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19 Excellent Vietnamese Restaurants in Atlanta

From bowls of pho and spicy bún bò huế soup to bánh mì, savory crepes filled with shrimp and sprouts, and mi xao noodles tossed with peanuts, grilled pork, and julienned vegetables

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Vietnamese cuisine encompasses a vast variety of dishes ranging from comforting bowls of protein-packed noodle soups, like pho and bún bò huế (spicy beef), to whole fish preparations, the crepe-like “sizzling pancake” bánh xèo, and the steamed rice noodles bánh cuốn stuffed with shrimp and pork. Atlanta is fortunate to have a slew of excellent Vietnamese restaurants to choose from these days. Here are just a few to consider.

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1. Pho Hoang Long

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371 Pat Mell Rd SE suite #133
Marietta, GA 30060
(770) 384-0530

Located in an unassuming retail strip along Pat Mell Road in Marietta, come to Pho Hoang Long for the pho. The restaurant also offers a variety of Thai dishes on its menu and often includes daily specials on a chalkboard in the dining room. Service is very friendly here, but it can be slow, as this is a family-owned and fully operated spot. Pho Hoang Long also includes a small Vietnamese grocery.

2. Pho Dakao

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2411 Cobb Pkwy SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
(678) 909-6088
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Pho is obviously the star of the show here, but do try the restaurant’s bánh mì. Pair it with a milk tea or Vietnamese iced coffee. There’s also a location in Kennesaw. Order online.

3. Juniper Cafe

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2260 Marietta Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(470) 427-3057
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Vietnamese restaurant and bakery, Juniper Cafe opened at the end of 2021 and comes from Lazy Betty chefs Ron Hsu and Aaron Phillips. Kick off the day here with fresh pastries and Vietnamese coffee in the morning. In the afternoon, the restaurant transitions its menu to serving pho, bánh mì, Vietnamese sausages, and entrees, including bánh xèo savory crepes, roast duck, and a lemongrass pork chop. There’s shaved ice for dessert, along with cocktails, beer, and wine. Covered patio seating available. Order online.

4. Anh's Kitchen

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Viewpoint, 855 Peachtree St NE STE 2
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 989-6886
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Located in the heart of Midtown, Anh’s Kitchen serves a variety of Vietnamese fare on its menu, including bánh mì, bowls of hot pho and spicy bún bò huế noodle soups, clay pots, and rice and noodle dishes. Order online.

5. O Mi Ga Vietnamese Kitchen

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209 Edgewood Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 963-1082
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This stall inside Sweet Auburn Curb Market (the Municipal Market) offers a great selection of pho and spicy bún bò huế noodle soups on its menu. Try the beef and pork bún bò huế here or the mi xao, egg noodles tossed with peanuts, grilled pork or chicken, and a mixture of julienned vegetables. Make sure to order a fried turkey egg roll, too. Order online.

6. Lady Ha

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699 Ponce De Leon Ave NE suite 10
Atlanta, GA 30308

A recent addition to the Ponce restaurant scene, Lady Ha brings a mix of classic Vietnamese dishes and street eats to the Eastside Beltline. Located at the Ford Factory Lofts, expect bowls of hot pho, duck salad, bánh mì baos stuffed with minced pork, crispy crepes of bánh xèo filled with shrimp and sprouts, and PEI mussels swimming in lemongrass coconut broth here. Order Vietnamese coffee or Lady Ha’s dirty milk tea or one of the restaurant’s fruit teas, like the Lychee Lady with oranges, lychee, and aiyu jelly. Patio seating.

7. Thanh Thanh Restaurant

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4446 Jonesboro Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297
(404) 363-9908

Located in a shopping complex on Jonesboro Road, the lengthy menu here is filled with a variety of pho combinations, hot pots, and a number of other Vietnamese soups and rice dishes to try.

8. Qommunity Kitchen

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479-b Flat Shoals Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 430-7613
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In January 2022, restaurateur Quynh “Q” Trinh transformed her bánh mì and pho shop We Suki Suki and mini food stall market the Global Grub Collective into a pop-up incubator and boba tea and cocktail bar. Now anchored by Poke Burri and Lifting Noodles Ramen, Trinh continues to sling bowls of We Suki Suki’s popular lemongrass pho based on her mother’s recipe and bánh mì from the rebranded business. Follow on Instagram for updates on the menu and for new pop-ups. Order online.

9. Pho Ngon So 1

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5372 Jonesboro Rd
Lake City, GA 30260
(404) 361-6110

It’s all in the name — head into Pho Ngon So 1 for the large selection of pho on the menu. However, do try the bún bò huế, the cá kho tộ (caramelized fish claypot,) and the bánh hỏi.

