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Vietnamese in Stamford

WesFoodie Apr 11, 2006 08:52 AM

Are there any Vietnamese restaurants in or around Stamford?

(I did ask this question as an aside in a prior post so sorry for the repeat.)

Link: http://www.wesfoodie.blogspot.com

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    cteats RE: WesFoodie Apr 12, 2006 06:36 AM

    I don't think so.

    When it opened, Galangal on Atlantic Street had some Vietnamese dishes on the menu, but I don't know if they still do.

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    1. re: cteats
      AH RE: cteats Apr 13, 2006 06:06 PM

      Nope - Galangal is strictly Thai.

      Link: http://www.galangal.us/

    2. beccabones RE: WesFoodie Mar 19, 2009 08:54 PM

      I have been dying for a good Vietnamese place to open in Stamford! Galangal is the closest that we have for now, but for real Vietnamese your best bet is to just go to the asian store on Hope St. & make your own at home.

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        CTSushilover RE: beccabones Mar 27, 2009 12:06 PM

        Beccabones - whaaaa? Asian store on Hope St.??? I've been driving all the way to White Plains (Daido) and Ft. Lee for Mitsuwa! Thanks for the tip!!!

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          beccabones RE: CTSushilover Mar 28, 2009 01:30 AM

          yeah no prob. it's in with cvs across from hope pizza.. pretty small, but the people are very friendly.

      2. JohnnyCT RE: WesFoodie Mar 27, 2009 12:26 PM

        Pho Saigon - Wood Avenue Bridgeport CT

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          louds911 RE: JohnnyCT Mar 28, 2009 02:15 PM

          I have to agree with JohnnyCT Pho Saigon is excellent. I recently moved to Milford from Boston. There are many good Vietnamese restaurants in Boston and surrounding towns. I have been looking for a good pho house in the area. My Boston favorite was Pho Pasteur in China Town. Today I had lunch at Pho Saigon and had the house pho . It was the best I have ever had. The minute you walk through the door and inhale the aromas you realize this is going to be good. I have been going to Pot a Pho in New Haven. Never was impressed..This is hands down a winner. My SO had the Bun vermicelli and loved it.. If anyone knows of a better Vietnamese restaurant in the area please let me know.

          chow for now

          1. re: louds911
            LTSomma RE: louds911 Jun 9, 2009 02:13 PM

            Thanks for the tip ... we having been driving from Stamford into NYC for our fix. I am very excited to try Pho Saigon.

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              mrporkbelly RE: LTSomma Jun 9, 2009 03:29 PM

              There's a great Asian store right down the street from there. On friday afternoon they have bahn mi, a half bbq pig , offal, dumplings and other fresh prepared vietnamese food.

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