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Pho Hoa Cali Express

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9170 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92126-4804
+1 858-271-8341
08:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

The feminist side of me says NO. All the waiters are men while the women are stuck in the kitchen. Second, although the service is decent, the food is mostly oily and on busy days, the wait for just a table can go up to an hour! The "meatballs" in the pho is strange tasting but overall just an average... More 

Thank Ashley101n
La Jolla, California
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Any of the beef pho are excellent, but also try the shrimp, they put lots of it in there. Also have great rice dishes if you're not in the mood for soup.

Thank George N
San Diego, California
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154 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

My friend ordered Pho noodles. Typical. Nothing special. I ordered their beef stew noodle bowl. The soup was delicious, but the beef in the soup was very poor quality. Service was prompt. Restaurant doesn't appear very clean. Prices very reasonable.

Thank Jeanne P
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 December 2014

I will start off with the positives that the food is absolutely AMAZING! the best I will always come back for more or bring friends who are visiting. The only reason I will be coming back however is the food. The service is horrible, however the food makes up for it.

1 Thank Sarah J
San Diego, California
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Out of all the Vietnamese restaurants in this area. This has to be by far the best. Consistent all the time! The food is excellent and fast. Although the waiters always have a smile on their faces, they really do not understand what you are trying to ask them all the time. So speak slow and point to the picture.... More 

1 Thank Taknaydog
San Diego, CA
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85 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Service is quick; the pho comes out piping hot & good as to be expected. Nothing fancy here. They have free wifi. I recommend this place when you're craving a good bowl of pho!

1 Thank bamboo222SanDiego_CA
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Reviewed 11 February 2009

Good pho when in Mira Mesa. Tends to have a decent line.

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Reviewed 20 January 2009

Good flavors. Worth the wait.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9170 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92126-4804
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-271-8341

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