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2904 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99503-3604
907-277-9777
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 12
    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
One of my favorite neighborhood restaurants

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Italy/Alaska
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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153 reviews 153 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Sarasota, Florida
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302 reviews 302 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Wow-- we were blow away by this amazing place. The three dishes we had were just that good. We had the Thai version of Kung Pao chicken, green curry with chicken and eggplant and curried vegetables (using green, red and yellow curries) with fried tofu. All came with rice and all were so good we ate every morsel. As I... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The Pho is absolutely delicious! Especially on these cold rainy days! The atmosphere is quaint and relaxing. Very family friendly!

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Sacramento, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

A very small little place, but wonderful food. The Pho is very good. Be sure to try the Vietnamese Entrée Banh Cuon.......DELICIOUS! I'm hoping to find a restaurant here at home that makes it as good as Pho Lena.

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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 - 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?