Since 2017, this tiny shop in Rosemead has churned out freshly made bowls of organic chicken pho—and the crowds that still come in daily reflect that quality hasn’t dipped in the slightest. Choose from glass noodles (mien ga) or rice noodles (pho ga) for a taste of Hai Phong, the northeastern port city where chef-owner Phan Tran originally hails from. You’ll also find amazing steamed chicken here, as well as Hainan-style chicken rice—byproducts of culinary influence from Vietnam’s northern neighbor. Beyond chicken, Tran also offers a mix of regional specialties and familiar standbys, including the best banh cuon in L.A. Her take on the delicate steamed rice roll dish arrives filled with shrimp and pork; served with cucumbers, bean sprouts, ham and a drizzle of nuoc cham, it’ll leave you wanting to come back for more.
Pho Ga District
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- 119 North San Gabriel Boulevard
- Opening hours:
- Mon–Wed, Fri–Sun 10am–7pm
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