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Pho 79 Vietnamese Restaurant

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12551 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 213, Newport News, VA 23602
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hampton, Virginia
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81 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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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485 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
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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92 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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
Gloucester, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

We came 10 minutes prior to close. I know, I used to work in resturants. How could we? We asked if they minded if we came so late & would understand if they wanted to close up & go home. The blonde guy was more than hospitable and all staff made us feel more than welcome! (Genuinly) I had been... More 

Thank GingerHFT
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Another average chain restaurant. Basically the same as the others have been. Food doesn't seem to be quite what you would expect for the price. Looked pretty clean on the inside. Staff was friendly.

Thank Thomas N

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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
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?