In search of a new favorite Vietnamese spot?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Vietnamese restaurants around Long Beach, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.
1. Boba Tea House
Topping the list is Boba Tea House. Located at 1336 W. Willow St., Suite 103, the Vietnamese spot, which offers sandwiches and bubble tea, is the highest-rated cheap Vietnamese restaurant in Long Beach, boasting 4.5 stars out of 233 reviews on Yelp. The restaurant offers banh mi, fried rice, pho and vermicelli noodle dishes.
Yelper Eric W., who reviewed Boba Tea House on Jan. 19, wrote, "This is one of those places where the food is a) delicious and b) incredibly inexpensive... We have gotten the popcorn chicken, chicken vermicelli, Korean barbecue banh mi, pad thai and house fried rice. All have been excellent, fresh and, frankly, addicting."
Nikki S. noted, "Their banh mi are delicious and cheap."
2. Wok & Pho
Next up is Wok & Pho, situated at 1001 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 129. With 4.5 stars out of 127 reviews on Yelp, the Chinese, Vietnamese and Cambodian spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a budget-friendly option. It serves egg rolls, beef and meatball pho and phnom penh noodle soup.
3. Pho 881
Pho 881, a Vietnamese spot, is another inexpensive go-to, with four stars out of 106 Yelp reviews. Head over to 881 E. Anaheim St. to see for yourself. The menu features oxtail pho, shaking beef rice and chicken fried rice.