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“Pretty disappointing”
Review of Pho Dat Thanh

Pho Dat Thanh
Ranked #53 of 269 Restaurants in Columbia
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed November 20, 2012

After hearing a lot of positives, our group was really disappointed. The soup was bland and tasteless. The crispy shrimp were over cooked and greasy. Disappointed by the other entrees which were ok at best.

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Thank Macurtis99
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

Pho Dat Thanh is a gem in Columbia. It's in a small strip mall off Snowden River. We've been going there for many years, and the biggest downside is that people have discovered it. It's not unusual to find it crowded enough to have to wait for a table. But the wait is well worth every minute. The pho is fabulous. Anyone who regularly eats pho knows the secret is in the broth, and the broth at Pho Dat Thanh is wonderful. Additionally, they offer a full menu of home-style Vietnamese dishes that should not be missed. All of the food is impeccably fresh and the portions are huge. The noodles are all house made. The most obvious indication of the quality of this restaurant is the number of Vietnamese families that eat there on a nightly basis. Don't miss this restaurant. It's worth the trip.

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Thank Fishboy555
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

I travel to Columbia frequently for work, and I make it a point to visit Pho Dat Thanh at least once while in town. The food is great, and you never have to wait long to be seated or served.

Thank Kelly G
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

My daughter loves pho. Considers herself a connoisseur really. This is her gold standard. I cannot think of a higher praise. All other pho's she has tried in various cities are compared to this one.

Thank DRDELEE
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

I'm in town for business. Found this listed on Trip Advisor and decided to try it out.

All signs point to awesome:
1) The place was so popular on a Friday night that I had to wait for a table. This was a first for me at a Pho restaurant.

2) The place was packed with lots of Vietnamese families and friends - so, you know, it's got to be the real deal.

3) My large bowl of pho only cost $7 and was excellent. I am already planning my return trip tomorrow night.

Highly recommended.

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