Best Vietnamese Restaurant in Boston

2015 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Anh Hong

Dorchester

This Dorchester destination offers up traditional home-style dishes for those daring to venture beyond bowls of pho or bánh mì. Hungry? Pair ca kho to (caramelized clay-pot fish) with an…Read More

2014 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho Viet's

Allston

We’re so easily seduced by crusty, funky bánh mì sandwiches and fragrant bowls of pho that we often forget how great something far simpler—the Vietnamese summer roll, with its rice-paper…Read More

2013 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Anh Hong

Dorchester

The winding menu of succulent roast quail, fragrant la lot sausages, crispy-pork-and-shrimp-stuffed banh xeo crepes, and bright goi salads can be overwhelming at first. One solution? Spring for the Bo…Read More

2012 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Anh Hong

Dorchester

Dorchester’s Anh Hong is the real McCoy. Try the chicken pho ga, guaranteed to cure what ails you, the hearty grilled-pork rice plates, and standout dishes like vermicelli with beef,…Read More

2011 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Anh Hong

Boston

The Fields Corner neighborhood of Dorchester is filled with exceptional Vietnamese restaurants. But for its skill with dishes beyond the usual pho and vermicelli, Anh Hong rises to the top….Read More

2008 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Xinh Xinh

Boston

This spanking-clean Chinatown eatery makes neophytes feel welcome without sacrificing neighborhood authenticity. Even better, the food leaves us so invigorated that we’d swear it has health-boosting effects—xinh xinh means ‘young…Read More

2007 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho Lemongrass

Brookline

Pho Lemongrass’s pleasantly expansive menu almost dares you to find something you can’t get excited about. How about a dozen ways to do rice vermicelli, or a build-your-own stir fry?…Read More

2006 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho 2000

Dorchester

Most pho joints excel at pho and only pho. But at Pho 2000, a kitschy, gingham-clothed joint in Dorchester, everything that comes out of the kitchen is superlativ—and a bargain…Read More

2005 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho 2000

Dorchester

The mouth-watering Bo 7 Mon, or seven courses of meat, is reason enough to visit this low-key Dorchester restaurant. It’s a hands-on experience in which diners boil thin slices of…Read More

2003 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho 2000

Dorchester

Sure, they serve pho at this hole-in-the-wall storefront in Dorchester: great steaming bowls of it, delicately flavored with lemongrass and scallions. But the soup is just the beginning of an…Read More

2002 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho Lemongrass

Brookline

Great Vietnamese should be the way it is in Vietnam: simple, brimming with sharp flavors, and built with ingredients that shout their freshness. Enter Pho Lemongrass, where a diverse (and…Read More

2001 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho Lemongrass

Brookline

It’s been open for less than a year, but this spacious Coolidge Corner restaurant is quietly earning a devoted following. The menu delves briefly into Chinese cuisine, but pay that…Read More

1999 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho Pasteur

Cambridge

The dynasty continues. Any of Pho Pasteur’s five restaurants rolls out rolls like nobody’s biz, and each offers a distinctive atmosphere. While the spring rolls rule in every location, the…Read More

1998 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho Pasteur

Cambridge

As much as we like to see some dynasties fall, this one shows no signs of abdicating— nor should it. Even amid a healthy crop of Viet-upstarts in Allston, Pasteur…Read More

1997 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho Pasteur

Allston

Steaming bowls of phoand perfectly wrapped spring rolls are the reasons to head out to this expanded Chinatown original. It can be a little crowded on weekends, but it’s worth…Read More

1990 Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Maxim’s

Boston

Nothing compares with Vietnamese food, and in Boston nothing compares with Maxim’s…Read More

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