Ready to celebrate Lunar New Year? On Jan. 25, families around the world take part in the celebrations for Tết, the first day of the Lunar New Year — and spring — for Vietnamese families. To kick off the celebration, families gather at home or at a favorite restaurant on New Year’s Day for a reunion meal, featuring specialities that include dưa hành (pickled spring onions), bánh chưng (sticky rice with meat or beans wrapped in leaves) and boiled whole chicken.
If you’re looking for a feast to celebrate the Year of the Rat with friends and family, Hoodline has crunched the numbers to find the most excellent Vietnamese restaurants in Plano, based on Yelp ratings and our own methodology. Happy Lunar New Year!
1. Phở Mac
Topping the list is Phở Mac. Located at 8240 Preston Road, Suite 180, the phở outlet is the highest-rated destination for Vietnamese fare in Plano, boasting four stars out of 188 reviews on Yelp.
2. Phở Que Huong
Next up is Stratford Estates' Phở Que Huong, situated at 2731 W. 15th St. With four stars out of 147 reviews on Yelp, the Vietnamese diner has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Phở Texas
Phở Texas, located at 6205 Coit Road, Suite 376, is another prime choice, with Yelpers giving the Vietnamese cafe four stars out of 118 reviews.
4. Phở Cowboys
Phở Cowboys, a Vietnamese bistro, is another go-to, with four stars out of 55 Yelp reviews. Head over to 810 N. Central Expressway, Suite 116 to give it a try for yourself.
5. Phở Bay
Finally, check out Phở Bay, which has earned four stars out of 229 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Vietnamese and Thai eatery settled at 3933 N. Central Expressway, Suite 100.