Cafe Hai
Kiyosumi-Shirakawa: Vietnamese
Cafe Hai (Kiyosumi-Shirakawa: Vietnamese)
Cafe Hai
Open 11am-5:30pm (LO). Closed Mondays.
Sun: Open Sundays

Cafe Hai, closed for dinner but open all afternoon, is a nice, arty spot to drop in on for a casual Vietnamese lunch. The small, pork-heavy menu features pho noodles with pork cakes, fried-pork banh mi sandwiches, fried spring rolls, and "Com Tron Rau Thit" - steamed rice with ground pork and fresh vegetables - plus sweet, strong Vietnamese coffee.

Our tasty banh mi sandwich struck nice a flavor and texture balance between fatty, juicy pork, crunchy pickles, copious amounts of cilantro and lemongrass, and sides of shrimp chips and vegetable-tuna salad (Y1000). Located inside the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT) building, the cafe is just upstairs from the museum shop.

Koto-ku, Miyoshi 4-1-1, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo 2F.
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