For the Love of Vietnam

Tucked away in a Chinatown basement lies a tropical and Vietnamese escape.

Come find us, it’ll be worth it.

Food

Bar Snacks

Bánh Tôm (Shrimp Crackers)

5

Đậu Phộng Dừa (Coconut Coated Peanuts)

5

Củ Kiệu (Pickled Leeks)

5

Khô Mực Nướng (Dried Squid)

5

Nem Chua (Cured Pork with Garlic and Chilis)

5

Small Plates

Gỏi Cuốn (Salad Rolls)

Choice of:

Pork Belly & Shrimp, Mint, Vermicelli, Coconut Hoisin, Peanut, Lettuce
Marinated Tofu, Mint, Vermicelli, Coconut Hoisin, Peanut, Lettuce

8

Chả Giò (Spring Rolls)

Choice of:

Pork, Carrot, Taro, Fish Sauce
Marinated Tofu, Carrot, Taro, House Soy Sauce

7

Chả Giò Cá

(Crackling Salmon Spring Rolls)

Sushi Grade Salmon, Prawn, Sesame Seeds, Rice Paper, Fish Sauce

9

Thịt Lụi Nướng (Skewers)

Choice of:

Caramelized Pork Belly, Onions Two Ways, Coconut Hoisin, Peanuts
Marinated Chicken, Onions Two Ways, Coconut Hoisin, Peanuts
Soy Marinated Beef, Onions Two Ways, Coconut Hoisin, Peanuts

8

Cánh Gà Chiên (Chicken Wings)

Choice of:

Shrimp Salt, Pepper (Dry)
Sweet Nuoc Mam (Saucy or Spicy Saucy)

9

Bánh xèo (Crispy Crepes)

Rice Turmeric Crepe, Pork, Shrimp, Green Onion, Bean Sprouts, Mung Beans, Herbs, Lettuce, Fish Sauce

12

Thịt Bò Sống Ướp (Beef Carpaccio)

Raw Beef, House Vinaigrette, Red Onion, Herbs, Peanuts

10

Bánh Mì (Vietnamese Subs)

Chicken Roti

Caramelized Chicken, Pickled Veg, House Mayo, Soy, Jalapeno

8

Veggie Bi, Tofu

Marinated Shredded Tofu, Pickled Veg, House Mayo, Soy, Jalapeno

8

Pork Belly

Braised Pork Belly, Special Sauce, Pickled Veg, House Mayo, Soy, Jalapeno

8

Bowls

Bò Lúc Lắc (Shaken Beef)

Butter and Onion Wok Fried Beef, Vinegar Salad, Rice

12

Thịt Ba Chỉ Ram Mặn (Pineapple Stirfry)

Caramelized Pork Belly, Shrimp, Pineapple, Rice

10

Gỏi đu đủ xoài (Mango Salad)

Mango, Papaya, Nuoc Mam, Peanuts, Chili, Shrimp Crackers

10

Bò Tái Chanh (Rare Beef Salad)

Beef, Lemon, Garlic, Fish Sauce, Red Onion, Bean Sprouts, Peanuts

12

Xiu Mai (Pork Meatballs in Tomato Sauce)

Pork Meatballs, Savory Tomato Sauce, Baguette

10

Xào Chay (Veggie Stirfry Bowl)

Honestly, we never know what mom has back there…

10

What's the Kitchen Having?

Ask your server

Rotating dishes that our kitchen have made for their own dinner

Dessert

Ask your server

Rotating classic & new school desserts

Please let us know if you have any allergies, dietary restrictions or concerns and we will try to accommodate! 

Cocktails

Daily Daiquiri

Some variation of Rum(s), Sweet & Lime

10

One Month

Hennessy VS, Flor De Cana Extra Dry, Grapefruit, Lime, Cinnamon

14

Pandan Pain Killer

Pussers, Pandan Coconut Cream, Pineapple Juice, Orange Juice, Nutmeg

12

Mai Tai

El Dorado 12, J Wray, Lime, Curacao, Orgeat, Demerara

12

Saturn

Tanqueray Malacca, Lemon, Passion Fruit, Falernum, Orgeat

11

Hem Dêm (Night Alley)

Lapsang Infused Hennessy, Jagermeister, Green Chartreuse, Cola Syrup, Kaffir Lime

18

Saigon Sling

Bombay East, Cherry Heering, Lime, Benedictine, Bitters, Soda

11

Banana Old Fashioned

Banana Infused Bourbon, Demerara, Bitters

14

Brancolada

Coruba Rum, Branca Mentha, Coconut Cream, Pineapple, Orange

14

Điểm Huyệt (Paralyzing Touch)

