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Just Pho

1063 Baxter St., Athens, GA 30606
706.850.1420
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Ranked #93 of 331 restaurants in Athens
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Most recent review
- Feb 3, 2014
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English first
Athens, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
29 helpful votes 29 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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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

Pho is delicious, filling and an absolute bargain! Very friendly staff and great, fast service at lunch time.

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Athens GA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

It cannot be both, but whatever it is it is delicious. Love the pho. The chao gia (spring rolls), the fried ones are tasty, but expensive.

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Athens, GA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

This is a tiny little restaurant in a tiny little strip mall. The interior is really basic and the service is kind of slow. But the food is excellent! The pho comes with choices of meats or veggies, which is served with fresh herbs, onions, bean sprouts and yummy hot sauces, and a delicious broth. The large size will feed... More

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