There's no denying that Toronto is filled with spectacular food. Because this city is so multicultural we get the chance to try all kinds of foods from around the world that allow us to be transported by our taste buds to another country at each different restaurant. I don't know about you but that makes me feel pretty lucky to be living in a city like this one.
But now that winter's here and it basically feels like we're living in the Arctic we need to find any way we can to warm up on those frigid days. What better way than to go out and enjoy a steaming bowl of delicious pho!
There's absolutely no shortage of amazing pho spots in the city of Toronto. That's why this list is five pages long! You'll find delicious pho in the best areas of Toronto like Downtown, Trinity Bellwoods, Leslieville, Yorkdale and more. Find a spot in your area or venture out and discover all the yummy flavours that await you in the rest of the city.
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Where: 125 Ossington Ave // Trinity Bellwoods
Why You Should Go: One of Toronto's most popular pho restaurants is the Golden Turtle on Ossington in Toronto's west end. It serves classic and authentic Vietnamese food with a super casual atmosphere. They also have a patio for those warm summer months!
Where: 1156 College St // Dufferin Grove
Why You Should Go: Another west side favourite is Pho Linh, an affordable and dependable pho spot that everyone in Toronto needs to check out. The ambience of the place is a retro, casual theme that will get you in a cozy mood to eat some delicious pho!
Hanoi 3 Seasons
Why You Should Go: Clearly the Vietnamese cuisine at this spot is unbeatable because they already have two locations in the East end! Not only do they have amazing pho but they also have tons of delicious dishes to try out that feature Northern-Vietnamese plates. The Leslieville location also has an adorable outdoor patio for the summer months.
Where: 394 Pacific Ave // The Junction
Why You Should Go: You'll get to choose from 17 different variations of your favourite pho dish at this Vietnamese spot. You can choose from tons of different toppings and types of meat/vegetarian options that will all make your taste buds happy.
Vietnam Lovely Noodle
Where: 378 Bloor St W // The Annex
Why You Should Go: The Annex is filled with amazing restaurants, bars and activities to enjoy because it's such a central hub filled with students. This classic Vietnamese restaurant is the perfect place to go in this area to elevate your food experience.
Where: 610 Gerrard St E // East Chinatown
Why You Should Go: If you're looking for a cozy, family-run pho restaurant in the east end, this is definitely the place. They have a wide variety of options to choose from and you won't be disappointed with anything you choose.
Where: 122 Atlantic Ave // Liberty Village
Why You Should Go: This spot is great for lunch if you're working or living in the Liberty Village area. Their cozy pho bowls are filled with seafood, beef, chicken and veggies depending on what you like. Their menu also features a variety of yummy appetizers and salads!
Pho Con Bo
Where: 1625 Wilson Ave // North York
Why You Should Go: This spot is a little smaller and it might not look like much from the outside but you're guaranteed a delicious and hearty bowl of pho when you go here. It's most popular during lunch time but it will satisfy your craving for a big steaming bowl of yummy pho!
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Where: 259 Queen St W // Queen West
Why You Should Go: Pho Vistro is totally winning the pho game in Toronto right now. They offer 'healthy pho' made with all-natural slow cooked broth and fresh herbs and spices for an amazing bowl every time. They also offer vegan pho and occasionally they'll run contests to win free bowls of pho!
Cafe Pho Nho
Where: 2060 Dundas St W // Roncessvalles
Why You Should Go: Roncessvalles is an up-and-coming west side neighbourhood right next to High Park that offers amazing Portuguese and Polish foods. But now pho is moving in and this restaurant is one of the best you'll try! It's the best place to have a few drinks with friends and enjoy great food.
Where: 2057 Lawrence Ave E // Scarborough
Why You Should Go: This is one of the best cheap eats spot in Scarborough because you're guaranteed to get way more than what you paid for. You can get 15 different varieties of pho at this spot topped with a huge portion of meat or veggies.
