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Xe Lua Vietnamese Restaurant

86 Mulberry St. (Canal St.) Send to Phone
212-577-8887 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
This Vietnamese standout in Chinatown will win you over.


 
Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
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  • Dress code: Casual

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Xe Lua Vietnamese Restaurant Restaurant Review

: It’s easy to miss this Vietnamese restaurant amidst the bevy of Chinese restaurants on this strip south of Canal Street. The menu is long but it’s hard to go wrong with anything. Start with an order of spring rolls, filled with gooey goodness and meant to be wrapped with lettuce. The pho here seems to have an extra kick to it, an amplified flavor not found at the other nearby Vietnamese restaurants. And the clay pot dishes---we like the pork---have a rich caramelized taste that will most certainly bring you back for more.
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