Frequently Asked Questions

How long has Pho Hoa Noodle Soup been in business?

Pho Hoa Noodles Soup was first established in 1983 in sunny California.


How many Pho Hoa Noodle Soup locations are there?

With locations in 6 different countries, we have more than 60 locations and counting!


Are your pho noodle soups really healthy?

Yes! Pho broth is traditionally made with bone marrow which is high in calorie and saturated fat. At Pho Hoa Noodles Soup, we only use lean, quality meat cuts to create our delicious healthy broth.


What are your hours of operation?

Our hours of operation vary depending on your location.  Please contact the nearest store for their hours.


What does Pho Hoa mean?

Pho is a traditional Vietnamese noodle soup dish primarily consisting of a beef stock soup base. Hoa means harmony. Together, Pho Hoa symbolizes the harmony of traditional Vietnamese roots blended with the modern, local community. We are proud to provide locally sourced produce and to work with our local residents to build a stronger community.


Does Pho Hoa Noodle Soup have any fundraising opportunities?

Many of our locations do have fundraising opportunities. Please complete our contact form to learn more about our program.



Do all locations have the same menu items?

All of our locations have the same core items, however, we are flexible to items that fit our concept and caters to the local palate.  Please contact your local restaurant for a full list of menu items.


Are all Pho Hoa Noodle Soup locations co-branded with Jazen Tea?

Not all locations serve Jazen Tea products. Please visit to find a list Jazen Tea locations.


Are all of your locations franchise owned?

No, we have corporate owned locations as well as franchise owners, like you.


How can I own my own Pho Hoa Noodle Soup franchise?

Please visit our Franchise Opportunity page to find out more and to apply today!


What are the pre-qualifications for a franchise?

$200,000-$250,000 in net worth.


What is the franchise fee?



How much does it cost to open a Pho Hoa Noodle Soup franchise?

Estimated between $158,000-$295,850. Based on 1500 sq. ft. space. 


I do not have any business or franchising experience. Do I qualify to own a franchise?

Although it helps to have business experience, it is not necessary.  With our proven operational system and helpful staff, we will provide you the training and ongoing operational and marketing support needed to run your business.


I am not Vietnamese and my community does not have a large Vietnamese population. Is this franchise right for me and my community?

We warmly welcome any person who has the drive and passion to be their own boss regardless of their background. Our business model's flexible and can be adapted to local communities is why we've been around for more than 30 years!


Can I choose my own location for my Pho Hoa Noodles Soup franchise?

Yes! We will work with you to find the best location that is suited for you and your business.


Can I own more than one Pho Hoa Noodle Soup franchise?

Yes, you can be a multi-unit operator.  Existing franchisees who buy a second or subsequent franchise receive a 35% discount off of the franchise fee. We also have an Area and Master Developer program which allows you to develop our franchise brand in an entire state or country. Please complete our franchise application to get in contact with a Franchise Development Manager for more details.


Can I own both a Pho Hoa Noodles Soup and Jazen Tea franchise?

Yes! Currently we are waiving the Jazen Tea franchise fee when you open a Pho Hoa Noodles Soup!


How do I get started on owning a Pho Hoa Noodle Soup franchise?

Please complete an inquiry form and a Franchise Development Manager will contact you shortly.