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The 5 Best Pho Places Near Des Moines

Updated: May 2, 2022

Take in the aromatic broth and pulled rice noodles at these top pho spots in Des Moines. Pho’s a serious business so we analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you only the best in Des Moines. Regardless of if you prefer Hanoi or Saigon style pho the places below do this Vietnamese classic best.

Find the perfect Pho spot

Pho Dinh

Vietnamese, $, Des MoinesVietnamese, $Des Moines, Marina District
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Pho Fusion & Grill

Asian, $$, Federal WayAsian, $$Federal Way, Twin Lakes
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Pho Kim

Vietnamese, $, Federal WayVietnamese, $Federal Way, Kitts Corner
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Pho Hoang

Vietnamese, $$, Federal WayVietnamese, $$Federal Way, Steel Lake
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Pho 7 Simmering Soup

Vietnamese, $, KentVietnamese, $Kent
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how tough it is to find the best Pho in Des Moines. For these results, 1095134 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 11067 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 2391 lists and articles from and others were carefully reviewed by boam. For example, we considered as we sourced this ultimate list. 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. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

Pho Dinh is the highest-rated pho spot for take-out in Des Moines.

Pho Dinh is the highest-rated late-night spot for pho in Des Moines.

Pho Dinh is the highest-rated pho spot for a quick lunch in Des Moines.

Pho Dinh is the highest-rated pho spot for dinner in Des Moines.

Pho Dinh is the highest-rated spot for pho delivery in Des Moines.

Drink pairing tips for Pho

  • Guava Collins and chili garlic noodles


    Try coupling chili garlic noodles with a cocktail like chili garlic noodles to balance its spicy flavours.

  • A great drink pairing for tofu pho

    Knowing what to pair with tofu pho can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some pink wine, particularly a glass of Rosé. This, dry, pink wine balances the sweet, salty and earthy tofu pho.

  • The perfect match for your pho bo with beef

    Experts recommend pairing a pho bo with beef with a glass of Merlot, a popular red wine.

Fun facts about Pho

  • Up for some pho?

    At the 6.17-pound Pho Challenge , Jesse Freeman ate the most pho in modern history, finishing no less than 6 pounds.

  • A day about pho

    To celebrate their passion for pho, people in Vietnam decided to hold an annual National Pho Day every December 13.

  • The origin of noodle

    noodle has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from China. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

Parking information

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