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Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar

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340 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1440
+1 843-720-3631
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really good food, reasonably priced. We usually come here for lunch or dinner after having a meeting in downtown Charleston. It can be a little loud later in the evening. Good cocktails. 8/10

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Thank Älëxander S
Greater London, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose this location as it serves vegetarian options. It turned out to have a good range of Asian Fusion type dishes served at benches. Service was efficient and the food was all freshly prepared.

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Thank Nigel B
Florence, South Carolina
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246 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

There is public parking 2 minutes from there if you don't want to deal with curb side parking. There is a small down stairs dining room and a larger upstairs one. They have a good happy hour menu for drinks and food. We got the infused saki for only $3.00 which was surprisingly good. We also ordered the tataki tuna... More 

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Thank David C
Brenda T, Manager at Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar, responded to this review

Hi David C, Thank you for your review! Happy hour is always a great idea! We hope you have you back soon! More 

Tavares, Florida
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My wife and I enjoy Vietnamese food and visited Co while we were in Charleston. The atmosphere is basic and the sound level is a bit high for us. Our pho was quite good, but certainly not the best we have ever had.

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Thank JimP32778
Brenda T, Manager at Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar, responded to this review

Hi JimP32778, Thank you for the review. We appreciate you providing feedback about your visit with us. We use reviews like yours to help us improve as a restaurant. We look forward to you giving us another try soon! More 

Stuck in MA
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304 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

My standards are high for dumpling houses and the key is looking for thin wrappers on the potsticker/gyoza/dumpling. They nail it here. The pork belly buns are what I've found in many cities as the new standard (a slice of well flavored meat, mixed greens, sauce) in a C-shaped steamed rice dough bun. This bun is actually served in authentic... More 

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Thank BixUS
Brenda T, Manager at Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar, responded to this review

Hi BixUs, Thank you for the review. We appreciate you providing feedback about your visit with us. We use reviews like yours to help us improve as a restaurant. We would be more than happy to have you joining us soon! More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Lots of young people gravitate on King Street close to the College of Charleston campus. This place is mostly aimed at them - attraction to Asian food, excellent location, reasonable prices all at the reach of students. The service is very good, the portion of food is adequate, the atmosphere is very simple, modest, but I'll give 3 out of... More 

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Thank moreiraj17
Brenda T, Manager at Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar, responded to this review

Dear moreiraj17, Thank you for your review. We also feature a happy hour Monday to Friday, from 4 to 7 pm; with drinks and bites for $3, $4 and $5! We look forward to you giving us another try soon! More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I'm not kidding when I say this, avoid this place at ALL costs. From the outside you think you're going to walk into the coolest Asian cuisine until you see the set up and the seating. The bar and bartenders aren't bad...if only they were making menu drinks that tasted good. But they are awful, but not as awful as... More 

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Brenda T, Manager at Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar, responded to this review

Dear tk20174, We are very disappointed to hear that your experience did not meet out high expectations of food. Please feel free to always speak with the manager when something happens, so that can be addresed immediately. We hope that you give us another try soon! More 

Berkeley, California
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This was one of our best meals in Charleston during a 4-day visit. Superb Vietnamese food; every dish was excellent, with care taken to make the seasonings highly flavorful. good value for the money for downtown Charleston. The cocktails were great too.

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Thank MaraisFamily
Brenda T, Manager at Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar, responded to this review

Hi MaraisFamily, We believe that the quality of food and the service are equally as important and we're so glad that you enjoyed both! When returning to Charleston, you will be more than welcome to visit us again! Thank you for your review. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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164 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My Hanoi noodles were good but my wife's Korean rice bowl was a miss. Good friendly service, modest atmosphere, fair prices. Go there for an Asian fix while shopping on King Screet.

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Thank Manco T
Brenda T, Manager at Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar, responded to this review

Hi Manco T, Thank you for your review. We are very disappointed to hear that your wife's food did not meet out high expectations. Please feel free to always speak with the manager when something happens, so that can be addressed immediately. We look forward for you and your wife to give us another try soon! More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The curry sauce is one of my favorites in town! Try the curry shrimp or the curry laksa, both amazing! My favorite noodle dish is the Hanoi noodles and my favorite dumplings are the pork and ginger gyoza. Honestly, you can't go wrong! Very friendly service also.

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Thank lizlizlizzz
Brenda T, Manager at Co Banh Mi Noodles Bar, responded to this review

Dear lizlizlizzz, Thanks for joining us! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meals and the service. We look forward to you joining us soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-1440
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-720-3631
Description
In Vietnamese, "CO" is the word for "feast". Located on King Street in Historic Charleston, South Carolina, we offer an authentic Vietnamese cuisine destination, serving bahn mi, pho, ramen and, of course, our own signature cocktails. Our fresh and modern space is open seven days a week for lunch, dinner, and drinks.

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