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Turtle Tower Restaurant

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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $15
CUISINES
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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PHỞ ∙ RICE NOODLE​
Small 6.50
Large 8.00
Phở Chín
Well-done​ flank & brisket beef noodle soup
Small 6.50
Large 8.00
Phở Tái
Rare beef noodle soup
Small 7.00
Large 8.50
Phở Tái Chín
Rare & well-done beef noodle soup
Small 7.50
Large 9.00
Phở Bò ðặc Biệt
Combination of rare beef, tripe, well-done beef noodle soup
Small 7.50
Large 9.00
Phở Tái Lăn
Stir-fried​ beef w/ celery, carrot, onion, & leek noodle soup
Small 7.75
Large 9.25
Phở Bò áp Chảo Nước
Stir-fried beef w/ celery, carrot, onion, & leek pan-fried. Noodle soup
Small n/a
Large 8.75
Phở Bò Xào (Khô)
Stir-fried beef w/ celery, carrot, onion, & leek pan-fried noodle
Small 6.50
Large 8.00
Phở Sốt Vang
Beef stewed in wine sauce noodle soup
Small 6.75
Large 8.25
Phở Gà
Chicken noodle soup
Small 7.75
Large 9.25
Phở Gà Lòng
Chicken​ w/ chicken giblets noodle soup
BÚN ∙ VERMICELLI NOODLE​
Small 7.75
Large 9.25
Bún Thang
Chicken, finely sliced egg, fancy pork vermicelli noodle soup
Small n/a
Large 8.50
Bún Chả Hà Nội
Grilled pork patty & sliced pork w/ vermicelli noodle, lettuce, mint & cilantro
Small n/a
Large 8.50
Nem Cua (Chả Giò) - Bún - Rau
Imperial rolls w/ vermicelli noodle, lettuce, mint & cilantro
CƠM ÐĨA ∙ RICE PLATE​
8.50
Gà Roti
Fried chicken leg w/ steamed rice
7.50
Cơm ðâu Rán, Riêm Eà Chua
Fried tofu sautéed w/ tomatoes & green onions w/ steamed rice
8.50
Cơm Gà Xào Cà Chua, Hành Tây, Tỏi Tây Và Cà Rốt
Stir-fried chicken w/ celery, carrot, onion, leek, & tomato w/ steamed rice
7.50
Cơm Sốt Vang
Beef​ stewed in wine sauce w/ steamed rice
8.50
Cơm Thịt Gà Luộc
Steamed chicken (with bone) over steamed rice
7.50
Cơm Thịt Nướng
Grilled pork over steamed rice
7.50
Cơm Bò Xào Cà Chua, Hành Tây, Tỏi Tây Và Cà Rốt
Stir-fried beef w/ celery, carrot, onion, leek, & tomato w/ steamed rice
MÓN ÐẶC BIÊT∙ SPECIALS​
6.75
8.25
Cháo Gà
Chicken porridge
7.50
Xôi Gà
Sticky rice w/ chicken
7.00
Xôi Lạp Xường
Sticky rice w/ chinese sausage
8.50
Xôi Gà Lạp Xường
Sticky rice w/ chicken & chinese sausage
BÁNH MÌ ∙ VIETNAMESE SANDWICH​
Includes: house seasoning, butter, cucumbers, carrots, cilantro, jalapenos
Choose 3 items below
4.75
Pate
4.75
Sausage
4.75
Grilled Pork
4.75
Jambon (Ham)
4.75
Fried Egg
4.75
Grilled Chicken
CÁC MÓNTHÊM ∙ SIDEORDERS​
(S) 8.50
(L) 14.00
ðĩa Gà Luộc
Plate of steamed chicken (with bone)
(S) 3.00
(L) 5.00
Lòng Gà
Chicken giblets
3.00
Thêm Gà
Side​ of chicken (without bone)
1.75
Bát Súp (Bò Hoặc Gà)
Bowl of broth (beef or chicken)
1.75
Trứng Rán (Chiên) Hoặc Trứng Tươi
Fried egg or egg yolk w/ soup
3.75
ðĩa Tái
Plate of rare beef
1.75
Bát Phở Không
Bowl​ of rice noodle
5.00
ðĩa Thịt Nướng
Plate of grilled pork
5.25
Gỏi Cuốn
Fresh spring rolls
2.25
Chiếc Nem (Chả Giò)
Imperial roll (each)
GIẢI KHÁT ∙ BEVERAGES​
3.25
Café - ðen/Sữa, Nóng/ðá
Vietnamese filtered coffee - black or w/ condensed milk, hot or iced
2.95
Nước Trái Cây Tươi (Cam Tươi Vắt, Chanh Tươi Vắt, Nước Dừa Tươi, Mía Tươi)
Fresh fruit juices (orange, lemonade, coconut, sugar cane)
2.50
Sữa ðậu Nành Tươi Nóng/ðá
Fresh soy bean hot/iced
2.95
Chè Ba Mầu
Three color bean dessert
1.95
Nước Có Ga
Sparkling water
2.95
Trà Thái
Thai iced tea
1.00
Trà ðá
Iced tea
1.85
Nước Giải Khát Chai (Rau Má, ổi, Xinh Xáo, Hoa Cúc, Sữa ðậu Nành)
Canned beverages (pennywort, guava, grass jelly, sweet chrysanthemum, soy bean)
2.95
Soda Trứng, Soda Xí Muội, Soda Chanh
Soda egg yolk, soda plum, soda lemon
1.85
Nước Ngọt Có Ga
Canned sodas (coke, diet coke, sprite/7-up, orange soda)
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

