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Mai's Vietnamese Restaurant

People rush to Mai's for its traditional Vietnamese fare, like the warming bowls of noodle soups – among them, traditional beef meatball soup with cilantro, bean sprouts, lime, and jalapeño on the side. The various skin-burning clay pots, such as the combo curry pot (rice topped with shrimp, chicken and mixed vegetables in a coconut curry sauce) are also specialties. The dinner specials are gargantuan, affordably priced platters that are accompanied with one fried roll, two butterfly shrimps, chicken soup or chicken salad, stir-fried vegetables and steamed rice. There is an extensive array of vegetarian dishes at this dark and Spartan space that is basically a selection of other specials sans meat.
Taryn Walker
  • Price: $$
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 5-9:30 p.m.; Friday 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 5-10 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Alcohol: No Alcohol
  • Reservations: Not Necessary
  • Parking: Lot available, On-street
  • Extra Services: Private-group dining
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