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ABOUT US

WHY SO PHO SO GOOD?

So Pho So Good is the realisation of a dream to bring Vietnamese food to the heart of Glen Iris in a clean and contemporary environment that is instantly welcoming.

Open for lunch every day and dinner Thursday to Sunday, we offer quick and easy takeaway or convenient dine-in options designed to suit a range of palates. Dishes range in complexity from simple and delicious banh mi (Vietnamese baguette sandwich) to more complex offerings like banh cuon (steamed rice crepes). In addition to these classics, the menu also features a wide variety of vegetarian-friendly options – and every dish is proudly MSG-free.

For those who enjoy a drink with their meal, BYO is welcome. For coffee lovers, only the finest is on offer thanks to acclaimed roastery Padre, perfectly accompanied by hand bottled milk from Fitzroy producer St David Dairy.

Our fitout is an ode to natural beauty and rustic industrial design, with a family (and dog) friendly courtyard at the rear that’s perfect for cosy winter chats or long summer nights. A photo taken in Vietnam by Leo himself hangs behind the counter as a daily reminder of the inspiration behind the menu’s many tasty dishes.

With ample parking out back and entry both via the courtyard and the street, it’s easy and fun to sample the best in Vietnamese food with our laid back, easy and fresh take on lunch and dinner. Come and see us anytime. We’d love to have you.

MENU

SO HUNGRY?

Something Light

 

Gỏi Cuốn (GF) please ask for GF dipping sauce  

rice paper rolls filled with mint, lettuce and vermicelli, served with dipping sauce and crushed peanuts

Lemongrass beef 3.8ea
Chargrilled chicken 3.8ea
Vegetarian (vegan sauce available) 3.8ea

 

Chả Giò 9

spring rolls (4) served with lettuce, mint and dipping sauce

Pork, Chicken or Vegetarian 9
Seafood 9.8

 

Bánh Bao steamed buns 3.8

BBQ Pork
Chicken
Vegetarian
Sweet Custard

 

Bánh Mì 9

baguette with beurre, cucumber, coriander and pickled carrots

Chargrilled pork 9
Chargrilled chicken 9
Vegetables & tofu or Lemongrass beef 9
Roast Pork Belly 9.8

 

Bánh Cuốn (GF) 14.8

steamed rice crepes
Traditional – minced pork and wood ear filled crepes, topped with sliced meatloaf, cucumber, bean sprouts and mint
Vegetarian – filled with cabbage, carrot, leek, lemongrass tofu
* Chilli on the side (vegan sauce available)

 

Fried Rice (GF)  9.8 

with chinese sausage, egg, prawn, peas, sweetcorn and carrots

 

Something More

Phở (GF) please ask for gluten free noodles  

rice noodle in broth vietnamese national dish, pronounced as “fuh” it’s pho-dinkum amazing!

Tái thinly sliced beef 14
chicken 14
Chay vegetarian, fresh tofu & mushrooms in vegetable broth (vegan friendly) 14
fish fillets in chicken broth 15.8
Combo sliced beef, beef meatball and slow cooked beef ribs 16.8

 

Bò Kho (GF) with rice 18.8

vietnamese-style beef stew full of aromatic spices, carrots and fresh herbs
served with crusty baguette, noodles or rice

Pork Wonton Soup 15.8

served with sliced chicken, shallots, coriander and mushroom

Bún (GF) without spring roll 14.8

warm vermicelli salad served with spring roll, lettuce, cucumber and peanuts
* Chilli on the side

Lemongrass beef  
Chargrilled chicken or pork  
Vegetarian tofu & cabbage  (vegan sauce available)  

 

Cơm Tấm (GF)

broken rice with free range egg, cucumber and pickled carrots and radish
*Chilli on the side

Chargrilled pork or chicken 14.8
Vegetarian (vegan sauce available, no egg) 15.8
Roast Pork Belly 15.8

 

Cấ Ri Vit (GF) with rice 21.8

duck curry, mild curry with eggplant, snakebean and taro
served with crusty baguette, noodles or rice

Cấ Ri Chay (GF) with rice 17.8

vegetarian curry, tofu curry with mushroom, babycorn, eggplant, snake bean and taro, served with crusty baguette, noodles or rice

Cháo Gà (GF) without doughnut sticks 14.8

rice congee with chicken
staple comfort food for most Asian cultures, for any time of day
served with doughnut sticks, beansprouts, ginger and coriander

Cháo Cà (GF) without doughnut sticks 15.8

rice congee with fish
cooked in bone broth, it’s silky smooth texture makes it a favourite for all ages

 

Something Fresh

Gỏi Du Dủ (GF) 15.8

green papaya salad with prawn, mint, onion, peanuts and house special dressing
*Chilli on the side

Viet slaw (GF) 14.8

shredded cabbage salad with poached chicken, herbs, onion, crushed peanuts and house special dressing
Tofu option available

Bò Tái Chanh (GF) 16.8

rare beef salad
lemon-cured beef with onion, pickled carrot and radish, mint, shallots, crushed peanuts and prawn crackers
*Chilli on the side

 

Something sweet

Premium Ice Cream 6.8

Green Tea
Black Sesame
Mango
Coconut

Vanilla
Chocolate
5

 

Kem Chuối 4.8

Homemade banana ice cream on a stick, coated with coconut milk and crushed peanuts

 

Rainbow Jelly with Lychee & Jackfruit 5.8

Served with shaved ice and coconut milk

Coconut & Peanut Filled Crepes with ice cream 9.8

 

Waffle with Ice Cream 9.8

 

 

Drinks

Coffee by Padre

Regular 4 Large 4.5 Soy/Almond +.50c

Caffe Latte, Cappucino, Flat White, Long Black, Macchiato, Espresso

Cà Phê Sữa Đá 4.8/5.5

vietnamese coffee – hot or with ice

Iced Latte 4.8
Iced Coffee with Vanilla Ice Cream 6.5
Iced Mocha 6.8

 

Chai Latte 4.5
Hot Chocolate Regular 4.0    Large     4.8

 

Teas by Larsen & Thompson 4.5

Peppermint, English Breakfast, Earl Grey​, Lemongrass & Ginger, Yunnan Green

Nước Dưa 6.5

Fresh whole coconut

Sinh Tố
lychee smoothie
6.8

 

Nước Dá Chanh 5.5

Homemade Vietnamese iced lemonade (not fizzy)

Nước Cam 6.5

Freshly squeezed orange juice

Nước Tác Muoi 5.9

Homemade cumquat freeze

Milk Shakes 6.8

Chocolate, Vanilla

Organic Carbonates 4

Cola, cola no sugar, ginger beer, lemon lime and bitters, lemonade, raspberry, orange

Kombucha 5

Raspberry, ginger

Voss 4.5

Sparkling or still water

Juices 4.5

Noah’s
peach kiwi mango
orange guava pineapple paw paw
banana lychee mango
Noah’s Ice Tea
lemon, peach
Charlie’s Juices
apple
apple guava

Alcoholic Drinks  
Asian Beers 8

saigon special
333 (ba ba ba)
asahi
tshingtao
singha
tiger

Cider 8.5

lychee gold (low cal. 1.15%)
kirin fuji apple

Wine 8

SA shiraz
NZ sauvignon blanc

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25 High Street Glen Iris 3146
eat@sophosogood.com.au
(03) 9885 2846
OPENING HOURS

OPEN EVERY NIGHT FOR DINNER
(CLOSED TUESDAYS)
WEEKDAYS 10am TO 9pm
WEEKENDS 11am TO 9pm