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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Monsoon

435 Amsterdam Ave. (81st St.) Send to Phone
212-580-8686
THIS ESTABLISHMENT IS CLOSED Simple Vietnamese cuisine serving delicate dishes.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Monsoon Restaurant Review

: THIS ESTABLISHMENT IS CLOSED A bamboo ceiling and straw peasant hats on the walls lend a Vietnamese ambience to this Upper West Side eatery. If you enjoy the bold spicing of Thai food, you may be disappointed by the subtlety of Vietnamese cuisine, but you’ll appreciate its delicacy. We recommend the summer rolls with a peanut dipping sauce, sugar cane wrapped in grilled shrimp paste and steamed shrimp dumpling lady fingers to start. Among the entrĂ©es are sweet and smoky lemon-grass-marinated pork chops and many delicious versions of stir-fried or steamed noodles. Rice lovers will marvel at the sticky black rice.
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