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Dirt Cheap Eats 2007: Hai Duong
Comments () | Published August 17, 2007
Dirt Cheap Eats (2008)
Hai Duong
Address: 6795 Wilson Blvd., Suite 7, Falls Church, VA 22044
Phone: 703-538-5289
Neighborhood: Falls Church
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Opening Hours: Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily from 9 AM to 9 PM
Nearby Metro Stops: East Falls Church
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes House-special pho; com dia; spring rolls; Vietnamese crepe.
Price Details: $3.25 and up

Lunch & Dinner Feasts

At this bustling cafe in the interior mall of the Eden Center, a table of four can feast for less than $40. The menu ranges from steamed “crushed” rice dishes topped with grilled pork to eggy Vietnamese crepes stuffed with shrimp, but the real standouts are the huge, steaming bowls of pho ($7 and up).

The broth is rich and fragrant—a swirl of hot sauce and a few shreds of fresh basil add bright flavors. The protein-packed house-special pho ($7.95)—with eye-round steak, brisket, tendon, tripe, and beef meatballs—could easily be dinner for two. Leftovers the next day are even better.

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