To many around the world, it’s pho. In its homeland, however, it’s phở. Regardless of how you say it, phở is a steaming bowl of slippery noodles in a broth of herbs and spices, popular with either beef or chicken. Here’s where you can find the best phở in Ho Chi Minh City
Pho Hoa has atmosphere, quality food, and a great location all wrapped up in a perfect bundle. It’s easy to find glowing reviews for this place, which is why it’s famous for its signature dish.
You won’t be blown away by a posh interior or lavish amenities, but Pho Dau is still worth a visit because it makes really good phở. You’ll need to wake up early to get a taste, because it closes at noon.
Northern style phở has less greens and the broth is more soupy than its southern counterpart. For a try at northern style phở, check out Pho Tinh.
This place became famous is 2000 when American President Bill Clinton stopped by for a couple bowls of phở. It’s walking distance from the Ben Thanh Market, so you won’t need to go on a huge adventure to find it.
Pho Chay Nhu
If you prefer vegetarian food
, make your way to Pho Chay Nhu. It’s down an alley, but finding this place is part of the experience.