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550 W Olive, Porterville, CA
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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72 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small restaurant has basic decor, but excellent food. It is popular with the local SE Asian crowd. It was clean, and the service was friendly. It was an unexpected find on an unplanned stop in Porterville. The green curry was excellent. Just remember hot is HOT for asian food.

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Thank MJ_JR00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Love it great food ....I love the pho and egg rolls are so delicious the pork fired rice is good price is great ...

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Thank Tony V
Porterville
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

We eat at Vientine often. Today took out-of-town friends for lunch. They loved it too! Service friendly and each dish is made to order from an extensive menu.

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Thank Marylou H
central california
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

The food is great. Service can be a bit slow but it is worth the wait. I have tried several items and haven't made a wrong choice yet.

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Thank geo-diver
HOUSTON,TX
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

This place is my go to at least twice a week!! I absolutely LOVE the fresh shrimp spring rolls, and the wonton soup is DELICIOUS! This place is great and family owned.

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Thank THEULTRA1
N California
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Visiting Porterville, we were looking for something different from the standard San Joaquin Valley fare. We started with the spring roll appetizers, crisp and fresh. I tried the jelly grass juice, a honey-flavored drink with vegetable bits. I'm not a big fan of pho, so I merely sampled my wife's bowl and wasn't impressed. The highlight for me was the... More 

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Thank arbornet
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346 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

I decided to eat here on the advice of a co-worker. He did not steer me wrong. The food I ate here was some of the best I have ever eaten. It was definitely the best restaurant food I've eaten since I left Taos in October 2014. The tofu was the second best I have ever eaten. It was juicy... More 

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Thank Blaize S
Madison, Wisconsin
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198 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Ordered the Chicken Pho which came with tons of noodles, thinly sliced chicken, green onions, bamboo shoots, jalapenos, lemon, and a wonderful broth; and the bowl is HUGE! Very good soup especially when your nose is stuffed up! Try the Sweet Rice with fresh mango slices and coconut milk. Almost better than cheesecake!

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Thank Irishtomato19
Porterville, California
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356 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014

Inexpensive good food to be had at this place. We always use this as our "to go" place, when we want to dine out, but not sure where. The soups are wonderful, the place is clean, and the staff are friendly.

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1 Thank RicDic
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

My friend and I went here for a late lunch. We ordered five items since I always order pho everywhere I go that week. We loved all of it. It was so good. Too bad I don't live in town or else I'll eat here all the time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 W Olive, Porterville, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Porterville

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