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4250 Barranca Pkwy Ste K, Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 857-8808
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 7
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Solid Vietnamese Food with Terrific Staff

Over the weekend, we did an impromptu family get-together for dinner at this restaurant. As my parents have recently moved into the area, we've been looking for a Vietnamese restaurant to call our "regular" and decided to try out this restaurant. Overall, it was really good. The staff is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2015
Paul S
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Costa Mesa, California
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Costa Mesa, California
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181 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Over the weekend, we did an impromptu family get-together for dinner at this restaurant. As my parents have recently moved into the area, we've been looking for a Vietnamese restaurant to call our "regular" and decided to try out this restaurant. Overall, it was really good. The staff is terrific! We arrived at 4:30 as my parents eat dinner early... More 

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Thank Paul S
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Solid quality and good pricing. Parking often difficult. Staff very accommodating. Setting is very basic and slightly noisy.

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Thank Robert K
Laguna Hills, United States
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107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We love Pho and this is one of our best choices in Irvine. Very authentic Vietnamese food and great service.

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1 Thank Susan H
Irvine, California
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184 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Nice place to eat. Have outdoor seating on nice days. Service is pretty good. Used to be better when they were smaller. Prices are decent. Parking can sometimes be a pain, there are other little restaurants in the same center. One of the better Vietnamese restaurants locally.

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Thank mooki x
Santa Ana, California
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I've eaten at several pho places in Irvine and Pho Bac is, by far, the best IMHO. The pho here has a very flavorful broth and they give you a ton of whatever meat you order. Add veggies of your choice, bean sprouts, peppers, cilantro, mint and enjoy.

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1 Thank John W
Irvine, California
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Pho Ba Bo was one of the first Vietnamese restaurants in Irvine. It went from a small strip mall restaurant that never had enough seats to doubling in size and still has lines of faithful followers now that it has grown. It is all about the broth for the Pho! The success of any Vietnamese restaurant rests with its Pho... More 

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Thank Food-Art-Lover
Pasadena, California
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146 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I went here for dinner last night with my son. We have been here many times before. I had the char brolied beef with garlic butter rice. It was great. My son had the value platter which included the char broiled chicken with garlic butter rice, a spring roll, an egg roll, salad and a small soup for $11.95. He... More 

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Thank JohnB00007
Pasadena, California
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146 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I have been here twice and enjoyed it very much both times. Last weekend I went here with my 9 year old son. He had the chicken with garlic butter rice. I had the beef with garlic butter rice. We also had an order of the spring rolls for an appetizer. Everything was great. I love the sweet and spicy... More 

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Thank JohnB00007
Los Angeles, California
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147 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I normally hate to give bad reviews especially when a lot of people give good reviews for this place. But I need to share with others my experience dining here. I don't have any food allegies. I'm only allergic to alcohol, seriously. Last night my husband and I dined here after reading good reviews on tripadvisor. The place was quite... More 

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2 Thank World Passport
Irvine, California
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

the broth for there soup is outstanding! they have plenty of other dishes that are very tasty also. they just expanded their inside dining area, doubled it in size! the service is pretty good. i have eaten at about 15 different pho places over the years and this one is the best i have encountered.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4250 Barranca Pkwy Ste K, Irvine, CA 92604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: (949) 857-8808

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Japanese, Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?