The 2,000-square-foot restaurant will seat 53. It will serve a variety of Vietnamese specialties, including, of course, the traditional noodle soup called pho, along with sandwiches and rice dishes.
Dang said she and her husband liked the location’s proximity to WSU and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Soin Medical Center is also just down the street.
The restaurant’s founders are shooting for a mid-January opening, Dang said.
The dining scene in the area in and around the Mall at Fairfield Commons and WSU has been quite active in the last two years, particularly in recent months.
Mall officials earlier this month announced that Melt Bar & Grilled would build a free-standing restaurant just outside the retail center. BRAVO Cucina Italiano, BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse and Chuy's Tex Mex all have opened on mall property, and Primanti Bros. and IHOP are among the restaurants that have opened along North Fairfield Road near the mall.
Along Colonel Glenn Highway just west of the mall, new Chipotle and Rapid Fired Pizza restaurants have opened, and two weeks ago, the Wandering Griffin brewpub and coffee shop started serving customers in a former Quaker Steak & Lube space.
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Logan’s Roadhouse and Don Pablo’s Mexican Restaurant are among the handful of restaurants in and around the mall that have shut down in the past year.
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