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Pho Van

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2120 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4420
412-281-7999
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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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
The Pho was so Yummy!

We found this place on a cold and rainy day! And honestly what is better than a warm bowl of soup on a cold and wet day! This place was packed on a Monday afternoon and most people were having the Pho. Everyone in our group did! The broth was very simply but very flavorful for all the types... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
SteelCity13
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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283 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We found this place on a cold and rainy day! And honestly what is better than a warm bowl of soup on a cold and wet day! This place was packed on a Monday afternoon and most people were having the Pho. Everyone in our group did! The broth was very simply but very flavorful for all the types of... More 

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Thank SteelCity13
Minnesota
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132 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

My husband and I ate here for lunch and were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the pho and the service. The restaurant was not crowded. I had the vegetarian pho and he had the bun thit nuong. Both very good, reasonably priced, fast service. The food was not very spicy but you could augment with condiments. Perfect for a... More 

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Thank RickyBobbie
Grimsby, Canada
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114 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Was in town for a short visit. Walking along the strip, I noticed that many of shops were already closed by 18:00 ?? Why so early? Had a urge for Viet food and load and behold this restaurant appears in front of me. Dumb luck? Not busy at all and the decor was average. All meals were mostly around $8.95-11.95... More 

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Thank Glenn A
Sydney, Australia
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266 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Located not far from the Mega Bus stop it was a great chance to grab a late lunch. Some fresh spring rolls (just made) to start with a little peanut sauce followed by a hot bowl of Pho Tai (Beef Soup). Everything was made to order and was very fresh with tasty ingredients.

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Thank Geoff B
Venetia
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198 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Really good and authentic Vietnamese food. I love the noodle dishes and soups because they have many layers of flavors.

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Thank zepaman
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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161 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Nice atmosphere, clean, good waitstaff. Good-tasting pho and other Vietnamese food. Good spring rolls and dumplings. Check your Entertainment and/or Enjoy books for coupons before going. This is a pretty good place...up there with Tram's Kitchen and way better than Tan Lac Vien in Squirrel Hill.

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Thank Scalea05
Nairobi, Kenya
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

A great hole in the wall place with good Vietnamese food. Food is simple. No picture menu. Served and prepared by Vietnamese people. The price is average.

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Thank Sam W
Anchorage, Alaska
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209 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

This is my second time to try pho at Pho Van, most of their prices are $8.95 plus taxes per meal. Its a little bit expensive for my budget. The portion size was ok. I was a bit worried at first because we were the only patrons, but the food tasted good, and other diners came in after us. A... More 

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1 Thank Rain Y
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It is a small place in the Strip but it is clean and service very fast. Pho is above the average and the price is very reasonable.

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Thank Hoangng53
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I've been dining at Pho Van on weekends for over 3 months. It's located in the Strip (across the street from Wholey's Fish market). The summer rolls, Pho (chicken, BBQ pork or beef), Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches and Vietnamese drip coffee are authentic. And their pho soups tend to be flavorful than those at Vietnam's Pho, a block down the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2120 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4420
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Strip District
  • Neighborhood: Strip District
  • Phone Number: 412-281-7999

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?