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Just Pho

1063 Baxter St., Athens, GA 30606
706.850.1420
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Ranked #106 of 333 Restaurants in Athens
Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Most recent review
- Sep 7, 2014
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Jefferson, GA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

And I understand the popularity of Pho from my last visit. Generous portions of a delicious soup, Phở Tái Bò Viên, to which I added the delicious, fresh, crisp bean sprouts and red chili sauce (approach this last with caution, it is HOT). They were very busy with the early Friday evening dinner business, which somewhat overwhelmed the single greeter/waitress,... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Not too far from UGA with good parking. Our family found this place about 8 pm on a Saturday. Look like its a family own noodle shop. There are quite many tables with unclean dishes. The cashier / server seems friendly but service is pretty slow. Business not bad. Menu is pretty standard and price on average. #16 grilled pork... More

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60 reviews 60 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I am 100% Vietnamese. This restaurant is some what Ok if u need something quick until u get to Atlanta. The Vietnamese egg was bad. The phone was ok. My Vietnamese bbq pork was ok. I have eaten at many Vietnamese restaurant and this place is ok. Their portion are small for the price. Service was very slow. I will... More

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Athens, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

Nice local place with friendly staff. Good portions but the Pho isn't as spicy/complex as those in Atlanta. Veggies to add are mostly sprouts and just a few others (would have liked to have more peppers, cilantro, basil). Would definitely go back but the food is somewhat bland compared to the many places on Buford Hwy in ATL. Good spring... More

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Corona, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I like pho with a nice hot flavorful and spicy broth, and lots of vegetables. Here it has a nice, hot broth and some vegetables, so I would say it was pretty good, but not the best that I have ever had. It is not a spicy broth, but it was still tasty. They also have nice spring rolls. I... More

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Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I usually stick with the chicken pho, so I can't speak to the sandwiches that some reviewers have not liked. The broth is delicious, clear and flavorful, obviously simmered for hours. The portions are hearty and the accompaniments are fresh. During the cold months, they offer fresh ginger teas, which is warming and delicious. Great spot for lunch.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Food lacked flavor. I had a sandwich and it was not that great. The pho lacked flavor and tasted watery. The rolls were nothing spectacular. Not worth it at all.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Healthy comfort food is great to find when traveling. Had the pho , a rice noodle soup with veggies in beef broth. I could not finish the small bowl, a quick and very reasonable meal right across from campus.

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Newnan, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Let me set the scene for you: it was a chilly rainy day, my friends and I are soaked, and our spirits are down, since we were just turned away from Last Resort because they stop serving at 3 to accommodate dinner at 5, so we stumble across Pho. Luckily, I was with fellow asians (Japanese and Korean), so I... More

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

The dishes are fresh, the flavors are excellent...it's centrally located in downtown Athens....whenever I need to take someone to lunch this is where I go...it is consistently delicious. Try it all.

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