Over the years, Vietnamese cuisine in Penang has gained its popularity. We can also see the increasing demand among Penangites. Well, the taste of food is really very personal. So, editor has listed down these 10 Vietnamese Cuisines in Penang for you to explore and find out your favourite one.
- An Viet, Gurney Plaza
An Viet is a Vietnamese restaurant joint established in Klang Valley. According to the “An Viet’s Food-losophy”, they use quality ingredients to produce authentic dishes from scratch. Additionally, their bestsellers include Vietnamese Beef Noodle Special, Grilled Lemongrass Chicken, Hanoian Style Grilled Pork with Vermicelli, Grilled Vietnamese Pork Chop, and Hanoian Style Fish with Turmeric & Dill with Vermicelli.
- Banh Mi Kitchen
Banh Mi Kitchen is slightly different from other Vietnamese restaurants in this list as it only offers “Banh Mi” – the Vietnamese-style Baguette. Their Banh Mi comes with various toppings and fillings. For instance, they do offer Pork-based filling, Chicken, Fish Cake and Fried Egg. The interior is simple but it is fully air-conditioned. Thus, it’s a great place to enjoy the authentic Vietnamese sandwiches.
- Indochine Cafe
Indochine Cafe is a restaurant that serves Indo-China (Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand) cuisines. Located at Tanjong Tokong area, this multi-cuisine restaurant provides a homey atmosphere. In addition, their menu is really extensive as it covers some of the countries’ highlights. Some of their must-try include Vietnamese Pork Chop Rice, French Baguette with BBQ Pork Chop, Vietnamese Pork Roll and Pho Bo.
- Little Hanoi
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Little Hanoi is a Vietnamese restaurant located at Perak Road, opposite of Perak Road Market. They offer an extensive menu of authentic Vietnamese cuisines. For instance, Banh Mi (burgers), Mi Bun (noodles), set rice and even desserts. The prices are wallet-friendly and editor personally really likes their food very much, especially their Fresh Spring Rolls and Pho Bo.
- Mai Thanh Vietnamese Restaurant
Mai Thanh is a relatively new Vietnamese restaurant in town. Though the place is less attractive and lack of air-conditioners, their menu covers all the popular Vietnamese dishes ranging from Pho, Banh Mi, Spring Roll to some other uncommon delights.
- Pho Viet Cafe
Pho Viet is a cafe located at Beach Street that serves authentic Vietnamese cuisine. They strongly adhere that they only use fresh and healthy ingredients for their dishes. Their menu covers a wide range of dishes. For instance, Pho Bo (beef noodle) and Goi Cuon (Vietnamese spring rolls). Besides, they also serve Vietnamese style home-cooked dishes. The price is on the medium high range but the food quality is worth the price.
- Pho Vietz, Queensbay Mall
Pho Vietz is one of the largest Vietnamese chains in Malaysia. The raw ingredients are imported from Vietnam. In addition, the head chef is also from Vietnam. Hence, Pho Vietz serves one of the best and authentic Vietnamese delights. For instance, their bestsellers include Tiger Prawn Rolls, 4-Beef Combo Noodle Soup, Marinated Lemongrass Pork Chop Rice and more.
- Que Huong Toi Vietnamese Cafe
Que Huong Toi offers authentic Vietnamese cuisines in Penang. Its interior is very oriental with some old school charms. Besides, their food is very wallet-friendly and definitely could satisfy your Vietnamese food craving. Make sure to try out their very authentic homemade Banh Mi (a sandwich consisting of a baguette), Pho Bo (beef and noodle soup), Banh Xeo (Vietnamese pancake) and Che Bap (sweet corn pudding).
- Saigon Bowl
As its name suggests, Saigon Bowl serves everything in a bowl. The blue exterior walls and a bright neon shop sign could definitely catch your attention from far. They have modernized the traditional Vietnamese food while preserving the uniqueness of the cuisines. Overall, their menu is all about Pho and some snacks. Though it is a bit pricey, it’s a quick stop for Vietnamese food in town.
- Saigon House Cuisine
Saigon House Cuisine is one of the most classic and traditional Vietnamese restaurants. It offers one of the best and authentic Vietnamese flavours in Penang. The atmosphere is comfortable and cozy for a casual meal at a reasonable price. Meanwhile, make sure to try out their Beef Pho, Goi Cuon, Clams in Lemongrass. In addition, they also offer a dish that is not for everyone – Balut. If you’re adventurous enough, you could try this Vietnamese Fetal duck egg.