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“Small, Quaint, Simple, Good Inexpensive Meal! Definitely Would Return”

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Absolutely Phobulous
Ranked #204 of 431 Restaurants in West Hollywood
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Asian, Vietnamese
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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431 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Small, Quaint, Simple, Good Inexpensive Meal! Definitely Would Return”
Reviewed March 3, 2013

We were looking for something quick, easy and Asian. my wife felt like eating Pho. We say this little place as we were driving down La Cienega and pulled right into a parking spot.

My wife at the Pho with Tofu and it was very tasty. Lots of fresh vegetables and the noodles were nice.

I had a grilled chicken over a tomato rice. I was not much for the rice, but the chicken was tasty and when combined with the sweet teriyaki sauce, really good with the rice.

It's quick, tasty and inexpensive. This is a much better option that so many other inexpensive meal options. We would return again.

Visited March 2013
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Like I have a Vietnamese Grandma”
Reviewed April 29, 2012

This is the best Pho I've ever had! The place is super cute, tucked away in a little garden and below street level. The place is family run and they are all really sweet! Everything is really fresh and they will make veggie pho on request. They may have added it to the menu by now but if not, just ask.

Visited July 2011
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Columbus, New Jersey
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“I could make better pho, and you could probably too”
Reviewed March 15, 2012

Some lukewarm watered down vegetable mix was served with imitation crab meat and a plate of the usual accoutrements and hot sauces to mix at the table. Seriously? Where was the cooking? There were no Vietnamese cooks, and the owner seems to be a first or second generation American who downloaded the recipes off the internet. If you've eaten authentic pho, you will be irritated to have this served to you. Download the recipes yourself and I'm sure you'll save money and get a kick out of making pho, or better yet head east and eat at a Vietnamese restaurant as close as K-town.

  • Visited June 2011
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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Delicious Food, Great Prices”
Reviewed April 18, 2009

Loved this little Vietnamese restaurant. It was within walking distance of our hotel. We actually ate here twice during out 1 week stay in LA. The pho is great and so are the rice paper rolls. Very inexpensive too, which is a great find in LA.

Thank JenniferJE
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“The best, most authentic...”
Reviewed September 19, 2008

The best, most authentic Vietnamese food in Los Angeles! The egg rolls and spring rolls are amazing! And the Pho is... phobulous!

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