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“Great Food, Ambiance, Service and Pricing”

Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar
Ranked #149 of 898 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Asian, Vietnamese, Thai, Fusion
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: In Vietnamese, "CO" is the word for "feast". Located on King Street in Historic Charleston, South Carolina, we offer an authentic Vietnamese cuisine destination, serving bahn mi, pho, ramen and, of course, our own signature cocktails. Our fresh and modern space is open seven days a week for lunch, dinner, and drinks.
Springfield, MA
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great Food, Ambiance, Service and Pricing”
Reviewed February 20, 2013

Being a connoisseur of thai food; the Edamame dumplings were to die for; drunken noodles, pad thai, steak Bahn Mi, were all excellent.

Visited February 2013
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Greg B, Owner at Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar, responded to this review, June 19, 2013
Thanks for the review! We are glad you enjoyed the food. Come see us again soon!
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Charleston, South Carolina
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Finally,some food diversity in Charleston!!”
Reviewed February 6, 2013

I love ethnic food from other cultures, but really struggle to find good ethnic food in Charleston. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed CO. The restaurant is very modern and beautiful. Parking can be dicey on King St, so a close safe bet is the flat lot on George St. Some must mentions were the delightful server who was candid and accurately helpful about the menu, the pork and ginger gyoza dumplings, Korean short rib banh mi, curry laksa and coconut panna cotta- so yummy. The house Shanghai sauce is awesome on anything. The drinks were so good....esp the lemon marnier martini- a stiffy :0). A great new addition to the downtown scene!

  • Visited February 2013
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2 Thank 5dayweekend
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Greg B, Owner at Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar, responded to this review, June 19, 2013
Thanks for the Review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time at CO. If you loved the drinks you should try out our happy hour specials Monday-Friday from 3-6. We hope to see you again!
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Charleston, South Carolina
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great to share”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

Three of us went into Co on Friday night for a quick meal. We ate from the appetizer menu and the main menu. The food was excellent...expecially the edamame dumplings. The service was very good/professional also.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Trudymarylouise
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Greg B, Owner at Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar, responded to this review, June 19, 2013
Thank you for the review! We are glad to hear you had a good experience at CO, we are big fans of the edamame dumplings as well. Come see us again!
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Cute little spot, yummy bites, fabulous happy hour specials”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

This is one of my favorite places for a quick bite and a drink after work. The happy hour specials can't be beat: there are discounts on beer, wine, and a specialty cocktail. There are a variety of delicious food items on special during happy hour, too: curried shrimp, dumplings, edamame spring rolls--a welcome change from standard bar fare! CO is also quite pleasant for lunch and dinner, though it can get loud upstairs. The pho and bahn mi are popular choices. My friends and I have always received excellent service and good advice on menu items from the bartenders. You should definitely give CO a try.

  • Visited January 2013
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Greg B, Owner at Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar, responded to this review, June 19, 2013
Thank you for the review! We are glad to hear you have enjoyed our happy hour specials. We appreciate our loyal customers and are happy to know we are one of your favorites! Come by and see us anytime.
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Delicious Vietnamese food with hip decor”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

Excellent pho, dumplings and banh mi! Also, we really enjoyed the unusual Asian-inspired cocktails. Service was friendly and good - I can't imagine how the servers go up and down those stairs all night though! The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is I thought it was a little pricey for what is essentially street food (we pay 1/2 for the same quality in Vietnamese parts of town at home) I suppose we paid for ambiance...which admittedly, was nice.

Visited December 2012
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Thank jhawkx2
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Greg B, Owner at Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar, responded to this review, June 19, 2013
Thanks for the review! We are glad you enjoyed the ambiance; it is something we work hard to maintain. Please come see us again!
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