I ordered #6 Ph Bò Áp Cho Nc Stir-fried Beef with Celery, Carrot, Onion, and Leek Pan-fried Noodle Soup. It was absolutely divine! The roasty noodles added so much to the flavor of the soup. It was one of the best bowls of Pho I've...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PennyS694
Reviewed June 14, 2018

If you are craving a delicous, inexpensive meal, head to Turtle Tower restaurant for savory Vietnamese food. This is a small San Francisco chain that is modest on décor but fully committed to providing tasty food at affordable prices. The portions are huge to begin...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank DonnaandCraig
Reviewed December 15, 2016

Just your average Pho place. The funny thing is that they don't have any seafood Pho. It's OK, but just OK.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Nomad627
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We love Pho Ga of Turtle Tower! Their Pho always tastes great, although it can be slightly varries everytime, which is very natural and understandable in cooking. We never taste MSG in the broth. The traditional rice noodles are soft and smooth. Owners pride themself...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Anna N
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Why no-nonsense? Because as a (flexible) vegetarian living in Sweden I am used to always find a vegetarian option in an Asian restaurant. But then again, the ones I usually try are imitation of authentic asian restaurants. So this is an authentic one: no tofu...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank bluto77
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Its northern style pho, so no pile of greens. I've had great pho in Hanoi, TT is pretty much the same. Yes it's busy most of the time, so they want you in and out, just the same as a good place in Hanoi. Remember,...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Ian U
Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

The pho here is more of a traditional home style. If you looking for pho with basil and all the fancy sauce than this is not the place for you. Learning from the waiters this is a different region of Vietnamese traditional food. Overall it's...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Billy V
Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

I have only been to the location in the outer Richmond, so I only can speak to that. The only thing I've actually ever ordered here was the chicken noodle pho. Super authentic just like my Vietnamese mother and aunts make it. Turtle towers' noodles...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank davidmG6803VT
Reviewed December 28, 2015

Really slow service, food was average, and not very friendly. We came in the other evening and had the Com Bo Xao (stir fried beef with onions) and Xoi Lap Xuong (sticky rice with chinese sausage). The service was very slow. We had to ask...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Avrilx
Reviewed October 13, 2015

I went there a few years ago and .wasn't happy with the experience. A friend said it was good so I thought I'd give it a try. It's better, but nothing great. The food average and the menu is a little sparse. They gave me...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank Ebert K
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