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Elizabeth Street Cafe

Elizabeth Street Cafe Review

This clever nouveau Vietnamese-French concept from chef-restaurateur Larry McGuire—of Lamberts, Perla's, Clark's, and Fresas fame—sits on the corner of South First and Elizabeth streets as a cozy little cafe serving a delectable menu of banh mi, pho and bun as well as a fantastic array of French pastries from pastry chef Alexandra Manley. Fresh shrimp spring rolls, spicy pork meatball banh mi on a fresh baguette, and spicy beef and pork bun with thick, soft airy noodles are safe bets. The wine list is short and sweet but brimming with perfect French-only wines that pair beautifully with this cuisine. Waitresses are cleverly decked out in matching tailored dresses in individual brightly colored patterns with comfy Tom's shoes to complete the look.

Updated: 02-04-2013

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