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Pho Bac Sup Shop

1240 S. Jackson St. (Boren Ave. S.) Send to Phone
A next-generation Vietnamese soup spot, both literally and figuratively.


Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily

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Pho Bac Sup Shop, Seattle, WA

Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

Pho Bac Sup Shop Restaurant Review

About the restaurant & décor: Co-owner Yenvy Pham and her sisters grew up in their parents’ pho shop, not 50 feet from this newer, trendier version. A neon sign jokes of the “Phocific Northwest,” and a natural wine shop, owned by a friend, takes up one edge, opposite a glassed-in atrium. Blonde-wood tables and chairs framed by white walls and green plants evoke the classic pho shop while maintaining a modern feel.

Likes: Pho; creative tweaks on the dishes.
Dislikes: Service can be disjointed.

Food & Drinks: The food toes the same line, with a Flintstone-esque bone jutting out of a beef pho. Unfortunate cookie mix marries broken fortune cookie pieces with peanuts, chili oil and black sesame. Desserts keep it simple, with a Vietnamese coffee affogato and the cream puff (with chocolate sauce, if desired). Beyond the well curated wine from the corner, the cocktail menu offers creative Vietnamese-inspired drinks, including a whiskey shot with pho aromatics, served with a chaser of pho broth.

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