Vietnamese

Pho Tre Bien basically pioneered Vietnamese cuisine in El Paso, so it was only a matter of time before the El Paso staple expanded. Instead of opening another full service location, owners decided to open a stripped down express version in the northeast near highway 54. The tiny, divey locat…

The eastside has the answer to anyone who has ever had a craving for sushi, Thai curries and pho all at the same time. Mekong Thai is a tiny 12-table restaurant in the busy Zaragosa area near Saul Kleinfeld. What’s not tiny is their spiral-bound booklet of a menu as well as the serving sizes.

Pho So has quietly been dominating the pho scene in town for the last couple of years. After the first location on Montwood opened, a second location on the East side on Gateway West opened almost immediately. Most recently, the third location has been thriving since summer of 2014 in Downto…