Vietnam Sub & Grill – Calgary, Alberta

We found Vietnam Sub & Grill by luck when we were driving around Country Hills this one weekend, and saw it from the corner of our eye. It's in a little corner location a bit tucked away, but it's not a busy strip mall when we went - in fact, it was a Saturday afternoon and we were the only ones in there.
Without much expectation, we decided to order their Lemon Grass Beef Salad Rolls which actually wasn't bad. We've had worse, and the rice paper was prepared nicely such that it wasn't ripping or hard. The beef was quite flavourful, and the dipping sauce was good too. So, we were off to a good start, even though there wasn't "lemongrass" flavour, it was still quite fragrant and had taste to it!
I ordered their Vietnamese sub, and their Satay Chicken Sub to be exact. It was pretty standard looking, but the bun was really nice and the satay chicken was quite tasty. THere wasn't much filling in it, and that's a little bit of a bummer. Their Baguette was really good and you can tell that was a fresh bun, so I give them credit for that!
Then, we had to try a noodle soup and ordered their Satay Rare Beef Rice Noodle Soup and the nice thing about this soup was it had tons of flavour and salt. We didn't have to add anything to it. It wasn't just a spicy bowl of soup or anything, so it was quite decent!
Overall, we were pleasantly surprised as we didn't have any expectations for this little place with no one in there. We did get quite thirsty from the salt afterwards, but that's an us issue. Tons of parking, clean facilities and restaurant... and there was window seating as well as booth. Vietnam Sub & Grill Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Vietnam Sub & Grill

10 Country Hills Landing NW Calgary, AB T3K 5P4 (403) 262-8819

Pho Mai Thy – Calgary, Alberta

I'm not sure what happened here... but I know I went to Pho Mai Thy with my other half! We came here in search of something less popular in hopes of it being super delicious. We actually came here with low expectations, and it met and exceeded the bar I set for this restaurant! The parking here wasn't bad at all, and the service was pretty good even close to closing time!
We ordered a plate of Cha Gio which is something I really enjoy ordering if I'm hungry! These were really nicely fried, and the filling was very flavourful! Crispy, fresh, hot and awesome - not much more you want for these spring rolls!
I ordered a bowl of Bun Bo Hue as I love doing that once in awhile as I know it's a specialty food. I try to compare it to whatever I like as I have no idea how original is really supposed to be. I have a favourite place that I go for this, and this isn't too far behind! The noodles are good, the flavour is great, the spice level is high - yet edible! The size of the noodle soup was big with quite a bit of beef in it, so I quite enjoyed my bun bo hue!
Overall, this place as mentioned was better than we expected. So, we left here with a super full belly and we were quite satisfied. Pho Mai Thy Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Pho Mai Thy

6219 Centre Street NW Calgary, Alberta (403) 454-8919

Le La Vietnamese Restaurant – Calgary, Alberta

We often drive by Le La Vietnamese Restaurant and always wanted to hop in! We finally did, and we set our exceptions low as we didn't do any prior research to this restaurant! There's tons of parking and there a lot of tables inside, but it wasn't busy when we went as it was right before closing! The staff was really nice to us and didn't hurry us out just because they were closing!
We ordered some Condensed milk Vietnamese Iced Coffee which I don't normally order, however, I wanted a treat this time so I went for it! It was a delicious and refreshing drink with the perfect amount of condensed milk!
I ordered my standard go-to pho, the Rare Beef and Beef Ball Noodle Soup and it's not available at all locations, but I love it when I get them. This place doesn't give too much beef balls either, but more than some other locations. I find a lot of places cut up a beef ball into 1/8's and gives you like 5 pieces - so you don't even get 1 beef ball!! At least here, you get more than 1 ball, so it's a great treat!
My hsuband ordered their Satay Beef Noodle Soup and he really enjoyed the flavours of the soup. The beef was tender and quite delicious! This was suppose to be an extra large bowl, but the amount of noodles seems similar with more soup.
Overall, this was a great place to get some Vietnamese noodle soup! It's not the best in town, but it as really good pho!! Very decent, prices are good and food tastes great! Le La Vietnamese Restaurant Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Le La Vietnamese Restaurant

6624 Centre St SE Calgary, AB (403) 255-5665