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Huong Lan

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19-1925 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H1, Canada
+1 250-756-7943
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I got the regular pho with beef, broth was tasty, the meat was bunched up and stuck together which was a bit disappointing. My sister got the seafood chow mein, it came with plain noodles and the seafood on top. It was not tossed like a regular chow mein as the noodles were so plain and bland, she had to... More 

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Thank Renee L
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I checked no 21 with rare beef and flank, tasted very good, but the table with two is too tiny for two peoples. It is very busy lunchtime. A place worth of coming back again!

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Thank kenj33
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This low key Vietnamese restaurant on Bowen Road offers authentic food with generous portions at good prices. The service is good too - quick and friendly. Love the prawn rolls to start the meal. The portion of two wraps is great to share with peanut sauce. Then it's hard to pick from a Spicy Pho or lemongrass chicken. It's a... More 

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1 Thank Bella4tunata
Nanaimo, Canada
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364 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dec 27th, he thought we'd order pick up at our favourite Vietnamese place... EVERYONE else had the same idea ! We were told it would be 1/2 hr. for us to pick up - that was cool, when I got there the place was PACKED - adults, kids... sitting & eating, waiting to be seated, sitting up at bar area... More 

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1 Thank S_Leach
Courtenay, Canada
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our favourite place to go when we are in Nanaimo. Their egg rolls and salad rolls are delicious, the broth in their pho is so, so good- layers of flavour. I haven't tried all of their soups yet, but all the ones I have tried are amazing. Very good quality ingredients and dishes. I would say this place is as... More 

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1 Thank islandtraveller_star
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

My # 1 for Pho- very fresh ingredients, hoping to try other dishes besides soup- but it is very hard to stray from what is good!

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Thank Janice T
London, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We had the Pho. The dish was hot and tasty and there was a lot of food at a very reasonable price. We highly recommend this restaurant. We tried the Vietnamese coffee...amazing!

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Thank Gillian M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Was expecting something slightly tastier judging by the reviews, and the busy atmosphere. Nice clean establishment lots of parking, pretty good service. They take you to a table and give you complementary jasmin tea...... so far so good. Group of four, beef satay soup just OK, crispy noodle with seafood and another with chicken stirfry, again just OK. Just about... More 

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1 Thank Varmintz
Nanaimo, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Excellent and very fast service, reasonably price for servings, great, friendly staff who remember you and basically know what you like to eat (those regular customers), take good care of people who have allergies..been here many times..well worth the food and company

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Wouldn't say it is the best pho I had but it is the best so far in Nanaimo. Soup is the soul of pho but it is a little bit too salty especially if you order the satay one. Not cheap for pho restaurant though but staff there are always friendly and attentive. Where's the fish sauce for salad rolls... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-1925 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-756-7943

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