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763 Holcombe Ave, Mobile, AL 36606-4239
251-478-5814
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Authentic Vietnamese food made fresh

If you are looking for authentic Vietnamese food, this is the place. From the outside it is just a well groomed cinder block building. But inside it is charming place run by a gentleman who will go out of his way. Everything is prepared fresh with the most wonderful sauces. The wontons melt in your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
Cindy W
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

If you are looking for authentic Vietnamese food, this is the place. From the outside it is just a well groomed cinder block building. But inside it is charming place run by a gentleman who will go out of his way. Everything is prepared fresh with the most wonderful sauces. The wontons melt in your mouth. Really delicious

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Shreveport
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Hidden secret! Don't let the location scare you. Found by accident. Was greeted immediately. Ordered quickly, Good food! Will come back!

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I had stopped going to Yen when it was under the previous owners due to the slow service and the length of time it took to get our food at lunch. After hearing that there's new owners, I decided to stop in and check out their menu. Pho Yen has quite an extensive selection of dishes. The one that caught... More 

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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The restaurant got new ownership by end of 2014. They have lots of menu selections unlike what it used to be with older ownership. We went several times after new ownership, and haven't gotten to try everything yet. Everything was good from rice dish, to pho, to spring rolls so far. My favorite was the satay pho soup noodles. Really... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Yen's is a great little restaurant that serves fresh food made to your order. My favorite is the crepe and their yogurt is wonderful.

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Sullivan
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We arrived at Yen about 3pm, between lunch and dinner, and were the only guests. Our server was very helpful and nice. I had a curry dish and my husband had noodle soup and both were extremely good. We enjoyed our meal, but the restaurant was located in a neighborhood that made me uneasy.

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Akron, Ohio
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

My wife read that this was one of the favorite restaurants of the chef of True Kitchen in Mobile so we tried it. The atmosphere is nothing special, but the dishes are quite tasty. I ordered a shrimp dish and it was very large and good. My son and his girlfriend are vegatarian so they ordered dishes without meat and... More 

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MOBILE
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Great service, really good food, nice people, never too crowded, though it should be. We'll go back often.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

I have eaten in Vietnamese restaurants all over the country, and this one does not merit the high rating shown here on TripAdvisor. The neighborhood is questionable -- some may feel a bit uncomfortable. However the menu is solid and complete. I elected the roll-your-own shrimp spring rolls (enough for two). Of the 20 tables on a Tuesday night, 7-8... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Hubby and I had lunch here. Wasn't too crowded, but most of the tables were asian - always a great sign in an asian restaurant. The building is unglamorous, but it was clean, and the oriental embroidered tablecloths under glass was a nice touch. The sole waiter was a somber fellow, but he was competent, prompt and polite. The asian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 763 Holcombe Ave, Mobile, AL 36606-4239
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: 251-478-5814

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai, Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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