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The Mona Lisa smile on the face of the gilded, larger-than-life Buddha overseeing the upscale dining room seems to reflect the satisfaction of Tony Lam’s patrons. At our last visit, a large filet of sea bass, grilled to a hint of crispiness with a moist, tender interior, came on a bed of young asparagus in a subtle truffle oil cream sauce with a garnish of garlic chips, chopped chives, shredded red cabbage, and parsley. Bo luc lac (“shaking beef”) was tender cubes of tenderloin with pineapple, yams, and green peppers in a peppery lime juice dipping sauce. Specials can be pricey but worth it.


City: Corpus Christi


Drinks: Bar

Price: $$$

Rating: ★★★

Address: 701 N. Water, Corpus Christi, TX, 78401

Hours: L Mon-Fri. D Mon-Sat.

Phone: 361-853-2682

Website: www.vietnam-restaurant.com

Last updated: February 8, 2016