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Pho 79

Central L.A
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727 N Broadway Ste 120, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2886
+1 213-625-7026
09:00 - 21:00
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Los Angeles
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130 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Great Pho, but my favorite is the Beef Stew with egg noodles. Ask the manager Tim to make his special sauce and enjoy a special treat.

Thank lolocola
West Hollywood, California
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is one of the great mysteries of life. How an extremely mediocre restaurant suddenly become so massively popular. It’s right at the edge of Chinatown which is populated mostly by actual Chinese, and other assorted Asian people, and therefore the shops and especially the restaurants, in order to stay in business, have to be on their toes for good... More 

Thank Heywood F
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

It has been in Chinatown for ages, one of the oldest Pho restaurant in Chinatown, Los Angeles. You could try the combo pho which would give all variety of meats on your bowl.

Thank jm4tl
Cala Tarida, Spain
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152 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

For Vietnamese food in Chinatown Los Angeles, this place is pretty good. The Pho is good as are the pork dishes. Parking is difficult at lunch time, but there are nearby place to park so don't let that scare off. I would say to give it a try, you should be pleased.

Thank Ibizan_Yankee
Los Angeles, California
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104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2014

I went to Pho 79 because of the reviews. The service there was great, the Pho was decent. I was very happy with my soup. The bad is that I ordered some food to take home and when I opened it up it was terrible. Not just bad, terrible. The meat was little dry pieces of I don't know what.... More 

Thank Ninachka1
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2012

The 5 spice BBQ chicken over rice was good; not great however at $6.50 + CAL tax, the meal offers fair value portions for the BBQ chicken over rice were large enough to tide any believer in Moses' dietary laws (2 meals a day only) to have that lunch plate & skip dinner (maybe an apple or other high fibre... More 

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Reviewed 5 August 2008

some of the best Vietnamies food in town.

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Reviewed 6 January 2008

Yummy. And a pretty diverse menu.

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Reviewed 28 December 2007

best pho.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Fast food, Vietnamese
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Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 727 N Broadway Ste 120, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2886
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 213-625-7026

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?