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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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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 17
    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
Best Thai in Anchorage

best Thai food anywhere. If you judge by the outside of the building you might fear that you are going to be the victim of a drive by shooting; however, they definitely serve the best Thai food in Anchorage. Large servings at a reasonable price

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Paul R
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Homer Alaska, United States
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Homer Alaska, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

best Thai food anywhere. If you judge by the outside of the building you might fear that you are going to be the victim of a drive by shooting; however, they definitely serve the best Thai food in Anchorage. Large servings at a reasonable price

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Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is a small hole in the wall joint - no fancy seating here, The restaurant can probably seat only about 20 folks at a time. I went there and ordered my food to go. They are quick and efficient, My order was ready in 10 min. They have so many options - the menu is like a mini book... More 

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Cusco, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Good pho soup here. I found this place by mistake while on my way looking for a friend. I would definitely come back here

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Towson, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

They have a large selection of thai and vietnamese cuisine, including vegetarian pho. The place was full both times we visited it and the owner opened a new location so you know it's good. About 9 minutes away from the airport right next to the REI.

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Ponca City, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My son took us here while on a visit to Anchorage. I got the pho with brisket. It was some of the best pho I have had. Prices were reasonable for the amount of food you get. My husband had one of the lunch specials and said it was good.

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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 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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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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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?