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2529 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404-4247
+1 612-871-3226
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Huge soup portions. Great service. Delicious soup. The decor is very basic and a little run down but the food and service is very good and makes up for that.

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Thank erlandsonb
Duluth, Minnesota
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here a number of times, and never been disappointed. Prices are moderate, portions are huge, service is good. Have enjoyed the pho, lemongrass chicken, garlic chicken, and cream cheese wontons (which are way better than the usual). Egg rolls also better than the usual. Decor is unpretentious, not at all fancy, so this is not a place to... More 

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Thank Aaron B
Moorhead, Minnesota
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731 reviews
605 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The service and speed at which the food comes is good. There is a page for pho and a page for Chinese noodles on the menu. Many other items too. The place is comfortable and the menu diverse. The soup middles do not have a ton of noodles but you can ask for extra. The duck noodles contain a leg... More 

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Thank kawidd
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Really enjoyed this good Pho on a cold and rainy night, it warmed me right up. I recommend the beef, it's a solid, traditional choice that you can't go wrong with.

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Thank Sarah D
Maple Grove, MN
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194 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The place was filled with Asians, blacks, Caucasians. .. a true urban delight. Awesome pho in an informal atmosphere. People in and out, talking, noisy and enjoying large bowls of hot soup with fresh basil, sprouts and jalapeño. Quick (not necessarily friendly ) service. Great location with other fine food options. Perfect for MN fall or winter meal on a... More 

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Thank Lomunchi
Fort Myers, Florida
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We've tried multiple pho restaurants and this place has really tasty meat with a great texture! They served coke in a can and plenty of water. The condiments were plentiful and the bowl was amazing. I would definitely return.

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Thank Danielle F
Ocala, Florida
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162 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The Pho 79 menu is a Vietnamese Noodle restaurant with an extensive menu & adjoining this restaurant is Caravelle (Chinese & Vietnamese). Happy hour beer is $1.0ff 4-6PM everyday. It is open Sunday's which is the day we went. Both restaurants were full but no wait. We had the popular Egg Roll appetizer, a broccoli beef stir fry, lemon grass... More 

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Thank Bill T
Troy, Michigan
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The spring rolls were ok but the seafood PHO was excellent. Great service and our HUGE lunch was $25. The servings are very large. I especially liked the platter of fresh basil, bean sprouts, lime and jalepenos that accompanied the PHO.

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Thank lsnursemom
Chatham, Illinois
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150 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Stopped by for a lunch on a weekday. The place was essentially empty so the service was very quick. Ordered regular pho (more than enough for one person) and was very satisfied. Not the best pho I ever ate, but not bad at all. Definitely worth a stop.

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Thank edge46
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Being from Houston where Vietnamese food....especially Pho is plentiful, cheap, and extremely good....maybe I should grade on a curve...portions were really big Pho Dac Biet - 5/10 (broth was decent) Bi cuon - 6/10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2529 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404-4247
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-871-3226

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