Pho Pu Lisbon

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Pho Pu – Fresh Vietnamese food

I had been missing Vietnamese food since I’d lived in Berlin and here in Lisbon you can’t find any. Fortunately, Pho Pu opened and I was there to taste the amazingly fresh and vibrant Vietnamese cuisine.

The place is small and busy, but luckily you won’t have a problem finding a table. It’s located at one of my favourite streets of Mouraria quarter, Rua do Bem Formoso, just two blocks from Martim Moniz square.

The menu is quite simple. I started with some fresh vegetarian gyozas with cold beer as I impatiently waited for the pho. When it finally arrived, it had everything I was wishing for: the fresh watercress and cilantro served in a side dish with the hot chillis, and the pho: a well seasoned, clear but very tasty chicken broth with soy bean sprouts, combining the pungent, strong aromas from the fish sauce with all the spices. Delicious!

Definitely a place to try. It’s really cheap and serves generous portions.

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Details about this spot



Rua do Benformoso 76, Lisbon

Telephone number


Opening Times

Tue - Sun 11:00 - 16:00 & 18:00 - 23:00


Pho: € 6

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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)