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383 Woodlawn Rd. W, Guelph, Ontario N1H 7M1, Canada
519 767 6668
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Where the hell is that photo of the neon front from...not this restaurant locatoion

Use to be a great place to bring family as service was quick and attentive, cool washrooms and bar area. Lots of parking. Only can recapture that when I visit the London location now

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Wade1958
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Guelph, Canada
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Guelph, Canada
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Use to be a great place to bring family as service was quick and attentive, cool washrooms and bar area. Lots of parking. Only can recapture that when I visit the London location now

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Thank Wade1958
Guelph, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The washrooms here are filty dirty. You must stand in a large puddle of urine to use the urinals. I recieved Wontons first, but one had a hair sticking out of it. I recieved a plate with my wontons that had 80 percent of it covered with a thin layer of something that looked baked on, you could pick at... More 

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Thank George h
St. Catharines, Canada
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

This is what I am telling myself. Well, this place was a disappointment for me. Upon arriving to this trendy looking restaurant with first glance reviews looking decent so we ignored the fishy smell. The service was friendly and eager to please but they were quite uninformed about the menu and ingredients. The complimentary green tea was hot and wonderful,... More 

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Thank Velrab
Fergus Ontario Canada
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87 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Arrived just before noon for lunch. Met at door and took to a table, ...menus thrown on table and host was gone. Almost empty restaurant and placed right beside the kitchen door with pots and dishes banging constantly. Three waters placed on table and gone again! She did return in a bit and took our order. Food dropped, ... gone... More 

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Thank MickFergus
Toronto, Canada
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288 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We arrived at this restaurant last Saturday at 6:30pm. It was very busy but there is a huge parking lot so parking was not a problem. Although the tables were all full, there was no one else waiting so we got a table for two in 10 minutes. The receptionist was fine as was the server, contrary to another reviewer's... More 

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Thank Peter_K_B_Toronto
Ontario, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

My friend and I visited the Guelph location today for lunch. My friend arrived before me and was seated. When I got there, both women at the front door just stared at me, no "hello" or "how are you" or even "how many for lunch?". I said a polite hello and saw my friend so seated myself. We were seated... More 

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Thank ThankKMB
Guelph, Canada
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178 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Visited as the other Vietnamese restaurants were closed. Service and food was average and nothing special. Will rethink about visiting in the future.

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Thank savuka1958
Guelph, Canada
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84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Excellent Thai food at Pho Ben Thanh. Located near other businesses and the theater. Very good for lunch or dinner. The large menu is wonderful and should please all diners. Be creative and try something you have never had before. This is the place to explore foods.

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Thank Julie D
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Has the best pho I've ever had. Service is always fast, I've never had to wait longer than 15 minutes to get my food. Generally speaking we will get our apps within 5 minutes. The pad siew (don't think I spelled that right) is one of my favourites. Overall it is a solid and consistently good place to go to.

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Thank Rebecca L
Calgary, Canada
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161 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My Wife and I stopped in here for dinner while in the area. The food and the Pho was really good. The service staff was nice as well. We enjoyed the food and will return here the next time that we are in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 383 Woodlawn Rd. W, Guelph, Ontario N1H 7M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Guelph
  • Phone Number: 519 767 6668

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?