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Downtown Vietnamese-The Bamboo Shoot

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Just walked by...In the building kitty corner to 5th street towers. They have pho, Bun Bo Hue, Banh Mi, Com Ta, etc...Nice to have Vietnamese downtown.

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  1. Isn't this the same place that had the "$1 for each item" menu earlier? Hope the food has gotten a little better!

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    1. re: NobleDanSavage

      yes, that is correct. It was a Korean place for awhile then it was the $1 for each item...never tried it. I can't comment on the quality of their Vietnamese but I hope it's good. I plan on trying it next week.

    2. Tried the Pho and was impressed. Not as good as Pho tau bay, Saigon, etc but a great option for the skyway. Portion was large. A lot of noodles and beef and the sides were fresh. I look forward to trying other things. The owner said they sell more Vietnamese food then Chinese food. He also said they have had Vietnamese for 6 months. I can't believe this has flown under my radar.

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      1. re: kriminalrat

        Haven't tried them since the changover from the $1 an item days. It looks interesting, but if I'm in the part of the skyway, I'm going to the Tea House.

        1. re: MrStPaul

          Stay away from the Bahn Mi...it has a sorry excuse for a french roll.

      2. Also stay away from the bun. It's terrible. Mostly lettuce, hardly any noodles, weird ingredients like crappy pink winter tomatoes and huge slices of raw white onion. Gross. It's like they have no idea what bun is.