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The 8 Best Pho Places Near National City

Updated: May 2, 2022

Want something to warm you from the inside out? You need a bowl of pho bo from one of these National City pho spots. We assessed diner and critic reviews, analyzed top sites and to determined the best pho restaurants in National City. Treat yourself to an aromatic bowl of broth, noodles, sprouts, and a variety of proteins at the pho venues below.

Find the perfect Pho spot

Pho 7 Cow

Vietnamese, $, National CityVietnamese, $National City, Central
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Pho Nam Cali

Vietnamese, $, National CityVietnamese, $National City, Eastside
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Ginger Pho & Grill

Vietnamese, $, National CityVietnamese, $National City, Central
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Vietnamese & Chinese Noodle House

Asian, $, National CityAsian, $National City, Central
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

40N Pho & Grille

Vietnamese, $$, San DiegoVietnamese, $$San Diego, Scripps Ranch
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Banh Mi Hoi An

Vietnamese, $, San DiegoVietnamese, $San Diego, Loma Portal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Pho Bo

Vietnamese, $, San DiegoVietnamese, $San Diego, Barrio Logan
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Pho Ca Dao

Vietnamese, $, San DiegoVietnamese, $San Diego, Mira Mesa
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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How did we curate this list?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Pho craving shouldn't be so tough. We analyzed 10162 National City restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 National City restaurant reviews, and 624 lists and articles – looking closely at what Three Best Rated had to say – and applied our boam magic. Yes, we even looked at Three Best Rated - 3 Best Vietnamese Restaurants in San Diego, CA to pull this list together. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. The ten options above are the best of National City Pho.

Questions & answers

Pho 7 Cow, Pho Mai Cali & Grill, and Pho Nam Cali are the highest-rated spots for pho delivery in National City.

Pho Mai Cali & Grill is the highest-rated pho spot for a pick-up order in National City.

Pho Bo Restaurant, Pho 7 Cow, and Pho Mai Cali & Grill have outdoor seating and pho in National City.

Pho Bo Restaurant, Pho 7 Cow, and Pho Mai Cali & Grill are the highest-rated pho spots for lunch in National City.

There are 6 pho spots in National City.

Drink pairing tips for Pho

  • The ideal pairing for prawn laska

    When having prawn laska, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Riesling, a popular white wine.

  • Rosé and tofu pho


    Not sure what pink wine to drink with your tofu pho? Try Rosé. The dry flavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

Interesting facts about Pho

  • For the love of noodle

    Be ready for October 6. It’s National Noodle Day in The United States.

  • The origin of pho

    The pho was only thought up in 1880s! We wonder what people ever did without some good pho in their lives...

  • A 2,996 pounds 1 ounce feast

    The 55 chefs of holds the world record for making the noodle soup, an impressive feat considering its weight of 2,996 pounds 1 ounce.

Parking in the area

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