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Pho Kauai

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4303 Rice St, B1, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1359
+1 808-245-9858
10:00 - 21:00
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ordered the vegetarian stir fry, which was merely OK. This is a local restaurant with little to recommend it, but at least we found some inexpensive veg food on Kauai.

Thank Karen A
North Island, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried our luck with this restaurant after visiting the museum. It was packed with locals (must be a good sign). We ordered rare beef noodle (pho), egg roll & summer roll. All the dishes were delicious especially the egg roll. Will definitely come back again.

Thank Michelle F
Lihue, Hawaii
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went with a girlfriend and had pho for the first time. Thought it would be too spicey but was just right. Owner visited tables to see if we liked our food. A simple restaurant, not fancy, with good Vietnamese food.

Thank PrincessPoi
New York
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Excellent pho and summer rolls - as good as any I've had anywhere. Cheap. Fast and friendly service. We ate here several times. The pho bowls are huge and filling.

Thank David103155
Toronto, Canada
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

If you are looking for a fast good and inexpensive meal Pho Kauai is a good bet. Its possible to get a good GF meal. I would go again. The place was full of locals when we were there.

Thank GreenSnapdragon
Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The kitchen was dirty and the food had hair in it. They yeld at one of my family members and got the order wrong, then they charged us wrong price.... and didn't apologize. If this is the experience you want then this is place for you

Thank daukemaster
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Possibly the cheapest yet one of the tasiest meals we had on the island. Hidden away by the bowling alley. We both went for pho and were not disappointed. The extra vegetables and chilli means you can make the dish your own. We'd definitely return.

Thank Emma W
Cromwell, Connecticut
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124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Based on tripadvisor reviews, we ate dinner at Pho Kauai. It's a small pl ace, but it has plenty of seating. The menu is quite exhaustive and all the meals look great. I ordered a combination rice bowl with different seafood, and it was delicious. The prices are very reasonable too. The are closed on Sundays.

Thank Little_PC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

pho and spicy fried rice are the best !! tast better than pho kapaa..! and faster than pho kapaa ! always busy

Thank Kanako R
Kalaheo, Hawaii
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This place is so good its ridiculous! I've been eating here since I was a kid and I highly recommend it. The food is so dang delicious, its very reasonably priced, BYOB, and the service is always excellent. They are so sweet there. Sometimes I call my order in to go, and when I arrive they have it all ready... More 

Thank Mary C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4303 Rice St, B1, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1359
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-9858

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