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Pho a Dong Restaurant

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

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Hot & Sour a must!

The Hot & sour is the best soup going, also best spring rolls in town. Theres a reason it gets super busy.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Matt M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Hot & sour is the best soup going, also best spring rolls in town. Theres a reason it gets super busy.

Thank Matt M
Campbell River, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

The noodle broth was very good, but the price of a large bowl didn't justify the skimpy meat, tendon, and tripe portions. I also had to ask for fresh basil, bean sprouts, and lime which should be expected for a bowl of pho.

Thank Mark T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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!

Thank Liberty H
Nanaimo, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

Thank ThatChica
Vancouver Island, Canada
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73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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!

Thank BeulahCanada
Nanaimo, Canada
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4 reviews
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 

Thank Andrea D
Nanaimo, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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.

Thank Karenvh2014
Vancouver, British Columbia
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 

Thank Olym2010
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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!

Thank Blueberrii
Nanaimo, Canada
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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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.

Thank Richard011

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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: Asian, Noodle, Vietnamese


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