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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: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
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
Delicious

There is a line up of people waiting to eat, almost everytime we visit.. Whenever visiting Nanaimo and in need of pho, or other Vietnamese dish, I think this is the best place.. Nice service, good food, clean place..

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
John C
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Vancouver, Canada
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Ladysmith, BC
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76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While this restaurant has a nice ambiance and helpful waitresses I found the preparation of my food poor. This was determined by the dish itself. The noodles were lukewarm and the topping a different temperature. The meal hadn't been cooked as an unit, wok'd or seemingly prepared properly. It was like the noodles were dished out of a pot and... More 

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Thank ezkayaker
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a line up of people waiting to eat, almost everytime we visit.. Whenever visiting Nanaimo and in need of pho, or other Vietnamese dish, I think this is the best place.. Nice service, good food, clean place..

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Thank John C
Parksville, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been eating here for years and have never once been disappointed. The #16 and #54 are amazing as well as many other dishes. Their salad wraps (#1) are the best I've had.

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1 Thank Vanessa K
Nanaimo, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious!!! The line up was out into the parking lot! Everytime we come here it is packed and you have to wait. The staff are quick, friendly and super knowledgable. The prices are great and the food quantity and quality! :)

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1 Thank shell_e20
Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love, love, love Huong Lan! I live in Nanaimo and have the privilege of stopping in whenever the mood moves me.....which it often does as it is on my way home from work! LOL Can call ahead and pick up something to go or stop and enjoy the people and atmosphere. Great service, great food, GREAT COMBINATION!

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1 Thank Flygirl1970
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Huong Lan is hands down the best spot in Nanaimo to get a quality meal. If you're like me and love Vietnamese food, then this is the place for you. Be warned though, if you're heading their for lunch, get their half an hour early if you want to get a table. This place is always packed.

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Thank Marissa L
Nanoose Bay, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Always great food...very consistent ....fantastic service. Clean restaurant......good parking. Good value for you dollar. Servers very helpful and pleasant

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Thank Troy F
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Not many of good Vietnamese restaurants in the area. This place is one of the best. I have eaten here many times. Pho bowl #20 or #53 combo dish Tofu and veg dishes for vegetarians too. All good.

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Thank Mark D
Nanaimo, Canada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Very popular Vietnamese restaurant. There are often line ups to get in. Go early for lunch or be prepared to wait !!

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Thank CherBearNanaimo
NY, NY
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298 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

On our way back from Tofino we were very much in the mood for some Asian food and based on the reviews decided to stop here. The Pho is quite good and along with the summer roll was the tastiest of the dishes we tried. The serving size is more than ample...and if you haven't eaten for a week you... 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 - 14
  • Cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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?