South Carolina is a melting pot for international cuisine, especially when it comes to Asian-influenced food. Pho has gained traction in the Palmetto State, earning a tasty reputation among its fans. If you love pho (or have no idea what it is but want to find out), pull up a seat at one of these 6 best pho restaurants in South Carolina.
You won’t find authentic Vietnamese cuisine like this without traveling to the Vietnam motherland. Here you can expect a variety of chicken, steak, and meatball pho served alongside healthy pairings like spring rolls and leafy veggies. And if you’ve never tried bubble tea, you’ll want to check it off your bucket list before you leave here.
Though situated in downtown Columbia, this is one of Columbia’s hidden culinary gems. Their bowls of pho are as big as they are delicious. You might consider getting a large bowl and taking half of it home with you to enjoy later.
With every dish as beautiful as it is delicious, you’ll love filling your appetite while you fill your Instagram feed. Pick your meat(s), then add your bean sprout, basil, jalapeno and lime yourself to ensure your pho is exactly how you expect. Portions are generous, so you might get two meals out of one!
Featuring the best flavors of Vietnamese, Japanese, and Thai cuisine, this delicious eatery combines consistency with quality in every bowl of pho. Don’t let the outside fool you—if you love pho, you’re in for an authentic, tasty treat.
Serving pho that pleases even the pickiest eaters, Pho Noodleville knows its way around Vietnamese cuisine. If you’ve never had the pleasure of eating pho and are looking for a good place to try it, this place will be the standard you’ll compare all future bowls of pho.
This small chain focuses on southeast Asian cuisine, including some of the most enticing pho bowls you’ll find in the state. With two locations in South Carolina (the other is in Charleston), you’ll find an enjoyable atmosphere combined with robust flavors packed into every bowl. And if you are a true pho fanatic, you’ll be glad to know that CO offers a rewards program for frequent eaters.