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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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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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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
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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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
mooki x
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Irvine, California
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Laguna Hills, United States
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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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Irvine, California
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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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Santa Ana, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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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Irvine, California
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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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Pasadena, California
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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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Pasadena, California
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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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Los Angeles, California
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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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Irvine, California
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Really enjoyed the great food, especially the marinated beef and large bowls of pho. Best Vietnamese restaurant I've ever been to. Highly recommend it.

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Tustin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

We go here when we want Pho. Their rare beef pho is the best in irvine. Their value platter is also a great value if you are really hungry. They have a rib eye salad which we love also.

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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: 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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?