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Pho a Dong Restaurant

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428 Fitzwilliam Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-741-8699
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10:00 - 20:00
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the BEST hot and sour seafood soup on the planet. They start with home made chicken stock. It's amazing and the portions are large!

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Thank vaninflo
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89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Spartan, drab, but clean hole in the wall in the old quarter but cannot complain . Street parking, small establishment . Nice service! Tea for two brought right away, and lemon water a nice touch ! Ordered beef pho soups, one with rare sliced beef and the other a spicier brisket. Both of us gave a two thumbs up. Delicious,... More 

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Thank Varmintz
Nanaimo, Canada
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Nice atmosphere and good service but pretty average Vietnamese fare. Not terrible but not as good as we'd hoped based on reviews. Spring rolls were greasy, soup just ok.

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Thank TheJets0ns
Moncton, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

This restaurant is a 5 minute walk from downtown and has an unassuming decor. I had the special pho and it was delicious. The broth was very tasty with a great sweet tang. The soup was served with the expected basil and bean sprouts. The place was full at lunch and is clearly a local favourite.

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Thank Daniel R
Canada
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a very nice Vietnamese family owned restaurant, and their food is always amazing!! If you don't know what to order, I personally recommend "COMBINATION DISHES" #42 or #43. They have Vegetarian dishes as well.

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Thank MKM0215
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

With HL being closed for 3 weeks I have been running around like a mad woman looking for a replacement, and I'm happy to say Pho A Dong is going to become a regular in my dinner rotation. The broth is well seasoned with good depth. HL's is slightly better but I was well satisfied with Pho Tan. The large... More 

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Thank Miss M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I think there was a new trainee today so giving it three stars. The soup came out luke warm, not even hot enough to cook the rare beef which ended up chewy and tough. The Thai basil was black... Waited nearly 18 mins for a glass of water, and no check up. Usually is good maybe just an off day?... More 

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Ucluelet, Canada
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

The food here is very good, made with good ingredients, when my wife and I visited here, she went for the Pho and enjoyed it, i ordered the Lemon Chicken, with a bubble tea both were delicious.

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Thank SpencerTouchie
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here for over 5years.They got a new cook in 2015.-We have tried it 3 times and had 3 different meals to be fair.We have had the grilled pork with spring rolls over vermicilli,the pho and the hot and sour soup over rice. The food just seems greasier and not as tasty. I miss the other chef and... More 

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Gabriola Island, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

This is where 3 people juggle a room of 30 people to give you delicious PHO am so much more. ..........................................................,.,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,!!!!!!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 Fitzwilliam Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-741-8699

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