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“Not bad” 4 of 5 stars
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Pho Bac
13924 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Chantilly, VA 20151
(703) 818-8828
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Ranked #38 of 129 Restaurants in Chantilly
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Va
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98 reviews 98 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
“Not bad”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We were staying at the Staybridge Suites nearby and decided to try this place out. Nice selection of pho options compared to the restaurant we have back home but I think the flavor of the pho at our hometown place is a little better. The pho came out really quickly, but the server forgot our order of iced coffee. She later gave it to us "to go." Coffee (with condensed milk) was yummy. Healthier to eat here than, say, the Red Robin down the road, and more economical. Not a bad place to eat while traveling.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
San Francisco, California
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84 reviews 84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 64 cities Reviews in 64 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Kinda average pho”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

The portions on the smallish side. Prices are on par with other pho places. Service as usual in pho restaurant, aloof but efficient. All in all, average in taste and ambience. This a pho restaurant. A utilitarian low cost fast food vietnamese restaurant. I would return, given its proximity and convenience to Dulles airport. A quick meal of little consequence but filling.
Two out of five stars for value because of small portions.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Never Again”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Today we went to Pho Bac after church which was 1:40 pm. This was our first time there. The place is ran down, zero ambiance and not neat looking. Upon our arrival they sat as down, gave us the menu..and we waited and waited. My husband waived his hand trying to get their attention, including the lady at the bar. I had a feeling that the wait staff was also the cooks in the kitchen. There were 2 wait staff , 1 cashier / bar person and a bus boy. The wait staff was wearing plain street clothes and the other was wearing an apron (meaning he was the cook too). The place was 80% full and 50% of the people were still waiting to place their order. After 20 minutes of useless waiting, I told my husband that it is time for us to go. The children were also hungry. We walked out of the place extremely hungry and frustrated. We will never go back to this place ever!!

IF THERE WAS A NO STAR, THEY DESERVE THAT!!

Visited February 2012
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great Vietnamese joint”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

Had the crispy chicken wings and the pho soup with extra beef. Very generous portions, tasty and filling.

Visited November 2011
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Tallahassee, Florida
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81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“First time at a Pho”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2010

Have nothing to compare to, but definitely would go again, esp if my other choice was Chinese

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