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“Go for it .. You won't be disappointed” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bun Bo Nam Bo

Bun Bo Nam Bo
Ranked #26 of 1,817 Restaurants in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $10
Cuisines: Fast Food, Asian, Vietnamese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Bun bo Nam Bo is marinating the beef, then comes making 'nuoc cham' and the pickled vegetables (shredded carrot and papaya). The pickled vegies is crispy, a little sour and a little sweet, which even makes me eat two bowls of the noodle at once. Remember to pickle the carrot (and papaya first, before marinating the beef) since it takes at least 1 hour to get a good flavor on the carrot.
London, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Go for it .. You won't be disappointed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Arrived in Vietnam after a long flight and saw this place on tripadvisor. Wanted to experience the real Vietnam and although heavy rain managed to find ok... Although small entrance. As other comments have stated it does what it says on the tin. Great wholesome food at incredible price and value. One option arrives quickly and is delicious and set price. Tables basic and very busy. High turnover and freh food. Fed 4 plus drinks about 8 gbp. Bargain and great intro to Vietnam.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best Street Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My first trip to Asia. 10 days in Shanghai, 10 days in Thailand, 3 days in Seoul and three days in Hanoi. This is the best street food, in fact maybe the best MEAL I've had in Asia, especially considering the price ($2.75). You come here for one dish. There is no other option, but its amazing. I added a little chili sauce from some zip.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Dublin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Amazing vietnamise cuisine!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Went here with my sister for dinner, had the delicious fried pork noodles but my sister had a dish that the waiter recommended which was just amazing! They served her beef wrapped in lotus leaves accompanied with noodles peanuts veggies greens and a really tasty spicy sauce and rice paper to make your own rolls. Best meal in Asia so far. Good mix of locals and travellers and excellent service. Definitely ask the staff to recommend something you won't be disappointed. Don't miss out!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Absolutely delicious - and so cheap and fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Food is absolutely delicious - we didn't get a choice and just got brought the dish. It is a fun atmosphere, absolutely packed with everyone squished onto tables. You absolutely must go here. Fantastic!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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“Should be #1”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

When you look at the top options to eat at Hanoi this is the top choice for local cuisine. Easily the best place to eat, clean, big servings and very cheap.

If you come to Hanoi and don't go here you are silly!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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