Adelaide Pho, it’s known to be the best pho in Adelaide CBD. Well… Well… Maybe… I don’t know as I don’t eat pho in the CBD, most of the time we would go to the Vietnamese area for it.
Adelaide Pho is located at 199 Waymouth Street. We went there because we had got no idea where to eat after coming back from Robe.
As usual, whenever I’m in a Vietnamese eatery, I’ll order its pho, nothing else but pho (pronounce it as something like “fur” with very light sound of “r” *LOL*). What’s pho? It’s a Vietnamese dish consisting of broth, noodles made from rice, a few herbs, and meat. The best? Sorry… Not the best for me. Even my friends wasn’t satisfied with it. It didn’t manage to satisfy our craving for pho. I ordered Pho Tai Nam that consisted of fresh slice and cooked beef (small, AUD9) that’s why the meat is pink.
Left: Combination rice (large, AUD11.50). Too bad, They don’t have broken rice. This is just your normal steamed rice. Usually you’ll find broken rice in Vietnamese restaurant but strangely not this one.
Right: Crispy chicken egg noodle (not sure it’s large-AUD10.50 or small-AUD9.50.)
Overall, the portion was quite standard, price was pretty much the same as other places. Some how the pho wasn’t up to my expectations.
By the way, you’ll get charged with 50 cents/person for a bottle of water! What the heck?!? Normally you won’t get charged for just tap water unless you asked for bottled water(spring/mineral water). What’s more at this type of eatery. Sorry… It didn’t go well with us as far as we know, we didn’t get charged like this at other places, it should be complimentary. 50 cents to wash a glass, guess that’s why.
Will I come back again? No… One reason is that it’s not up to my expectations and another reason is the charges of requesting for a bottle of tap water. I won’t be back in Adelaide in any near future anyway so it doesn’t make a difference. I guess this is the worst feeback I have after posting so many posts about eateries in Adelaide.