10. VN Pho

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6363 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
(770) 960-6699
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VN Pho gets straight to the point on its menu — pho, and plenty of it. Pho can be ordered in small, medium, or large bowls. Large is quite an undertaking, even when super hungry. There’s also a kids meatball and flank pho combo that comes with a drink. Other dishes worth trying here, the cháo lòng (pork porridge) and cháo vịt (duck porridge,) as well as the hủ tiếu nam vang (pork and seafood clear noodle soup.) Order online.

11. Lee's Bakery

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4005 Buford Hwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30345
(404) 728-1008
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For those who frequent the restaurants along Buford Highway, Lee’s Bakery is a beloved staple for pho. This Atlanta institution is where to head to for steaming bowls of pho at 8 a.m. as well as bánh mì deals. Try the bakery’s dac biet with ham, pork head cheese, and pork liver or the bánh mì cá made with fish cakes. Get the wings here, too, and make sure to grab a day-old dollar baguette before leaving. Order online.

12. Nam Phuong Restaurant

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4051 Buford Hwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30345
(404) 633-2400
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Many people head to this popular Buford Highway restaurant to indulge in big bowls of pho or plates of shaking beef, but make sure to try the wings here, too. These crispy wings carry a zippy, funky flavor embedded in the meat with a bit of heat from the sweet chile sauce glaze. Wings come with a side of white rice and pickled vegetables. Beyond pho, there’s no shortage of solid choices on the menu at Nam Phuong. The restaurant also has a location in Norcross. Order online.

13. Pho Dai Loi 2

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4186 Buford Hwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30345
(404) 633-2111
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There are plenty of places to slurp pho throughout Atlanta, but Pho Dai Loi 2 is consistently one of the best restaurants for the noodle soup. The menu includes a substantial amount of proteins to choose from, including tripe, flank, beef tendon, chicken, and combinations. Order a medium bowl of pho, which is more than enough to satisfy. Make sure to order a pot of tea, too. There are also locations in Forest Park and Duluth. Order online.

14. Pho Bac Restaurant

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4897 Buford Hwy NE
Chamblee, GA 30341
(770) 986-4273
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Located in the Orient Center (also home to Gu’s Kitchen and Penang) on Buford Highway, Pho Bac has been a popular spot for pho for over 25 years now. But the restaurant is also a solid option for bowls of bún bò huế and bánh mì, too. There’s also a Duluth location. Order online.

15. Quoc Huong Banh Mi Fast Food

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5150 Buford Hwy NE
Doraville, GA 30340
(770) 936-0605
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For folks seeking excellent bánh mì, many will argue that there may be no better place than the iconic Buford Highway sandwich shop Quoc Huong in the Asian Square complex. The fresh French bread definitely contributes to the reputation this shop has earned. Try the barbecue pork here. Looking for a deal? Order five bánh mì and that sixth one is free. The shop now accepts credit cards.

16. Vietvana Pho Noodle House

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2831 E College Ave
Avondale Estates, GA 30002
(404) 963-2757
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Vietvana opened in Avondale Estates in 2019 and quickly became a neighborhood favorite. Noodles are made fresh daily here, with pho broth cooking by 3 a.m. In addition to pho and bánh mì, Vietvana offers appetizers, such as pork and shrimp spring rolls and Hue-style beef and pork meatballs in a sweet tomato garlic sauce, salads, like the fiery papaya salad, a selection of bún (rice vermicelli noodles,) and cơm (rice) dishes, including fried rice and broken rice. Vietvana also has locations in Midtown and at Ponce City Market. Order online.

17. Dai Nam Restaurant

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5495 Jimmy Carter Blvd
Norcross, GA 30093
(770) 680-4987
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Located in the Oakbrook Square Shopping Center, head here for bowls of bún bò huế or bún riêu soup, cháo lòng (pork porridge,) broken rice dishes, and the sizzling pancake, bánh xèo. Order online.

18. Huy's Sandwiches

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6100 Live Oak Pkwy
Norcross, GA 30093
(770) 666-6762

Regulars of this Norcross shop claim it has the best bánh mì in all of metro Atlanta. The menu here includes over 15 bánh mì options, like grilled or steamed pork, liver pâté, fish, and a combo with ham, head cheese, pâté, and steamed pork.

19. Banh Mi Café

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3512 Satellite Blvd NW
Duluth, GA 30096
(404) 750-6507
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It’s all about bánh mì at Banh Mi Cafe in Duluth. Sandwiches here include everything from barbecue pork or Vietnamese pork cold cuts (dac biet,) to scrambled eggs, sugarcane shrimp, and pork skin bánh mì. The menu is vegetarian-friendly, too, with tofu, avocado, and sautéed mushrooms listed among the cafe’s meat-free options. Beyond sandwiches, the cafe also serves bánh xèo and bún riêu (rice vermicelli noodle soup with crab and tomato) as well as pho on its menu.

