Maba Pan Asian

510 Gray
Houston, Texas
832-834-6157
Maba Pan Asian +

Photo by Troy Fields

Details

  • Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Wheelchair accessible, Beer and wine, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Necessary
Maba Pan-Asian Diner opened in late December of 2016 in the small strip center at the corner of Gray and Brazos in Midtown. Owner/chef Wayne Nguyen’s menu reflects a modern twist on traditional Vietnamese dishes while presenting uniquely inspired creations. The Vietnam Papaya salad is refreshing, light and savory. The pan-fried lemongrass tilapia conjures up southern Vietnamese simplicity, but the fragrant jasmine rice nestled underneath was truly special. With a dozen tables inside, and a handful of tables and a few high-tops and stools on the outdoor covered patio, the minimally decorated eatery is small and cute enough to be quaint, but the flavors are big and the semi-counter service is personal and charming.

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