Van Loc Restaurant
Houston, TX 77006
Houston Press' Description
Opened in 1986, this was one of the first Vietnamese restaurants in Little Saigon, downtown. Since Vietnamese food was still a novelty in the '80s, Van Loc also served Chinese food and never stopped, although you're better off sticking with the Vietnamese offerings. The menu is extensive and features many family-favorite recipes. The place is large and busy, but tables turn quickly - although service can be erratic. Try the vermicelli with egg rolls or one of the clay pots.
Tips from foursquare
Charbroiled Pork Spring Rolls are a must.
Fried spring rolls (egg rolls) and you can get them vegetarian if you'd like!!
Trust me on this one: charbroiled pork with crushed rice, #54. Super cheap and darned tasty.
Crab meat & asparagus soup and a #57. Winning combination!
Try the #56, substitute the pork for chicken and ask for two fried eggs !!! It will blow your mind ! :)
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