Pho Colonial Authentic Vietnamese Diner Open in North Dallas

Remember Khanh Dao, the restaurateur behind Voltaire, Steel Restaurant and Lounge, and Draelion? She disappeared for a bit, but she’s back and opening two locations of Pho Colonial Authentic Vietnamese Diner. The first location on Frankfort and the Tollway is now open. The second location in The Wilson Building downtown is scheduled for mid-May. Full press release below.

For Immediate Release:
April 25, 2011
Dallas, Texas — North Dallas’ Pho Colonial Authentic Vietnamese Diner is now open at the North East corner of Frankford Crossing on Frankford Road at Dallas Tollway. The newest concept by restaurateur Khanh Dao, Pho Colonial focuses on the freshest ingredients available in signature Vietnamese dishes to create a palate of flavors reflective of Vietnam’s rich culinary heritage and influences
Casual and affordable, Pho Colonial’s menu includes a selection of Pho, traditional Vietnamese soup served with fresh vegetables and herbs for garnishing to taste, Bánh Mì, fresh baguette sandwiches with choice of grilled meats or house-made goose-liver pate, Bún, vermicelli noodles with choice of grilled meats as well as Small Bites and Chefs’ Specials.
Additionally, the menu features Vietnamese coffees, bubble teas, domestic/imported beers and a selection of wines and sakes.
“Vietnamese cuisine is vibrant in color, fresh, flavorful, and very healthy,” says Khanh, Pho Colonial founder, creator and Chief Pho Taste Maker. “Vegetables are rarely cooked and meats are prepared with care to maintain texture. Dishes are served with a variety of condiments to encourage diners to be creative and test their taste buds.”
With restaurant experience that spans over a decade, Khanh Dao’s projects have included award-winning concepts Voltaire, Steel Restaurant and Lounge and Draelion.
A second location of Pho Colonial in The Wilson Building at Stanley Marcus Square is set to open in May. Pho Colonial is located at 4727 Frankford Road, Suite 409 in North Dallas. Hours of operation are 11am-11pm daily. For more information call 972-267-7466 or go to

One comment on “Pho Colonial Authentic Vietnamese Diner Open in North Dallas

  1. So happy to know this, pho real. J’adore Vietnemese food and would love an alternative to Mai’s.