I was excited but fearful when I saw the old nail and hair place being transformed into a Vietnamese restaurant a couple of years ago - would the pho be any good?!? I was happy to find out that yes, the pho is amazing! Huge bowls of brothy goodness with fresh herbs, sprouts and peppers on the side, like it's supposed to be. You can get tendon if you want!
Since then I've tried a number of other things from their rather small (perfectly sized!) menu, and all have been as good as the soup. I highly recommend B1 - rice vermicelli with fresh veggies, shrimp, chicken, beef and pork with a mild, sweet sauce on the side. My girlfriend and I fight over who gets to order this meal and who gets the soup. It's so fresh and light. The tea and spring rolls are also top notch.
This place is family owned and operated, and they grow their basil and other herbs in the back of the building. Well worth the price, very nice people - the father/cook has come out, sat with me and talked about the food. Everyone I've brought here is charmed and hooked. It's a nondescript gem that deserves at least a try. You'll be happy!
One thing - the food is cooked to order and the service is laid back (not slow, just casual) so it might not be the best place for a quick lunch break.
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