Where: 546 Church St // Yonge and Dundas
Why You Should Go: This spot is located in the heart of Toronto's downtown core making it a great lunch stop for students and workers alike. They serve 6 different types of pho including other amazing Vietnamese plates to choose from!
Pho Ga Banh Cuon
Where: 1772 St Clair Ave W // St. Clair West
Why You Should Go: This is an amazing Vietnamese restaurant that everyone in the St. Clair West area should try out. They take their pho bowls above and beyond and offer even more than the typical pho with some classic, authentic dishes.
Pho King Fabulous
Where: 2411 Yonge St // Yonge and Eglinton
Why You Should Go: The name of this place lets us know that they have a great sense of humour at this pho spot. It's a super popular spot in this neighbourhood not only because of the name but also because their bowls of pho are unbeatably good.
Lan Vietnamese Restaurant
Where: 755 Queen St E // Riverside
Why You Should Go: The Broadview and Queen area is packed with amazing restaurants but this one brings a unique Vietnamese flavour to the mix. They offer amazing pho bowls and other dishes like Vietnamese pancakes and beef rice noodles!
Pho Asia 21
Where: 1208 King St W // Parkdale
Why You Should Go: This spot is a go-to stop for all your pho needs in the Parkdale area. Not only are their bowls salty and delicious but they offer an amazing selection including beef and seafood options!
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Bac Ky Vietnamese Canteen
Where: 567 King St W // King West
Why You Should Go: This canteen offers a super simple menu of just 4 different pho dishes but that doesn't mean you won't get exactly what you were looking for. It also offers great drinks and an appetizer menu as well.
Where: 5230 Dundas St W // Etobicoke
Why You Should Go: If you've been searching for a great Vietnamese spot in the Etobicoke area, then look no further! Your massive bowl of pho will arrive almost instantaneously after you order it making it a great spot for a quick on-the-go meal.
Where: 1603 Dundas St W // Dundas West
Why You Should Go: Enjoy massive bowls of your favourite flavour-packed meal at this cozy Dundas West restaurant! They also have great starters as well as a wide range of Vietnamese plates if you want to try other things than pho.
Lac Vien Pho
Where: 141 Cartwright Ave // Yorkdale
Why You Should Go: This area is one of Toronto's most ritzy places for shopping and restaurants. But you really can't go wrong with a cheap bowl of pho after blowing all your money on your shopping spree.
Where: 1208 Bloor St W // Bloordale Village
Why You Should Go: This is another fancier area of Toronto that offers the perfect cheap bowl of pho that you're looking for. The space is super cozy and makes for a late-night option.
Where: 351 Jane St // Baby Point
Why You Should Go: This is an amazing option for a cozy restaurant perfect for a casual date, catching up with old friends or a dinner with the whole family. They offer classic and authentic steaming bowls of your favourite Vietnamese dish.
Where: 271 Yonge St // Yonge and Dundas
Why You Should Go: In the bustling city centre of downtown Toronto you'll find tons of great food options, but one of the best is this Vietnamese pho spot. But it's not just Vietnamese they offer a fusion of different flavours in their meals that everyone will love.
Pho Tien Thanh
Where: 57 Ossington Ave // Trinity Bellwoods
Why You Should Go: Not only is the slogan of this place and the interior completely adorable, they also make amazing pho bowls! If you haven't yet tried this pho spot in one of Toronto's hippest areas, you need to ASAP.
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Where: 124 Chestnut St // Yonge and Dundas
Why You Should Go: This is another amazing option the centre of Toronto's downtown core. This spot offers the best bowls of pho to satisfy all your Vietnamese food cravings. Expect to be going back for more very soon after.
Que Ling Restaurant
Where: 248 Boulton Ave // Riverdale
Why You Should Go: This pho spot is beloved in the East end of Toronto because the owners give amazing service as well as making some of the best pho bowls you'll ever eat. You won't regret giving this restaurant a shot!
