Kau ba


"Life is too short to eat cheap pho"

Nikki Tran




Located in the heart of Houston, TX is the kitchen of internationally acclaimed chef, Nikki Tran.



"If I won't eat it, I won't serve it," that's the philosophy behind chef Nikki Tran's cooking style. With two successful restaurants in Vietnam, chef Nikki Tran is bringing her take on vietnamese food across the world to America's hottest food scene, Houston. Freshest ingredients, minimal white sugar, and absolutely no MSG is the catalyst behind every dish that comes out of Kau Ba Kitchen. 

With a massive following of hungry diners on social media and her recognition on popular food programs such as Netflix Ugly Delicious or Somebody Feed Phil; chef Nikki Tran is bringing her palette to America with her take on Viet Cajun, VIEJUN

If you’re in Vietnam, don’t forget to visit my locations:

Cau Ba Noodles - 2 Đường Trần Nhật Duật, Tân Định, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh

Cau Ba Quan - 85 Hoàng Sa, Đa Kao, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh



(713) 497-5300



2502 Dunlavy St. Suite B
Houston, TX 77006


Hours of operation

Monday : Closed

Tuesday : 10am-3pm, 5pm-10pm

Wednesday : 10am-3pm, 5pm-10pm

Thursday : 10am-3pm, 5pm-11pm

Friday : 10am-3pm, 5pm-11pm

Saturday : 10am-3pm, 5pm-11pm

Sunday : 10am-3pm, 5pm-10pm



Call (713)497-5300 for more information, or your booking needs.
Reservations required for parties of 6 or more.

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