111 Longview Plaza Driveway
St. Simons Island, Georgia 31522
Savoring a stay on St. Simons Island comes with plenty of options. Visitors who enjoy hiking, biking, walking and riding along the shoreline will find stretching of sand and winding trails awaiting them. Those who enjoy browsing boutique shops, golfing, swimming and surfing will find that the locations for doing one or all of these activities aren’t hard to find. No matter how you spend your time on the island, there’s truly a little something for everyone-including food options! The culinary scene set up on St. Simons Island is as versatile as the landscape itself and promises to bring options for flavor in abundance. When you’re here and in the mood for savory Vietnamese Cuisine, make your way to Island Pho for a meal you won’t soon forget.
Authentic Fare with Island-Inspired Style
The unassuming façade that hosts the restaurant known as Island Pho holds big flavor within its walls, proven time and again by guests who return to savor the many flavors available. Island Pho is located within the Red Fern Shopping Center at 111 Longview Plaza Driveway and is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 11:00 am until 9:00 pm with opening hours beginning at 11:30 am Saturday and Sunday. Classic Vietnamese Pho and small plate options can be enjoyed at Island Pho in a setting that’s quaint, elegant and authentically-inspired by both Vietnam and St. Simons Island. The service is known for being friendly and if you’re not sure where to begin with the menu, the staff are ready and waiting to offer up advice.
Menu Highlights to Enjoy
Begin your culinary adventure at Island Pho with a delicious starter option. The menu features a range of options including fried tofu, fried wontons, cabbage chicken salad or Vietnamese spring rolls. Picking from the listing of Chef Specials is sure to be a savory treat with guests browsing listings that include salmon teriyaki, crispy fried noodles, and chicken skewers. You can’t go wrong with a selection of noodle soup while the lemongrass chicken, chicken curry or grilled pork are also palate-pleasing selections. Dinner can be paired with a variety of beverage options like iced coconut water, fresh lemonade, green tea or traditional soft drinks. This family-friendly stop is casual, convenient and promises to be filled with flavor from the moment you walk through the door.
Enjoy Nearby Fun and Entertainment
Enjoying a meal or two at Island Pho is always a treat for the taste buds, but when you’re in the mood to expand on the fun, this area is packed with options for enjoyment. Whether you’re a solo traveler on the hunt for an exciting stop or in town with family and friends, taking time to explore the area around Island Pho is well worth the effort. Here are a few options when you can’t wait to include a few more stops on your amazing St. Simons Island getaway.
Redfern Village Shopping Mall
The beauty of a meal at Island Pho definitely lies in the proximity guests will enjoy to the nearby Redfern Shopping Mall. Whether you’re simply in the mood to browse the goods available or can’t wait to pick up that perfect souvenir, this is a destination worth strolling through either before or after an Island Pho meal. Visitors to Red Fern Shopping Mall will be able to browse through a collection of storefronts in a charming island setting that highlights everything from handcrafted goods and apparel to jewelry, gifts, home accessories, and outdoor gear. This area of St. Simons Island is known for its vibrant commercial appeal in combination with its restaurants and scenery. Combined, this makes for a place where it’s easier to linger longer than planned.
St. William Catholic Church
Those that arrive to St. Simons Island with a love of history will appreciate the fact that spirituality has been a defining part of this destination since the early 1500s. As Franciscan Friars made their way to St. Simons Island, they began to create a patchwork of chapels and churches that spoke to a belief system that would span centuries. While there are a variety of stops to be admired on St. Simons Island for those that appreciate religious landmarks, St. William Catholic Church at 2300 Frederica Road should definitely be on the list. Stop by for Mass or simply tour the grounds and gardens at will.
Located at 1708 Frederica Road, Monkeywrench Bicycles is a nearby stop that’s worth checking out when your after-dinner plans have you taking to the many island trails on two wheels. This well-known and popular bike shop is a great place to browse the latest models, ask questions about some of the route you won’t want to miss, or get a tune-up for the gear you’ve traveled with.
Find Your Way to St. Simons Island
There’s never a bad time to make your way to St. Simons Island. Take your trip to the next level of excellence by booking accommodations with help from Lilmar Vacations while you’re here. Contact us today for more information and to get started planning.