1. Pho Hoang Long

371 Pat Mell Rd SE suite #133, Marietta, GA 30060

Located in an unassuming retail strip along Pat Mell Road in Marietta, come to Pho Hoang Long for the pho. The restaurant also offers a variety of Thai dishes on its menu and often includes daily specials on a chalkboard in the dining room. Service is very friendly here, but it can be slow, as this is a family-owned and fully operated spot. Pho Hoang Long also includes a small Vietnamese grocery.

371 Pat Mell Rd SE suite #133
Marietta, GA 30060

2. Pho Dakao

2411 Cobb Pkwy SE, Smyrna, GA 30080

Pho is obviously the star of the show here, but do try the restaurant’s bánh mì. Pair it with a milk tea or Vietnamese iced coffee. There’s also a location in Kennesaw. Order online.

2411 Cobb Pkwy SE
Smyrna, GA 30080

3. Juniper Cafe

2260 Marietta Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Vietnamese restaurant and bakery, Juniper Cafe opened at the end of 2021 and comes from Lazy Betty chefs Ron Hsu and Aaron Phillips. Kick off the day here with fresh pastries and Vietnamese coffee in the morning. In the afternoon, the restaurant transitions its menu to serving pho, bánh mì, Vietnamese sausages, and entrees, including bánh xèo savory crepes, roast duck, and a lemongrass pork chop. There’s shaved ice for dessert, along with cocktails, beer, and wine. Covered patio seating available. Order online.

2260 Marietta Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

4. Anh's Kitchen

Viewpoint, 855 Peachtree St NE STE 2, Atlanta, GA 30308

Located in the heart of Midtown, Anh’s Kitchen serves a variety of Vietnamese fare on its menu, including bánh mì, bowls of hot pho and spicy bún bò huế noodle soups, clay pots, and rice and noodle dishes. Order online.

Viewpoint, 855 Peachtree St NE STE 2
Atlanta, GA 30308

5. O Mi Ga Vietnamese Kitchen

209 Edgewood Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

This stall inside Sweet Auburn Curb Market (the Municipal Market) offers a great selection of pho and spicy bún bò huế noodle soups on its menu. Try the beef and pork bún bò huế here or the mi xao, egg noodles tossed with peanuts, grilled pork or chicken, and a mixture of julienned vegetables. Make sure to order a fried turkey egg roll, too. Order online.

209 Edgewood Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

6. Lady Ha

699 Ponce De Leon Ave NE suite 10, Atlanta, GA 30308

A recent addition to the Ponce restaurant scene, Lady Ha brings a mix of classic Vietnamese dishes and street eats to the Eastside Beltline. Located at the Ford Factory Lofts, expect bowls of hot pho, duck salad, bánh mì baos stuffed with minced pork, crispy crepes of bánh xèo filled with shrimp and sprouts, and PEI mussels swimming in lemongrass coconut broth here. Order Vietnamese coffee or Lady Ha’s dirty milk tea or one of the restaurant’s fruit teas, like the Lychee Lady with oranges, lychee, and aiyu jelly. Patio seating.

699 Ponce De Leon Ave NE suite 10
Atlanta, GA 30308

7. Thanh Thanh Restaurant

4446 Jonesboro Rd, Forest Park, GA 30297

Located in a shopping complex on Jonesboro Road, the lengthy menu here is filled with a variety of pho combinations, hot pots, and a number of other Vietnamese soups and rice dishes to try.

4446 Jonesboro Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297

8. Qommunity Kitchen

479-b Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316

In January 2022, restaurateur Quynh “Q” Trinh transformed her bánh mì and pho shop We Suki Suki and mini food stall market the Global Grub Collective into a pop-up incubator and boba tea and cocktail bar. Now anchored by Poke Burri and Lifting Noodles Ramen, Trinh continues to sling bowls of We Suki Suki’s popular lemongrass pho based on her mother’s recipe and bánh mì from the rebranded business. Follow on Instagram for updates on the menu and for new pop-ups. Order online.

479-b Flat Shoals Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

9. Pho Ngon So 1

5372 Jonesboro Rd, Lake City, GA 30260

It’s all in the name — head into Pho Ngon So 1 for the large selection of pho on the menu. However, do try the bún bò huế, the cá kho tộ (caramelized fish claypot,) and the bánh hỏi.

5372 Jonesboro Rd
Lake City, GA 30260

10. VN Pho

6363 Jonesboro Rd, Morrow, GA 30260

VN Pho gets straight to the point on its menu — pho, and plenty of it. Pho can be ordered in small, medium, or large bowls. Large is quite an undertaking, even when super hungry. There’s also a kids meatball and flank pho combo that comes with a drink. Other dishes worth trying here, the cháo lòng (pork porridge) and cháo vịt (duck porridge,) as well as the hủ tiếu nam vang (pork and seafood clear noodle soup.) Order online.

6363 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow, GA 30260

11. Lee's Bakery

4005 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30345

For those who frequent the restaurants along Buford Highway, Lee’s Bakery is a beloved staple for pho. This Atlanta institution is where to head to for steaming bowls of pho at 8 a.m. as well as bánh mì deals. Try the bakery’s dac biet with ham, pork head cheese, and pork liver or the bánh mì cá made with fish cakes. Get the wings here, too, and make sure to grab a day-old dollar baguette before leaving. Order online.

4005 Buford Hwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30345

12. Nam Phuong Restaurant

4051 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30345

Many people head to this popular Buford Highway restaurant to indulge in big bowls of pho or plates of shaking beef, but make sure to try the wings here, too. These crispy wings carry a zippy, funky flavor embedded in the meat with a bit of heat from the sweet chile sauce glaze. Wings come with a side of white rice and pickled vegetables. Beyond pho, there’s no shortage of solid choices on the menu at Nam Phuong. The restaurant also has a location in Norcross. Order online.

4051 Buford Hwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30345

13. Pho Dai Loi 2

4186 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30345

There are plenty of places to slurp pho throughout Atlanta, but Pho Dai Loi 2 is consistently one of the best restaurants for the noodle soup. The menu includes a substantial amount of proteins to choose from, including tripe, flank, beef tendon, chicken, and combinations. Order a medium bowl of pho, which is more than enough to satisfy. Make sure to order a pot of tea, too. There are also locations in Forest Park and Duluth. Order online.

4186 Buford Hwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30345

14. Pho Bac Restaurant

4897 Buford Hwy NE, Chamblee, GA 30341

Located in the Orient Center (also home to Gu’s Kitchen and Penang) on Buford Highway, Pho Bac has been a popular spot for pho for over 25 years now. But the restaurant is also a solid option for bowls of bún bò huế and bánh mì, too. There’s also a Duluth location. Order online.

4897 Buford Hwy NE
Chamblee, GA 30341

15. Quoc Huong Banh Mi Fast Food

5150 Buford Hwy NE, Doraville, GA 30340

For folks seeking excellent bánh mì, many will argue that there may be no better place than the iconic Buford Highway sandwich shop Quoc Huong in the Asian Square complex. The fresh French bread definitely contributes to the reputation this shop has earned. Try the barbecue pork here. Looking for a deal? Order five bánh mì and that sixth one is free. The shop now accepts credit cards.

5150 Buford Hwy NE
Doraville, GA 30340

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16. Vietvana Pho Noodle House

2831 E College Ave, Avondale Estates, GA 30002

Vietvana opened in Avondale Estates in 2019 and quickly became a neighborhood favorite. Noodles are made fresh daily here, with pho broth cooking by 3 a.m. In addition to pho and bánh mì, Vietvana offers appetizers, such as pork and shrimp spring rolls and Hue-style beef and pork meatballs in a sweet tomato garlic sauce, salads, like the fiery papaya salad, a selection of bún (rice vermicelli noodles,) and cơm (rice) dishes, including fried rice and broken rice. Vietvana also has locations in Midtown and at Ponce City Market. Order online.

2831 E College Ave
Avondale Estates, GA 30002

17. Dai Nam Restaurant

5495 Jimmy Carter Blvd, Norcross, GA 30093

Located in the Oakbrook Square Shopping Center, head here for bowls of bún bò huế or bún riêu soup, cháo lòng (pork porridge,) broken rice dishes, and the sizzling pancake, bánh xèo. Order online.

5495 Jimmy Carter Blvd
Norcross, GA 30093

18. Huy's Sandwiches

6100 Live Oak Pkwy, Norcross, GA 30093

Regulars of this Norcross shop claim it has the best bánh mì in all of metro Atlanta. The menu here includes over 15 bánh mì options, like grilled or steamed pork, liver pâté, fish, and a combo with ham, head cheese, pâté, and steamed pork.

6100 Live Oak Pkwy
Norcross, GA 30093

19. Banh Mi Café

3512 Satellite Blvd NW, Duluth, GA 30096

It’s all about bánh mì at Banh Mi Cafe in Duluth. Sandwiches here include everything from barbecue pork or Vietnamese pork cold cuts (dac biet,) to scrambled eggs, sugarcane shrimp, and pork skin bánh mì. The menu is vegetarian-friendly, too, with tofu, avocado, and sautéed mushrooms listed among the cafe’s meat-free options. Beyond sandwiches, the cafe also serves bánh xèo and bún riêu (rice vermicelli noodle soup with crab and tomato) as well as pho on its menu.

3512 Satellite Blvd NW
Duluth, GA 30096

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