Pho Tau Bay (Minneapolis, MN: Eat Street)

Pho Tau Bay has some solid Vietnamese food.  It’s located right on the end of Eat Street, in a stand alone building with a spacious parking lot.  It may appear to look closed, but venture inside and you’ll find people slurping away at pho.  They have a wide variety of food on their menu- dishes even span Thai and Chinese.  I recommend sticking to their noodle soups- whether that be beef rice noodle soup, pork rice noodle soup, or yellow egg noodle soup.

pho tau bay


pho tau bay

They’ll give you a plate full of bean sprouts, jalapenos, lime, basil and other greens.  Rip all the greens up and dump the greens and fresh bean sprouts in your steaming hot soup so they partially cook/wilt.  David ordered the large 3. Phở tái,nạm,gân (Rice noodle soup with fresh sliced beef ,flank and tendon), $7.45 (below).

pho minneapolis

Below: 32. Mì hoành thánh (Egg noodle soup with meat wontons), $7.45.  A big bowl of wontons, egg noodles, and roast pork.  One of my favorite Vietnamese soups!  Most of their entrees are under $8 and you can get a meaty sandwich for $3.  This restaurant is a bargain!

vietnamese souppho tau bay dumpling

Best Bets: Beef noodle soup (pho), Mì hoành thánh (Egg noodle soup with meat wontons)

Cuisine: Vietnamese
Bar: No
Vegetarian / Vegan / Gluten-Free: Yes / Yes/ Yes
Entree Range: $3-15
Waiter Service: Yes
Outdoor Seating: No
Credit Cards: Yes
Parking: Private lot
Good for Groups: Yes

Pho Tau Bay
2837 Nicollet Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 874-6030
Mon-Sat 9:30am-8:30pm
Sun 9:30am-8pm
Wednesday: CLOSED


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