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OC - LOOKING FOR BEST VIETNAMESE STEAK (BO LUC LAC)

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OCAdam Jul 9, 2008 10:55 AM

Please give me your recommendations on the "BEST" BO LUC LAC in OC.

If you think yours is the "best", please say why.

thanks!

  1. Das Ubergeek Jul 9, 2008 12:00 PM

    Quan Minh Ky. Tender.

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      attran99 Jul 9, 2008 12:53 PM

      I'll be honest, this is a dish that my Mom makes, and I never order it when I go out because my Mom's is that good (she uses filet for the beef). But there's only a few places that cook it well...and I find that the Bo 7 Mon (7 courses of beef) restaurants do a pretty good job.
      Hong An Bo 7 Mon Restaurant (tender, juicy, and cooked perfectly)
      9862 Westminster Ave Ste B
      Garden Grove, CA 92844
      (714) 534-5384

      Pagolac Restaurant (the most famous of the Bo 7 Mon restaurants)
      (714) 531-4740
      14580 Brookhurst St
      Westminster, CA 92683

      Please let me know what you think if you try these places.

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        ns1 Jul 9, 2008 12:58 PM

        I thought the one at cali restaurant on brookhurst/mcfadden was pretty good. Best I have found in the area, but it's not a dish I usually order. Very tender/flavorful, although they have cut down on the portion size last time I was there.

        1. kingkong5 Jul 9, 2008 07:16 PM

          I like the Bo Luc Lac at Newport Seafood at First/Newhope. Yes, you go there for the lobster, but in a big group you need to supplement. I find it very tasty there.

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            I got nothin Jul 10, 2008 09:03 AM

            Agree on Newport Seafood. Good meat, and the white pepper/fresh lime juice on the side really adds a nice touch

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