Yes Virginia, there IS Pho in Groton. Is it as good as the pho in San Jose or Honolulu...no. But the Pho Tai was surprisingly good - one of the better bowls I've tasted in the northeastern US. As other reviews have noted the broth lacks the depth of flavor of a great pho and achieves complexity by a strong hand with the cinnamon and anise. But my wife and son both loved it and I found it perfectly acceptable.
But for my own pho I chose the Bun Bo Hue which was fabulous. The spicy heat and greater variety of meats delivered a much richer flavor - a 5 star dish all the way. My daughter wasn't in the mood for soup and so went for the Rice Noodles with Coconut Milk and Shredded Pork (Banh Tam Bi) which was surprisingly delicious. We also shared two orders of summer rolls (Goi Cuon) where were fine but not great.
The bubble tea was ranged from good (the Taro) to eh (the Mango). For those of an older generation the Mango bore an uncanny resemblance to St. Joseph's children's aspirin (if only it came in mango instead of orange). And as others have noted the tapioca balls are on the soft side.
Lastly, the decor was standard mid-grade Asian restaurant but the service was great. One oddity was window ledge into the kitchen at which the cook hit a bell and shouted (I assume) 'Order Up' in Vietnamese.
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