Nam
Categories: Restaurants

Neighborhood: Tribeca

110 Reade Street

Between West Broadway and Church Street

New York CityNY10013

+1 212 267 1777

www.namnyc.com/

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Appealing wheatgrass, soothing green and bamboo décor makes Nam appear what it is. Neither too Tribeca trendy-chic nor too cheap and cheerful; just the right Vietnamese hip and at just the right US$ price. As with many evocative items, all good things come in small packages no matter what the Texas beef baron may tell us. Vietnam street-inspired food is soft rice-paper rolls deep fried (cha gio), and there are trio of talented lady chefs who speak no English, but put these together. Bo bia rolls filled with shrimp-chicken-and-bean-sprout, jícama, shrimp, and sweet sausage, lemongrass-beef, sprigs of lettuce redolent with coriander and sesame – an endless selection of these, where the rice paper is as fresh as the shrimp they stuff in. At Nam, they serve home-style soups, shrimp-flavored rice in steamed banana leaves as well as the standard crispy red snapper or baby-back BBQ ribs. But you cannot beat the Bo bia rolls; eating these is like eating sweets.

CUISINE: Vietnamese

MEALS: Lunch,Dinner

Price Range: $11-$30

Attire: Casual

Takes Reservations: Yes

Parking: Street

Takeout: Yes

Delivers: Yes

Accept Credit Cards: Yes

Good For Groups: Yes

Good For Kids: Yes

Waiter Service: Yes

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