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Pho Orchid

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Noodle, Asian, Vietnamese, Soups
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124 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 3
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Yummy pho and eggrolls

Ate here twice in June 2015. Quick, efficient service. Yummy food. Cheap. Pay at the register. The rare beef pho and egg rolls were terrific. Ate the same thing both time, and they did not disappoint. The broth was fragrant and aromatic and did not taste of MSG.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Durham, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Had the chicken pho, and was served quickly and efficiently. The pho tasted great and was one of the better I've been served. Would go again.

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Tehran
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I tried the Pho with chicken and beef. The broth didn't have any taste, the chicken was old, the beef I didn't even try. I just ate a 10% percent of mine and preferred not to have more.

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Durham, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Ate here twice in June 2015. Quick, efficient service. Yummy food. Cheap. Pay at the register. The rare beef pho and egg rolls were terrific. Ate the same thing both time, and they did not disappoint. The broth was fragrant and aromatic and did not taste of MSG.

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

k-Edit Went there at 11.30 a.m Sunday. Expected food to be fresh. Waiter was too busy watching TV. Menu was dirty n tattered, dog-eared. Spring rolls were refried probably from last night. dark, inside was cold.and made with fake surimi crab. Dipping sauce was very little. Lemon grass chicken was dry n rice again was cold, left over rice with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The pho with lean beef was really good, but I was a little bit disappointed because the beef balls wasn't that good... The service was good until the waitress decided to eat at the same time as the customer... I had to call her 2 times from the other side of the room to get water and to get the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Have been here several times over the past two-three years. Friendly staff and busy place. Extensive menu. Best to stick with the phos. The other items are just OK. Portions are satisfyingly large and prices are moderate. Don't order the crepe. Takes a long time so other diners at the table are more than half through their lunch before the... More 

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Ottawa, ON
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This place screams average. I enjoyed my pho and avocado shake. The crab spring rolls I had were quite excellent though. Would go back, but would likely try somewhere new first.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Food was just ok, restaurant was not as clean as it could have been. We had the vegetarian Pho and the beef and chicken and the vegetarian was far better. Our waitress was wearing a t shirt with a photo of naked breasts on it so if that kind of things bothers you, you might want to choose another place.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My Wife and I ate here while on vacation in Toronto and really enjoyed the food. Staff is very friendly and the prices are good.

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Trento, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Not very clean: the dish was dirty and I found a hair in the dish. The food was not special: I did not like the meat, the rice and the drinks were ok.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 124 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Noodle, Asian, Vietnamese, Soups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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