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1408 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Formerly Bellavista)
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Ranked #1,604 of 2,846 Restaurants in Vancouver
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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English first
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89 reviews 89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This is for their location off Pender and Thurlow in DT Van. Great pho. Packed. Cheap and cheerful. Highly recommend and will return.

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This place has really taken a nose dive in the last year. The restaurant is not clean; floor, table and menus are all sticky/dirty and the bathrooms were gross. Worse part is the kitchen: I snuck a peak inside after coming back from the washroom - and it is ***flithy*** with food splatters everywhere, food not bring properly stored/refrigerated and... More 

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105 reviews 105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This place is busy so get there early for lunch. Turnover is quick. We shifted to Red Pagoda as its close to work and the lineups are not as bad as they are at Joyeux, which is excellent. The pho here is good although the the choices and are not as many as you find in most Vietnamese restaurants. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant a lot. I really like their peanut sate soup. I have always had friendly and pleasant service even though the place is almost always full and bustling. Last night was different. The male server was very abrupt, asking us almost immediately after giving us menus if we had chosen a meal. Once we chose... More 

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Coventry England
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114 reviews 114 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We ate here having seen the numbers of people inside and were not disappointed. Lemon grass chargrilled chicken combination plate with vegetable spring rolls, salad rolls with prawns and rice for two came to just over $24 CA and we rounded this up to $30 with the tip. A genuine bargain! By the time we came to leave the people... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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186 reviews 186 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

I met a friend here for a quick early dinner. The service leaves much to be desired... My friend and I were talking and hadn't taken a look a the menu. Then our waitress descended upon us until we decided. She wasn't very patient and/or accommodating. She had a stern look about her and I felt like we were wasting... More 

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Somewhere In
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We have passed this place many times before we tried it. The decor is tired and worn and the street sign dusty so we never considered it until last Saturday. We were greeted promptly. The server poured us two glasses of water, took our order and returned immediately with a plate of fresh basil and sprouts. We ordered the sample... More 

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Vancouver. B.C.
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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Stopped by here for a quick lunch on a friends recommendation. The decor isn't anything to write home about, in fact they could do with a fresh coat of paint and updating the bathroom, but we were not disappointed with our lunch. The Peanut Sate Pho for 8$ was delicious and portion was so large I took half of it... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

If you want to try a bit of a few things, try their combination plates. I had the lemon grass chicken, vegetarian spring rolls, and shrimp salad roll. Good dips - peanut sauce and the vinegary type dip. I had a sip of my friend's chicken noodle pho and it was good but not hot enough. She made a comment... More 

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Stevensville, Montana
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165 reviews 165 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Tried the new Red Pagoda location at Thurlow and Pender. The Restaurant was dirty....carpet filthy, and the windows looked like someone had puked on them. Ordered the Pagoda Pho which was suppose to be the specialty. If this is the specialty, god help us! The Beef was like shoe leather, the broth was beef bullion, and the noodles were spaghetti... More 

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Additional Information about Red Pagoda

Address: 1408 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Formerly Bellavista)
Phone Number: 604-255-2307
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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