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Pho 79 Vietnamese Restaurant

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12551 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 213, Newport News, VA 23602
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place was packed at lunch and I see why. The food was outstanding and the service was great. I will be back.

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418 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I met some friends here who have never eaten Vietnamese. They liked it! I got the beef and meatball pho soup. It was tasty. They have all of the additional condiments in the table to spice up your soup- sriracha. The fresh spring rolls are outstanding.

Thank Gary C
Hampton, Virginia
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81 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our go-to place! We love the food here and the service is also good. My husband always gets the Beef Pho Noodle Soup. I always get the Beef Barbequed Skewers. Together we always share the Spring Rolls .... Everything is delicious and consistently so! We are never disappointed and it's one place we can always both agree on!!!

Thank FieryLilRedhead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best Pho around. Love their rice, soup, and noodle options. I've tried everything and nothing has disappointed. Thai tea is great. Staff is always smiling, very efficient, and attentive.

Thank Emily S
Richmond, Virginia
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19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Decided to stop here for dinner based on reviews. It turned out quite disappointing. The pho, while the broth had a nice flavor, is by far not the best pho I've ever had, and was laden with fat from the brisket. There's no excuse to not trim the fat prior to throwing it in the broth. The menu was super... More 

Thank Kristen W
Waynesboro, Virginia
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Yummy food. Not much on atmosphere but good was quick and good! Not one right side of the road like Siri said. On left in shopping plaza 😂

Thank Kelleylt
Mathews, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Great food in a clean environment with very nice staff. They are very accommodating with both take out and special orders. We love all the different phos and sandwiches and recently tried a few of their other dishes. All have been outstanding.

Thank betsykk2
Cooper City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Soup for some, bubble tea for some, won ton, spring rolls, pork fried rice and so much more! Everyone was full and we enjoyed our meal together. . .always a good time with family!

Thank Michael1221
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

We tried the Fresh Spring Rolls, Shrimp on Sugar Cane and of course Pho, both having the Beef Strips (Pho Tai). Each course was fresh, and had genuine Vietnamese flavours. The Pho was like you would have in Ho Chi Minh city.

Thank Geoff B
Aldie, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

You eat good pho or bad pho.. there is no third thing but this place takes pho to an exceptional level..... awesome Pho with fantabulous taste. The chicken skewer was very very tasty. I wish I could give them 6 out 5 rating. Definitely, worth a visit, except me back whenever I am in Newport News

Thank RohanKamat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12551 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 213, Newport News, VA 23602
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: (757)-877-1213

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