Zander's House

(972) 943-9199

2300 N Central Expressway, Plano, TX | Directions   75074

33.029317 -96.707864

Open Hours

Monday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Tuesday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Wednesday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Thursday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Friday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Saturday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Sunday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM

 
Restaurants, $, Family-Friendly Dining  more

More Tags: Group Dining, Hidden Find

Cuisine: Vietnamese

Payment Methods: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods:

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Menu
Hot & Sour Shrimp or Fish Soup. / Canh Chua Tom or Ca., Hot & Sour Bean Curd Soup. / Canh Chua Dau Hu., Seafood Soup. / Canh Thap Cam Do Bien., Chicken Noodle Soup. / Pho Ga., Shrimp or Pork Chop Noodle Soup. / Pho Tom or Suon Nuong., Beef Noodle Soup. / Pho Tai. Bo Flank Steak, A Cup of Beef Meat Balls. / Chen Bo Vien., A Cup of Beef Tripe. / Chen Sach., Grilled Beef Soup. / Mi Bo Nuong., Chicken Sate Soup. / Banh Mi Ga Sate.... more

Reviews for Zander's House

Doesn't Recommend
2.0
over a year ago

Overpriced Vietnamese Food – You can get the same food for cheaper if you make the trek to Garland. The food is ok and the decor is homemade but the priceis ridiculous.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Rough edges, but novel and flavorful food redeems – My wife and I arrived for an early Saturday dinner (5:45) and so were not surprised that the crowd was sparse. We were startled and disappointed to be sat at a two-top table immediately adjacent to another occupied two-top. Parallel and adjacent two-tops in a quiet restaurant are a peeve of mine, and in the cavernous space, sitting us there seemed thoughtless. Not a good start.

Our waiter had a quiet sense of humor and put us at ease, however. He suggested the Vietnamese-style beef carpaccio and we accepted. When it arrived, we were both surprised at its appearance: it looked like a mound of shredded material covered in crushed peanuts. I had expected thin strips more or less flat on the plate. We dug in, and IT WAS MARVELOUS. The ginger, lime, and chile was vivid and bright; the beef was thin and rare; the overall effect was intoxicating. It was that good.

My wife had a chicken curry that she enjoyed a great deal and I - not a curry fan - found pretty good as well. Did the coconut milk save it? I am not curry-savvy enough to say.

I suppose I was in a beef mood, so I ordered the Zander's BBQ beef. It was described as being served with toast. Odd, but I figured that the toast would be something interesting. I was wrong. The beef was tender, moist, and flavorful, but the toast was whole wheat sandwich bread. That was the plate: beef chips sprinkled with sesame seeds and sandwich bread toast. Odd.

The place did not fill up by 7:00. For the sake of the carpaccio, at least, I hope business is better for Zander's House at other times.

Recommends
over a year ago

Family-run Vietnamese in Plano boasts a New York-style cosmopolitan edge. – In Short
Set off I-75, the place feels capacious and rather spare, but it's a small family-run Vietnamese at heart. The Bui family came from New York, bringing unusual recipes such as shaken beef, whole fried snapper in lime-chie sauce, and papaya salad with dried anchovies instead of the usual dried shrimp. Desserts stand out, too: Flan ladled with coffee syrup and a banana pudding made with fresh fruit, coconut milk and chopped peanuts.

 

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