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 (Roasted Peanuts)

5

Củ Kiệu (Pickled Leeks)

5

Khô Mực Nướng (Dried Squid)

5

Small Plates

Chả Giò (Spring Rolls)

Choice of:

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

9

Chả Giò Cá

(Crackling Salmon Spring Rolls)

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

12

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

11

Cánh Gà Chiên (Chicken Wings)

Choice of:

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

12

Thịt Bò Sống Ướp (Beef Carpaccio)

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

12

Bánh Mì (Vietnamese Subs)

Chicken Roti

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

10

Veggie Bi, Tofu

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

10

Pork Belly

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

10

Medium Plates

Bò Lúc Lắc (Shaken Beef)

Butter and Onion Wok Fried Beef, Vinegar Salad, Rice

15

Thịt Ba Chỉ Ram Mặn (Pineapple Stirfry)

Caramelized Pork Belly, Shrimp, Pineapple, Rice

12

Bánh xèo (Crispy Crepes)

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

15

Bún (Vermicelli Bowl)

Choice of:

– Satay Chicken, Vermicelli Noodles, Green Onion, Mint, Lettuce, Beansprouts, Peanuts, Fish Sauce
– Marinated Tofu, Vermicelli Noodles, Green Onion, Mint, Lettuce, Beansprouts, Peanuts, Soy Sauce

12

Gỏi đu đủ xoài (Mango Salad)

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

14

Bò Tái Chanh (Rare Beef Salad)

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

12

Bò Kho (Rich Beef Stew)

Braised Beef, Carrot, Hearty Beef Broth, Baguette

14

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

PL Daiquiri

Flor De Cana Extra Dry, Acidified Pineapple, Rock Sugar

12

One Month

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

14

Pandan Pain Killer

Plantation Dark Rum, Pandan Coconut Cream, Pineapple Juice, Orange Juice, Nutmeg

15

Mai Tai*

Demerera Rum, Jamaican Rum, Lime, Curacao, Orgeat, Demerara

14

Hurricane

Plantation Dark, Lime, Fassionola, Orange, Grenadine

15

Hem Dêm (Night Alley)

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

18

Saigon Sling

Beefeater, Lime, Pineapple, Cherry Heering, Benedictine, Cointreau, Grenadine, Bitters, Soda

15

Out of Office

Coconut Fat Washed Bourbon, Pineapple Oleo, Tobacco Bitters, Lag 16

16

Midori Garden

Tanqueray, Matcha, Midori, Lemon, Montenegro, Egg white, Sesame oil

18

Điểm Huyệt (Paralyzing Touch)

Patron Reposado Tequila, Lime, Maraschino, Passionfruit, Pineapple, Los Siete Misterios Mezcal (on the side)

19

Zombie*

3 Rum Blend, Lime, Falernum Cinnamon, Grapefruit, Grenadine, Absinthe, Bitters

18

Saturn*

Tanqueray, Lemon, Passion Fruit, Falernum, Orgeat

12

Lost Sword*

Koch Mezcal, Lime, Green Chartreuse, Mahina Coconut, Orgeat

18

Soho Spritz

Titos, Lychee Liqueur, Cocchi Americano, Lime, Hibiscus, Calamansi, Bubbles

16

Plum God

Salted Plum Bourbon, Rye, Sweet Vermouth, Cynar, Grapefruit Bitters, Lag 16

16

Asparagus Piña

La Higuera Sotol, Bitter Bianco, Yellow Chartreuse, Dolin Blanc, Grapefruit Bitters

16

Morning in Hanoi **

Coffee Infused Titos, Cold Brew, Kahlúa, Condensed Milk, Coconut, Banana, Pineapple

16

Staycation

Plantation 3 Star, Pineapple, Coconut Cream, Allspice Dram, Ginger, Orgeat, Lemon

15

Hi Balls

Coco Cabana

El Tequileno Reposado, Lime, Coconut Soda, Salt

12

Ting with a Sting

Wray and Nephew Overproof, Grapefruit Soda

12

Hennessey Green Tea

Hennessey VS, Green Tea

12

Passionfruit Paloma

El Tequileno Reposado, Lime, Passionfruit, Grapefruit Soda

12

Shots

Party Shot

Surprise! Probably a classic Pub Shot

7

All Inclusive

Papalote Tequila, Lychee

8

Peach Lifestyle

Jameson’s Whiskey, Peach

8

Funny Business

Plantation Dark, Grapefruit

8

Beers & More

Draft

Establishment – My Best Friend’s Girl

4.8% ABV Kolsch, Calgary

8

Bottles

Saigon

Lager, Vietnam – 4.7%

7

Tsing Tao

Lager, China – 5.0%

7

Hitachino Nest

White Ale, Japan – 5.5%

10

Tall Cans

Establishment Sky Rocket

6.7% ABV New England IPA, Calgary

10

Blindman River Session Ale

4.4% ABV Session Ale, Lacombe

9

Stiegl Radler

2.0% Grapefruit Radler

8

White & Rosé

Please ask your server for selections

Red

Please ask your server for selections

Bubbles (6oz)

Please ask your server for selections

Low & No ABV

White Lily (0.75 oz)

Jinro Soju, Tanqueray Malacca, Calpico, Yuzu

14

Balmy Nights* (0.5 oz)

Dolin Dry, Pineapple, Lime, Banana, Falernum, Peychaud’s Btters

10

Amaro Daquiri (1 oz)

Montenegro, Lime, Sugar

10

Passion Cooler (0 oz)

Passion Fruit, Lemon, Orgeat, Angostura Lemon Lime Soda

8

Ginger Beer (0 oz)

House Ginger Syrup, Lime, Super Bubbly Soda

8

Baby Colada (0 oz)

Coconut Cream, Pineapple Juice, Orange Juice, Coconut Water

8

Heineken (Bottle)

Non Alcoholic Beer, 0.0%

7

Leitz Rose (0 oz)

Bubbly and Surprisingly Good

10

* Contains Almonds
** Contains Milk

Prices/Items are subject to change without notice! Physical menu prices will take precedence over online menu prices.

Hours & Information

We’re super excited to have you come and experience Paper Lantern with us. We are a dark, fun and intimate bar with strong drinks and small sharing plates.

Reservations have 2 hour seating limits apply when we are fully booked or have a waitlist to help us time out seatings.

We are a small staff! Thank you for understanding.

Please message on Instagram with reservation requests and any questions or concerns! If you are inquiring about same night reservations/waitlist, give us a call at 4034577765 during business hours!

Wednesday

4PM- 11PM

Thursday

4PM- 11PM

Friday

4PM- 1AM

Saturday

4PM- 1AM

*Thank you and we hope we can see you soon! *Kitchen closes sooner than bar. Give us a call if you have questions and it’s getting late and you’re hungry. 

Directions

Basement - 115 - 2 Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta.
Questions/Reservations: DM us on Instagram OFF hours or call us DURING business hours for same day questions/reservations/waitlist: 403-457-7765