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Pho Ben Thanh Viet Thai Restaurant

36 Northfield Dr E, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 6A1, Canada
(519) 880-9788
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Ranked #91 of 299 Restaurants in Waterloo
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Toronto, Canada
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138 reviews 138 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Waterloo, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

excellent food, very quick and good service! 422C - Pad thai with Chicken... my favourite! Really good portions...

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Ben Thanh's offers one of the best restaurant experiences in the K-W. Either eating in or ordering for take out, the food is always well-prepared, well-served and tasteful. The fruit shakes (especially the mango and papaya ones) and bubble teas are the best. The menu is diverse with plenty of options to choose from even for the vegetarian crowd.

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Waterloo, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I frequent this place. Great atmostphere. Great food. Reasonable Value. Service is absolutely the worst I've ever had. For so many reasons. You ask for something like a fork for your girlfriend to eat her pad thai and you never get one. On one occasion I honestly sat with my hot bowl of soup infront of me for 16 minutes... More

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Elora, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I see people ordering the pad Thai, but in my experience that is one of the least authentic and tasty dishes here. Viet salad rolls, pho soup #105, chili salt fish or shrimp, green curry chicken, Singapore noodles, Viet Ice cappuccino and a few others are standard on our visits.

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Sometimes I question whether the management conducts meaningful interviews with potential employees or if they just hire a bunch of whorish Asian girls. Every time I go, there are way too many staff, most of them with their cleavage out. Half of them seem keen on chatting amongst themselves or screwing around. Every time I go, there are 4+ FOH... More

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waterloo
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have been there half a dozen times and usually order the vermicelli bowl with spring rolls or the Singapore noodles. Good value. Some of my friends have had several of their soups, including the wonton, and keep going back.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The food is always excellent. There is an incredible array of variety and it is super delicious. It is also cheap (you can get stuffed for under $10/person or you can get dangerously close to exploding for under $15). This is why it is always packed. People don't come for the service; they come for the food. It will never... More

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Additional Information about Pho Ben Thanh Viet Thai Restaurant

Address: 36 Northfield Dr E, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 6A1, Canada
Phone Number: (519) 880-9788
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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