5 Must Try Pho in Philly

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Philadelphia is home to plenty of delicious restaurants specializing in Vietnam’s national dish – pho – and we’re listing five of our favorites! Read on to plan your next date night or dinner with friends over a steaming bowl of pho. 

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📷 Pho and Cafe Saigon

1. Pho & Café Saigon

This casual spot isn’t lacking in beauty, with stunning outdoor seating accompanied by overhanging plants and perennially lit lanterns. Pho & Café Saigon doesn’t just specialize in pho; they also serve other Vietnamese dishes and fresh-fruit smoothies. After a bowl of their spicy pho, you might need a strawberry and banana smoothie to cool off!

Monday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 Location

4248 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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📷 Main Street Pho

2. Main Street Pho

This Manayunk delight may be small, but they’re huge in popularity; Main Street Pho is one of Manayunk’s most frequented spots, and for good reason! Their pho is phenomenal, and is definitely one of the heartiest we’ve had on this list. We recommend the beef pho, especially if you’re feeling under the weather!

Monday | 11:30am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:30am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:30am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:30am–9:00pm
Friday | 11:30am–9:00pm
Saturday | 11:30am–9:00pm
Sunday | 11:30am–8:30pm

📍 Location

4307 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127

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📷 Pho Mi Rittenhouse

3. Pho Mi Rittenhouse

Pho Mi, located in Rittenhouse, is considered by some to be the best pho in Center City, and we have to agree! Their menu features tons of different options, including Vietnamese street food and several pho flavors, including the spicy jalapeno pho. 

Monday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–10:30pm
Saturday | 11:30am–10:30pm
Sunday | Closed

📍 Location

106 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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4. Pho Street

Pho Street is a Philadelphia staple, located in several different locations around the city. The Market Street location featured below is within walking distance of the famous Mutter Museum, and is a great option for dinner after a day of sightseeing! Pho Street uses the freshest ingredients when making their pho, and definitely delivers the authentic Vietnamese experience. 

Monday | 11:00am–8:30pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–8:30pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–8:30pm
Thursday | 11:00am–8:30pm
Friday | 11:00am–8:30pm
Saturday | 11:30am–8:30pm
Sunday | 11:30am–8:00pm

📍 Location

2104 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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5. Pho Cali

Pho Cali serves a blend of Vietnamese and American dishes, located a mere four minute walk from Reading Terminal Market! In addition to their delectable plates, they also serve delicious Vietnamese beverages that complement every meal, such as soda with fresh egg, milk tea with tapioca, salted plum soda, and more. If you’re looking to expand your palate, Pho Cali is the place to visit. 

Monday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:30am–8:30pm
Friday |  10:30am–9:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Sunday | 10:30am–9:00pm

📍 Location

1000 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Meg Croley

Meg Croley

Meg is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Philadelphia City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Philadelphia area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinPhilly on Instagram and Facebook.