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“Clean real Vietnamese cuisine.”
Review of Xe Lua

Xe Lua
Ranked #3,857 of 14,292 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Cross street: Between Canal St. and Bayard St.
Transit: Canal St (J, N, Q, Z) Canal St (4, 6, 6X) Canal St (N, R)
Reviewed March 7, 2013 via mobile

Simple yet warm, friendly place. The selection includes specialities not easily found, and the tast is great. The personnel very helpfull

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Reviewed February 22, 2013

Had dinner here tonight - what a fantastic menu selection - really giving you many choices such as beef, shrimp, pork, chicken, fish, shark fin, frog, vegetables and a nice pho selection as well. My dinner-mate had the vietnamese rolls (on the greasy side), but I had a pho which was to die for! Definitely plan on returning here - what a great dinner on a cold winter night.

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Reviewed January 25, 2013

I like the staff here - quick, efficient, friendly. They are very accomodating for large groups, you can reserve for parties of 10 or more and they will move tables around for you.

The room is funny and fun - bamboo themed, kitschy and pleasant in a weird way. In summer the front room doors open up completely so it is really nice in warm weather. It is a Chinatown place so don't expect Indochine style environment.

The food is delicious, authentic, the pho is very tasty, the frogs legs delicious, the pork chop great, the vegetable dishes fresh and good. The fish dishes are also good.

The prices are EXCELLENT. Pho is approx $6.50-$8.50 for a large bowl depending on what kind you order. If we go for dinner in a large group and order lots of food and people have a few beers, it still seems to only work out to approx $25/person. Really good value.

Thank AlastairCookieNYC
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Reviewed January 8, 2013

Dined with two friends. Friendly and efficient service. Food was really good. The only thing we missed was more veggies. Vietnamese food traditionally has a lot of them but suppose this was a bit of an american version. But the taste was quite authentic.

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Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

Friendly helpful and fab food. I came with mtg adult kids. Peaches are low and thebfood is really good. The house pho speciality Ian excellent.

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