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Huong Lan

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#19-1925 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H1, Canada
+1 250-756-7943
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Yummy in my tummy!

A friend told us about this place so we decided to try it out for lunch. We had the #19 and #54 banana bubble teas and an iced coffee. Probable one of the best lunch we've had in a while. Highly recommended.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
AuntHazel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

A friend told us about this place so we decided to try it out for lunch. We had the #19 and #54 banana bubble teas and an iced coffee. Probable one of the best lunch we've had in a while. Highly recommended.

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Cobble Hill, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We drove "up Island" to Nanaimo to do some shopping and suddenly found it was already 3:30! We thought we would return to Huong Lan as have not been there for several months. We found the food and service were as good as all of the previous times we visited. I had a Thai sandwich special (the French bread, slightly... More 

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Ladysmith, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is by far the best Pho Vietnamese restaurant on Vancouver island. We love this place and take friends and business clients all the time. Always busy, but always excellent food and service!!!!

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British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We drove 30kms for pho.... I was craving it. But because we are from the mainland we didn't know where to start. We found them online and took our chances. Very good! The pho was excellent. Service was great. Even the local police were getting take out.... Id give it 5 stars of the decor was nicer but it seemed... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The food is always good, not excellent. The last time we went there we ordered pho, tea and water. The sprouts and basil never came for the pho, the tea never came, and I had to ask twice for water. It was not busy or peak hours. There are better pho restaurants with phenomenal service in Nanaimo.

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Lantzville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Popped in for dinner Saturday with 2 of my kids - all loved our meals. Have a habit of ordering 'favorites' but went with something completely new - now my new favorite.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant twice and both times been very disappointed. The first time my friend and I waited for over twenty minutes before even being acknowledged. We ended up leaving when others who just walked in were seated ahead of us. Last night I went again and was told they no longer put cilantro in the pho- because... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Enjoyed our meal at Huong Lan! Food was well prepared and plentiful. Everything was very fresh and tasty. For an appetizer, we split some shrimp and pork spring rolls that were yummy. We had a delicious chicken and pork noodle combo which was very filling. The wait service was very efficient and friendly. A must if you are in Nanaimo... More 

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

A lot of people writing reviews here have never eaten Vietnamese food in a Vietnamese community where thousands of Vietnamese people live, and will call you out if you are not serving the real deal. I ordered the classic vermicelli and spring rolls with BBQ pork, a dish I have had in Vietnamese areas in Orange County in SoCal, San... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The food is above average, but the service blew away any we've ever received at a Vietnamese restaurant. We come from Vancouver where there are Vietnamese restaurants everywhere, but the waitresses here are extremely attentive and courteous. We got some very helpful tips on how to get to the ferry terminal, and one of the waitresses brought us a hand... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: #19-1925 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-756-7943

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 15
  • Cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?