11 cheap (and delicious) North Jersey restaurants

This tiny casual spot, the sister to full-service restaurant Simply Vietnamese in Tenafly, offers made-to-order Vietnamese fare — fast. It's counter service only for such southeast Asian goods as bahn mi sandwiches (crispy tofu, grilled chicken, cold cut; from $6.95 to $10.95); pho soups (beef, seafood, vegetarian; from $9 to $11); and bao buns ($5).

Go: 546 Durie Ave., Closter; (201) 660-7826, mamieatery.com.

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