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Instagrammable Connecticut: Pho Restaurants

When the weather starts to get chilly, there’s nothing a little pho can’t fix! And Connecticut has many great places to get your fill. Take a look at some of these pho-togenic bowls filled with meat, vegetables and more from places Instagrammers are touting. With our Instagrammable Connecticut series, we’re inviting Instagrammers to share their pictures and their tips on the subject! Check back often for new topics. Or if you have some photos to share, tag your photos with #CTvisit!

Pho Hong Thom in Bridgeport, CT


Warm yourself up with a steaming bowl of Vietnamese noodles and good company in Pho Hong Thom's casual atmosphere.

PhoLy in Vernon, CT


Family recipes are the specialty at PhoLy, where you can have pho, banh mi, and other treats and flavors that are made right from the heart.

“The Pho base is delightful, and don't sleep on the Tofusion appetizer of crispy puffs that are very satisfying. There are options for every food preference - carnivore and vegetarian!” - @natashazhensel.

Mecha Noodle Bar in Norwalk, CT


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At Mecha Noodle Bar, you can slurp your way through some of Asia’s most delicious dishes. With various locations around Southern Connecticut, they refer to themselves as a American-Vietnamese-Japanese-Thai-Chinese-Korean-New England-Momofuku-Totto-and-Ippudo-inspired restaurant.

Pho Boston in West Hartford, CT


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Authenticity is the name of the game at Pho Boston, where you can choose from a menu with more than100 items.

“I ordered the Pho Bo Dat Biet – a rice noodle soup with rare steak, flank, brisket, tendon, and tripe. This is my go-to every time I go to Pho Boston (which is pretty often). The service is always super quick and I always have a great meal here.” - @mcla.eats.

MexiPHO in Glastonbury, CT


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Mexican and Vietnamese taste buds unite in the unique fusion of spices and herbs at MexiPHO.

“I ordered the Pho Soup which comes with gluten free noodles, cilantro, basil, onion, bean sprouts, scallions, and lime. I could barely finish it on an empty stomach! The front staff were super friendly, personable, as well as very helpful in navigating me through the menu.” - @foodadventureandthrill.

Pho 501 in East Hartford, CT


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Food and family are the two most important things to the staff at Pho 501, which is why all of their recipes are homemade with love. Since 1992, they have been bringing family and friends together over the delicious delicacy.

Pho Saigon in West Hartford, CT


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At Pho Saigon, you will find delicious food, affordable prices, and staff that will encourage you to try new things!

“This was the Pho Dac Biet. It was very fresh and plentiful in terms of the amount of noodles and meat. Pho Saigon is very homey and authentic!” - @ohsiksik.

Pink Basil in Mystic, CT


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Pink Basil specializes in authentic Asian cuisine, serving beautifully crafted plates with a side of ambiance.

"The atmosphere and decor is so unique. They have great costumer service and they are able to cater to my food allergies. There is something on the menu for everyone, as I like to be adventurous with flavors." - @madhatterofct

Pho Thai in New Haven, CT


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Located in Downtown New Haven, Pho Thai offers authentic Vietnamese-Thai cuisine with generous portions.

Pho House in Avon, CT


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In addition to serving traditional Vietnamese dishes, Pho House offers specialty lattes, smoothies, and bubble tea.

Pho Vietnam in Danbury, CT


Family-owned Pho Vietnam and carefully selects their meat, seafood, and produce when creating their authentic menu items.

"Pho Vietnam is a staple in Danbury and it’s even better now with two locations to visit! I could eat their pho on any occasion, feeling sad? Cold? Hungry? Bored? Pho Sizzle to the rescue. And don’t sleep on the lemongrass chicken." - @startingmydietonmonday

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