Good Vietnamese in Chinatown - Anh Dao
- oohlala Jun 7, 2007 02:39 PM
I can't believe no one's raving about this restaurant at all!!!! The food is fresh, authentic, and packed with flavour~ Most people order the rice paper wrap platter (can be shrimp wrapped with beef, pork, spring rolls, shrimp paste on sugar cane stick, and beef/shrimp mix paste). The size of their vermicelli is always bigger than your head. Thicker cut of the rare beef in the pho comparing to other pho places around the neighbourhood. Majority of the clients are vietnamese families. Only one server (also the owner, aka cashier, aka floor cleaner), so the service can be quite slow sometimes. His son will normally help out if the TV doesn't have WWE on it. 383 Spadina Ave.
I agree with you asessment. I believe I have mentioned them in the past - I'm a big fan of their pho. Although the last time we were there we got something with bbq pork that we didn't love (I think it was part of the rice paper rolls ups) - very fatty and tough (I have yet to find BBQ pork as good as at Mimi's - it's like candy).Otherwise, I give it an enthusiastic thumbs up.
I know it's a VN restaurant, but try their Wonton Soup! It's amazing.... and i also love their beef wrap