Finally got to give this popular Vietnamese joint a go! I had heard so many good things and I tried several times, but unfortunately I was always late (they close after lunch). The place was packed (it is tiny) and there were people waiting in queue to order (mostly take-away) but people come and go so we could get seats.
As per usual, all the fresh ingredients are right there, ready for easy assembly of the meals (particularly the very popular banh mi).
The menu is short and sweet and contains the magic words “gluten free”.
I’d heard and read many great things about this place. I wanted to try a bit of everything so I ordered roast duck rice paper rolls to start our meal. They were nice but I wasn’t extremely impressed. I’ve come to the conclusion that rice paper rolls are just not my thing.
Roast duck rice paper rolls ($2.80 each)
I liked the vermicelli noodle salad with roast crackling pork much much better. (Warning: although it says “gluten free” in the menu, they still add a fried spring roll on top.) The salad was fresh, had heaps of meat (and crackling!) and the flavours were well-balanced. I’d definitely order it again.
Vermicelli noodle salad with roast crackling pork ($8)
Since Thang from Noodlies recommended Great Aunty Three’s pho as one of the best in Sydney, we had to try it. Again, I’m not an expert, but it was one of my favourites so far. Good broth, quality meat, fresh sides.
Beef pho ($8)
Alvaro was still hungry so he ordered a vermicelli noodle salad with lemongrass grilled pork. It was nice but I liked the other one better (crackling!).
Vermicelli noodle salad with lemongrass grilled pork ($8)
Alvaro also ordered a coconut & lime fruit shake, which was actually a frappe. It was delicious (more as a dessert than a drink IMO).
Coconut & lime fruit shake ($6)
Great Aunty Three
115 Enmore Rd
Enmore NSW 2042
(02) 9519 2886