Best Pho in Bratislava

TOP 5 tips from locals

Pho soup is a gem of Vietnamese cuisine that is becoming popular all over the world. According to CNN Travel, it even ranks among the top 50 tastiest dishes in the world. And while in Vietnam you can hardly get typical Slovak “bryndzové halušky”, in Bratislava, you can indulge in Pho in many places. And it won't be far from the authentic one you'd be served on the streets of Vietnam, as most Vietnamese businesses here are owned directly by the Vietnamese community and the traditional recipe is usually passed down through families from generation to generation. Let's take a look at where to go for the best Pho in Bratislava that will warm your body and soul. We´ll introduce you some of the top spots to try.

Best Pho Bratislava

Papaya Authentic Vietnamese Street Food

Address: Námestie 1. Mája 15 & Twin City - Mlynské nivy 10, Bratislava
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Papaya is probably the most famous place to go for Pho in Bratislava among the locals. And not only for Pho but also for other traditional Vietnamese dishes. You'll be greeted by the welcoming atmosphere of a family-run establishment and the bright colours on your plate, which are a testament to the freshness of the ingredients. Pho is offered in several versions and you can also order an extra bowl of herbs to go with it.

Best Pho Bratislava: Papaya
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Phong Nam Bistro

Address: Miletičova 580/54, 82108 Bratislava

If you want not only authentic Pho in Bratislava but also a completely authentic place to enjoy it, head to Phong Nam Bistro. Although the setting of this bistro, reminding of East-Asian street restaurants, is more off-putting than intriguing, the local Pho or Bun Bo Nam Bo has been attracting even the pickiest foodies for more than 10 years. The large portions and great value make it also a favorite among locals.

Best Pho Bratislava: Phong Nam

Bambus bistro

Address: Šancová 16, Bratislava

Authentic Vietnamese cuisine, friendly and fast service, ordinary looking bistro, but with extraordinary food. That's Bamboo Bistro, another of our picks for the tasty Pho in Bratislava. The portions are huge and the quality/price ratio more than pleasant. Just remember to have cash, cards are not accepted here.

Best Pho Bratislava: Bambus bistro
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Viet Pho Bratislava

Address: Kazanská 56, Bratislava

Viet Pho is a mixed Asian restaurant offering a delightful fusion of Vietnamese, Japanese, and Korean flavors. With a selection of up to 300 dishes, this cozy spot on Kazanská Street invites you to savor authentic pho and other delectable options. Delicious meal, together with cosy atmosphere and nice staff make it a top contender for the best pho in Bratislava.

Best Pho Bratislava: Viet Pho

Laila Tea House

Address: Kollárovo námestie 19, Bratislava

This is truly a must-visit not only for all Pho lovers, but Vietnamese food in general. A few years ago, a former Asian Champions League footballer and his wife decided to open an authentic Vietnamese bistro in Bratislava, which today ranks among the masters of the Bratislava gastro scene. The biggest hit here is, unsurprisingly, Pho followed by Bun Bo Nam Bo, and the Bánh Mi baguettes are also great. The delicate taste of the dishes is underlined by the fantastic service and warm home atmosphere.

Best Pho Bratislava: Laila Tea House
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EXTRA TIP: In the north of Bratislava, there is BETA Green Pho Vietnam, a shop with Asian food. In addition to shelves full of traditional Asian ingredients, people from Bratislava also head here for delicious Pho. Just and only Pho, because it's the only item on the menu. Thanks to the huge portions, plus a great price, it will satisfy even the biggest Pho-lovers.

No matter which of these spots you choose, you're sure to enjoy a delicious and satisfying bowl of pho in Bratislava. So grab your chopsticks and get ready to experience the flavors of Vietnam!

Map with an overview of the best pho in Bratislava