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Pho Tam Restaurant

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10302 135 St # 10, Surrey, British Columbia V3T 4Y8, Canada
(604) 589-4223
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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Asides from being cash only, shared tables and a bit messy... If you're not into decor, the food is awesome and definitely a place to go. Try it if you're in the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
n0rmvanc0uver
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Asides from being cash only, shared tables and a bit messy... If you're not into decor, the food is awesome and definitely a place to go. Try it if you're in the area.

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Thank n0rmvanc0uver
Campbell River, Canada
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Generous portions, quick service, great broth - consistently good for the last 25 years! Steady clientele from diverse to ethnic groups.

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Thank Mark T
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

My son and his friend took me to this Vietnamese restaurant for lunch. We walked inside and I saw a small space crammed with rows of tables and chairs. Decor is not Pho Tam's forte. Next I noticed that the place was packed! However, we were quickly seated and given menus. I ordered the large #3 which was a salad... More 

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Thank Catherine M
Delta, Canada
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

If you wanna eat the best Vietnamese soup, this is the place. Hug portion, tasty broth. We usely order 3 meals (soup + salad role) for 2 adults and 2 kids.

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Thank ChoDelta
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

A hole in the wall with shared seating full of Asian people slurping on huge bowls of noodles steaming from fragrant broth, this was a good sign that this was authentic. Service was great with immediate attention and tea brought out right away. We both had the rare beef pho with salad rolls. A great deal at $10.50 . Broth... More 

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Thank Pehgee A
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Always crowded which means it's the one of the best Pho restaurants in the vicinity of Central. Great service and pho, always quick. Friendly staff.. Just sucks that its cash only

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Thank Tina B
Vancouver, BC
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120 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My co-workers and I go there often for lunch. For $8 you can get a medium sized bowl that is very filling, or for $9 the large size that would be too much for me. If you're hungry, go for the special, where you can add a spring roll (a fairly substantial size - about 8 inches long, and meaty)... More 

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Thank Rimrunner
Canmore, Canada
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The food at this establishment had a good balance of flavours in both the dishes we ordered, and was a decent price for what it was. However, the service and decor were less than favourable. The taste and quality of the food made up for the somewhat unwelcoming service. In sum, if we were in this particular area of Vancouver... More 

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Thank CanmoriteGirl
Delta
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We eat at Pho Tam as couple times per month, more if possible. Food quality, taste, portions and prices are among the best anywhere in the Lower Mainland. We've never had a bad meal there. It can very crowded at lunchtime on a Sunday and maybe other times throughout the week but the tables turn over reasonably quickly. It's always... More 

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Thank George J
London
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My family eats here regularly, having been recommended to try it by an "old country" Vietnamese friend of my Dad. Every time we've gone, it's always good pho and it's reasonably priced for the amount of food that you get. Don't go expecting much as far as ambiance is concerned... cafeteria style seating (not quite as intolerable as other reviews... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10302 135 St # 10, Surrey, British Columbia V3T 4Y8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Surrey>  > Whalley
  • Neighborhood: Whalley
  • Phone Number: (604) 589-4223

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 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?