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grumpyfoodie Jan 17, 2010 09:33 AM

I am looking for good vietnamese without going to manhattan. Does this exist?

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  1. bobjbkln RE: grumpyfoodie Jan 17, 2010 12:28 PM

    Better Vietnamese food in Brooklyn than Manhattan. My favorite Pho Tay Ho in Bensonhurst. There was also a recent thread here about some Sunset Park suggestions.

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    Pho Tay Ho
    2351 86th St, Brooklyn, NY 11214

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      Peter Cherches RE: bobjbkln Jan 18, 2010 07:58 AM

      Some might call Tay Ho's neighborhood Bath Beach.

      I'm also a fan of Pho Hoai. I've been to the Sunset Park and Bay Ridge branches, not Ave. U.

      Gia Lam is uneven, but their grilled beef is very good.

      Thanh Da is a good bet for Bun Bo Hue and Bun Rieu Cua, which the others may not feature.

      http://petercherches.blogspot.com

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        BMartin RE: Peter Cherches Jan 18, 2010 08:08 AM

        Pho Mac in Staten Island is quite good but you need a car to get there.

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      thereeve RE: grumpyfoodie Feb 2, 2010 07:17 AM

      If you're open to a place specializing in more popular bhan mi and pho I suggest Nhà Tôi in Williamsburg, on Havemeyer just below South 2nd St. Their bhan mi is my favorite in the city. The pho is a new addition to their menu and I've only had it once.

      The restaurant is small, more geared to take-out but they have recently re-arranged to accommodate more diners-in.

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