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Pho a Dong Restaurant

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428 Fitzwilliam Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
(250) 741-8699
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Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Consistently delicious

Funky atmosphere in the Old City Quarter ... fresh ingredients and consistently delicious in plentiful portions. Efficient wait staff and friendly, too. Love their spring rolls!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Liberty H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Funky atmosphere in the Old City Quarter ... fresh ingredients and consistently delicious in plentiful portions. Efficient wait staff and friendly, too. Love their spring rolls!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

I went to Pho a Dong Restaurant for the first time with a group of 8 of us. There was enough room in the restaurant and one family was just finishing eating, one solo guy already had his food and another couple had just been seated as well. The waitress never asked us if we wanted drinks, it wasn't till... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Great selection, exemplary service, great tasting! Easy to find, easy to park. yummy yummy food - I can still remember the wonderful levels of delectable tastes! A new "fav" for Nanaimo restaurants for me!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

At first you think "Really? This may not be a good idea" at the dated exterior and small interior, however the food quickly changes your mind! The pho is amazing and my current favorite is the lemon grass beef or pork vermicelli. I can never decide between the two! It can get pretty busy at lunch during the weekdays as... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great Won Ton soup - very small restaurant - not much ambience, however, food makes up for it. Enjoy having lunch there.

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Vancouver, British Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We happened by this place while driving around Nanaimo waiting for the ferry on a rainy Saturday afternoon. There was lots of people inside which is always a good sign. We went in and ordered the pho with rare beef slices. It was excellent with the sprouts, Thai basil & jalapenos on the side. I have been eating pho for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

One of my Favouite restaurants in Nanaimo. Always consistenly good whether it be dine in or take out. Always order a number 19!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

Ate in this time. Usually get take out. Had the #17 & #2. Always good food & value. I am going to try something different next time. I like a few of the items so much its hard to make another decision.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We found this wonderful restaurant quite by chance on a beautiful fall day when we were walking in Old Nanaimo. Pho a Dong is completely unpretentious but spotlessly clean and inviting. As seasoned Vietnam travellers, we were absolutely impressed by the excellent food--the lemon grass chicken was superb-- and flawless presentation. The service was prompt and efficient. This place is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

I'm going to share a secret with you!!!! This is my favorite place for lunch in Nanaimo, I order the same thing every time, and its always perfect, the #29 chicken pho, the salad rolls and spring rolls are always perfect. m ruined for eating PHO anywhere else. My husband always order wonton soup and its so good he wont... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 428 Fitzwilliam Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: (250) 741-8699

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese

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