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Pho 1 Vietnamese Restaurant

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1500 Union Blvd, Allentown, PA 18109-1508
+1 610-432-1218
09:00 - 21:30
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Really great food. Not many options in the area but out of all of them this place is the best. I grew up on pho but I don't make it myself. This is a great option when you can't get it homemade.

Thank scorpiozgurl
Stewartsville, New Jersey
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Authentic Vietnamese food. Just a mom an pop kinda place. Nothing fancy but if you are looking for cheap eats and large plate of food you've come to the right place.

Thank Lulunonya
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173 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

I have traveled to Southeast Asia four times and seek out food that reminds me of my trips. A friend recommended I try Pho 1. I had summer rolls which were very fresh with a great doing sauce. I also had the noodle chicken bowl which was also good. One needs to ask for utensils if one does not use... More 

Thank Otwoma
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

This place used to be awesome. I've been here a few times. It seems like it has changes owners. Just went back today to give it another shot. It was better than expected, but not like it used to be. Although, when you have a craving for Pho there are not many choices here in the valley. The veggie pho... More 

Thank Beckamarie22
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

We should've known by the horrible customer service that we should've just left... sadly we waited it out. Bowls of hot beef boullion, 5 noodles and a sprinkling of meat. We'd never eat here again and could throat punch ourselves for not walking out.

Thank JKBphilly10
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

Love coming here. Grew up eating many different authentic Asian foods. Majority of the time its spot on. Once in a great while they might have an off day if someone different is i the kitchen.

Thank Jenn c
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Just recently ate at a soup and noodle bar on a cruise ship so I was excited to enjoy these dishes again. I should have realized this was not the place to do that the second I parked in the lot. Forging ahead without an attitude we sat at a table and the elder waitress signaled she was ready to... More 

3 Thank ak629
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

We have been visiting Pho #1 for several years. Yes, there have been some changes in broth quality and service, since the ownership changed hands, but things seem to be on an upswing. There's a steady stream of dine-in customers every time we stop. Tonight we enjoyed #10 pho as a take out order. The broth was savory, add-ins plentiful,... More 

1 Thank nanibear
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Their food is mediocre: Lack of flavor (too much oil & MSG) in soup and cheap on extras so I have to keep asking for them!! :(

Thank Hana S
Schnecksvill, PA
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174 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2014

When the previous owner ran this restaurant, the Pho was outstanding. Currently who ever is managing this restaurant, the Pho is not as good. The clear broth does not have the great taste that the previous owner created. The sides are sadly missing. The day I tried the restaurant recently, there were no bean sprouts, or mint. These two additions... More 

1 Thank 1naturegirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Asian, Vietnamese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Union Blvd, Allentown, PA 18109-1508
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-432-1218

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