Restaurants & Bars

Pho 79

Sandra W. | Mar 24, 2005 10:15 PM

I've walked past this place several times and always noted the J.Gold review in the window. Finally made my way inside today.

Now I'm not a pho connoisseur by any means. I've had it a few times. One bowl was too bland. Another too fatty. But this one was juuuuuuust right. The broth was rich, the noodles perfectly cooked. I ordered the well-cooked beef. (You can get well-cooked, raw, tripe, chicken, I think there's shrimp, hmmm... I'm forgetting something.) They served it with fresh herbs and sprouts. There's a good selection of hot sauces.

Pho 79 is at 727 N.Broadway, on the ground floor of a little mini-mall.

Stopped at Ocean Star takeout on Hill Street. Had a fantastic flaky-pastry stuffed with BBQ pork for dessert.

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