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“My new favorite restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pho Dat Thanh

Pho Dat Thanh
9400 Snowden River Pkwy, Ste 125, Columbia, MD 21045-5332
410-381-3839
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Ranked #56 of 205 Restaurants in Columbia
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Silver Spring, Maryland
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“My new favorite restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Having recently moved from Silver Spring to Ellicott City, I've had to adjust to not having quite the same level of variety and sheer volume of dining choices. I'm picky as well--having been to Viet Nam to adopt my daughter. This place rocks! Extensive menu including, reasonably priced, family friendly, and the all important fresh large Thai basil and cilantro.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great pho, not so great goi cuon”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Went early on a Tuesday evening. The place was half empty but was nearly full by the time we left. The pho had rich broth and came with all the usual accoutrement: mung bean sprouts, jalapeno, basil, and cilantro(!). The goi cuon (rice paper rolls) were a disappointment as they contained little more than rice vermicelli. It turns out that there was another version of goi cuon on the menu that was much more interesting. Service was prompt and the prices were reasonable.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent Food and Fast Preparation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

I've had Pho Dat Thanh as take-out about 10 times now. It's always been fantastic. It's prepared very quickly. Very affordable, and great portions.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Baltimore, Maryland
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Really good !!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

The food was very, very good. Two of us had the chicken pho and one had chicken lo mein.
We also shared the spring rolls with peanut sauce. Remember, the servings are large!!!
Service was friendly. Absolutely recommend!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Pretty disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

After hearing a lot of positives, our group was really disappointed. The soup was bland and tasteless. The crispy shrimp were over cooked and greasy. Disappointed by the other entrees which were ok at best.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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