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Bahn Xeo (MSP)

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Anyone know where to get Bahn Xeo (vietnamese crepe) in the Twin Cities? I've been here a year, but haven't come across it yet.

Thanks a lot.
J

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  1. I love Bahn Xeo! It's perfect on a hot summer day. In fact, I think I know what I'm having for dinner tonight...

    I've had this lovely dish at Jasmine Orchid (slightly unusual/upscale, but very tasty) and Bona Restaurant (their version can be a bit greasy, but I love it anyway).

    And I'm pretty sure I've seen it at Pho Tau Bay.

    Anne

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    Pho Tau Bay
    2837 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408

    Jasmine 26 Restaurant & Bar
    8 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN

    Bona Vietnamese Restaurant
    815 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

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    1. re: AnneInMpls

      Anne - Thank you so much! I can't wait to check these places out, my wife will be delighted - she loooves Bahn Xeo!

      1. re: AnneInMpls

        Oops! Correction: I typed "Jasmine Orchid" in my post, but I meant "Jasmine 26 Restaurant and Bar" - the most upscale of the three Jasmine places. (Alas, Jasmine Orchid, which is just a mile from my house in Stadium Village, doesn't have Bahn Xeo on the menu.)

        At least I entered the right Places link...

        Sorry,
        Anne

      2. I know you can also get it at Hoa Bien (University and Lexington in St. Paul)

        1. I noticed that they were on the menu at Ruam Mit Thai (obviously this is a Thai restaurant, and not Vietnamese, but all the same, they were on the menu)

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          Ruam Mit Thai Cafe
          475 Saint Peter St, Saint Paul, MN 55102

          1. Correction to my post above: Pho Tau Bay does *not* have Bahn Xeo on the menu. At least, not that I could find. (They do, however, have a very nice green papaya salad with dried beef.)

            Anne

            P.S. As long as I'm bumping this thread, I'll add Places links for Hoa Bien and Ruam Mit Thai.

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            Ruam Mit Thai Cafe
            475 Saint Peter St, Saint Paul, MN 55102

            Hoa Bien Vietnamese Restaurant
            1129 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104

            1. After updating this thread yesterday, I was so hungry for Bahn Xeo that I headed to Hoa Bien for dinner. I can report that their version is EXCELLENT! It was the highlight of my day.

              And it was the best version that I've had - so far - in the Twin Cities. That is, considering Bona, Jasmine 26, and Hoa Bien, I'd recommend Hoa Bien as the best.

              Anne