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.
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.
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.