New York, NY 10011
- Sun, Sat 12pm-3pm, Sun-Thu 5:30pm-10pm, Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:30pm-11pm
- MasterCard, Visa
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Late Night
- Beer, Wine
- Not Necessary
- No Parking
Village Voice's Description
Co Ba aims to serve the same kind of homey Vietnamese cooking offered at neighborhood stalls, though this version is prettified and refined. The long, enticing menu comprises small snacks, banh mi sandwiches, noodles, clay pot meals, and beef three ways, a dish that gets its own paragraph. All are reasonably priced. Of the small dishes, we particularly liked the steamed coconut rice cakes topped with shrimp, and a pungent mix of ground pork, wood-ear mushrooms, jicama, and fried shallots, doused in lime juice and fish sauce. Don't miss the banh uot thit nuong: It's a jumble of succulent grilled pork, bouncy Vietnamese ham, cucumbers, fried shallots, herbs, and cool, thick rice noodles. Of the clay pot dishes, go for the amazingly luscious pork belly in caramel.
Tips from foursquare
Quite possibly the best Banh Mi in Chelsea – definitely try the pork belly sandwich, and add a side of spring rolls or salad tron.
The $21.95 weekend brunch menu with unlimited drinks is a great deal... lychee bellinis, mimosas, bloody mary's, vodka kumquat limeade... mmm...
The sandwiches are amazing! This place is a hidden gem.
Get the pork belly.
Great weekend brunch deal with unlmtd drinks! Waiter was super nice and made sure drinks were always at hand. Enjoyed the combo B pho and traditional bahn mi. Wasn't too packed either. I'd recommend.
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