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#139 of 380 Asian in Seattle
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Asian, Vietnamese
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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All reviews pho chicken pie portions are large prices are reasonable broth fave flavor basil yummy
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Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

i would rate this Pho Soup at 9/10 and it is even at affordable prices. This is some of the Best pho I have ever had. The thinly sliced chicken is delicious in the Chicken Pho, and my wife got the vegetable pho with added...tofu which she rates 8.5/10. Very yummy broth, and large portions for $11.00 A bowl. My wife also got the cha gao and said they were also very good.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 7, 2020

Pho Bac Cafe is a small local eating place tucked away amongst all the down town high Rise residential buildings. Pho, or Vietnamese noodle soup is very filling and the bowls that are served here are very large. We sat a side table, but you...can sit at longer tables and share if you want to, loved the bright yellow chairs and the recycled coffee cans. Good selection of posters on the walls, we noticed that the café is very dog friendly, unlike California. The menu is short and sweet, so should be fast and easy to serve, wrong. The servers seem to spend more time on their cell phone than attending business. Used to ordering Pho Tai with the raw beef on the side, so that I can dip the raw meat in the hot broth. Pho Bac serve the meat already stewed in the broth, which was very tasty with lots of flavor but not what I wanted. All though they do serve the sprouts and basil on the side. They also offer Chinese donuts to dunk in your extra broth. TIP: If you are going to eat here call ahead (206-621-8816) as they are small and fill quickly at certain times of the day.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

We went to Seattle on vacation and tried this place the The forks and the chopsticks were in a container and looked quite dirty, the floor looked very dirty and we found a fly in the chicken soup.My Daughters stomach was a little upset after...eating the food Since there was a dead fly that was floating on top-and my husband came down with a cold the next dayMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

I love that this place is close to where I live. They serve great pho and better yet their Phamily Fave is my favorite! The portions are large and the prices are reasonable. Definitely worth a stop!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

I love pho and have had it in numerous places. This place is legit and has good food! Authentic. Decent service. A must dine.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

I order a small pho with chicken and “Prawns”, the chicken meat was dry and flavorless, it tasted like rubber; so called “prawns” were two small shrimps. This is misleading menu if nothing else! I also ordered Vietnams coffee, I was expecting a coffee pot...that you can drip into condensed milk, instead I got a glass with half full ice with a little bit of creamed coffee, I think. Also, the server wiped the food pieces from the table next to me onto the floor just when I sat down, so I had to be careful not to step on it when I left! Given all the reviews i saw before I came to the restaurant, I was expecting better services and quality of foods. So a bit disappointed and I will not recommend it personally.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

This place is pretty low key and has a fairly small menu. This is not a destination restaurant it's more of a local spot. There's a lot of local businesses and high Rise residential buildings in the area so it's a great place for a...quick lunch or dinner. The menu is fairly limited therefore it keeps pretty easy to choose. I will also mention it's super dog friendly as there are tons of dogs sitting on the floor in the restaurant. I love dogs but I don't really want them in a restaurant where I eat but it won't prevent me from stopping in. So far I've tried their curry dish they're fried rice and the pho. All have been pretty good but I will stick with the pho next time.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Pho Bac after walking all morning. The place is cool inside, with a rustic, cozy feeling - a welcome one in a chill fall day. My tofu Banh Mi was delicious and generously sized, as was my friend's lunch too. Ask about...the size of your order, because you might wanna split it!More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

It’s too bad that major construction is underway across the street making this place less accessible. This is a good spot and very close to the Lake Union Springhill Suites.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

We had a good meal here. It's a nice place for Pho, or Vietnamese noodle soups. The rice dishes were also tasty. Thanks for finding our phone and giving it back to us!

Date of visit: March 2018
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