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Bistro Southeast

$$$$267-758-2838
Hours:THU
11AM-9:30PM

With a “Dummies Guide to De-Shelling” painted in bright orange on their wall, there’s no surprise that dishes like peel ‘n eat shrimp and lobster fried rice topped with a large lobster tail is on the menu at this Southeast Asian bistro. Stop by on a weeknight and bite into some spring rolls packed with shrimp and vegetables–that you can dunk into a sweet house made peanut hoisin sauce–and a few rice, spicy curry, and warm chicken phở dishes. You’ll find one n wildcard on the menu: the seafood boil comes with shrimp, mussels, clams, corn, potatoes, and sausages that are all drenched in a spicy cajun butter sauce. And if the coldest Thai iced tea here doesn’t do the job of balancing out the fiery seafood blend, throw in an order of fried cheesecake or mango sticky rice to cool things off.

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