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Huong Lan

19-1925 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H1, Canada
+1 250-756-7943
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pho” (41 reviews)
“spring rolls” (14 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19-1925 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tend to eat Vietnamese from Huang Lan more than Chinese from anywhere else - it is fresh, good size portions and doesn't stuff us like Chinese. Picked up the other day - restaurant was PACKED on a weeknight, told it would be 35 min.,...More

Thank S_Leach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Food! Very friendly staff! Every time I’m in Nanaimo I make a special trip to the restaurant.

Thank EveJ52
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at Huong Lan too many times to count, it has become my favourite restaurant in Nanaimo. Reasonable prices, larges portions, delicious food, and very fast service!

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Needing a takeaway lunch, we went with the suggestions from a local resident, who said the Vietnamese food was great. We ordered our go to dish of Pork Bun bowl and it did not measure up to what we have had elsewhere. In fairness, take...More

Thank 17KAG
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Great noodles and soups with excellent service. The restaurant has plentiful parking, but you should arrive early for supper or expect to wait for a table.

Thank bigsteve772017
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Hello when we are in Nanaimo this where we go to eat pho and good Vietnamese food. My husband likes numbers 52 or 54 and I eat the beef pho and it is always hot and delicious. This last visit we had bubble tea with...More

Thank YKBrow
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is my second visit and I just love this place! It is always full of people (always a good sign). I had the Vermicelli with grilled pork and it was excellent! So good on a cold day! It came with two spring rolls, and...More

Thank Carol796
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

It isn't often I write a bad review based on food alone, but this is one of those occasions. Have been here several times and was always happy. But my most recent visit, about 6 months after my last, was a major disappointment. A change...More

Thank VagabondCND
Huong L, Manager at Huong Lan, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to dine with us and review our restaurant. I'm sorry that we did not meet your expectations. Our menu has remained the same for almost 20 years in business and we pride ourselves in fresh and quality ingredients. I...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I just moved to Nanaimo from Vancouver (aka the land of one thousand Vietnamese restaurants) and I was happy to find a Vietnamese restaurant in my neighbourhood. I was even MORE surprised that this restaurant is totally awesome. The food was amazing. Also, they serve...More

Thank Kath E
Huong L, Manager at Huong Lan, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for your review, We are so happy that you enjoyed our restaurant and look forward to serving you in the future!

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Visited Huong Lan twice this summer, both times for dinner. On our first visit the food was good. Second visit (August 17th) not so much. I had the #54, a vermicelli dish with grilled pork and chicken. Both the pork and chicken were of poor...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-1925 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-756-7943
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