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2904 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99503-3604
907-277-9777
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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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Pho Lena is a popular anchorage eatery that boasts a menu that's more like a book. The menu has all kinds of foods (and a map of Asia on the back to help orient you and your tastebuds). My friend ordered some extra meaty pho while I opted for the $9.95 lunch special pad Thai with tofu which came... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Monica C
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Pho Lena is a popular anchorage eatery that boasts a menu that's more like a book. The menu has all kinds of foods (and a map of Asia on the back to help orient you and your tastebuds). My friend ordered some extra meaty pho while I opted for the $9.95 lunch special pad Thai with tofu which came with... More 

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Portland, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A bit of a mish-mash (Lao, Thai, Chinese) on one menu, but the food was quite good, and the place was very busy. It's a bit of a dive, but seems to have a loyal following. I ate there twice on my recent trip. Vietnamese the first time, and Thai the second. Service was a little cranky, but I was... More 

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Whereever
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Really great food. Have eaten there several times. The pho with homemade noodles, fabulous. The larb,fabulous.

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Italy/Alaska
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We eat at Pho Lena a few times a week - either in or take out. I especially like #69 - Rama with beef, fresh spinach and peanut sauce; #108 vegetarian curry with peanuts, Thai pumpkin, fresh green beans, fried tofu, bamboo shoots, served with rice and the Pho is excellent. Lunch specials offer an excellent value for fresh, well-prepared... More 

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Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Small place, tucked away in the city. Usually pretty busy, but the food is always quick, and the staff is friendly. A friend took me here for the first time. Excellent Thai food, great Thai tea. Prices are really reasonable for Alaska. Pad Thai is amazing. Just be careful how hot you ask for something, you'll burn your face off.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I love Pho Lena and I go here quite often. To me personally, Pho Lena got the best pho in town. I always get #32 with extra shrimp on Superbowl. I would recommend #4. Their stuffed chicken wings for appetizer is pretty good too. This place could get really crowded during lunch time and at dinner so I normally wait... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

If you are looking for a great fast lunch with a lot of flavor. This is your place. I would recommend it while in Anchorage!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Love the food and the service. You can call ahead or eat in. They also deliver. If you like excellent Vietnamese or Chinese, this is the place to go.

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Anchorage
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I was looking for a place that served Lao food. I found this hole-in-the-wall restaurant that served good southeast asian food. The portions are good and the food is good. It is a very small place. They have a newer restaurant elsewhere, but I have not tried it yet.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

The price was very very affordable and the food was tasty. The portions were very big too. Out server was excellent. Would definitely go there again.

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Additional Information about Pho Lena

Address: 2904 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99503-3604
Phone Number: 907-277-9777
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $15 to $20
Cuisine: Thai, Vietnamese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2904 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99503-3604
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage
  • Phone Number: 907-277-9777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $15 to $20
  • Cuisine: Thai, Vietnamese
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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