Pho Van (2120 Penn Avenue), is a stylish Vietnames eatery located in the Downtown Strip District. This new restaurant specializes in traditional Vietnamese cooking that will bring you on a culinary journey through Saigon, Hue and Ha'noi.
A large kitchen allows Pho Van to feed and delight folks well beyond its comfortable dining space. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, the menu shines with traditional noodle soups, a wide variety of appetizers and family-style meals. Pho, pronounced ( Fuh ), influenced by Chinese and French cuisine and was believed to have originally derived from a French soup “pot au feu”, ( pot on fire) which is a French beef stew. Pho from Pho Van is prepared with fresh made -from-scratch beef stock. This is served hot with your choice of beef cuts and a side of bean sprouts, lime wedge and basil leaves. Hoisin sauce and Spiracha hot sauce can be added to enhance the Pho.
Spurred by the enthusiastic feedback of Pho Van, Howie and Van, the owner recognized the demand for Asian home cooking in Pittsburgh and have risen to the occasion. BYOB, For a taste of authentic Vietnamese traditional cuisine be sure to visit Pho Van in the Strip Dist.