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Best of Dorchester Vietnamese?

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I'm spending more time in Dorchester lately, and I'm realizing that I've been neglecting to explore all of the Vietnamese food here. To guide my wanderings, I was wondering if folks would share their own hits and misses in the area? At this point I'm only well acquainted with Banhi Mi Ba-Le on Dot Ave.

If there are other past threads I should have found that I didn't, please point the way. I already know that there was a good recent one covering Dorchester Ave Banh Mi (http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/798131 ).

Thanks in advance!

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  1. I think the Dorchester branch of Pho Hoa is pretty good, but my favorite by far is Ahn Hong on Adams Street. I especially like their Bo 7 Mon, which is 7 delicious courses of beef. Think they might do the same with fish as well.

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    Anh Hong
    291 Adams St, Dorchester, MA 02122

    Pho Hoa
    1356 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02122

    1. Pho 2000 for Boston's best pho (by far), bo 7 mon, bo kho (you can get it with banh mi but the noodles version is enormous and great), fried catfish

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      Pho 2000 Restaurant
      198 Adams St, Dorchester, MA 02122

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      1. re: Luther

        Pho Le, Rang Dong, Hien Vuong, Saigon Palace.

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        Hien Vuong Restaurant
        1487 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02122

        1. re: Luther

          Will they let you get the bo 7 mon for 2 people for a table of 3? I'd like to get it, but perhaps would like to get some other things too. If I get it for 3- will we have room for anything else?

          1. re: silver queen

            I think recently I got the version for 3 for a table of 4, plus some pho. You'll be fine. Bring your appetite.

        2. Best all around is probably Pho 2000 followed by Anh Hong.

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          Pho 2000 Restaurant
          198 Adams St, Dorchester, MA 02122

          Anh Hong
          291 Adams St, Dorchester, MA 02122

          1. Awesome, thanks for these starting points, everyone.

            1. goi sua at pho 2000
              canh chua at sunrise
              pho dac biet at pho hoa
              pho dac biet at pho so 1
              mi vit tiem at pho 2000
              bo 7 mon at pho 2000 and anh hong
              frog legs with lemongrass at anh hong
              nem nuong nha trang at pho le
              banh mi thit nuong at la baguette
              banh mi dac biet and miscellaneous che at banh mi ba le

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              1. re: galangatron

                bun rieu at pho 2000.