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Pho Ba Co

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4250 Barranca Pkwy Ste K, Irvine, CA 92604-1733
+1 949-857-8808
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Irvine, California
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

This is probably the best Vietnamese place for Pho in Irvine. We always order Pho or one of the rice dishes such as the Charbroiled Beef or Charbroiled Pork Chop. If ordering the rice dish make sure to ask for the garlic rice. For dessert try the Black Sea with Boba drink.

Thank Alex W
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed tasty bun with spicy lemongrass beef. Food prepared quickly. Very good air conditioning on a hot day. Typical items on menu.

Thank wgSweetTea
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105 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

We have been getting our pho fix at this place for 15 years! The great flavor has not changed at all, and most of workers there are still the same.. Not only pho is a great dish, but also their egg rolls are good, spring rolls are good, and don't forget Bun is also a great choice! You can't go... More 

Thank Da Y
Orange County, CA
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165 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

When our group of 7 was first seated, the server was good about getting our drink, appetizer and food order. However, after the food was served, he disappeared. After a long time, we finally got the attention of another server to refill water. The server never cleared the plates, but finally brought the bill. It wasn't particularly crowded that evening,... More 

Thank pw9999
Costa Mesa, California
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315 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2015

Over the weekend, we did an impromptu family get-together for dinner at this restaurant. As my parents have recently moved into the area, we've been looking for a Vietnamese restaurant to call our "regular" and decided to try out this restaurant. Overall, it was really good. The staff is terrific! We arrived at 4:30 as my parents eat dinner early... More 

Thank Paul S
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015

Solid quality and good pricing. Parking often difficult. Staff very accommodating. Setting is very basic and slightly noisy.

Thank Robert K
Laguna Hills, United States
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130 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2015

We love Pho and this is one of our best choices in Irvine. Very authentic Vietnamese food and great service.

1 Thank Susan H
Irvine, California
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193 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015

Nice place to eat. Have outdoor seating on nice days. Service is pretty good. Used to be better when they were smaller. Prices are decent. Parking can sometimes be a pain, there are other little restaurants in the same center. One of the better Vietnamese restaurants locally.

Thank mooki x
Santa Ana, California
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2015

I've eaten at several pho places in Irvine and Pho Bac is, by far, the best IMHO. The pho here has a very flavorful broth and they give you a ton of whatever meat you order. Add veggies of your choice, bean sprouts, peppers, cilantro, mint and enjoy.

1 Thank John W
Irvine, California
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2015

Pho Ba Bo was one of the first Vietnamese restaurants in Irvine. It went from a small strip mall restaurant that never had enough seats to doubling in size and still has lines of faithful followers now that it has grown. It is all about the broth for the Pho! The success of any Vietnamese restaurant rests with its Pho... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4250 Barranca Pkwy Ste K, Irvine, CA 92604-1733
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-857-8808

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