Red walls, dark furnishings, and flickering tea lights make this little hideaway a favorite for date night, but the magic doesn't end with the romantic setting—the "Little Vietnamese Box" has made big waves for its food, too. Owner and chef Thi Cam Nhung Le swirls influences from both "here" and "home"—smoked salmon tucked in a spring roll; duck breast with Hanoi flavor; even a spicy Asian fondue. For traditionalists, it's one of the better places hereabouts to try pho—a hearty soup made with rice noodles and served with basil, bean sprouts, and lime. Save room to sample the Eastern-inspired desserts, such as fruit fritters with maple syrup or green tapioca pudding.
281 rue de la Couronne, St-Roch, Québec City, Québec, G1K 6E3, Canada