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There is one of these right downtown near Calgary Tower. This is another satellite of that one, and it is every bit as good. The downtown packs up for weekday lunches. If you need more on the weekend and you live in the south, take in this branch.
This place didn't strike me as just another Pho noodle house from outside, and I was right. It's like a real restaurant, not just a stop for noodles. Great menu items, the food was well made and the service and atmosphere great.
We visited early evening, mid-week. We were greeted in the foyer and immediately seated. Our waiter, Jimmy, appeared promptly with menus and ice water. While we were browsing the (very informative) menu, we took in the decor which one might describe as definitely Oriental but not over-the-top. Pleasant and somewhat muted might best describe it.
The family which owns this... more
Showed up for a late dinner. The gentleman that was seating people was very friendly. the lady that was the service was outright rude. She dropped some water off and then left. 10 minutes later she shows up to take our order. 35 minutes later she delivers our meals and then promptly tells us that kitchen is closing doing last... more
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This large and airy restaurant has a beautiful wrap-around bar. The dining room is large which is decorated with Vietnamese art-works and can be divided into as many as five separate rooms. The Vietnamese cuisine is prepared with great care. Try the rice vermicelli and seafood wraps or check out the many spicy meats or sizzling vegetarian dishes. As this is a popular spot for both lunch and... more