"Hungry and half asleep in Hanoi, I just finished a 4.30am morning tour. Now all I need is a rich broth of goodness to wake me up."
From the outside, Pho Gia Truyen just looks like any other pho restaurant in Hanoi. Nothing really special. Although arriving just over 8 am, there was already a queue of people breakfast goers. The wait isn’t too long to get my phone out, in fact, there were only two people ahead of me. With the view of the counter in front of me, I was more interested in seeing how my bowl of pho was being prepared. The smell of the broth is so rich it permeates into your clothes and hair as soon as you walk into the restaurant. As I looked around it seemed customers were sat in silence focused on slurping their bowls of soup.
The restaurant’s popular sign.
The restaurant serves Pho for all day from 6 am, but come early as everything will be sold out by noon!
See how your bowl of pho is freshly prepared while queuing up.
OPENING TIMES: 6 am to 8.30 pm
AMENITIES: Outdoor seating
PAYMENT: Cash only
MENU: Breakfast & dinner
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