Frequently Asked Questions


General 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 phở noodle soups really healthy?

Yes! Phở broth is traditionally made with bone marrow which is high in calorie and saturated fat. At Phở Hòa, 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 Phở Hòa mean?

Phở is a traditional Vietnamese noodle soup dish primarily consisting of a beef stock soup base. Hòa means harmony. Together, Phở Hòa 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 Phở Hòa Noodle Soup locations co-branded with Jazen Tea?

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



Franchising Questions

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?

$100,000 in liquid assets and $250,000 net worth.

What is the franchise fee?

4% Royalty and 2% Marketing

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

Estimated between $267,600 - $523,380, based on 2000 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. 

Can I choose my own location for my Pho Hoa Noodle 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 Noodle Soup and Jazen Tea franchise?

Yes! Pho Hoa Noodle Soup and Jazen Tea are the perfect compliment to one another. We encourage our franchisees to take advantage of the value of both brands under one roof.

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.


For additional questions, comments or concerns please email marketing (at) phohoa (dot) com.

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