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Pho Xe Lua Viet Thai Restaurant

907 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-1805 (City Center East)
(215) 627-8883
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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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131 reviews 131 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

You walk in and are greeted by dying fish, crabs, etc. not the most inviting scene. The place is steady with traffic but not so much that it's crowded or cramped. The service is good and quick. I would stick to beer, their mixed drinks are not that great. The pho on the other hand is amazing. Good prices on... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

So I was introduced to pho about 15 years ago and have loved it ever since. I've gone to countless different vietnamese restaurants (some extremely nice and some hole in the walls) however, this is hands down my favorite pho spot. I didn't expect much more than a quick bite before heading to my AirBNB pad, I was only in... More 

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Kearny, New Jersey
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104 reviews 104 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

There isn't much atmosphere but, service and food are both good. We ordered a bunch of different foods than we had tried before and all were good. The waiters were very attentive. Near the Reading Terminal Market on Race St.

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Delaware
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If your in the mood for authentic thia Pho and your really hungry this is the place for you. It's located in China Town in the city. Easy to get to and spot on, delish! Nothing fancy just great service and top notch food. Just don't tell too many people, I still want to be able to grab a table... More 

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Paris, France
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255 reviews 255 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

They also serve Thai food but Vietnamese dishes are their main thing. For starters, we had the shrimp on sugar cane and the shrimp rolls, which were both quite good. For mains, we've had the pho with medium rare beef, tendon and tripe. The lemon grass chicken and pork chop on rice is quite good too. The soursop and jackfruit... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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158 reviews 158 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This is more like a cafe, lots of locals, great buzz and busy! I rolled up on a week night about 10 mins before they were dues to finish serving. They sat me down, made me feel welcome and didnt rush me. Great fresh, zingy vibrant food in similar surroundings. Huge portions, I would definitley reccommend

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

My family of picky eaters - one vegetarian, one gluten free, one who mostly eats beige food, and one carnivore - were perfectly happy with our meal from Pho Xe Lua. We called to order take out for dinner and it was ready 10 minutes later. We had vermicelli with grilled pork, a vegetable soup, a mixed vegetable dish, stir... More 

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Pennsylvania
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84 reviews 84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Our son, who lives in Philly, brought us here for lunch, saying it was the best in the city. Can't disagree after having a wonderful chicken and rice with lemon grass. Our son got the large bowl of pho with sausage and some pretty hot peppers, and my wife's mashed shrimp and ginger was a succulent marriage of sweetness and... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

Enjoyed the best bowl of pho i've had in years for lunch today. Even had a durian milkshake! (Been craving one for months now)

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Delaware
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Authentic Thai food. Simple, delicious and quick. Felt adventurous that day so I tried the raw meat appetizer and the Thai Iced Tea, one word: WONDERFUL. The soup was perfect at the first taste but acually got BETTER as I ate, the ingredients had a chance to settle a bit and mix together. The service was top notch. I needed... More 

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Additional Information about Pho Xe Lua Viet Thai Restaurant

Address: 907 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-1805
Phone Number: (215) 627-8883
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Thai, Vietnamese

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