Our Critics' Picks


Nha Trang

311 E. Valley Blvd.
San Gabriel, CA 91776
Nha Trang +

Photo by Anne Fishbein


  • Sun, Wed-Sat 9am-5pm
  • $
  • Takeout
  • Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Nha Trang is a serious noodle shop, without beer, without amusing Central Vietnamese appetizers like nem nuong or banh beo chen - just noodles, #1 through #8, read 'em from the blackboard, eat and go home. When the broth is exhausted for the day, you're out of luck - the kitchen makes only as much as it thinks it's going to need that day, and if you show up late, there may be no bun bo hue for you. (It is perfectly acceptable to call up and reserve a portion.) Console yourself with a coconut smoothie, or a drip coffee with condensed milk and ice. See full review.

Related Stories (2)

  • Your Counter Intelligence Preview: In Which Mr. Gold Visits Nha Trang
    Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 9 a.m. by Amy Scattergood

    Can you visit -- or review -- too many San Gabriel Valley noodle palaces? One thinks not. Jonathan Gold certainly would argue that you can't, which is why he reviews another one, Nha Trang on Valley, in this week's Counter Intellige...

  • Jonathan Gold Reviews Nha Trang
    Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 4:30 a.m. by Jonathan Gold

    Click here for Anne Fishbein's slide show. It has come to my attention that some of you think I have been paying too much attention to noodle shops in San Gabriel. And I realize, yes, I have been writing quite a bit about San Gabrie...

View All

More Vietnamese Restaurants in Monterey Park/ Alhambra/ S. Gabriel

View All

More Vietnamese Restaurants in Los Angeles

  • Travel back in time to the elegance of French colonial Vietnam at Crustacean, where executive che...

  • An itty-bitty, inexpensive-for-the-neighborhood Vietnamese cafe just west of the Royal movie thea...

  • Phong Dinh is located just where you might speed up on the way to a little catch-and-release at t...

  • Based out of San Jose, the shop specializes in bánh mì, the Vietnamese sandwich that is an appeti...

  • Gingergrass, a sleek Vietnamese bistro in Silver Lake, is probably the polar opposite of a place ...

  • Though the pho is better at other well-known Vietnamese restaurants, Pho Cafe is far more stylish...



All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >