Pho Shop Open on 72nd Street

  Last modified on September 12th, 2019

Pho Shop, a Vietnamese restaurant, is now open at 141 West 72nd Street. I’ve just returned from enjoying a nice and hearty lunch!

Pho Shop specializes in Vietnamese street food, soups (pho) and sandwiches (banh mi).

pho shop storefront

Pho Shop Interior

To start, I was given some shrimp crackers with peanut sauce on the side. This is typically only served during dinner hours though.

Shrimp crackers with peanut sauce

Then they brought out some Vietnamese iced coffee ($4.95). It was really good … very sweet. Pho Shop’s beverage menu also offers lychee nut iced coffee, iced lychee fruit drink, and “rainbow ice” – coconut milk, red bean, mung bean, palm seed and mixed fruit jelly.

Vietnamese iced coffee

I then proceeded to order both a sandwich (banh mi) and a noodle soup (pho).

For my sandwich I went with their  “Vietnamese Ham House Bacon” ($11). It’s made with pate, mayo, pickled daikon, carrots, cucumber and cilantro. Tons of flavor and absolutely delicious.

Pho Shop 72nd Street Sandwich

I got the Pho Shop soup ($12), which is served with beef eye round, brisket and super tender beef meatballs.  Like all of their soups, it’s served in beef broth and comes with rice noodle, scallions, onions, cilantro, bean sprouts, jalapeno, basil, lemon and lime.

Pho Shop Soup

This was definitely a solid meal, and Pho Shop is a great addition to the UWS.  To learn more, check out their website and follow them on Instagram.

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