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Pho Ben Thanh

383 Woodlawn Rd. W, Guelph, Ontario N1H 7M1, Canada
519 767 6668
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Ranked #143 of 307 Restaurants in Guelph
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Thai, Vietnamese
Dining options: Takeout
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Dining options: Takeout
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Elora, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Everything here is fine- I guess. But there is way better Vietnamese and Thai food to be had in Guelph. This place has no soul.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My fiancé ordered a soup with noodles and seafood. We were curious about the round looking balls so we asked our server. Said it was fish balls..ok cool. Then I asked what kind of fish? Server looked surprised and said "I don't know". Then I asked, "Can you ask the chef?"..we were still going to eat it and it smelt... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

A great option as opposed to Chinese. I went with a friend for supper on her recommendation. Lots of seating. I thought the food and service were very good. Great prices and I would definatley recommend this for supper. I will be back.

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Guelph, Canada
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102 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Our go-to spot for Pho and Thain and Vietnamese in general. It's not stellar but it's serviceable. Pho options are good, and predictably good. Vermicelli bowls are fairly good, with generous portions for the price. From there, it can be hit or miss. Pad Thai can be good, or mediocre. Likewise other major noodle dishes. Service is not superb, but... More

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11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

would return had the house special pho was ok seemed to have a big selection some bigger groups not super busy flavours were good for vietnamese would have liked to return to try out more of their menu

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

My husband and i use to live in guelph and use to eat here all the time. It was great. We went back tonight when visitng guelph and were absolutely disgusted. The service was terrible had to wait for someone to come to our table for 15 min. I ordered the pad thai and yhe noodles were soggy and the... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We started going there as it was close to the office, but what a disappointment!!!! The food is not consistent. Some days it tastes like chinese food and some days it tstes right. Same dish will be different from a week to a week. We stopped going there. Don't receomment it to anyone. Will go out of my way to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Took my brother and sister in-law for Thai there first time and they loved it. The food was excellent and service they were quite attentive. We enjoyed the appetizers and tried 4 different dishes which were all very tasty. We always enjoy our visit here.

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Elora, Canada
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22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I've eaten at most of the PBT restaurants. The food was best at the Hamilton downtown location, but Guelph is pretty good. Service can be spotty at this location, but nowhere near as abrupt as that at the Hamilton one. The deepfried rolls are not made on site. Fresh rolls are usually good, Pho is consistent and good value, other... More

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

This is a good, consistent restaurant. The food is good, the decor is nice. The service is good. The price is reasonable. We have been here several times in the past year, in small groups or with my family or just with my spouse. If you feel like a nice night out, that doesn't break the bank this is a... More

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