Calgary Cheap Eats: Pho
Whether you’re after a quick snack or meal, make sure you check out our weekly Cheap Eats post dedicated to affordable and tasty food in Calgary aimed at satisfying your belly without breaking the bank.
Today we’re rounding up a list of warming, slurp-tastic pho in the city for under $10.
Pho Dau Bo
Located in the heart of Forest Lawn, this modest eatery serves a variety of Vietnamese staples, including a Beef Saté Pho, for which they are best known. While a couple of the pho renditions are priced just above $10, most come in under. Diners have the choice between rare beef, well-done flank, beef balls, shredded chicken, and soft tendon and tripe varieties.
Address: 4909 17th Avenue SE
Pho Huong Viet
Cheap and delicious pho is what you can expect to discover at this 17th Avenue restaurant. Available in two sizes, Pho Huong Viet’s fragrant noodle soup comes with an array of selectable toppings (medium rare steak, tendon, tripe, and well done flank, just to name a few) and cost around $7.
Address: 3855 17th Avenue SW
From spicy satay beef to shredded chicken, this go-to pho spot offers a wide range of meat-heavy pho options for under $10. Diners feeling ravenous can chow down on large bowls of steaming noodles, while those who’d prefer something a little lighter can request a smaller helping.
Address: 132 – 40 Country Hills Landing NW
Co Do Vietnamese Restaurant
This Beltline eatery attracts pho enthusiasts from around the city, thanks in large part to the reliable, fully-loaded, and affordable bowls of pho on offer. In addition to the customary proteins available Co Do’s menu also lists a “pholicious” seafood and meat combo.
Address: 1411 17th Avenue SW
Pho Anh Huyen Noodle House
A majority of the simmering noodle bowls on offer at Pho Anh Huyen come in under $10 (Hallelujah!). The usual suspects: rare beef, meatballs, tendon, tripe, and brisket are all present on the menu.
Address: 1403 Centre Street NW