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Pho Ben Thanh Viet Thai Restaurant

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36 Northfield Dr E, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 6A1, Canada
(519) 880-9788
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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

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Vietnamese Food in Waterloo

We arrived late, close to the closing time but we were kindly served dinner. It was very generous of them when they were getting ready to close the restaurant. We specially went to have the sticky rice mango dessert, it was good, although we had more tastier version elsewhere. We had noodles with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Rana H
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Toronto, Canada
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Waterloo, Canada
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129 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

A giant bowl of Noodle Soup, with just the right amount of hot sauces, along side a cold beer -- this is my main attraction to this Waterloo restaurant.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We arrived late, close to the closing time but we were kindly served dinner. It was very generous of them when they were getting ready to close the restaurant. We specially went to have the sticky rice mango dessert, it was good, although we had more tastier version elsewhere. We had noodles with seafood and beef with rice. Food is... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This place simply has the best food in the region. I have gone there about 20 times and each time the food is fresh and delicious. Their pho is the best I have had anywhere and their fresh rolls and spring rolls are signature. Stay away from their Thai selections. They are only ok. Stay with their signature dishes which... More 

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Toronto
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40 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

There are not many options when it comes to Vietnamese/Thai food in Waterloo so we come here when we have a craving. Most visits are regrets. Half the time, we get sick. I've ordered almost everything on the menu and the best is the full entree dishes like Cantonese Chow Mein or eggplant in black bean sauce, etc. Laksa is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is my go-to restaurant. The food is super yummy, it's not too expensive and the food comes out fast. I strongly recommend this place!

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

You don't have to spend a great deal to enjoy a good meal here. The seating is comfortable and not too crowded, the decor is nice, service is good, and most importantly, the food is hot and delicious. However, parking is a challenge.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We love coming to this restaurant. Food and service are consistently good. I always stick to the back page if the menu, ordering a single serving of coconut lemongrass soup and sometimes an entrée of veggie Pad Thai. My partner enjoys getting the chicken yellow curry and the Tom Yum soup. We usually get the cheese won tons to split... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I was not impressed with this place. Yes, it looks nice inside but that doesn't make up for quality of services. They don't take reservations and seem to arbitrarily seat people. Had to ask for drinks. While service is quick I was not impressed with the quality or quantity of food. While there is a huge selection and some photos... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We went on a Friday night and it was very busy. Promising, we thought as it seemed popular. Too bad the food was not much to write about (vermicelli bowls) and the service was a bit weird. Not very likely I will dine here again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I went to this restaurant on my visit to waterloo with my family it was about 4:00 pm not so much rush. We were provided seat promptly but the food that was provided was in chipped plates and bowls. We were not provided cutlery we had to ask for it. There were house flies in the restaurant. The food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36 Northfield Dr E, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 6A1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: (519) 880-9788

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?