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Pho Ao Sen Restaurant
Pho Ao Sen Restaurant

Pho Ao Sen Restaurant

9.36 reviews
$$$$
Vietnamese, Diners
Ranked #36 in Oakland restaurants
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1139 E 12th St, Oakland, CA 94606
510-835-5588
http://phoaosen.com/
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Davis, California, USA

One of the best pho places in Oakland! I always go here for pho or Bun Bo Hue when I'm in town. There's plenty of parking in the lot and across the street. The restaurant is very clean!

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San Francisco, California

Amazing pho and specialty spring roll. One with meat sauce is hard to come by anywhere else. Be mindful of crime in the area at night but sooo worth the trip!

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Santa Clara, California, USA

Pho Ao Sen is better than any pho that I've had in San Francisco! It's so good in fact that I still have dreams about this place.

The broth screams flavor. It's so flavorful in fact that I did not need to color my broth red and brown or ask for more lime. That's a first!

Notes & Tips:
1) The rare steak quality is superb! To take advantage of this, order pho with the rare steak on the side. They don't charge for this service (some places do *cough Pho 2000*) and you can prevent your beef from becoming overcooked.
2) The amount of beef you get is the same whether you order a large or regular.

If you are in the mood for something a little different, try the bun bo hue. It's my second favorite place for it in the bay area! (Pho King in my opinion is still better but Pho Ao Sen definitely holds its own and makes a mean, spicy, satisfying bowl).

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Great pho in Oakland. They have their own parking lot (which makes it easy)

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