Vietnamese Street Food in Denver
Vietnamese Street Food in Denver
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We offer gluten free and vegan options.
Street parking available on Grant St. or Sherman St.
229 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80203, United States
Monday - Friday: 10am - 8pm
Saturday: 11am - 8pm
Closed the following holidays: New Years Day, Memorial day (Sat-Mon), July 3rd-5th, Labor day (Sat-Mon), Thanksgiving (Thurs-Sun), Christmas day
Egg roll (2 pcs)
Seasoned pork, noodles, and veggies wrapped in spring roll shell served with traditional fish sauce
Spring roll (2 pcs)
Pork, shrimp, noodles, and veggies wrapped in sticky rice paper served with sweet Vietnamese peanut sauce
Spring roll with grilled meat (2 pcs)
Marinated beef, pork, noodles, and veggies wrapped in sticky rice paper served with traditional fish sauce
Barbeque spring roll (2 pcs)
Grilled barbeque pork with veggies served with traditional fish sauce
Veggie spring roll (v) (2 pcs)
Tofu, noodles, and veggies served with sweet Vietnamese peanut sauce
Battered soft shell crabs (2 pcs)
Soft shell crabs served with noodles, veggies, and traditional fish sauce
Grilled pork rice plate
Grilled beef rice plate
Grilled chicken rice plate
Tofu (v) rice plate
Grilled shrimp rice plate
Grilled beef, chicken, pork, shrimp, and egg roll combination rice plate
Barbeque pork, shrimp, and eggs fried Vietnamese style
All rice plates are served with veggies and traditional fish sauce (Except for the C4 and C7)
Grilled pork noodle bowl
Grilled beef noodle bowl
Grilled chicken noodle bowl
Vietnamese egg roll noodle bowl
Tofu (v) noodle bowl
Spicy beef noodle soup
Grilled shrimp noodle bowl
Grilled beef, chicken, pork, shrimp, and egg roll combination noodle bowl
All noodle bowls are served with veggies and traditional fish sauce (Except for the B5 and B6)
Small (32 oz) $13, Regular (55 oz) $14, Large (78 oz) $15 - Extra items $3 each | "Ready to Eat" portion $14 (everything you need to eat Phờ on the go)
Well done brisket
Vietnamese meat ball
Tofu, broccoli, daikon, and carrot (v)
Shrimp, shrimp ball, fish ball, and imitation crab
Rare steak and tendon*
Rare steak and tripe*
Rare steak and well done brisket*
Rare steak and well done flank*
Well done brisket and tendon
Well done brisket and tripe
Well done brisket and well done flank
Rare steak, tendon, and tripe*
Rare steak, tendon, and well done brisket*
Rare steak, tendon, and well done flank*
Rare steak, tripe, and well done brisket*
Rare steak, tripe, and well done flank*
Rare steak, well done brisket, and well done flank*
Well done brisket, tendon, and tripe
Well done brisket, tendon, and well done flank
Well done brisket, tendon, tripe, and well done flank
Rare steak, well done brisket, tendon, tripe, and well done flank*
(*) Rare steak may be served raw or undercooked. Consuming rare steak may increase your risk of food borne illness
Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Sprite, Lemonade, and Dr Pepper
Jasmine or Green Teas
Hot or Iced
Served hot (Cà phê sữa nóng) or chilled with ice (Cà phê sữa dá)
Avocado, durian, taro, strawberry, passion fruit, mango, honey dew, lychee, and jack fruit
Thai tea, royal milk tea, and coffee
Oi Thi Nguyen was born in Ninh Hoà, Vietnam. Ninh Hoà is a small country village just fifty miles south of Nha Trang. Growing up, Oi witnessed the Vietnam war. The country was in chaos. The priorities of the Vietnamese people at that time were staying alive and working for food, not things like education. Oi started working as soon as she could walk. From the rice fields to fishing boats—Oi did it all.
One day, Oi’s grandfather, Nhanh Nguyen, had an idea to sell noodle soup, or Pho, for money. They saved enough money for one plastic table, four mismatched chairs, six bowls, six pairs of chopsticks, six spoons, and one pot. They had to sell the food in hiding from the army because it was illegal to sell food on the streets. Selling pho was a great idea! People loved it, but couldn’t find the time to cook it themselves. It usually takes 3 to 6 hours before the broth is ready.
Oi later worked selling fish and meat. Instead of selling at local markets, she sold to American military bases. It was against the law and punishable by death but Oi didn’t have another choice. She sold fresh food daily for about two years. In 1973, the U.S. army left Vietnam thinking a peace agreement was in place. South Vietnam knew it would not be long before North Vietnam took over. In 1975, the war ended with the fall of Saigon.
In 1984, Oi left Vietnam on a fishing boat with only what she could carry. A boat made for sixty people was carrying hundreds of refugees. Their seventh day at sea the boat flipped and they spent hours hoping help would arrive. Fortunately, a U.S. coast guard boat saved them and brought them to a refugee camp in the Philippines.
Oi and her family lived there for ten months until she unexpectedly received a letter. She and her family were awarded the ability to come to the United States for aiding Americans during the war. The American soldiers remembered Oi’s name and helped ensure she and her family had a safe passage to the United States.
In 1986, Oi and her family made it to America. She started life in the US with no money and unable to speak English. Now over 30 years later, Oi gets to do what she loves best. Cooking!
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