Pho Huynh Hiep
Also known as Kevin's Noodle House, this family-owned restaurant serves an extensive menu of authentic, affordable Vietnamese fare. At this Outer Sunset branch—one of five regional locations—the no-frills space is simply decorated with small tables, tiled floors, and sparse white walls. The focus is on the food, particularly the signature noodle soups like pho bo, a light broth flavored with cardamom, star anise, and cinnamon, and topped with thin slices of beef. Also popular are the spring rolls, rice plates, and fruit shakes, available in flavors like watermelon, lychee, durian, and jackfruit.