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“Best pho”
Review of Pho Xe Tang

Pho Xe Tang
Ranked #3,433 of 9,531 Restaurants in Chicago
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Best pho”
Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

The pho and spring rolls are you die for! The broth is already tasty by itself so there's no need to add any more ingredients. The prices for their foods are a little pricey but overall I'd it was worth it!

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Serbian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Chicago, IL
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“so so food. Expensive Pho”
Reviewed June 5, 2013

A bowl of pho is almost $11. Come on Pho Xe Tang! That is way too much for a bowl of so-so pho. I see a lot of people trying to get into the restaurant and decide to stop for 1 time and last time. Please if you want to save money and have good vietnamese food there are many options around. Also please check your receipt to see if tips already included.

  • Visited June 2013
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Chicago, IL
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great food, Great service, So So atmosphere”
Reviewed April 25, 2013

The place isn't much to look at but the food and service were fantastic. This was our first time having Vietnamese food and loved it. They will make the soup any way you would like. There is meter parking on the street.

  • Visited April 2013
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River Forest, Illoinois
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354 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Good - but not the best pho in the neighborhood”
Reviewed October 11, 2012

The popularity of this restaurant is justified by its good quality of pho, and other entrees - but it is not quite at the level of Pho Xe Lua, which is two blocks east on Argyle. And this place is noisy, crowded, and often you have to wait for a table. The broth here is a bit less richly flavored than that of Pho Xe Lua, though still better than Pho 777, which offers the blandest of all in Chicago's uptown. The rice noodles here are firm, but not chewy, always a good test, and the meats are generous and good quality too.

  • Visited June 2012
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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Worth a Vist”
Reviewed January 27, 2011

Pros & Cons
Pros-
1. Excellent food quality
2. Fresh ingredients, healthy prep
3. Friendly server, chef & fellow customers
4. Convenient location- walking distance from cwa station
Cons-
1. Better management of guest on arrival rqd. (20mins wait on Sat noon- somewhat chaotic)

  • Visited January 2011
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