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Pho a Dong Restaurant

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428 Fitzwilliam Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-741-8699
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10:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Moncton, Canada
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a 5 minute walk from downtown and has an unassuming decor. I had the special pho and it was delicious. The broth was very tasty with a great sweet tang. The soup was served with the expected basil and bean sprouts. The place was full at lunch and is clearly a local favourite.

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Thank Daniel R
Canada
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a very nice Vietnamese family owned restaurant, and their food is always amazing!! If you don't know what to order, I personally recommend "COMBINATION DISHES" #42 or #43. They have Vegetarian dishes as well.

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Thank MKM0215
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

With HL being closed for 3 weeks I have been running around like a mad woman looking for a replacement, and I'm happy to say Pho A Dong is going to become a regular in my dinner rotation. The broth is well seasoned with good depth. HL's is slightly better but I was well satisfied with Pho Tan. The large... More 

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Thank Miss M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I think there was a new trainee today so giving it three stars. The soup came out luke warm, not even hot enough to cook the rare beef which ended up chewy and tough. The Thai basil was black... Waited nearly 18 mins for a glass of water, and no check up. Usually is good maybe just an off day?... More 

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Ucluelet, Canada
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

The food here is very good, made with good ingredients, when my wife and I visited here, she went for the Pho and enjoyed it, i ordered the Lemon Chicken, with a bubble tea both were delicious.

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Thank SpencerTouchie
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here for over 5years.They got a new cook in 2015.-We have tried it 3 times and had 3 different meals to be fair.We have had the grilled pork with spring rolls over vermicilli,the pho and the hot and sour soup over rice. The food just seems greasier and not as tasty. I miss the other chef and... More 

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Thank slurpeemama
Gabriola Island, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

This is where 3 people juggle a room of 30 people to give you delicious PHO am so much more. ..........................................................,.,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,!!!!!!!!!

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Thank ClintsSquint
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

The moment you walk through doors you might have second thoughts, but don't let the tacky decor and awful lounge music put you off. The food that is being made is authentic with fresh ingredients and consistently delicious. My goto is the Pho Beef served rare and a side of salad rolls, the soup is to die for and the... More 

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Thank BCFoodReviews
Nanaimo
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The Hot & sour is the best soup going, also best spring rolls in town. Theres a reason it gets super busy.

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Thank Matt M
Campbell River, Canada
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

The noodle broth was very good, but the price of a large bowl didn't justify the skimpy meat, tendon, and tripe portions. I also had to ask for fresh basil, bean sprouts, and lime which should be expected for a bowl of pho.

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Thank Mark T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 Fitzwilliam Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-741-8699

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?