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Pho 79

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$$ - $$$
Northwest Virginia Beach
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4816 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6711
+1 757-687-7844
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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116 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

I had not been here in years. I ordered the Banh Canh vegetarian soup in order to try a different noodle. The broth was excellent, the tofu was tasty but I did not initially like the noodles. They were very chewy and difficult to eat. Since I did not finish my soup, I took it home and by sitting overnight,... More 

Thank Phyllis D
Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We ordered House Special Fried rice, Seafood Pho, Spicy Pho, egg rolls. Each and every dish was great. The phos were piping hot and the fried rice was seasoned perfectly. I do recommend this place.

Thank lee88psu
Hartford, Connecticut
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152 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I have been wanting to try pho for a while but didn't have the guts to walk into a foreign restaurant and order something I had never tried, without friends to help me feel less "uneducated" about the cuisine. I had beef pho (kind of like a wonton soup or a ramen) and my husband had a vermicelli dish (grilled... More 

Thank California-Yankee
Hampton, Virginia
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79 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

While the food was the same as the Hampton and Newport News locations, the atmosphere and service was NOT. We basically waited on ourselves the entire visit, having to get up and ask for more drinks, a take-out box, the check. The restaurant is need of a major deep cleaning, as well as the restrooms. Will definitely stick to Hampton... More 

Thank FieryLilRedhead
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

This is our go-to-place when we want excellent Vietnamese food, friendly service, comfort food, something good we don't have to prepare, reasonable prices, or take friends. We have never had a bad meal or service there. We just plain like Pho 79 Hilltop. You can also order take out or have it delivered. Hilltop is closer to the Beach than... More 

Thank John M
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

I've been eating pho all my life and I know when I come across a good bowl of pho, especially one that's made from the north. This one is close but not perfect. The pho came out hot but it needs to be hotter so that you can dip the rare beef. The broth needs to have a little more... More 

Thank yeulife
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

I really like their eggrolls. The pho ga was ok to me. Good staff and the decor was nice. I would go back again

Thank Avery H
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015

I am sure to visit this place every time I am in town. I love their vermicelli dishes, and crave them! Their boba tea is wonderful, and their service is great. Clean restrooms, and a great variety of food.

Thank Shannon B
Chesapeake, Virginia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2015

The original Pho 79 is on Virginia Beach Blvd. between Witchduck and Independence and always has great Pho and authentic Vietnamese dishes. That said the other 3 resturants on the South Side (Hilltop VA Beach, 21st Street, Norfolk, and Battlefield Blvd. Cheasapeake have the same great food and staffs. Wherever you are on the South side of Hampton Road Pho... More 

Thank Jim E
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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202 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Pho 79 is a very good restaurant for Vietnamese soups. The decor is nice, the service is good and the selection of soups is very good. We have found that the "small" size soup is more than enough.

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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, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 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: 4816 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6711
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northwest Virginia Beach
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-687-7844

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