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Asian, Vietnamese
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Reviewed June 20, 2020

We've been going here for years and the food is always fresh and just plain good! It's not fancy, but it's comfortable and the staff is always friendly and efficient. We've tried other places locally, but just go back here. We often just make our...meals a "Dim Sum" by just ordering appetizers, but their Pho soup is hard to beat.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020 via mobile

Extra good tonight Fresh and tasty ingredients. Usual good service. Crepes and soup were just right for a cold evening. Thanks

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed May 28, 2019

Being Memorial Day it was hard to find eateries which stayed open on this day and after unsuccessfully calling two to check, we ended up eating in May Cafe. It was in an international part of town and it would be hard to choose if...we just cruised around looking for a place to dine. Fresh rolls are easily distinguished from similar rolls by the fact that they are not fried and that the ingredients used are different from (deep-fried) Vietnamese egg rolls. Fresh rolls have gradually become more popular in Cambodia, Thailand, and Laos as well as in Canada and the US or wherever there are a significant number of Vietnamese people. Its popularity is also partly due to several websites promoting Vietnamese food by Western travelers/South East Asia food experts and by word of mouth. The version served here is stuffed with fresh veggies and herbs and beef strips, nor the usual pork or shrimp and serve with an authentic fish sauce dip than the regular peanut with Hoi Sin sauce version. This drew raves from from my hubby, who thinks that they are more tasty. The Grilled Catfish with a similar fish sauce dip with grilled vegetables and a Stir Fried Mixed Vegetables in oyster sauce complete our meal. Don't be fooled by the exterior, the food is freshly prepared and cooked when you order, the interior is really nice, and the prices are great!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

We've been coming to this building for almost 50 years. It was once a lumber company and the lumberjack on the roof had 2 arms and held an axe. The poor guy isn't looking so good now. I can't remember how long May Cafe has...been here, but they must have been one of the first Vietnamese restaurants in town. I don't believe that we have ever had a bad meal here. We come here for the soups and noodle dishes, mostly for lunch. Good simple fare with consistently friendly, efficient service. For crispy fish and slightly fancier dishes we patronize Cafe Da Lat in the evening.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

Like Que Hong next door, this Vietnamese restaurant is rather average in quality and authenticity. The food is slightly better, but the dining room a little less clean It's location at the corner of a busy intersection make it easy to get to from most...parts of town. It sits right next to two other Vietnamese restaurants, so you can try them all and pick a fave.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Consistently fast, pleasant service. I tried the chicken curry this visit, which was good. Still like the vegetable crepe the best though. All the entrees are generous. The tiramusu is incredible.

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed October 31, 2017

Went there with my husband after a gem show at the Expo Center. It's easy access (which is good with all the ART construction nearby) and the service was very prompt. The food is incredibly fresh, the veggies taste like they're straight out of the...garden. The pho is excellent. May is so sweet and attentive. She came and chatted with us and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal.More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

I love this place! I used to have neighbors from Vietnam and they made the greatest Spring Rolls!!! This place has ones that are just as marvelous! Great fried rice.....A side is plenty for two. Love the Pho. Large portions.

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

I love this place! They have the best Pho Ga in Albuquerque. It is a chicken and ginger soup that is so delicious. I always get it when I feel a cold coming on. It clears me right up! My other favorite dish is the...salmon fried rice. It is scrumptious. The staff is always so friendly. We go there at least twice a month.More

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Great food at a great price! Amazing environment! Family was welcomed and great service. Location is hard to get into parking lot but worth the small journey.

Date of visit: March 2017
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