Vietnamese and More: Bangkok’s Home Style Vietnamese Restaurant

By Mark Wiens 13 Comments
Vietnamese restaurant in Bangkok
Shrimp and Pork Summer Rolls

NOTE: Change of location as of Nov 1st, 2014 – read details at bottom.

Alex, a good friend of mine here in Bangkok, along with his wife Mam, have recently opened Vietnamese and More – a peaceful homey restaurant where they prepare both Vietnamese classics, and a number of fusion Thai creations.

Like any good Vietnamese meal, I started things off with a lovely plate of shrimp and pork summer rolls, triplets to be exact!

The rolls begin with leafy greens, a variety of fresh herbs, and shrimp and pork neatly stuffed into transparent rice paper sheets and rolled into tubes. Served with sweet peanut sauce, the contrast of the crisp vegetables and the smooth nutty sauce was nicely refreshing.

I might add that their deep fried spring rolls, which include glass noodles and pork, are superb as well. You might remember them from Big Bite Bangkok, where they are always a big hit!

Simple, easy to follow menu
Simple, easy to follow menu

The menu at Vietnamese and More is simple and easy to understand – items are listed in both English and Thai – including detailed  ingredient descriptions.

Bún Thịt Nướng
Bún Thịt Nướng

One thing I can’t get enough of is their fresh rice noodle dish known as Bún Thịt Nướng (khanom jeen in Thai terms). The noodles are topped with a garden of lettuce, basil, cilantro, mint sprigs, pieces of marinated pork, and one of their signature fried spring rolls placed on the side.

To make things complete, it’s served with a sensational fish sauce dressing mixed with pickled carrots and daikon radish.

Dump the dressing over the noodles, mix everything together in a few tosses, and it’s ready for consumption.

Pure delicious
Pure delicious

Here’s a close up bite.

You’ll love it!

Thickened pork rib noodle soup
Thickened pork rib noodle soup

Alex is a serious master when it comes to slow cooked broths and soups.

Next I sampled the “thickened noodle soup” with pork ribs. It’s kind of cross between a watery broth and thick gravy – almost like a Thai radna gravy.

There were so many incredible meaty dimensional flavors packed into the soup, and the meat effortlessly slid off the bones.

Beef pho noodle soup
Beef pho noodle soup

The beef pho noodle soup was nearly as good as the thickened porky soup. It was that similar wonderful flavor of freshness I remember so vividly from eating Vietnamese street food in Hanoi when I visited.

Be sure to garnish with a few generous squirts of Siracha hot sauce, and a squeeze of fresh lime.

Vietnamese coffee
Vietnamese coffee

I have no fonder memory of visiting Vietnam than sitting on the side of the road, watching rivers of motorbike whizz past, while nursing down iced Vietnamese coffee.

While the atmosphere is much more peaceful at Vietnamese and More, the coffee is still wonderful!

Dessert at Vietnamese and More
Dessert at Vietnamese and More

For dessert, you’ve got to try the banana jackfruit spring rolls drizzled in homemade caramel. They are a twist on Filipino banana lumpia, known as turon, but the Vietnamese and More version.

Served warm, you get that wonderful crunch, paired with the sweet banana interior. Delicious.

This is what you'll see just after passing Monterey Place condo
This is what you’ll see just after passing Monterey Place condo

Vietnamese and More is located within the neighborhood off Sukhumvit Soi 16. Here’s a photo of the outside of the restaurant. Notice the medical clinic sign on the left hand side? Vietnamese and More is the metal gate directly opposite the walking street.

Vietnamese restaurant in Bangkok
Entrance to Vietnamese and More

Here’s a photo of the entrance. Just walk into the gate, and within the double wooden doors is Vietnamese and More.

The Bottom Line

Alex and Mam are both passionate about cooking, and Vietnamese and More is the product of their hard work, and skills in the kitchen.

Head over to Vietnamese and More for great food in a peaceful, friendly environment.

What to eat: Everything is good, just depends on what you’re in the mood for. I’d especially recommend the deep fried spring rolls and fresh spring rolls, and the Bún Thịt Nướng.

Vietnamese and More

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/Vietnameseandmore
Address: New Location (and see their Facebook page for more details) Rompo Mansion, 99/9-11 Thang Rotfai Sai Kao Pak Nam road, Bangkok, Thailand
Phone: 02 671 9955
Hours: Tue – Sun from 11 am – 2 pm and 5 pm – 9:30 pm (closed Mondays)
Prices: Expect to pay 80 – 150 THB per person, single dishes are 60 – 90 THB



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  • Kevin Corr

    3 years ago

    MOVED. You will see from their Facebook page that it now near Tesco Rama 4, enter at Rampo Mansion.

