8190 Strawberry Ln.
Falls Church, VA 22042
Neighborhood: Falls Church
Open daily 11 AM to 10 PM.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Price Range: Inexpensive
Noise Level: Chatty
Shrimp toast; rice-noodle crepes stuffed with minced wild mushrooms; roasted quail with lime-juice-and-pepper “dip”; lotus-root salad; beef-stuffed grape leaves; grilled-pork vermicelli; Vietnamese coffee; lime soda.
Appetizers, $3.50 to $9.50; entrées, $6.50 to $26.95.
Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly
Why go: If there’s another restaurant as beautiful, delicious, and cheap as this Vietnamese veteran, we haven’t found it.
What to get: An extraordinarily delicate shrimp toast; grilled, beef-stuffed grape leaves; honey-roasted quail with blood-orange slices; salad of lotus root, pork, and shrimp; a stellar rendition of bun, a composed salad of pork, shrimp, rice noodles, and veggies; mushroom-filled rice-noodle crepes; Vietnamese coffee.
Best for: A date or a casual special occasion.
Insider tip: Large groups can take advantage of the restaurant’s dinner for ten—a salad, two appetizers, six entrées, and fresh fruit for $168.
Open daily for lunch and dinner.
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