Chicago is home to a small but vibrant Vietnamese community. As a result, there are quite a few options for quality Southeast Asian specialties. The following restaurants — spanning Argyle Street to Pilsen — excel at bánh mì, phở, gỏi cuốn, and much more. Both home-style recipes and modern takes on classic Vietnamese dishes are represented, and most of the menus are so expansive that multiple visits are necessary in order to try all the greatest hits.
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