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Nam Nam

318 Wallace Avenue, Louisville, KY (Central Business District)
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Ranked #271 of 1,514 Restaurants in Louisville
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Neighborhood: Central Business District
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I can not describe how good the food is here. It is absolutely amazing and extremely flavorful. The shaking beef is so good and tender that I can eat it several times a week. It is my favorite dish from any restaurant and I eat out quite a bit. It has even inspired me to try to make this dish... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Went for dinner with a friend on Friday night at 7 PM, no wait and got a table right away. We got the Nam Nam rolls for appetizer which were delicious. I got the Saigon shrimp and noodles which is also fantastic. It was big portions for the price, enough for lunch the next day. They had a nice bear... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My daughter and I had lunch at Nam Nam on 6/25/2014. I ordered the summer rolls and a small salad with tofu. She had the Banh Mi, a Vietnamese sandwich. The summer rolls were the best I have ever had--big "real" shrimp inside with all-fresh ingredients and delicious sauce. The salad had super-fresh mixed greens of baby lettuces, and the... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Great food friendly staff. Dine in facility is a little small, but food is fab. I usually get the noodle soup. Lots of veggies and mushrooms and servings are huge. My wife loves their curry. The staff is always friendly, run by a family so they do every thing very personally. We highly recommend Nam Nam.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013 via mobile

Have had meals in both HCMC and Ha Noi, and we have Pho Grand in St. Louis which is as good as it gets in the US. Nam Nam was good but not great. Pho broth too sweet and light. The appetizers are good we had the two rolls. Those impressed but the peanut sauce is not homemade. Vietnamese crepes... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

From the outside, you would not imagine the flavors inside. This place in the heart of St. Matthews has one small main room, a second room that is more like a porch, and outdoor seating in proper weather. Small place but big tastiness! I was hungry for Pho, the Vietnamese beef noodle soup. The one I ordered came with nice... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We stopped here on the way through town as a family. A small, family-owned place. Nothing fancy. We ordered various soups. Not the best pho I've had, but also far from the worst. Good prices and selection and excellent service. Would definitely recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

This is a nice little restaurant. the spring rolls, egg rolls are great. I went there for the pho and was not please. The soup was bland and didn't have a lot of taste. I've had a lot better. Most of the places I've been, for $10, the bowl is huge with lots of flavor. And what is up with... More

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

There's nothing wrong with this place, it's just that it's not that great. Maybe I'm spoiled by the great Vietnamese food in Houston, but I just wasn't impressed. It's hot in the building, the service is crummy and the Pho is just okay. I love Louisville and this may indeed be the best Pho in Louisville, but I'm not impressed.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This family-owned neighborhood cafe is a standout in Louisville. Service is friendly, ingredients are super fresh, and portions are good. The Bahn Mi is the best I've had....the crispy, but light baguette(they come from another city I am told) makes this sandwich tops. Every bite gives a full measure of all the flavors within. Tofu with extra Cilantro is my... More

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