    • Mark Wiens

      3 years ago

      Thanks for sharing Kevin, will update the post now.

  • Larry

    4 years ago

    Man, I thought I was following your directions to get there but still couldn’t find it based off of them. But funny story. I went left out of the Queen Sarisit MRT at first and didn’t see how it could possibly be near there. Then I went right and all the way down to Soi 16 – which I guess I remembered from the other set of directions from Asok. Then for some reason I thought a ninety degree turn was one that hooked back into the direction you were coming from. I went all the way down Soi 16 and further. I still couldn’t find this place or Montery Place. Finally – after walking up and down and all around for miles and hours I asked some dude – not a motorbike taxi – if he knew where it was. He said yes and offered me a ride for free.

    So I ate and after eating I was going to get a motorbike taxi back to the MRT because I wasn’t about to walk that far. Since I didn’t like the look of the ones in front of Montrey Place I went further down the road – not the road which the kind stranger brought me from – and then I heard a familiar laughter for some reason. I went further down the road and I looked up. It turns out the laughter I heard was a bunch of kids that were playing soccer in the field by the Queen Sirikit MRT when I left. I walked for hours and miles to get to a place that wasn’t even an eighth of a mile from the MRT. Ha, ha.

    Is your instructions basically the same as taking a right from the MRT and going behind the MRT and following that road straight to Vietnamese and More and I just can’t follow instructions?

    It’s a great restaurant. Thanks for the info about it.

    • Mark Wiens

      4 years ago

      Hey Larry, what a food adventure. Sorry you had so much trouble finding it, but glad you made it. Hmm, I’ll re-read the directions, but it is a little confusing to get there, due to the roads not being overly well planned out. Glad you liked the food!

      • Larry

        4 years ago

        Mark, it’s actually turns out to be very, very easy. Get off the Queen Sirikit MRT and head behind it and follow that road. All the way down past the Monterey Place and it’s on the right.

  • Tara

    4 years ago

    We just tried this place for the first time after a friend recommended it. Great, fresh food and a honey ambiance. Every dish was delicious! I always thought of pho as a blander guay tiew but now I know what I’ve been missing! We will be back for more :) Thanks for the post that helped us find this place!

    • Mark Wiens

      4 years ago

      Hey Tara, awesome to hear that you enjoyed it!

  • Tim Russell

    5 years ago

    Tried this place on Sunday – my wife is Vietnamese and I lived in VN for 10 years before moving to Bangkok last September. After trying several VNese restaurants and being disappointed every single time, this one hit the spot. It’s still not 100% authentic – the nem nuong, whilst tasty, bore little resemblance to the real thing, and cutting the vegetables into cubes rather than julienning them makes them very difficult to roll – but the bun thit nuong was 99% there and the banh cuon were excellent. Didn’t try the true litmus test – the pho – but we’re not big pho fans anyway, one of the world’s most overrated dishes in my opinion. And the service was on the slow side. But everything else was good – and it’s only 10 mins’ walk from our condo. Thanks for letting us know about this place!

    • Mark Wiens

      5 years ago

      Hey Tim, great, glad you enjoyed it and thanks for leaving a comment!

  • FightLiveShare.com

    5 years ago

    Huge fan of Vietnamese food but those do not look like viet spring rolls in the picture. They look exactly like the thai ones lol.

    Do they sell Nam Nueng at this place?

  • Dudley Garner

    5 years ago

    Fried Spring Rolls are usually found sold on the street in Thailand. Typically, the vendors who sell them in Bangkok also sell deep fried tofu triangles, fried shredded taro cakes, fried shredded turnip cakes and fried corn cakes . You decide which ones you want (you can mix them) and the vendor dumps them in a bag, tops it with sauce and gives you a wooden stick to eat with. You can also get spring rolls at some restaurants, usually of Chinese-Thai origin. The restaurant version usually is a lot nicer, with shredded vegetables and meat, sometimes seafood. There is another variety of spring roll which has one shrimp inside each roll too.

  • Chris

    5 years ago

    Wow… look’s really good.

    Luckily we have some superb Vietnamese restaurants here in Ubon, but I’ve put this on my long list of restaurants to try while in Bangkok next.

    Also, the photo’s in this post are great!

    • Mark Wiens

      5 years ago

      Thanks Chris! Glad to hear you’ve got some Vietnamese restaurants in Ubon too!