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. Recently there’s been an upswing in dumpling action, and 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. In good weather, the patio helps.
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