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“Excellent Vermicelli - Excellent Service”
Review of Star Anise

Star Anise
Ranked #226 of 798 Restaurants in Halifax
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
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Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
Reviewed January 6, 2009

Service was over the top friendly and fast (my server literally jogged to the kitchen to place my order). Table had all the 'stuff' I love about eating Vietnamese (extra sauces, chop sticks, cutlery) and the restaurant was clean and efficient.

The salad rolls were of a good size and loaded with shrimp and veggies. Lacking was dipping sauce but sauce on the table (not peanut) was good enough and added that extra kick.

The vermicelli arrived and I was pleased to see a good sized portion with lots of fresh veggies. I would have liked a bit more cilantro but I expect this is a personal obsession with cilantro more than anything. The dish also arrived with extra fish sauce which scored points with me as I always have to ask for more. Anticipating customer needs... bonus points.

All in all enormously better than the 'other' Vietnamese down the road and in the top 10 of my ongoing North American Vietnamese tour...

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