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“Good, Not the Best”
Review of Banh Xeo Muoi Xien

Banh Xeo Muoi Xien
Ranked #1,720 of 3,597 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Description: (08) 3920 8775
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Description: (08) 3920 8775
Reviewed March 30, 2013

3 of us dined there last night, having previously dined on bahn xeo at the "46A" restaurant. Bahn xeo was thin and crisp, but filling was not flavorful. My wife, the bahn xeo expert, gives it just an "ok." Mushroom soup was good. Vietnamese desert "buffet" was, again, just ok. "46A" was better when we visited a few years ago. My wife's bahn xeo is still best.

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Reviewed March 3, 2013

A Vietnamese friend of ours who lives in HCMC brought us here after I said I wanted to try a traditional Banh Xeo (savory rice batter crepes). This unassuming restaurant did the trick with a large menu of options; fortunately with five of us we were able to get a nice variety, mostly prawn (shrimp), mushroom, and lotus flower. I can't remember the names of the appetizer salads we ordered, which are served with crispy rice cakes. We also ordered tiny shrimp "pies" that were served piping hot.

The restaurant is named after a woman named Muoi Xiem who is apparently world renowned for her version of this traditional southern Vietnamese dish. Away from the tourist areas but close enough to downtown, it's a worth a visit for an authentic banh xeo. Note that the staff don't seem to speak much English, but the menu is in English and you can always get by pointing!

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Reviewed January 13, 2012

One really must try Banh Xeo when in Saigon and this is a great place to do so. It is a local establishment, but quite a nice one with lovely decor and traditional roofing. Do try to sit upstairs (and they will hopefully put the air conditioner on for you!).

I had banh xeo with pork and shrimp and it was delicious bar one detail - there was still shell on the shrimp which made it a bit crunchy for me! but the pancake itself was sooo yummy! My friends had a vegetarian version which they also enjoyed.

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