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Pho Pasteur Restaurant

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525 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1H4, Canada
+1 416-351-7188
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Ottawa, Canada
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136 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

A fairly typical pho place, not a lot of effort put in the looks of the place because the focus is on the food. In this case the food was not quite there. I had a chicken broth that tasted fine but the chicken meat was not very flavourful and had a lot of gristle and crunchy bits. Not what... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Just came from this garbage hole 15mins ago. There were 2 seated customers in the whole restaurant. We were ready to order but the waiter kept running around cleaning tables and ignoring us. The older waiter just looked at us. Finally ordered #18 and #13 medium. Based on reviews, portions are huge??? Ours were not, few pieces of meat and... More 

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Thank M R
Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

The restaurant is quite outdated and dirty. The portion size is huge! But there was a piece of plastic in my soup. The soup was tasty with a lot of flavour but the meat was too rubbery.

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Thank Anna F
Toronto
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

My wife and I have tried so many Pho places in Toronto and we both think Pasteur is the best. The pho my wife had was very good and the spicy Hue style beef noodle soup I had was so good. Also the cold spring rolls were excellent. Really the best we have found anywhere in Toronto. Also, the service... More 

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Thank patrick0027
Mississauga, Canada
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

I was there with my wife and 2 little kids. The waiter (or owner?) was very attentive starting when we opened the door. He also provided 2 bowls for my kids without us asking for it. The food quality I might say a little bit above average, but what we appreciated was the 24h opening hours which was very convenient... More 

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Thank Asykari H
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

Pho Pasteur has been around FOREVER, and although it's a major dive, it is by far the best PHO the city has to offer outside of Little Saigon in California. I truly believe, the key to their amazing broth is that it's open 24 hours. As a few of my vietnamese friends would attest to, although it's a typical looking... More 

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Thank ANNIE L
Montreal, Canada
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

We had an excellent service, the waiter was really kind, patient and helpful. We were served very quickly and the soup was extraordinarly good. We had a lot of choices of hot sauces on the table and all of them were good. The prices are cheap (around $8.75 for a pho) but the restaurant is really not classy. Make sure... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

My friends and I stumbled into here at midnight after a show at the Rogers Centre. We were parched from singing along and dancing all night, and we wanted food in our bellies ASAP. The waiters working there brought us tea and water immediately. The whole staff was really friendly. I had the grilled chicken vermicelli with a spring roll... More 

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Thank Suzy L
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

I've tried plenty of pho places in Chinatown and Pho Pasteur is the best. Yes the interior is pretty outdated and drab, but their food and prices make up for it. They serve you tea the second you sit down and their menu has all the typical vietnamese options. A little pricier than some other places but I like that... More 

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1 Thank laura v
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013

Im sure mistakes happen, but I am extremely concerned with the cleanliness of this establishment due to.the fact that I found a slug-like worm in my pho. I am so thankful that I saw it before I took a nite. Health inspection is in order.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1H4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-351-7188

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun. Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces that shoulder in against each other display shining roast ducks and menus studded with dumplings and noodle bowls. The air is pervaded with music. different languages, and the smell of fried food and mouth-watering desserts. Chinatown's restaurants represent a broad range of fare, from traditional Szechuan and Shanghai foods, to other Asian delicacies, including some of the top Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean spots in the city. Whether you're in the mood for a sit-down tea house or a bubble tea to go, Chinatown is the spot to enjoy an exciting walk and the promise of leaving satisfied.
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