Pho is a traditional and popular Vietnamese noodle soup dish typically accompanied by basil, bean sprouts, various spices, lemon and lime. Many variations of pho exist, but the soup is commonly served with chicken or beef. Many local restaurants offer customers the opportunity to indulge in this culinary delight right here in South Florida or Miami itself.
Pho 78 Vietnamese Restaurant
Two locations, including a Sunrise location
7849 Pines Blvd.
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Hours: Mon to Fri – 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Pho 78 Vietnamese Restaurant is open seven days a week, 12 hours a day to satisfy around-the-clock pho cravings. Choose from over 30 different variations of pho; beef lovers can rejoice with eight different options to choose from, including beef meatballs and crunchy flank. The menu offers a selection of three different bowl sizes for all appetite levels with prices ranging from $6.75 to $8.95.
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Asian Fusion Cafe
17043 South Dixie Highway
Palmetto Bay, FL33157
Hours: Mon to Thurs – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Fri to Sat – 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sun – Closed
Asian Fusion Cafe blends the unique flavors of Japan, Korea, Thailand and Vietnam under one roof. In addition to traditional beef ($13.45) and chicken pho ($11.95) options, foodies can also order roasted duck pho ($11.95). Join the restaurant’s E-Card program online and receive a 15 percent discount on all meals. Additionally, Asian Fusion Cafe offers catering for weddings, holiday parties, birthdays and all other special occasions.
Hy Vong Vietnamese Cuisine
3458 Southwest 8th St.
Miami, FL 33135
Hours: Mon to Tue – Closed; Wed to Sun – 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Hy Vong, which means “hope” in Vietnamese, is an eatery in Miami established by Kathy Manning and Tung Nguyen. Hy Vong offers a beef variation of pho, which is served with cilantro, onions and lime. Want to learn how to make your own delicious Vietnamese cuisine? Head to Hy Vong for one of their special cooking classes, dessert and wine included.
Moonchine Asian Bistro
7100 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33138
Hours: Mon to Thurs, Sun – 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Fri to Sat – 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Moonchine Asian Bistro in Miami offers a hearty beef pho dish priced at $13.50. Served in a beef broth with thinly sliced beef and rice noodles, accompaniments include dumplings, herbs and bean sprouts. In the mood for takeout? Moonchine Asian Bistro offers the convenience of ordering food online directly on the website.
3 Chef’s Chinese Restaurant
275 NE 18th St.
Miami, FL 33132
Hours: Mon to Thurs – 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Fri to Sat – 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sun – 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
3 Chef’s Chinese Restaurant is located in the heart of downtown Miami with complimentary parking for customers nearby. With a team that has over 25 years of experience in the industry, the establishment offers more than just Chinese food. Pho enthusiasts can choose from a dozen different variations of beef pho. Choices include eye round steak, well-done brisket and flank.
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