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New upscale Vietnamese on Van Ness?

bernalgirl Jul 19, 2007 11:51 AM

Driving up Van Ness the other day, I noticed what looks like a new, possibly Vietnamese place, where Havana used to be.

Seems unlikely that this is news to this board, but no amount of clever searching found a thread, so perhaps someone knows the deal?

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    sylphi Jul 20, 2007 08:46 AM

    Isn't this place closed? I could be wrong but we drove by here on the way to Matterhorn and I saw a "For Lease" sign.

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    1. re: sylphi
      bernalgirl Jul 23, 2007 10:28 PM

      Now that I have the name I noticed that it came up on an Open Table search on Saturday, so probably not closed.

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        sylphi Jul 24, 2007 12:08 PM

        That's odd...I did a search on Yelp and it also said closed. Very interesting...

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          cjp Jul 24, 2007 04:34 PM

          According to this week's tablehopper, it is closed:

          http://tablehopper.com/newsletter/cur...

    2. Robert Lauriston Jul 19, 2007 12:01 PM

      http://www.chowhound.com/search?searc...

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      Hue Lamour Restaurant (CLOSED
      )2080 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109

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      1. re: Robert Lauriston
        bernalgirl Jul 19, 2007 01:51 PM

        I guess I don't get down Van Ness very often, it's been there longer than I realized. Thanks for the links, I'd be interested in hearing anything else. It has a bar, which is a prerequisite for dinners with my grandmother. Would this be an okay, reasonably accessible place for four generations (seniors to children) to converge or is it more of a drinking place?

        1. re: bernalgirl
          bernalgirl Jul 19, 2007 01:52 PM

          By accessible I mean physically, not the food.

        2. re: Robert Lauriston
          Ruth Lafler Jul 24, 2007 10:41 AM

          Do you think the pun in the name is intentional? (say out loud, pronouncing the first word "hu-ey")

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