Mot Hai Ba
Dallas, TX 75206
- 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday.
- Wheelchair accessible
- Lunch, Dinner
- Reservations Required
Top pick: It’s hard to say, because the menu changes with the seasons and with Krstic’s inspirations. Banana flower salad, grilled duck hearts and a low-and-slow braised lamb neck are reliable favorites.
The downside: The dining room is so small that a table can be hard to snag, and the “chairs” — they’re actually footstools — will punish any diner with even the slightest hint of a back problem.
Fun fact: Banh xeo, a crisp, savory crepe, is almost irresistibly tempting, but it’s so huge that it’s best ordered by either a hungry person who doesn’t want to try anything else or a very large group that wants to try everything.
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