Best Vietnamese Restaurants in Calgary

These three restaurants offer their own takes on traditional and modern Vietnamese cuisine.

Alberta trout cha ca la vong from Foreign Concept. Photograph by Jared Sych.

*Listed in alphabetical order.

Foreign Concept

Vietnamese influences definitely play into Foreign Concept’s pan-Asian cooking, with dishes like the Alberta trout cha ca la vong offering a modern take on Vietnamese flavours and traditions.

1011 1 St. S.W., 403-719-7288,


Lemongrass West Restaurant

Calgary has its share of traditional Vietnamese restaurants and this southwest spot is a long-time favourite for many with its fresh and reasonably priced bowls of pho, rice vermicelli, baguette sandwiches and crispy spring rolls.

116, 3715 51 St. S.W., 403-242-2633,


Pure Contemporary Vietnamese Kitchen + Bar

Taking traditional Vietnamese dishes to the next level, Pure offers refreshing and slightly fancier versions of classics like char siu pulled-pork spring rolls, open faced bahn mi sandwiches and lemongrass vermicelli.

815 8 Ave. S.W., 403-475-1899,

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This article appears in the March 2019 issue of Avenue Calgary.

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