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Phonomenal Vietnamese Cafe

219-3749 Shelbourne St, Victoria, British Columbia V8P 5N4, Canada
+1 778-430-5688
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
26 Mar 2017
“Very good Pho”
13 Sep 2016
“Try the Bahn Mi”
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Asian, Vietnamese, Soups
219-3749 Shelbourne St, Victoria, British Columbia V8P 5N4, Canada
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

One of 2 VN places in the city with a Pho made with a good broth. Always busy, quick service, Friendly atmosphere, though a bit crowded. Reasonable prices. Parking is free.

Thank klimazz
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Another overrated vietnamese place in Victoria. I had bun and it was lacking. The grilled pork was fatty and undercooked. The spring rolls were off (old oil? bad breading?). They never gave either of us chopsticks. My bowl had big chip in it, hopefully not...More

Thank canadiantruth
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We eat here once a week. The food is delicious, the staff and owner are very pleasant and accommodating, and the price is reasonable for the amount of food you get.

Thank Maureen E
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I love this place- amazing pho, and I dream about the pork Bahn mi. So so good. Always busy. We run in for a quick lunch frequently. Some of the best Vietnamese food in town.

Thank DarcyVictoria
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This place is my favorite. It's not downtown, the food is fast and delicious. I have never had a problem there. Sometimes you might have to wait for a seat and it's awkward because you're standing next to someone trying to slurp their soup. Check...More

Thank mirandahanuse
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The broth was good. Service was fast and friendly. Really enjoyed everything we had. The place was clean. They really made an effort to be accommodating especially when we didn't have reservations.

Thank Ms. Cheryl C
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Great broth for the pho, noodles were starchy, not rinsed out. They started mopping the floor during our meal...not very appetizing, We noticed 95% of business was take out, it is easy to see why.

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Small family run business with excellent food and great service. I am a big fan of roasted chilis in oil and the owner makes the best I have ever tasted. My husband, kids and I eat here often and think it is the best Pho...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 31 August 2015

While there a quite a few Pho eateries in Victoria, there are only a few worth visiting more than once. This is one of them. I am lucky enough to live close by and I have been here at least 10 times this year. I...More

1  Thank Ken M
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

Go to Bob's instead of Tim Hortons which is right next door. At Bob's the flavours are rich: lots of good stocks are at the base of these soups and dishes. It's quick and healthy and fresh. And Bob is there to ensure you undrstand...More

Thank Local1943
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Are gluten free options available?
30 January 2017|
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Response from klimazz |
Most Pho dishes are GF.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219-3749 Shelbourne St, Victoria, British Columbia V8P 5N4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: +1 778-430-5688
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