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Where's the best bowl of pho in southern NE.?

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I live in Ct., but I'll drive.

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  1. Pho 501, East Hartford

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    Pho 501
    501 Main St Ste 5, East Hartford, CT 06118

      1. re: BlueSoup

        I can't opine which is best, having only eaten at Pho Vietnam in Danbury. But I can confirm it is very good: one of our favorite places to eat locally, full stop.

        Others on this board say that Pho Saigon in Bridgeport is very good too. I have to try to make it there next time in that neck of the woods.

      2. I went to Pho Vietnam in Danbury recently - the food was yummy and the people who worked there were very sweet. It was not a fancy place, but heck, we are talking about Pho! I've heard there are some places in New Haven, but I haven't tried them yet.

        1. Fantastic Pho is at Phien's Kitchen in Lowell, MA - well worth the drive. Also try the Laotian sausage. And take some papaya salad and larb home with you.

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          Phien's Kitchen
          586 Westford St, Lowell, MA 01851

          1. Pho 501 in East Hartford. Options are beef or shrmp, I prefer the beef. I would sign over my first born to get my hands on their broth recipe. I am convinced it has magical powers.

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            Pho 501
            501 Main St Ste 5, East Hartford, CT 06118

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            1. re: mels

              I had to go to East Hartford today but, to my great sadness, Pho 501 is closed on Mondays. Still, I pressed my nose to the glass and saw a woman inside, sorting out all sorts of delicious greens on the tables. I guess she makes up the assortments you get with each bowl of pho in advance. Probably a great time saver, but I do hope she gets some time off from work. I'm going to have to think up an excuse to get back up that way!

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              Pho 501
              501 Main St Ste 5, East Hartford, CT 06118