Mo-Mong Vietnamese restaurant is a small dining place in the heart of the Montrose area, and it is tucked away in the corner of a shopping center between a copy center and a Hollywood video so it is easily missed, but the word of mouth advertising for the place has worked extremely well in this two story restaurant. The restaurant is located at 1201 Westheimer Road B and the hours of operations are from Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Wednesday is one of their busiest nights with their special happy hour prices and music, in fact you can see a lot of the college students and the neighborhood people cozying up in the restaurant.
For their appetizers you can start with the vegetarian tofu spring rolls which includes
tofu, lettuce, cucumber, carrots, and bean sprouts and served with a peanut sauce for $5.25, or the delicious mango rolls which are lightly battered fried white meat chicken rolled in lettuce, fresh mango and served with mango sauce for $7.95, or even the nha trang oysters which are Vietnamese style fried oysters served with a wasabi sauce for $7.50, one can just eat several appetizers and be full and satisfied.
For their main entrées you can get a chicken dish such as the Ga Luc Lac whuch are chicken breast chunks marinated in the house sauce and sautéed with fresh garlic and jalapeno for $12.50 or the curry chicken which has dark meat and potatoes for $11.25. If you prefer seafood then go with the ginger salmon which comes marinated in saké and baked with ginger for $20.95, or the tom and muc which is shrimp and calamari sautéed with mixed vegetables and a brown sauce in brown sauce for $14.25, or even the ca kho t which is catfish seasoned and baked in a clay pot for $12.75.
Then there are the noodles which you can try the Hong Kong crispy noodles which comes with either chicken or beef and sautéed w/baby bok choy, carrots,baby corn, and mushroom in a brown sauce and served over crispy noodles for $13.95, or the seafood pad Thai which are noodles stir fried with shrimp, calamari, mixed vegetables all topped with peanuts for $12.95, or even the Kyoto noodles which are udon noodles stir fried with beef, soybean sprouts, snow peas and peppers for $10.50.
The restaurant is provided with a full bar so that you can choose a cocktail to go with your meal or decide to have a happy hour here before heading somewhere else in the neighborhood, downtown or midtown, and there is also always parking available.