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Pho Ca Dao

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8373 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92126-2330
+1 858-564-0917
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 21:30
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got the largest bowl possible and it was just enough! Also got the steak sandwich on the side and it was super flavorful! Would highly recommend to anyone who wants to try a different type of culture meal! Had 2 pho's and sandwich for under 25$.

Thank Andrew H
Los Angeles, California
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88 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is difficult to find excellent Pho in the US. The Pho at this restaurant wasn't the best I have ever had but it was good. The broth was richer than most but still lacked the complexity of an excellent Pho. The spring rolls were also very good. The Vietnamese coffee was excellent. Service was friendly and attentive. I will... More 

Thank SherrieS
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We ordered take out. When we got home my chicken pho soup had barely a tablespoon of chicken. The soup didn't have any taste and so much noodles for the amount of chicken. It was also cold. Mind you we only live half a mile away... The shrimp spring role has two measly shrimp and the peanut dipping sauce tasted... More 

Thank Irene F
San Diego, California
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Perfect for a "cold" San Diego winter day, or some unseasonably rainy day. Large serving size, makes it a great choice for family outings. Recommend Pho, Spring Rolls and Bun thit Nuong.

Thank neights
Carlsbad, California
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Went at 2pm for lunch. Waited only 5 minutes for seating. Place was full, but service was extremely fast. The food was excellent. Spring rolls, Pho noodles had a lot of meat and vegies. Had a mango w/boba shake to drink. Upon leaving there where still people waiting to get in but worth it.

Thank Randy R
New Baltimore, Michigan
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Felt like some Pho, so went to this place for quick dinner. The restaurant located next to shopping mall with several entrances. After parking I walked in to displeasure of the restaurant manager shaking his head and finger at me. He couldn't speak English, so he told his waitress to translate. Basically I came in side entrance which was not... More 

Thank Adpentinc
Escondido, California, United States
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129 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Had lunch at the Pho Ca Dao and found the place to be adequate. The food was good but the ambiance left a lot to be desired. Loud and plain without a lot of service.

Thank John H
San Marcos, California
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128 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I stopped for lunch here and had the large pho special beef soup (one of the special deals on the menu). The soup was very good which I "heat up" a lot with their hot chile sauce but it had lots of noodles and beef and they brought me extra basil. The soup was supposed to have rare beef but... More 

Thank xhotelcritic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Classic SoCal - close to a military base - Vietnamese food. Competent, quick, filling and varied that I happen to like, alot.

Thank Steve H
San Diego, California
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

I have not been to many Pho restaurants, so this was a nice change of pace. The service is quick, and the food is good! Portions are big! Plenty for one adult, or to share.

Thank thomasbones52

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Asian, Vietnamese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8373 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92126-2330
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-564-0917

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