Cheap Eats 2013: Banh Cuon Saigon
Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.
Reviewed By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Jessica Voelker, Anna Spiegel
Comments () | Published August 18, 2013

Banh Cuon Saigon
Address: 6795 Wilson Blvd., Suite 54, Falls Church, VA 22044
Phone: 703-534-4482
Neighborhood: Falls Church

The Eden Center—the dining mecca for expat Vietnamese—can feel labyrinthine even for those who aren’t novices. This charming cafe lies in one of its deepest corners, and it’s a testament to the kitchen that the place is usually full. Banh cuon, the signature dish, is a gelatinous rice crepe with various fillings (the shrimp is superb), topped with bean sprouts and cilantro. Douse it with tangy nuoc mam sauce from a Mason jar.

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