Best of Boston

Best Vietnamese Restaurant

2003 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho 2000

Sure, they serve pho at this hole-in-the-wall storefront in Dorchester: great steaming bowls of it, delicately flavored with lemongrass and scallions. But the soup is [...] read more»
2002 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho Lemongrass

Great Vietnamese should be the way it is in Vietnam: simple, brimming with sharp flavors, and built with ingredients that shout their freshness. Enter Pho [...] read more»
2001 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho Lemongrass

It's been open for less than a year, but this spacious Coolidge Corner restaurant is quietly earning a devoted following. The menu delves briefly into [...] read more»
1999 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho Pasteur

The dynasty continues. Any of Pho Pasteur's five restaurants rolls out rolls like nobody's biz, and each offers a distinctive atmosphere. While the spring rolls [...] read more»
1998 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho Pasteur

As much as we like to see some dynasties fall, this one shows no signs of abdicating— nor should it. Even amid a healthy crop [...] read more»
1997 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho Pasteur

Steaming bowls of phoand perfectly wrapped spring rolls are the reasons to head out to this expanded Chinatown original. It can be a little crowded [...] read more»
1994 Best Vietnamese Restaurant, Noodles

Poppa & Goose

This Vietnamese restaurant, run by recent graduates of Tufts and MIT, serves a superb version of pho, a noodle soup that is the comfort food [...] read more»
1990 Best Vietnamese Restaurant


Nothing compares with Vietnamese food, and in Boston nothing compares with Maxim's. read more»