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Published on December 13, 2019
Fresno's 3 favorite spots to find cheap Vietnamese farePho Lao Vieng | Photo: Su I./Yelp

In search of a new favorite Vietnamese spot?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Vietnamese restaurants around Fresno, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.

1. Pho Lao Vieng

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Topping the list is Pho Lao Vieng. Located at 4767 E. Olive Ave. in Southeast Fresno, the Vietnamese, Laotian and Thai spot is the highest-rated inexpensive Vietnamese restaurant in Fresno, boasting four stars out of 72 reviews on Yelp.

Notable menu options include Kao Lao with meatballs, bean sprouts and green onions; lad-na tilapia with fried ground pork, shrimp and veggies, as well as fried pla-tou, a mackerel dish with a side of veggies and dipping sauce. 

2. Pho Phuong Nine Restaurant

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Next up is Southeast Fresno's Pho Phuong Nine Restaurant, situated at 4903 E. Kings Canyon Road, Suite 107. With four stars out of 182 reviews on Yelp, the Vietnamese spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option. 

Look out for steak, flank and brisket pho, as well as vermicelli buns and a variety of rice dishes.

Yelper John V., who reviewed Pho Phuong Nine Restaurant on Nov. 12, wrote, "Ordered the chicken and shrimp pho with a side order of fried rice and I was not disappointed. Hands down one of the best fried rice I've had."

3. Pho 99

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Pho 99, a Vietnamese spot in East Central Fresno, is another cheap go-to, with four stars out of 101 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3141 E. McKinley Ave. to see for yourself. 

Pho 99 serves up a variety of pho dishes, as well as noodles and rice plates. Or stop by and grab one of its signature drinks, from a milk cream soda to a salted lemonade.

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