Whether you’re an experienced connoisseur of Vietnamese cuisine or are simply curious about the phenomenon, Pho is taking the world by storm, and that’s no exception here in Albuquerque. The brothy soup consists of noodles, rice, meat, and herbs, being an absolute treat on a chilly day, or a refreshing zing when the sun is out.
While Albuquerque is famous for its New Mexican food, don’t sleep on our extensive selection of global cuisine, including these fabulous restaurants serving up brilliant bowls of pho. So without further ado, here are ten hotspots to get your fix that are absolutely un-pho-gettable!
1. Mr. Pho
Mr. Pho is undoubtedly the go-to spot for brothy bowls of Pho here in Albuquerque. Try the classic Beef Pho, with its succulent beef slices, or go for the heartwarming Chicken Pho if you’re not a fan of red meat. The noodles are delicate and velvety, harmonizing perfectly with the robust flavors seen throughout the menu. Also, the service at Mr. Pho is exceptional, making every patron feel like a cherished guest.
📍6205 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Although specializing in the Vietnamese favorite Banh Mi, don’t sleep on this essential eatery’s fabulous pho. As well as stellar meaty options, the Vegan Pho is tantalizingly delicious for plant-based diets, as well as the Tofu Pho. But no matter what you order, the generous portions at Leona guarantee excellent value for money, as well as satisfying those comprehensible cravings for a bowl of pho.
📍3250 Coors Blvd NW suite H, Albuquerque, NM 87120
Craving an unforgettable pho experience? Pho Linh Vietnamese Grill in Albuquerque is the answer! Their selection of phos is a vibrant symphony of those iconic flavors sacred to Vietnam, like the drool-worthy Vegetable Pho, which is a fragrant blend of vegetables and aromatic herbs. As well as their top-notch soup dishes, be sure to order a couple of sides like the crispy egg rolls, which are considered some of the best in the city!
📍601 San Mateo Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
4. Pho 79
This beloved restaurant is a safe haven for pho enthusiasts in Albuquerque. The Steak Pho is a tantalizing masterpiece, boasting tender slices of beef (cooked to your liking) swimming in a flavorful, aromatic broth. The impeccable service adds the finishing touch to this pho-tastic establishment, so be sure to check it out if you haven’t already, or re-visit the next time you’re craving pho!
📍2007 Candelaria Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107
Prepare to be transported to pho-nomenal heights at Huong Thao Vietnamese Cuisine. Indulge in the sumptuous flavors of their Chicken Pho, featuring succulent meat and fragrant herbs, each spoonful bursting with flavor. There are even excellent options for vegetarians so no one gets left behind. We suggest their Vegan Pho, which is brimming with vibrant veggies and velvety tofu.
📍1016 Juan Tabo Blvd NE B, Albuquerque, NM 87112
6. Phở #1
Nestled in the heart of Albuquerque, Pho #1 will whisk you away to the heart of Vietnam without taking one step outside of the restaurant. Indulge in their lip-smacking Rare Steak Brisket Tendon Tripe Pho, beloved by many Burqueños across the city. The warm hospitality from the fantastic staff adds an extra touch of charm to each visit, making it undoubtedly #1 for many pho-loving locals in Albuquerque.
📍414 San Pedro Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
7. Café Da Lat
For no-nonsense Vietnamese food, head to Cafe Da Lat, which continuously serves up incredible bowls of pho. Their menu showcases a tantalizing array of flavors, with other delicious delicacies on offer beyond pho. However, their Spicy Beef options are a fiery treat for those who like spice, guaranteed to awaken the senses. Their phos are created using the freshest ingredients only, evident from your first sip, slurp, or bite.
📍5615 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
If it’s affordability you’re after, then check out this authentic eatery in Albuquerque’s Quigly Park. From their Banh Mi sandwiches to other classic Vietnamese dishes, we suggest trying out the mouthwatering Rare Steak Pho, but it would be rude to leave Viet Taste Restaurant without trying some of their other dishes and turning you’re pho meal into an unmatched Vietnamese feast.
📍5721 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
Offering a wide range of traditional cuisine like pho, banh mi, and much more, Saigon City Restaurant is a must-try Vietnamese restaurant near Albuquerque’s Del Norte neighborhood. From the sumptuous flavors of Hu Tieu Hai San to the vibrant Com Thit Nuong, the menu here is diverse if you’re looking for authentic Vietnamese cusine. As for the pho, we recommend trying their Pho Tom, served with fresh shrimp and rice noodles.
📍4320 The 25 Way suite 300, Albuquerque, NM 87109
Delve right into the thriving pho scene in Albuquerque, and prepare to be amazed by the fusion of flavors that await you. Whether you’re a seasoned aficionado or a curious foodie eager to explore something new, the city’s diverse pho offerings will leave you craving more. From cozy family-run establishments to hip and modern eateries, Albuquerque’s pho scene offers something for every palate. So, be sure to check these top-rated restaurants out when those cravings arise!