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Pho Dzung City Noodle Shop

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234 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 8885
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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to get a table for four on a Friday. Seemed to be quite a few office workers popping in for lunch but also some groups of tourists. Menu is a nice size to give variety (of soups) without being overwhelmed. Most dishes come in small, medium and large and we all got medium size bowls. We... More 

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Thank Andrew B
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Best pho I've tasted since travelling in Vietnam. Aromatic and delicious. Decor is ordinary, but food and service was great. Well worth a return visit.

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Thank Maree M
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Along Russell right across from QV is this Vietnamese Pho restaurant which although not as old as Stalactites is a feature in the city for as long as I can remember. The quality of food has not changed from the different times I have eaten here. Menu well liked is little changed as are their delicious slurpy soupy Pho dishes.... More 

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Thank Yudi S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I were in Melbourne for the Aussie Open. We were very excited about going to Pho Dzung as we had it a few years back and loved it. Unfortunately, the food was a let down this time. The noodle soup was bland, fresh spring rolls too stuffed with vermicelli accompanied by the peanut sauce which tasted awful....... More 

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Thank Yu Lian L
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for the last 3 years and every time the Pho is consistently delicious and the staff are awesome. It will never disappoint.

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Thank Shumon K
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I discovered this place years ago while working in the city. On a recent visit it was delightful to find the chicken pho just as good as I remembered it. Efficient and fast service, very well priced, the stock was very tasty and as always it was good to have the fresh ingredients including the bean shoots, lemon, chilli and... More 

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Thank Ksw59
Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

good to have a choice of sizes, beef/ chicken etc. Good soup base, cheap eat in town, especially on a chilled windy evening

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Thank mushix2
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We suddenly popped up at this place and found it nice. It's near China Town on Russel street. A small and simple place. The broth is really flavoursome and the chicken slices go pretty good with it. We enjoyed the soup and the quantity is good for the price. It was just 23$ for two noodle soup. Worth a try.

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Thank shashi_shaw
Perth, Australia
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Having travelled Vietnam twice and Cambodia we love this place for Pho. No wonder it is so busy. This gem is the go to place for Pho fix. Choice including different sizes and prices make it such value. Terrific character running the floor and quick service. Quality, taste and ingredients first class. To a previous reviewer who said that bean... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I went in for order and was served within 8 minutes. At $11.50 for a very big bowl it is cheap even by NZ standards. Not much sign there was much MSG added in the broth, which is good news. Downside is bean sprouts were given a but after the noodle was ready. Still, the service and soup is much... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$7
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 8885

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

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Chinatown
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.
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