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Betelnut Closed & Reopened as HUTONG in March 2013
2030 Union Street
India, China, Malaysia, Japan...
Information following is for Betelenut — stay tuned for updates on Hutong...
Description & Atmosphere
Betelnut is our favorite "Union
Street" restaurant. Terrific food
and service, exotic decor
fun atmosphere makes this a great place to come with
friends, business associates, and out-of-town guests — it's
quite different from anywhere
bustling bar area opens up directly onto Union Street. It's
a fun place to come for a drink and people-watch, especially on
weekend evenings. The area features window tables
A section of the main dining area and the long L-shaped
Betelnut's busy open kitchen. Tabletops are uniquely decorated
with bamboo vases
filled with chopsticks.
Betelnut's eclectic menu features incredible dishes
from all over Asia, including Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan,
Don't miss the amazing Garlic Szechuan Green Beans,
unless you have an interview or an important sales call afterwards
— it's loaded with garlic! The Eggplant Nanking is sensational too.
Popular entrees include
the Dumplings and Noodle dishes. We also like the Minced
Chicken in Lettuce Cups, Imperial Spring Rolls, Smoked Seabass
Namasu and the Scallion Hotcakes.
This upscale restaurant offers authentic Asian beers and a good
selection of wines too half the wines are available by
and some are even available in
How Did Betelnut Get Its Name?
For those of you wondering how Betelnut got its name
Betelnut is chewed
by natives of Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. This 'nut' is
their alternative to caffeine or tobacco. Chewing the Betelnut brings you three
delightful experiences an Exhilarating Lift, the Mysterious and Exotic
Flavors, and a Cleansing, Compelling Salivation.
Open daily for Lunch and Dinner
Reservations are highly recommended, especially on weekends. It's
very popular, even at off-peak times, so be prepared to wait if
you don't have a reservation. The food is worth it!
Street parking or parking garage opposite don't forget to
get your ticket validated before you leave the restaurant.
Friendly and efficient.
Private Party Room
The Club Room is available for groups of
15-36. Betelnut's food and service is so good, your event is guaranteed
to be a memorable one.
Betelnut reopened as HUTONG in 2013
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