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Turtle Tower

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Turtle Tower, one of the best pho restaurants in San Francisco
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Nearly 20 years on, this Vietnamese institution is still revered for its simple, flavorful pho ga. The Hanoi-style restaurant’s recipe hasn’t changed much over the years, and that’s a good thing: light, gingery broth bathes a generous serving of free-range poached chicken. The rice noodles here—thicker and chewier than the usual vermicelli—are a work of art

By: Lauren Sheber


Venue name: Turtle Tower
Address: 645 Larkin St
San Francisco
Cross street: at Eddy St
Opening hours: Mon-Wed 8am-5pm, Fri-Sun 8am-9pm
Price: $
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