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Balo Kitchen

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4221 John Marr Dr, Annandale, VA 22003-3205
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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“chicken tacos” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
“banh mi” (2 reviews)
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4221 John Marr Dr, Annandale, VA 22003-3205
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn’t know we were going to The ablock, so I hadn’t had a chance to check out the menu before walking in. As I commonly have issues reading the menus at a lot of places I trusted the one I was with to just make...More

Thank SoCalGeekinVA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The price is a bit steep considering the portion but it sure is darn delicious though. My only problem is that they need to pay more attention when taking a customer's order because they are bad at taking orders. Had the Steak and Rice on...More

Thank TravellinOnABudget
Reviewed July 5, 2018

We went to The Block over the weekend as we had heard good things about this place. Every restaurant in the building looked interesting, but the bahn mi sandwich at Balo was calling my name. The sandwich, was piled high with chicken, and there was...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed December 13, 2017

They offer fried chicken with fries, pho with beef broth and beef. Also have the Thai version of the French dip with rib eye steak and a large roll.

Thank maevans70
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

I’m certain that I spelled bahnme incorrectly, but it tasted great! Balo is located in The Block. The sandwich was outstanding and the pork was plentiful. Yum! The sandwich also comes with fries. Ask to substitute the Brussel sprouts for the fries. They are healthier...More

Thank Gregory F
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Oh! My! God!!! On Saturday the Spousal Unit and I went to Balo in The Block. We decided to try a bunch of things from Balo and frankly overdid. Pork belly on rice with a poached egg is delicious. The Brussels sprouts are halved, deep...More

Thank Trish R
Reviewed September 13, 2017

I went to Balo Kitchen with a group of coworkers. The ambiance, in The Block, was fun and inviting. Most of us enjoyed our food; however, I found the pork belly on my Banh Mi to be incredibly fatty (I know pork belly has fat,...More

Thank Carol757
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

We've been here a couple of times. Every time I order their chicken wings and add chicken rice. We tried the fish sauce and salt/pepper. We also tried their grilled chicken over rice.

Thank Liza C
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

The menu changes, but we had an awesome slow cooked pork belly with pickled mustard greens and rice. Sweet, sour, soft, and crunchy!

Thank Amy W
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Amazing flavors in this great Vietnamese street food restaurant in The Block! The chef really knows flavor and everything tastes so good bite after bite. The steak and rice was amazing and the bahn mi rocks!!! It is a very hip scene too and just...More

Thank GiancarloBuonarroti
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  • Address: 4221 John Marr Dr, Annandale, VA 22003-3205
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Annandale
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