Restaurants

Vietnamese in Lincoln Square

Nhu Lan Bakery

Most of Chicago's Vietnamese restaurants are clustered around Broadway and Argyle streets in Uptown, but this unassuming Vietnamese bakery in Lincoln Square is well worth a visit. As lovers of banh mi will tell you,…
Vietnamese in Andersonville & Uptown

Hai Yen

Many of the dishes at this warm Argyle St eatery require some assembly, pairing shrimp, beef or squid with rice crepes, mint, Thai basil and lettuce. For an appetizer, try the goi cuon, fresh rolls of vermicelli ric…
Vietnamese in Andersonville & Uptown

Tank Noodle

The crowds come to this spacious utilitarian eatery for banh mi, served on crunchy fresh baguette rolls, and the pho, which is widely regarded as the city’s best. The 200-plus-item menu sprawls on from there and inc…
Vietnamese in Andersonville & Uptown

Nha Hang Viet Nam

Little Nha Hang may not look like much from the outside, but it offers a huge menu of authentic, well-made dishes from the homeland. It's terrific for slurping pho and clay-pot catfish. Staff give out free vanilla i…
Vietnamese in Andersonville & Uptown

Ba Le Bakery

Ba Le serves Saigon-style banh mi sandwiches, with steamed pork, shrimp cakes or meatballs on fresh baguettes made right here. The futuristic digs offer several tables to eat at.