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3831 Alton Pkwy, Suite B, Irvine, CA 92606-8274
+1 949-251-8829
10:00 - 22:00
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Laguna Woods, California
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401 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The broth was out of this world. I guess I was lucky as the place was empty. Great food large portions, service couldn't have been better

Thank Ed P
Irvine, California
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and myself love pho but our little ones do not. When we're craving pho more likely than not we have to get takeout. Pho So 1 is the absolute best in Irvine. Compared to Pho Factory the broth is much tastier and compared to Pho Saigon Pearl you definitely get more of everything for your money. Pho So... More 

1 Thank Erika T
Santa Ana, California
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Went here for lunch on a friday and the place was packed. Was going to go somewhere else, but this many people eating here must mean it's a good place. Put my name on a waiting list and there were easily a dozen names ahead of me. A waiter approached me after a few minutes and said he can get... More 

1 Thank John W
Tustin, California
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274 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Although they have great food, I've gotten a headache from MSG both times when I ate pho there. But with the bun and springrolls, I didn't get any head aches.

Thank Lord H
Flagstaff, Arizona
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213 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2014

My wife and are were very pleased with the quality of the food. This place is clean and has fast friendly service. Prices were also very reasonable. We will be back next time we are in the area.

Thank matt v
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121 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Well, it finally cooled off in Irvine, so it was cold enough for some pho' soup. Upon entering the restaurant, I was so impressed with how clean it was!! I ordered the vegetarian pho' with tofu and it was incredible. There were tons of vegetables; much more than they provide at other Vietnamese restaurants I've eaten at. I'm not Vietnamese,... More 

Thank Fieldtravels
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

There are many choices for Pho but to me this place is special It's family owned by a young Vietnamese couple .everyone is young and energetic happy and thankful for your business. They have a lot of selections and every type of food or Pho you could want. The prices are low food fresh and wonderful If you order Pho... More 

Thank reed k
Los Angeles, California
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

I Was looking for something different to get for launch when I stomped upon this beautiful restaurant and all I saw was Vietnamese restaurant. I ordered combination fried rice OMG... It's the best combination EVER. Planning on taking my family there or get a TOGO order. #trysomethingnew. 💛

Thank Queenc R
Irvine, CA
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2014

What a dull, pedestrian place! There was nothing remarkable, unless it was the poor service. We had to flag down a server whenever we needed something. On the plus side, they did fill our waters on a somewhat regular basis. We were seated where I could see into the kitchen. Food prep was going on with no gloves and no... More 

Thank Michael H
Orange County, California
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217 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2012

I live pretty close to this plaza and decided to give Pho So 1 a try. I had to get it to go as I had to be back at home within 30 minutes. I ordered the Pho with barbecued beef which went for $6.50 plus tax. It took about ten minutes to prepare. My "to go" package consisted of... More 

1 Thank ElGringoViajero

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3831 Alton Pkwy, Suite B, Irvine, CA 92606-8274
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-251-8829

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?