Founded in 2014, Simply Pho House is a beloved destination in the Lake Travis area for fast and fresh Asian fusion cuisine. Hungry diners in Lakeway, Marble Falls, Bee Cave and Dripping Springs agree; Simply Pho is simply delicious! It was so fun to sit down with owner, Loan Huyuh in May 2023, to learn more about the Simply Pho House story.

Exploring Asian Cuisine

Asian cuisine is renowned for its diverse flavors, fresh ingredients and intricate culinary techniques. It encompasses a wide range of regional specialties, including Chinese stir-fries, Japanese sushi, Thai curries, Indian spices, Korean barbecue, and much more. Common ingredients like rice, noodles, seafood and vegetables. It features aromatic herbs and spices like ginger, garlic, chili, and lemongrass. These help create bold and vibrant dishes that are both delicious and visually appealing. Asian cuisine appreciates the balance in flavors, textures, and colors, resulting in dishes that are harmonious and satisfying to the palate. At Simply Pho House, they offer classic Vietnamese dishes too.

What Is Asian Fusion?

If you’re wondering what Asian fusion cuisine refers to, here’s the answer! It’s a culinary style that blends elements and flavors from different Asian cultures, as well as non-Asian cuisines, to create innovative and unique dishes. The goal of Asian fusion is to create new and exciting flavor combinations that offer a modern twist on classic dishes while maintaining a sense of authenticity and creativity. This approach allows chefs to experiment with diverse ingredients and cooking methods, resulting in dishes that showcase the rich diversity of Asian culinary traditions while embracing innovation and creativity.

What Is Vietnamese Cuisine Known For?

Vietnamese cuisine is known for its fresh ingredients, vibrant flavors, and aromatic herbs and spices. Pho, a traditional Vietnamese noodle soup, is one of the most popular dishes and is typically made with beef or chicken broth, rice noodles, various herbs, and thinly sliced meat or tofu. Other popular Vietnamese dishes include:

  • Banh Mi: A Vietnamese sandwich made with a French baguette filled with various meats or tofu, pickled vegetables, cilantro, and chili peppers.
  • Bun Cha: Grilled pork served with vermicelli noodles, fresh herbs, and a sweet and tangy dipping sauce.
  • Goi Cuon: Fresh spring rolls made with shrimp, pork, rice noodles, and herbs wrapped in rice paper and served with a peanut dipping sauce.
  • Com Tam: Broken rice served with grilled meats, pickled vegetables, and a fried egg.
  • Banh Xeo: Vietnamese savory crepes made with rice flour, coconut milk, and turmeric, filled with shrimp, pork, bean sprouts, and herbs.

Simply Pho House

With three convenient locations in Bee Cave, Marble Falls, and Dripping Springs, Simply Pho House brings the vibrant flavors of traditional Asian cuisine to the heart of Texas. At Simply Pho House, discover a diverse menu that celebrates the rich culinary heritage of Vietnam, Thailand and China. Together with modern cooking techniques that create innovative and flavorful dishes. (And don’t forget their drink robots! If you haven’t experienced them already, you must go and see what these robots are all about.)

The menu at Simply Pho House is carefully curated to offer a wide range of options. There is something to delight every palate! From classic Vietnamese dishes like pho, banh mi, and bun cha, to Thai favorites like pad thai and green curry, to Chinese specialties like General Tso’s chicken and kung pao shrimp. Owner Loan Huyuh’s fave dish? She says you must try their Pho, a delicious soup dish consisting of broth, rice noodles, herbs and meat.

Whether you’re craving the comforting warmth of a steaming bowl of pho on a chilly day, the bold and spicy flavors of Thai curry, or the savory goodness of Chinese stir-fry, Simply Pho House has you covered. With its commitment to blending traditional Asian flavors with modern culinary techniques, Simply Pho House offers a dining experience that is both delicious and memorable for guests of all tastes and preferences.

About Amber Hart Homes

An Austin native who has been earning accolades as a top performer since her first year as a Realtor, Amber Hart is an expert when it comes to Austin real estate. With over 15 years of experience, she is one of the top agents in Austin, earning membership in Luxury League Austin, Elite 25 Austin, Million Dollar Guild and recognition like Austin Business Journal’s Top Five Agents in Austin. As a certified Luxury Specialist, Amber actively pursues professional development opportunities to stay current with her business, earning credentials like Certified Negotiation Expert, which less than 1% of Realtors have and a member of the Keller Williams Luxury Home Division since conception. Amber is widely known for her dedication to the Lake Travis community as the founder of A Kind Hart Foundation and The Hart of Lake Travis.