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110 9th Ave, Btwn 17th &18th St, New York City, NY 10011-4951
+1 212-414-2700
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:30 - 23:00
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Staten Island, New York
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Good Vietnamese restaurant. Casual atmosphere with a very nice selection of pho, sandwiches and noodle soups. Good choice when you are near Chelsea Market and a few blocks from Highline.

Thank nckun8
New York City, New York
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163 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is a nice, casual Vietnamese restaurant with lots of choices. I really liked the Tom Cuon (grilled prawns in rice paper) appetizer. I also had on multiple occasions the Bun Co Ba (crispy spring rolls, grilled shrimp and pork over rice vermicelli salad). I would recommend this place and would return again!

Thank Michael G
Mariposa, California
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206 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

This small restaurant in the Chelsea district serves very good ethnic food. Our group of eight was easily accommodated and we all enjoyed our meals. Good selection and promptly prepared and served. They were out of Vietnamese beer when we visited ("large wedding party the night before") , but had more on order.

Thank cuestaroble
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111 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Tonight we went to Co Ba restaurant, two blocks around the corner from the Joyce Theater. This narrow Vietnamese restaurant was a real surprise with great food and simple decor and competent staff. The red brick walls with bamboo hats on one wall and Vietnamese Photo prints on the other felt like a NY bar with Asian flavor. Prior to... More 

Thank berniemcg29
Burnaby, BC
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Long narrow room, exposed brick one side, decorated with antique blowups from Vietnam and rows of straw "coolie hats". We shared some small plates to get a range of flavours and textures, which we received absolutely. We can recommend the goi du du, rau nuong, banh duc man, and ca bam. The ribs, suon nong, weren't very lemongrassy or anything... More 

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New York City, New York
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

Love this quiet restaurant, the nice service and the delicious food for a cheap price. Definitely worth to try a Vietnamese Sandwich!

Thank ManhattanWalkingTour
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015

I will keep it brief as this is really all this resturant deserves! Arriving for dinner and shortly after being seated, we were informed by the manage that the kitchen was closing and that we should order everything together and make it quick! Upon receiving our complete order together, we were then asked to pay our bill before we ate!... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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317 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

My husband and I really enjoyed our post matinee meal here this weekend. A short walk from the theaters, on a quiet street sits this small but attractive dining room. Typical Vietnamese dishes done with a modern flair. We had several small plates as well as the vegetarian clay pot. We especially loved the green papaya salad which came recommended... More 

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New York City, New York
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708 reviews
469 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014

This is one of our favorite places in the city (Hells Kitchen location). The staff is super friendly and the food is excellent. We all started with lots of appetizers followed by our own meals. The food is fresh and the setting very cozy and pleasant.

Thank Mike P
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

On the recommendation of a Vietnamese friend, we had dinner at Co Ba 53 (located in Hell's Kitchen). We really enjoyed it! The appetizers were probably the best part, especially the squid! Super yummy! The drinks were unique and extremely delicious, especially on a warm summer's evening. Service was pretty fast, and servers were always available to refill water glasses,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 9th Ave, Btwn 17th &18th St, New York City, NY 10011-4951
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-414-2700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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