Em Oi Modern Vietnamese Cuisine

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5 reviews
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$30 and under
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EM-OI Restaurant at its roots, seeks to capture the spirit of Vietnam, it’s culture and it’s cuisine. Across Vietnam you hear people shout Em-Oi, a phrase used to call out affectionately for someone’s attention. At EM-OI Restaurant we want your attention, to tell our story of the taste and style of Vietnam today. A modern, culturally rich, developing country where what we eat defines the epicenter of our daily routine.
Dining at Em-Oi restaurant is a culinary passport into the spirit and flavor of Vietnam. We use the best of local market seafood, source unique produce, use high quality poultry and meat and present them in recipes designed to give you a culinary tour of Vietnam’s diverse regional cuisine. Our bar offers a well selected wine list, cocktails rich with the spices and flavors that embody SE Asia and beer selections representing Vietnam as well as the local area.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Hours of Operation
Tue–Sun 11:00–21:30
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Phone number
(571) 707-8727
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Payment Options:
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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1 review
Dined on 2 August 2019

This restaurant ceased operations as of July 30, 2019.

1 review
Dined on 24 May 2019

We had a wonderful dining experience. We were a party of 4 adults. The staff was kind and attentive. We thoroughly enjoyed our meals.

Washington DC
244 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2019

First time at the restaurant so we could only try a few things. The spring rolls, not fried btw, were very good with the peanut sauce. Spare ribs were very tasty and not what you would expect if you're thinking 'Chinese spare ribs'. We also tried the Duck and a special fish entree. Service was very good, the place looks really nice and the food is great. Give it a try!

Washington DC
41 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2018

This was the best Vietnamese food. The service was excellent and the food delicious.

The Brussels Sprout appetizer were to die for. The tofu fried rice was so good that I ordered one to go for my lunch the next day.

We wouldn’t have known about this restaurant if it had not been for open table.

We will be back!!!

Washington DC
40 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2018

All were excellent: oysters were fresh, pork banh mi was great (although I don't eat pork much). Chicken curry banh mi needs bit of work. For the dessert we tried the donuts with fillings and they were light/airy and tasty. Everything was superb. I will definitely come back here again and soon!