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593 Park Ave, Worcester, MA 01603-2911
508-756-7555
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

However great the food is at Pho DaKao, and trust me, it is amongst the best in Worcester, it's definitely Vietnamese. Absolutely first rate.

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Thank James W
boston, ma, usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent authentic thai food, clean and attractive ambiance, full bar, great service. there are several thai restaurants in the worcester area, many are good. pho dakao is a step above most of the others. most menu items are reasonably priced, a few are in the $15 range (and worth it). portions are large, ingredients and herbs are high quality and... More 

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Thank Perspectech
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This seems like a neighborhood Asian eatery with an extensive menu. The serving staff was not only helpful in describing the dishes, they even demonstrated the art of rolling large rice paper sheets around assorted vegetables and meat. They also helped us choose the appropriate condiments and dipping sauces. We enjoyed the food, the experience and learning a little about... More 

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Thank Lori L
Sutton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

My daughter loves it here and I now know why. Nothing fancy but genuine Vietnamese cuisine at affordable prices. Delicious!

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Thank ogogolby
Worcester, Massachusetts
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215 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Went here early on a Friday evening and I'm so happy we did! It was perfect. Our waitress was fabulous. The menu is large. Pho Dakao isn't just soup! It has many dishes such as pad tai and spring rolls. I suggest trying the fried spring rolls. They were the best I've ever had. Their drinks are delicious and cheap!... More 

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Thank AshleeB21
Sugar Hill, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

The food was very good. They have a small but good selection of Saki. We shared the spring rolls, Mongolian Beef and Chicken with Lemon grass. I would go back any time.

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Thank Good149
Southbridge
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

First visit to Pho Dakao, we tried a noon time lunch of Pho, ( chicken soup with rice noodles, green onions , bean sprouts, Thai basil, lime, and jalapeno peppers. Soup may be ordered in serving size small to, extra large. Delicious! Excellent service by Katherine.

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Thank David L
East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

Second visit was just as excellent as the first!!! Fresh, delicious meal prepared quickly and at a very reasonable price...what more could you ask for?

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Thank Morosiello
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We visited twice in the period of the five days (and on the only days we were free for dinner) spent in Worcester at a symposium this Summer. Both meals were marvelous. We learned from the first (watching the bounty on other tables) what we wanted to try on our second visit. The pho was first rate: rich, complex broth,... More 

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Byron, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We visited with a group of friends. Called last minute but got a table. We ordered various appetizers and entre. From meat lovers to vegans everyone enjoyed their meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 593 Park Ave, Worcester, MA 01603-2911
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: 508-756-7555

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