Madame Vo, East Village, NYC

///Madame Vo, East Village, NYC

Madame Vo, East Village, NYC

In the heart of Little Tokyo in the East Village is a restaurant with a red rickshaw in the front window serving the regional homestyle Vietnamese dishes of owners Yen Vo and Jimmy Ly.  I had only heard good things about it.

We sat towards the front at one of the ~50 tables at this long and narrow place, close to the small bar where you also can dine. To start, we ordered a bottle of Gruner Veltliner, Von Donabaum, Austria ($36) that went well with the fare.  First up one of the rolls. Our waitress recommended the Cha Cio, fried spring rolls filled with shrimp, crab and pork served with fresh mint and large lettuce leaves to wrap  (4 for $12) with a chili-specked sweet dipping sauce to dunk.

The steaming hot Suon Kho are bite-size chunks of caramelized pork ribs and pineapple braised in coconut juices ($15) that come with basmati rice that we used to soak up the rich sauce. Also good are the garlicky rice noodles stir-fried with tiny shrimp ($15).  That was enough food to happily stuff and satiate three of us.

The buzz was right. Madame Vo is more than worth the visit. Be sure to make reservations.
Madame Vo
East Village
212 East 10th St (between Second and First Avenue)
New York, NY 10003
917-261-2115
Madame Vo Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

By |2018-08-06T16:18:08+00:00September 1st, 2018|NYC Restaurant Reviews|0 Comments

About the Author:

Blogger Bonnie Tandy Leblang has been covering food since before it was hip to do so! She’s penned magazine, newspaper and syndicated food columns in addition to cookbooks. Follow her on twitter @BonnieBOTB and on Instagram@BiteoftheBest and at @BonnieBOTB "I eat for a living!” is her mantra, sharing what she’s sampled so you’ll know where (or where not) to go, plus what food products and gadgets to try. For her full bio go to the about us page.

Leave A Comment

To help stop spam, please complete the simple math equation. *