158 South Central Park Ave.
THE SPACE Lanterns, scrolls and traditional conical hats decorate a small, arched dining room that seats 30. Outdoor seating is planned for summer. Wheelchair accessible.
THE CROWD Casually attired couples and small family groups. Gracious, helpful service.
THE BAR No bar. Beer $6, wine $8 a glass or $30 a bottle. Fruit-flavored soft drinks, $4 to $5.
THE BILL Appetizers, $6 to $12. Entrees, $8.50 to $13. Visa and MasterCard accepted for bills over $20.
WHAT WE LIKED Green papaya salad, Vietnamese Crepe Saigonese Style, steam rice crepe, beef in grape leaf, Mi Saigonese (egg noodle soup), vermicelli noodle dishes (bun), shrimp in clay pot, lemonade.
IF YOU GO Closed Mondays. Tuesday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 9 p.m. Crowded at dinner on weekends. Reservations accepted for six or more.