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Xe Lua

86 Mulberry St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10013-4474
+1 212-577-8887
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good53%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pho” (13 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
“spring rolls” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese
86 Mulberry St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10013-4474
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

My boyfriend and I went here for lunch when visiting over the Summer in July. This is my go-to Vietnamese spot in NYC when visiting. I wouldn't go anywhere else for Vietnamese. I am sure there are good Vietnamese restaurants elsewhere too, but I've been...More

Thank Chrissyishh
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here today and it's as good as when I first had it 4 years ago. The food is good and relatively cheap, and the pho is really good especially when it is cold outside. Have some chilli if you can handle spicy sauce,...More

Thank snowtalk
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visited while on vacation in NY with my 3 sisters. They have never tried vietnamese food before and I was in the mood for Pho. Food was good. The restaurant was pleasant. There were not a lot of people and it was after 8PM. The...More

Thank Tresleches
Reviewed 14 October 2016

One of the best Vietnamese Pho place I've been to in the last while. When it comes to Pho, the most important thing is the broth, followed by fresh herbs and this place hits both marks. A very nice clean place with very friendly, efficient...More

Thank Karina D
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Place is large enough, Clean enough, Toilet, delicious Pho, a traditional recipe, location at China Town NYC

Thank Agungsbatu
Reviewed 16 February 2016

When I crave a steaming hot pho for those cold days in NYC, I go to Xe Lua for their #24, salt and pepper shrimp and veggies on the side. Servers are very friendly and you'll see your regular patrons there if you become a...More

Thank ccpark888
Reviewed 14 September 2015

It was our first time in a Vietnamese Restaurant and the server was helpful in explaining the options and, then, on demonstrating how to prepare the rolls with the rice discs... Very healthy and delicious food. We had these rolls with vegetables, meat, chicken, shrimp....More

Thank vanlupe
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We had lunch here. It is close to Canal Street. The spring rolls were excellent. The noodle bowls were very good. Service was great.

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Had the Appetiser Platter and different Main Courses. All of us enjoyed our meal 😀 Service was really good and helpful by showing the best way to eat the food.

Thank Madita Z
Reviewed 3 May 2015

I had " House special beef noodle" AKA Pho Xe Lua. It came with a large bowl but not too much amount. It was rather decent portion compared to other Vietnamese restaurant I've ever tried in Chinatown. Beef was not abundant,with some thin slice beef,...More

Thank YM443
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:15
10:30 - 21:15
10:30 - 21:15
10:30 - 21:15
10:30 - 21:15
10:30 - 21:15
10:30 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Mulberry St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10013-4474
    (Between Canal St. and Bayard St.)
  • Public Transportation: Canal St (J, N, Q, Z) Canal St (4, 6, 6X) Canal St (N, R)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-577-8887
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