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Roostar Vietnamese Grill

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Roostar (formerly Vietnam Poblano) creates authentic, custom prepared banh mi sandwiches, rice and noodle dishes, wings, and specialty coffees-served in a diverse, colorful and festive environment. Banh mi (pronounced "bun-me", the Vietnamese word for bread) is a sandwich prepared with a fusion of Vietnamese and French flavors. Roostar specializes in handcrafted Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches in Houston's Spring Branch neighborhood. In Vietnam, banh mi is served curbside by street vendors from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi, amidst the urban blur of scooters, diners and passers-by.
PRICE RANGE
$4 - $12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Fast Food, Asian, Vietnamese
FEATURES
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

Roostart is the place for me to go when i am craving bahn mi sandwiches.They have big variety. Their beef soup and boxes are very good too.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Very small. This is a casual place with a lot of business. The menu is fairly small but the food is really good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bcbbab
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

The parking is limited and almost non existent. The interior design is interesting. Awesome from the counter and back. A little undefined or unfinished pic Nic style seating in the front. The flavors of the sandwich were shockingly good. I wouldn't imagine to put the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KendallTellsAll
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

I drove across town because they came up when I searched for best pork belly in Houston...then I saw reviews and also saw that there was a pork belly bahn mi sammich!! 😒 the sandwich had extremely fresh bread and veg...but the pork belly part...🤔...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank maliante
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I had the ribeye and pork Bahn Mi bowl with white rice. I'm not from Houston and just LOVED this recommendation from our hotel staff. After eating many heavy foods all week, I needed something light, fresh, and healthy. This bowl was AMAZING! I felt...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Natalie D
Reviewed April 15, 2018

I stopped at the Roostar on Richmond and it is just primarily a fast food take out joint. The food is greasy, the grease is stale, and the egg rolls were only two little bites each, over fried and hard, and nasty greasy with old...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank texastraveler92
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We come to this place as much as we possibly can. My wife and I love their Banh Mis and Wings. Be sure to add avocado to your sandwiches and try the lemon pepper or garlic butter wings. Delicious all around. Great spot for a...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank davidzbz
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Great food and excellent service! Surprisingly good authentic Vietnamese food away from Chinatown. Love their sandwiches and soups. Will return!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank KatH124
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We moved to Spring Branch due to the flood from Harvey. Our daughter who normally lives out here told us about Roostar. Boy was she right. They have Bahn Mi's with everything from tofu to chopped ribeye. They have "boxes" wiht e same meats as...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 110edwardb
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

This place is a family favorite. We decided to stop by for a quick dinner to enjoy or favorite sandwiches. I got a grilled pork and my wife enjoyed a crispy tofu. Together we shared an order of lemon pepper wings. Service was fast and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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