Viet Street Eat
Viet Street Eat in Sandgate is a funky little art-adorned Vietnamese eatery that brings the traditional tastes from the streets of Vietnam to the bayside suburb.
The interior features stunning wall art, shelves of Vietnamese trinkets and shuttered ‘windows’ and a banquette lines one wall.
On the lighter side of the menu are homemade Spring Rolls (both meat and vegetarian), Rice Paper Rolls, Street Eat Fermented Vegetables (in a bowl), Rice Paper Rolls (Pork & Prawns or Marinated Chicken, Beef, Pork or Tofu), Duck Pancakes* and Fun Rolls (Roll-your-own-rolls-with-supplied ingredients).
More substantial are the Viet Street Eat Fresh Salads (Tofu, poached chicken, Pork belly, duck*, marinated pork or beef) served with ‘funky fish’ or ‘vegan fish’ sauce and the Dry Noodle (rice noodles with salad).
For something hearty and hot, try the Street Eat Soups (Pho beef, chicken or vegetarian), Bun Bo Hue (spicy lemongrass, pork trotters and beef soup) or Hu Tieu (Pork soup with tapioca noodles, prawns, liver pork slices, quail eggs, cha lau and special black sauce).
And available until 4pm are ‘Bun Mee’ (Vietnamese crusty bread with pate, fresh salad, mayo and a choice of filings that includes Chicken, Marinated Beef or Tofu, Cha Lau (Vietnamese Ham) or Bii (Pork Chops with Pork Skin).
Lastly a small range of Desserts includes Sweet Mung Bean Goo, Exotic Fruit Salad, Deep Fried Ice-Cream and Coconut Tapioca with Banana.
Drinks-wise, there’s Vietnamese Coffee, House-made Lemon Iced Tea, Soursop or Avocado Smoothies, soft drinks, standard coffees (latte, espresso, cappuccino etc) and Tea (Blooming, Pyramid or Tea Leaves) which comes with unlimited refills of hot water.
*Duck is only available Thursday to Sunday.
Need to know – At the time of visiting in Sep 2016 Viet Street Eat was not licensed and no BYO allowed.
Nice to know – Takeaway is also available.
Viet Street Eat
121c Brighton Rd