Indianapolis' 4 favorite spots to find budget-friendly Vietnamese fare

King Wok |  Photo: April S./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 10, 2020.

In search of a new favorite Vietnamese spot?

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

1. Egg Roll Number 1

Photo: Kim G./Yelp

Topping the list is Egg Roll Number 1. Located at 4540 S. Emerson Ave., the Vietnamese and Chinese spot, which offers soups and more, is the highest-rated inexpensive Vietnamese restaurant in Indianapolis, boasting 4.5 stars out of 389 reviews on Yelp. 

If you're looking for more information, we found these details on Yelp about Egg Roll Number 1.

"Our Vietnamese menu features over 15 types of Pho, a traditional noodle soup," the business writes on Yelp in the section about specialties. "You have to try our Chinese menu, offering seafood, pork, chicken, beef and veggie dishes."

2. King Wok

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Next is Lafayette Square's King Wok, situated at 4150 Lafayette Road. With 4.5 stars out of 168 reviews on Yelp, the Vietnamese and Chinese spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option. 

If you're hungry for more information, we found these details on Yelp about King Wok.

Yelper Toni W., who reviewed King Wok on March 11, wrote, "My new go-to! I started coming in [and] getting carry out orders and fell in love with the shrimp tempura and teriyaki chicken. Today, I came in to dine and got the 101 Pho with beef, and it was just as delicious as everything else."

3. Long Thanh Chinese and Vietnamese Food

Photo: Mina J./Yelp

Allisonville's Long Thanh Chinese and Vietnamese Food, located at 5707 E. 71st St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap Vietnamese and Chinese spot four stars out of 60 reviews. 

Yelper Jessica C. wrote, "Ordered the spring rolls (the ones with rice paper) and pho special…The food was amazing, and the spring rolls some of the best I have had. Toppings for the pho were fresh and generous. Will come again!"

4. Pho 54

Photo: Annette B./Yelp

Pho 54, a Vietnamese spot in Crooked Creek, is another inexpensive go-to, with four stars out of 169 Yelp reviews. Head over to 7280 Michigan Road to see for yourself. 

We turned to Yelp for more information about Pho 54, which offers pho, sandwiches, fresh fruit smoothies and more. 

Ryan H., who reviewed Pho 54 on Jan. 31, shared, "This place is a gem! Stopped in during a business trip and ordered their veggie chicken pho. This stuff was magical. The seasoning was so good. Don't let the appearance of the building fool you. This was one of the best meals I've ever had!"

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