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Ngon Bistro Is Modern Vietnamese restaurant located in Frogtown. We speciaclize in providing Vietnamese food using fresh local and sustaianable ingredients.  We also have a full bar that focuses exclusively on Minnesota craft beers and a full line of craft spirits & cocktails.

 

Here is a selection of nice things people have said about us over the past few years.

Best of MN 2013

Best of MN 2013

Best Looking Food Truck

Top Chef 2011

Top Chef 2011

“Maximum Impact” Top Chefs who have changed the Twin Cities dining playing field in 2011

Best Of MN 2012

Best Of MN 2012

"Hai re-christened the space as Ngon Vietnamese Bistro, where he inserts a locavore's mentality into his family's cooking heritage. The results, coupled with a stellar craft beer list, are truly exceptional." - Rick Nelson

The Growler

The Growler

Food Meets Beer

Draft

Draft

99 Amazing Food & Beer Experiences

Pioneer Press

Pioneer Press

10 Best Dishes of 2008 "its on of the best lunches in town" - Kathy Jenkins

Best of 2011

Best of 2011

Best Pho "the broth at Ngon is like a six-course feast. It’s satisfyingly salty, seasoned to a beguiling complexity, and utterly slurpable."

Best of 2010

Best of 2010

Best Vietnamese "it’s not every Vietnamese restaurant that does all that and serves a pho that easily wins any championship in which the criteria are authenticity and deliciousness. No, it’s not every one, but it only takes one: Ngon Bistro, you are the only one!" -

Cheap Eats

Cheap Eats

"The décor is French in a theme of understated frills, the cuisine is highly accomplished Vietnamese, and the drinks list is filled with affordable small artisanal-produced bottles. No wonder Ngon is first in St. Paul’s heart!" - DARA MOSKOWITZ GRUMDAHL

10 Best Capital City Lunches

10 Best Capital City Lunches

“Farm-driven Vietnamese is a rarity—and glorious. Try the silky and resonant pho made of grass-fed oxtail.”- DARA MOSKOWITZ GRUMDAHL

Vita.mn 2012

Vita.mn 2012

TASTY UNIVERSITY AVENUE DETOURS "chef/co-owner Hai Truong twists carefully crafted Vietnamese flavors, Western cooking styles and organic, locally raised ingredients into a one-of-a-kind dining experience... There’s no better pho, anywhere" - Rick Nelson

Star Tribune Dec/2008

Star Tribune Dec/2008

"Chef Hai Truong crafts the Twin Cities' best version of this traditional beef noodle soup, no contest." - Rick Nelson

City Pages Review 2007

City Pages Review 2007

"Ngon Bistro serves the best beef pho I've ever had." -DARA MOSKOWITZ GRUMDAHL

Star Tribune

Star Tribune

NGON VIETNAMESE BISTRO ★★★ "Hai Truong and spouse Jessica Ainsworth-Truong couldn't have come up with a more appropriate name for their restaurant than Ngon Vietnamese Bistro. That's because ngon is Vietnamese for delicious." - Rick Nelson

Pioneer Press

Pioneer Press

NGON VIETNAMESE BISTRO ★★★(out of 4) "At Ngon Vietnamese Bistro in St. Paul, chef/owner Hai Truong took his time but he got it right" -Kathie Jenkins

City Pages Best of 2007

City Pages Best of 2007

"I thought theirbowl of beef soup and noodles was the best in town, but half a year of actually tasting everyone else's pho in light of the Ngon pho has changed my mind: The Ngon pho isn't just the best in town, it's the best by a country mile." -DARA MOSKOWITZ GRUMDAHL

Asian American Press

Asian American Press

Best Of MN 2012

"Hai re-christened the space as Ngon Vietnamese Bistro, where he inserts a locavore's mentality into his family's cooking heritage. The results, coupled with a stellar craft beer list, are truly exceptional." - Rick Nelson