Banh Mi Bar
Where: 189 Augusta Ave // Kensington Market
Why You Should Go: Kensington is one of the most fun areas in Toronto and it's packed full of good restaurants and food. This pho and banh mi sandwich spot is no exception. They have tons of options to choose from including pho making your decision extra hard, but you definitely won't be disappointed.
Pho 88 Vietnamese Restaurant
Where: 325 Bamburgh Cir // Scarborough
Why You Should Go: Another super affordable spot in Scarborough to get your pho fix is Pho 88. Their bowls of pho are packed to the brim with flavour that will make you savour literally every bite!
Pho Mi Asia
Where: 1008 Wilson Ave // Downsview
Why You Should Go: This spot is insanely popular in the Downsview area, some days you'll even have to wait in line to get a spot! But it's well worth the wait because their bowls of pho are unreal. Plus they offer tons of delicious Vietnamese options including yummy appetizers to add to your plate.
Pho Dau Bo
Where: 2437 Finch Ave W // North York
Why You Should Go: This North York restaurant offers some of the best pho in the city! People love this spot and have been going here for years because the pho is just so faithfully delicious.
Mi Mi Restaurant
Where: 688 Gerrard St E // Riverdale
Why You Should Go: This is the place to go on the East end of Toronto if you're looking for some serious comfort food during these cold months. Their crowd favourites include the deep fried spring roles, steaming bowls of pho, pork and rice and avocado shakes!
Star King Pho
Where: 2350 Yonge St // Yonge and Eglinton
Why You Should Go: This is one of the pho favourites in this area of Toronto, it even becomes super packed some nights. It's a small place but they offer great and reliably delicious pho, rolls and other Vietnamese dishes.
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Where: 6 St Andrew St // Kensington Market
Why You Should Go: Another amazing restaurant in one of Toronto's not so hidden gems, Kensington Market. It's extremely vegan friendly offer tons of healthy and delicious options to choose from, not to mention their bowls of pho are amazing!
Pho Lang Van
Where: 958 St Clair Ave W // St. Clair West
Why You Should Go: This Vietnamese restaurants offers authentic foods but with a new and modern twist to them. People rave about the service at this spot as well as how amazing each dish is, whether it be pho or any of their other delicious menu items.
Pho Tien Phat
Where: 2133 Jane St // Downsview
Why You Should Go: This spot is a crowd favourite in the Downsview area! Their broth is one of the best in the city and the toppings just bring the bowl together for a delicious meal. It's not a very large place so you might have to wait for a table because it's that popular!
Where: 986 Coxwell Ave // East York
Why You Should Go: This spot on Coxwell will make you feel extra cozy with it's family-style ambience plus the food is amazing. If you're feeling like eating a big bowl in the comfort of your own home they also do deliveries.
Forget Me Not Cafe
Where: 883 Wilson Ave // North York
Why You Should Go: This spot gives a Vietnamese restaurant a unique twist by also being a cafe in the heart of downtown Toronto. You can come here for your daily latte fix while grabbing a big steaming bowl of pho during lunch!
Where: 1025 Pape Ave // East York
Why You Should Go: This pho spot is located super close to Toronto's Greek Town so it's a surprise that such good Vietnamese food can thrive there, but it does! Their selection of different pho is small but they also have a big selection of other Vietnamese plates.
Where: 3200 Dufferin St // Yorkdale
Why You Should Go: Because you're eating pho in Yorkdale you know it's going to have something extra than the others, in this one it's the beautiful interior of the restaurant. The space is large and modern with a great interior design. The service is impeccable and the food will keep you coming back for more.
Pho Ngoc Yen
Where: 1090 Kamato Rd // Mississauga
Why You Should Go: This is a widely popular Vietnamese restaurant in Mississauga. The food itself is so amazing and prepared perfectly every time, the service is friendly and warm, and the interior is like you're in a tropical oasis! It creates a pho-tacular experience.