Patron Silver, Lime, Maraschino, Passionfruit, Pineapple, Sombra (on the side)

18

Cương thi (Zombie)

Rum Blend, Lime, Cinnamon, Grapefruit, Falernum, Absinthe

16

Cho noi (Floating Market)

Tanqueray Gin, Apricot Liquor, Lemon, Falernum, Egg White, Cream, Mango Whiteclaw

16

Sand & Spice

Koch Mezcal, Lime, Orange, Falernum, Honey, Allspice Dram, Bitters

14

Con Chim

Goslings, Coruba, Lychee, Lime, Campari, Demerara

12

Penicillin Fizz

Johnnie Walker Black, Ginger, Lemon, Dandy Import Lager

15

Hi Balls

Hennessey Green Tea

Hennessey VS, Green Tea

12

Pineapple Shrub

El Jimador Reposado, Pineapple Shrub, Pineapple

12

Japanese Hi Ball

Suntory Toki, Soda, Lemon

12

Coco Cabana

El Jimador Reposado, Lime, Coco Rico, Salt

12

Ting with a Sting

Wray and Nephew Overproof, Grapefruit Soda

12

Passionfruit Paloma

El Jimador Reposado, Passionfruit, Grapefruit Soda

12

Spaghett

Miller High Life, Aperol, Lemon

12

Experiments

Cocktail/ HiBall / Shot

Something we’re working on or something we’ve perfected

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Shots

M&M

Sombra Mexcal, Montenegro

8

Godfather

Famous Grouse Scotch, Amaretto

8

All Inclusive

Papalote Tequila, Lychee

8

Peach Lifestyle

Bulleit Bourbon, Peach

8

Death Proof

Wray and Nephew Overproof Rum, Cynar

8

Party Shot

Surprise! Probably a classic Pub Shot

6

Beers & More

Draft

Dandy – Import Style Premium Lager

5.0% ABV Lager

8

Bottles

Saigon

Light

7

Tiger

Light

7

Kloud

Light

7

Heineken

7

White Claw – Mango

7

Lucky Bhudda

7

Tall Cans

Establishment

6.7% ABV Sky Rocket VI

8.5

Inner City

5.8% ABV Saison – Community Garden 2

7.5

White & Rosé

Gloria Arinto

Crisp, Dry & Refreshing

9/32

Reynolds Branco

Tropical Vacation in a Glass

12/42

Fauno Rosé

Fruity and fresh, well structured and balanced

11/38

Red

Murviedro Syrah

Light & Fruity

10/35

Gloria Reserve

Big & Bold

10/35

Sericis Monastrell

Weird and Wonderful

15/53

Bubbles (6oz)

Gasparetto Prosecco Rosé

Bright, fresh and with a smooth texture

11/38

Montanha Reserva Premium Brut

Fresh & creamy with a long finish

12/42

Low & No ABV

Bamboo

Amontillado Sherry, Dolin Blanc, Dolin Dry, Orange Bitters

15

Chi Gai

Martini Asti, Lychee, Chamborde

11

White Lily

Jinro Soju, Tanqueray Malacca, Calpico, Yuzu

14

Baby Colada (0 oz)

Coconut Cream, Pineapple Juice, Orange Juice, Coconut Water

8

Passion Cooler (0 oz)

Passion Fruit, Lemon, Orgeat, Angostura Lemon Lime Soda

8

Rotating House Made “Spirits” (0 oz)

Ask your server

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Break-even Bottle

Ask your server

A series of featured bottles, offered at cost, so that everyone can share our appreciation for fine spirits

*Maximum 1oz serving per guest, limited availability

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Prices/Items are subject to change without notice!

Hours

We’re super excited to have you come and experience Paper Lantern with us. We sanitize between all seatings and have sanitizer available throughout the space, Masks are mandatory and table limits are set at 5 people per party. Due to Covid, we are operating on limited hours and might change with little notice due to the Public Health Orders. We are taking this seriously for our safety and for yours. Please message on Instagram with any questions or concerns!

Thursday

5PM-11PM

Friday

5PM-11PM

Saturday

5PM-11PM

* Our hours are limited due to Covid-19! We are hoping to open more days/hours in the future! Thank you for understanding and we hope we can see you soon!

Basement - 115 - 2 Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta
Questions/Reservations: DM us on Instagram off hours or call us during business hours: 403-457-7765

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