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Pho Lemongrass

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239 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-5004
+1 617-731-8600
Today
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:45 am - 10:30 pm
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Hong Kong, China
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74 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On the list of recommended local restaurants from the Longwood Inn. A family style restaurant with reasonably good service. The food itself was reasonably good though not fantastic, and quite authentic. Price is reasonable.

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Thank ECWorld
Boston, MA
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has good Vietnamese food -even the Vietnamese like it. The service is good and friendly. Portions are large and food is tasty. Atmosphere is pleasant.

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Thank Pattyduke
Concord, New Hampshire
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80 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance leaves a lot to be desired I'm afraid. A bit of sprucing up needs to happen here. The mai tai's were fantastic and the food was equally fantastic, however. The shrimp ShuMai was excellent as a starter and the spring rolls were good too. The main dishes of basil shrimp and pad tai were excellent. I would recommend... More 

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Thank Smillerick
Brookline, Massachusetts
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122 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

The food here is surprisingly good. I had Lemongrass Boneless Duck; duck was flavorful and juicy, vegetables crisp and tasty, the sauce well designed. My wife had Pad Thai, also excellent. I had a Fog Cutter cocktail which was a treat. Only disappointment was the Spring Rolls, which lacked the fresh pop of good ones. Prices fair, service OK.

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Thank Mike B
Hartford, Connecticut
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Always dependable, always great. Light sauces, fresh ingredients, plenty of choice, reasonable price. What more can you ask for! This is a really competitive area, and we literally have never been disappointed.

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Thank tcandcc2016
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We found this restaurant from a recommended list of local places to eat that was provided by the Longwood Inn where we were staying. Booking was not required and service was quick, friendly and efficient. The food was excellent - subtly flavoured, cooked to order with fresh ingredients and represented good value for money. Caters for all types of diner... More 

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Thank anji534
Washington, DC
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

It might have been my mood, but I had a list of 10 mouth watering menu items I wanted to try. I actually did not know about how Banh Hoi is served, so I was pleasantly surprised when a plate with enough food for TWO arrived (I chose the beef) along with a special rice wrapper contraption in which I... More 

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Thank drandbo
Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

I visited for lunch and am a vegetarian was very happy with my food and the ambience. I shall return !

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Thank HomewoodSuitesDOS
Whitefish Bay
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Plenty of vegan options here. Love the Pho Vegetable Soup w/Tofu!! Great and speedy service!! Will definitely be back!!!

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Thank 413catherinep
London, United Kingdom
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486 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Food was quite all right. I had sea food madness. Very good shrimps, calamari I enjoyed it. My friends both had soups. Apparently they come here often and eat the very same every time. Curry soup and like Ramon with pine apple, tomatoes etc. Sunday evening the restaurant was quite full.

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Thank DANIELLA107

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Vietnamese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-5004
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-731-8600

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