noodle Soup In Town), Surrey (Whalley) 歡心正宗越南牛肉粉

Sometimes I wonder how true something self proclaimed is. The best noodle soup in town? Apparently this is true and there is a large fan base and general consensus that Pho Tam Surrey 歡心正宗越南牛肉粉 is not only the best pho in Surrey, but perhaps all of Metro Vancouver. […]

Pho Viet Kamloops in Donut King & Coffee, Kamloops

Pho Viet Kamloops in Donut King & Coffee, Kamloops

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I’ve been on the road for awhile now, and being away from Vancouver (Lower Mainland) makes me crave and miss Asian food A LOT. When searching for the “best pho” in Kamloops or any Pho for that matter, my GPS brought me to Donut King & Coffee. What? Pho Viet Kamloops has good pho?
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Inside it looks like your typical donut shop. Donuts, pastries, and your standard Double Double. This place had something else. A magical bowl of Pho Beef noodles 7.99. The soup was hot and wasn’t too bad. Very standard. Beef balls and sliced beef. Everything was pretty fresh.
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Conceptually it is strange when the smell of pho contrasts with flour and sugar. Suppose this is why no matter how hard the owners tried to introduce a sweet combo of Bánh mì (Vietnamese Subs), coffee and donut for under $5 it never worked. What’s harder about keeping it all fresh was that the typical Bánh mì ingredients were not readily available in Kamloops. Such a shame. The Vietnamese owner was very pleasant to chat with!

 

I hope the locals become more adventurous and support the strange Pho Donut shop. I know I will repeat next time I’m in the Valley.
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Pho Viet Kamloops
URL: www.donutkingandcoffee.com
Cuisine: Vietnamese, Pho Noodles
Hours: early to late

Ste 1, 1200 Summit Drive, Kamloops
Kamloops, BC Canada

 

 

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Le Do Vietnamese Restaurant, Vancouver (East Hastings / Sunrise)

Le Do Vietnamese Restaurant, Vancouver (East Hastings / Sunrise)

  Le Do Vietnamese Restaurant… Try the pho once and you will be hooked. Try the rice a second time and will so happy you may want to cry. Le Do is a couple of shops down from Red Wagon and puts up a fierce […]

Pok Pok Portland, Oregon x Ike Vietnamese Chicken Wings

Pok Pok Portland, Oregon x Ike Vietnamese Chicken Wings

      Let`s pick up from where we left off with Pok Pok Portland…   As we began to depart from Whiskey Soda Lounge and head over to Pok Pok, it is near 9:00 and we are challenged by our own sanity – to […]