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Pho Van

Strip District
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2120 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4420
+1 412-281-7999
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Sidney, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was wonderful to find a restaurant that satisfied the carnivore/vegetarians/vegans in our group with fabulous food. All six of us were very happy with our meals. Our server was very friendly and helpful offering suggestions, which we appreciated. The decor and furnishings were basic but the food was excellent.

Thank Cathy H
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is great, quiet, and the people are friendly! They have great options for food and the prices are great!

Thank Britt W
Level Contributor
21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the mixed grill fried rice. Flavor is smoky with authentic Vietnamese seasoning. Portions are generous. Pho is satisfying and fresh. We crave their food on a regular basis.

Thank JoycePittsburgh
Singapore, Singapore
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166 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

noodles here were quite good, especially the soupy wanton noodles, a great comfort food. service was also friendly

2 Thank geraldchan
New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We were at the strip for the day and decided to try this very unassuming little restaurant. We were greatly surprised by the superior food and service we received. The soup was delicious and appetizers were tasty. We made a special trip two weeks later just to eat there.

Thank Travalar_X
Rome, Italy
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Was in the Strip District to meetup some friends, but once there, my friends messaged me that they were late, so had to duck into an eatery to get some food and shelter from the wintery elements. Always wanted to try the Pho vietnamese soup in this place, which seemed always crowded (good sign), and so went it. Ordered a... More 

Thank sherpes h
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious and savory Pho. I just spent a month in Vietnam and was missing Pho. Pho Van hit the spot! I will definitely be back!

Thank Alex G
Valparaiso, Indiana
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82 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

If you have a taste for Vietnamese food, this place will satisfy you. Good pho in a simple atmosphere where it seems a number of local people eat. Not expensive, but I don't think you can get a beer to go with your dinner.

Thank David R
New Haven, Connecticut
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

One of the worst dining experiences I've had in Pittsburgh. The food itself isn't bad, but the service is terrible. I went with my parents on a Tuesday for lunch and waited at the door for 10 minutes for the host to speak to us even though there were several empty tables. We waited a long time for food and... More 

1 Thank Donna S
Johnstown, PA
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Excellent. Although not an expert on Pho, i thought this compared well to what I've eaten in Baltimore. Also liked the vinegar onions.

1 Thank Anniie325

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2120 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4420
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Strip District
  • Neighbourhood: Strip District
  • Phone Number: +1 412-281-7999

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