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Doyers Vietnamese Restaurant

11 Doyers St., New York, NY 10013 40.71403 -73.997673
nr. Bowery St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-513-1527 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

doyersvietnamese.com

Nearby Subway Stops

6, J, N, Q, R, Z to Canal St.

Prices

$6-$20

Payment Methods

American Express

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Lunch

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

Canal St. to Houston St., East River Dr. to West Side Hwy.

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This venue is closed.

Lots of Chinatown's consistently drab-looking Vietnamese places turn out grub that’s equally blah. But this subterranean restaurant, tucked away on tiny, calm Doyers Street, is a fortunate exception. Its 1980s wallpaper and wood paneling and its obscure location may give the place the feeling of a washed-out speakeasy, but there’s plenty of edible temptation within reach. Start with various grilled meats served over tasty noodles for next to nothing. But why stop there? Why not try a salad of chewy pork, plump shrimp, and crunchy jellyfish pepped up with pickled carrots and plenty of fresh mint? And why on earth resist the caramel pork, with its full-bodied, intensely sweet-salty sauce, even if eating it takes you well beyond satiated and dangerously close to stuffed? Before you’re done, your table will be covered with treats — grilled sugarcane wrapped in shrimp paste, or irresistibly piggy broth stocked with fishcakes and tender squid — and you're left to wonder why all Vietnamese restaurants aren't more like this one, while you valiantly try to digest.

Recommended Dishes

Caramel pork with black pepper, $7.25; assorted seafood, meat, and rice stick soup, $4.95; grilled pork on thin rice noodle, $7.50

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