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Backstreet Bistro

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101-10055 106 St NW | walk-in Only, Edmonton, Alberta T5J2Y2, Canada
+1 780-424-3518
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09:00 - 14:00
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Lunch platter of choice: grilled beef, meat balls, spring rolls, and shrimp on rice or vermicelli. Delicious filling meal! The lunch hour was really busy but if one arrives before noon, or after 1pm, there are several tables to choose from.

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Thank Ken A
Edmonton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

A great little gem of a restaurant hidden away from most people's views. This is a small restaurant owned and operated by a very nice couple. The wife does the cooking while the husband mans front of the house. He is always smiling and pleasant and they are both very efficient at their jobs! I've only ordered twice from here,... More 

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Thank honeydrop
Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 16 February 2015

I love this place! Owner if very friendly and genuine. I try to eat here at least once a week! VIP soup is amazing! Very clean place with excellent food and service.

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Thank dasman5
Edmonton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2014

I have been here before and enjoyed their food. However today my friend had a tack knock her tooth as she was eating the noodles from her pho. The owner appologized profusely but did not offer to give her money back, only offered to pay for her next visit. Umm I think after finding a tack in your food, we... More 

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1 Thank Christina C
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2013

I recently tried the Spicy beef soup and I must say it was delicious. Big portion size, amazing taste, and great service. I believe the owners were working when I ordered the soup. They were super friendly. Make sure you bring cash as this place does not accept debit/credit. Its well worth pulling some cash for this food.

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1 Thank Leeza9
Calgary
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2012

Cash Only! You may or may not get a table, but the food is well prepared and tasty. The menu tries to have something for everyone without being cumbersome. Had the Vietnamese special - the flavours and food were very good. Service was prompt & pleasant.

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2 Thank J M
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2012

I'm glad I found this place online as I would never have noticed this restaurant otherwise. I met some friends to try the Vietnamese food. There's a variety of other food including sandwiches but during my visit, I saw only one person have a sandwich and everyone was having soup or vermicelli plate. Two of us ordered the vermicelli plate... More 

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Thank LovingSunandSand
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 June 2012

I regularly go to Vietnamese restaurants for Pho. Back Street Bistro didn't have Pho, they had Vermicelli and spicy soups. Basically that was it. I tried their Beef Noodle Soup assuming it would be similar to Pho. It wasn't! They don't have Hoison sauce, there was very little meat, the broth was chicken broth with beef meat. I also had... More 

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Thank blackiechan91
Edmonton, Alberta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2011

Great, fast little lunch spot downtown. Their Satay soup is FANTASTIC. It's a tiny spot, so get there early because the lunch rush is kinda heavy. Get your food to go and head to the legislature grounds. Warning this is a cash only place.

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Thank LianaS
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Reviewed 21 February 2008

would eat here all the time if i could

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Vietnamese, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 14:00
Thursday
09:00 - 14:00
Friday
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101-10055 106 St NW | walk-in Only, Edmonton, Alberta T5J2Y2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 780-424-3518

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?