Vietnamese in OrlandoCentral Florida has thousands of connections to The Vietnam War.
In the 1970s, thousands of Vietnamese war refugees fled their native land, desperately seeking a new beginning and settled just north of downtown Orlando and opened opening businesses.
Now, dozens of Vietnamese restaurants, shops and markets line a 10-block stretch of Orlando’s Colonial Drive near Mills Avenue. Explore the area and its people with Orlando blogger, Ricky Ly of Tasty Chomps.
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Vietnamese in Orlando: Timeline
How did Orlando become home to some of the best Vietnamese food and stores in Central Florida. Check out the interactive timeline below: