For more traditional fare in Solaris Dutamas, the cheery Xin Chao brings comforting bowls of pho and classic Vietnamese dishes to the Solaris Dutamas mall. The menu may be pork-free, but the fresh ingredients make up for the lack of swine (take note that beer is available). Attentive waiters greet you when you enter, almost immediately recommending the signature beef pho once you’re seated. Take their suggestion, for the warm bowl is filled with tender beef brisket, flank, meatballs, tendon and tripe. If you prefer chicken, the bun ga nuong – rice vermicelli topped with grilled chicken in lime chilli vinaigrette – is a good alternative.
While the pho is the main reason you’re here, try starters like the grilled lemongrass chicken, mango salad with prawns, and summer rolls stuffed with chicken and shrimp with a peanut sauce dip. Pair it with Vietnamese drip coffee or ice-blended ciku. If you’ve got little ones in tow, there’s a dedicated menu of mini beef and chicken pho bowls. There's also a selection of sweet treats that include caramel pudding, longan dessert, imported Vietnamese yoghurt, and fried tapioca with coconut milk.
|Venue name:||Xin Chao Viet Nam Restaurant|
1 Jalan Dutamas 1
|Opening hours:||Tue-Sun, 11.30am-9.30pm|