Growing in popularity over the last few years, pho (pronounced fuh) is a traditional Vietnamese noodle soup normally served during breakfast time. Fortunately for Las Vegans, pho restaurants across the valley serve it morning, noon, and night. Here, a look at 15 places to grab a hot bowl — even at 2 a.m.Read More
The Essential Guide to Vietnamese Pho in Las Vegas
Where to find the Vietnamese noodle soup
1. Pho Sing Sing
Las Vegas, NV 89146
At Pho Sing Sing, pho choices include pho tai bo vien (rare steak and beef balls), pho china nam gan gau (rare steak, brisket, tendon, and flank) and pho chin bo vien (well done brisket and beef balls). Other popular items include udon soup with crab and pork and deep-fried fish cakes.
2. Sidestreet Pho & Grill
Sidestreet Pho & Grill offers a make-your-own pho option with choices such as rare steak, brisket, and tripe. Other pho selections include seafood pho, shrimp pho, and vegetable pho with vegan broth. Fried egg rolls with pork, chicken, prawns, or vegetarian fillings also make the menu.
3. District One Kitchen & Bar
District One takes its name from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), which is separated into 12 districts. District One is the epicenter. The menu here includes pho oxtail, pho tai nam with rib-eye steak, pho bo vien with beef balls, pho ga with chicken, and pho tom with shrimp. The must-try dish, however, is pho served with a 1.5-pound Maine lobster, rice noodles, and lobster broth.
4. Pho Kinh Do
Chinatown’s Kinh Do offers traditional pho with choices such as pho bo vien (meatballs), pho ga (chicken in a beef broth), and pho do bien (seafood variety in a beef broth). Also available is hu tieu, mi nam vang, an egg, clear, or rice noodle dish in pork broth; as well as vermicelli noodle dishes such as bun nem nuong (a vermicelli salad with grilled pork patty) and bun thit nuong cha gio (vermicelli with barbecue pork and shredded egg roll).
5. Viet Noodle Bar
Viet Noodle Bar in Chinatown is a locally loved pho spot that serves multiple varieties of the Vietnamese soup including brisket, oxtail, rib-eye, fatty flank, and vegetable. Also on the menu are chicken soup, vermicelli, udon, and fried chicken wings.
6. Pho Kim Long Restaurant
When the subject of 24-hour dining is broached on a night out in Las Vegas, Pho Kim Long is always in the running. The Chinatown restaurant caters to the late-night crowd with flavorful bowls of pho (and a provocative pun for a name). Pho options include chicken, shrimp, and steak with beef broth and a vegan version for plant-based diners.
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7. Pho 90
This casual Chinatown pho destination offers classic varieties of the beef noodle soup including versions with rare steak and tripe, beef balls, and well-done flank. Diners can also savor chow fun, vermicelli, bahn mi, and smoothies.
8. Pho Saigon 8
Las Vegas, NV 89146
The Pho Saigon 8 brand, which has been in Las Vegas for more than a decade, has three locations where diners can choose from more than 15 different types of pho. The Chinatown location’s Strip-adjacent position and extended hours make it the perfect spot for post-midnight pho and dishes from the late-night menu such as grilled wild boar, fried butter quail, and frog leg porridge.
9. Pho Bosa Restaurant
Open Thursday through Tuesday, Pho Bosa is known for its smoked oxtail pho and pho bo bien with beef broth, along with a variety of vermicelli soups such as bun bo hue and bún riêu.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
Started by two Vietnamese sisters, Pho4Real in the Southwest is home to pho with brisket, flank steak, meatballs, tendon, and other red meat options plus a seafood variety with squid and shrimp. Diners can also order braised Vietnamese five-spice fried chicken, pad Thai, and chili garlic tofu.
11. Pho Bistro
Las Vegas, NV 89121
This eastside pho spot serves pho with filet mignon, shrimp, chicken, vegetables, and other slow-simmered ingredients. Pho Bistro also offers pot stickers, bahn mi, and crispy battered shrimp.
12. Pho Thanh Huong
Located just east of the Strip, Pho Thanh Huong offers seven varieties of pho including mushroom, seafood, and tofu varieties. The restaurant is also known for its bahn mi sandwiches with fillings such as sardines, baked chicken with pork pate, and grilled beef ribs.
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13. Pho 88
Situated just off of Rainbow Boulevard — a Las Vegas thoroughfare with no shortage of pho restaurants — Pho 88 serves lobster pho complete with two four-ounce lobster tails and mushrooms, oxtail pho, and build-your-own pho with protein options such as brisket, beef balls, and tendon.
14. Pho Aimie
Las Vegas, NV 89139
Formerly known as Pho Annie, this Vietnamese restaurant offers two Las Vegas locations including one on Rainbow Boulevard and a second on West Ann Road. Diners will find an extensive range of pho choices including rare steak and brisket, vegetable with fried tofu, barbecue pork, and beef with carrot. The menu also features vermicelli with egg rolls, udon with crab meat, and stir-fried chicken with lemongrass.
15. Pho King Vietnamese Kitchen
Silverado Ranch favorite Pho King Vietnamese Kitchen is known for its combination pho filled with ribeye, brisket, and tendon. Vegan diners love the vegan pho made with vegetable broth, tofu, and steamed vegetables, and picky eaters can always go for the create-your-own option that includes a choice of three toppings in beef broth.