Pho 75 - Langley Park
1510 University Blvd., East
Langley Park, MD 20783
Neighborhood: Langley Park
Cuisines: Vietnamese, Breakfast
Open daily 9 AM to 8 PM.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: Takoma, Prince George's Plaza
Price Range: Inexpensive
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Pho, with brisket, fatty brisket, soft tendon, flank stank, tripe, or meatballs; lemon soda; numbers 3, 5, and 9; lemonade; iced coffee.
Small pho, $5.95; large pho, $6.80.
Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly
Why go: Warming on a cold night, light enough for a hot day, soothing when you’re not feeling well, satisfying for breakfast—there’s no bad time for the Vietnamese soup called pho. This mini-chain of cash-only cafeterias proffers large bowls of intense, anise-rich broth with noodles and beef that are among the best in the area.
What to get: Pho with any combination of fatty brisket, flank steak, meatballs, or bits of offal; chicken-noodle soup, a surprise hit; fresh-squeezed lemonade and lemon soda; dark, sweet Vietnamese coffee.
Best for: A quick, satisfying meal.
Insider tip: To brighten up your bowl, ask for fresh sawtooth, an herb similar to cilantro, to be added to your plate of basil, bean sprouts, and lime wedges.
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