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“Pho is good”
Review of Tank Noodle

Tank Noodle
Ranked #537 of 10,080 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

pho is good. the broth tasted like t was boiling over night. the beef has a different taste. must bebthe midwest beef. kind of expensive but probably can get away from it since everyone goes here. banh miws made good as well.

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Thank Wayne D
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Reviewed June 2, 2013

We had a dinner at Tank Noodle on May 31st. We went at 6 pm when there was still place to seat. When we left at 7.30 pm people had already to wait before seating. They have a big menu. If you go for the first time, you need some time to read and to pick, especially when you never ate Vietnamese food. Luckily we were with a friend who could help us. We do not eat a lot, so it's nice that it does not bother them to serve one dish for a couple. By the way, you are allowed to Bring your Own Booze.

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Reviewed May 31, 2013

I really love to try different types of food. This was an incredible meal. It was the first time that my husband and I had eaten Vietnamese food and wow, we'll be back. First of all, every time we pass this restaurant it is packed and super busy. Yep, I know why.

First we asked our waiter to offer suggestions on food. He was not only helpful, but very friendly and made our entire dining experience quite fun and enjoyable.

It was casual but what we really like when eating out on a weeknight.

We shared an appetizer: Gỏi cuốn chay (Fresh Vegetarian Spring Roll). For his entree, my husband had the Hủ tiếu do bien (Rice Noodle Soup with shrimp soup) and I enjoyed the Hủ tiếu xào tôm (Rice Noodles Stir Fried with shrimp and vegetables - crispy). For dessert, we decided to share the Bánh chuối (Banana Sweetie Cake). My husband also enjoyed a watermelon juice drink.

Frankly, we asked for a to-go menu because we live in the neighbourhood and will definitely eat here again.

Incredible food, great service, who can ask for more?

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Thank Pamela D
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

Tank Noodle is a well-known spot for Vietnamese food up on Argyle. You may be tempted by the other restaurants lining the street offering similar menu options for a slightly lower price, but be assured Tank Noodle is the best in the area. The pho is easily enough for two people, and the bahn mi is easy to split. Come hungry, and order several items to share.

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Thank Jessica D
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Reviewed April 12, 2013

We really went here because we wanted pho but the the star of the show was the bahn mi. One of the best sandwiches we've ever tried. Based on the bahn mi alone, we will return here whenever we're in Chicago. I also liked the idea that they had "baby pho" for the kids. The pho and fresh spring rolls were great too. Friendly service and great prices! All the ingredients seemd fresh and were definitely flavorful.

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Thank Rather_Nomadic
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