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Huong Lan

19-1925 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H1, Canada
+1 250-756-7943
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pho” (37 reviews)
“spring rolls” (12 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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19-1925 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H1, Canada
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31 - 40 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 30 September 2016

This small restaurant is located on Bowen Road in a strip mall. They specialize in Vietnamese soups. They also have other dishes but the soups are very authentic and excellent. This moderately priced restaurant is very busy at lunchtime and there can be line ups.

2  Thank Rettmer
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Heard a lot about this restaurant , was excited to try it. We had the salad rolls and hot and sour seafood soup. We eat gluten free , their gluten free menu was poor. Even their currys had gluten. We normally have salad rolls with...More

Thank Harold E
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I've tried a few items on the menu and all are fantastic! The servers never let your water or tea go empty and are always friendly. Tonight I tried a combo with lemongrass chicken, pork and salad rolls on vermicelli noodles (substituted the spring rolls...More

Thank Amanda K
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Always busy, always good Service is good, food comes fast, tastes great. If your craving pho in nanaimo you wont be let down here!

Thank Meatandcheeze
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My wife and I come here quite often. When they closed for two weeks of vacation for the staff this summer, we actually went into withdrawal! While I can't speak to the authenticity of the cuisine, the cooks are all Vietnamese. We tend to gravitate...More

Thank Thitherbymetro
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

It's pricey compared to other Vietnamese places but their broth is well rounded and has a depth that is unmatched. They are closed till mid August so I recommend Pho Dong as a worthwhile replacement.

Thank Miss M
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I have tried all the pho soups in Nanaimo and the best is here.After working with numerous vietnamese chefs in Vancouver and abroad, i have become a PHO expert.The stocks here are well prepared with a good balance of ginger, anise and lemongrass.The volume of...More

Thank 40Dean
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I've spent two weeks in Nanaimo, during which time I went to several Pho restaurants. I returned to the Huong Lan a few times because it was just better than the others (though they were all quite good). I especially enjoyed the skewered shrimps &...More

Thank Dennis K
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I read about this "top 10" Vietnamese place on TripAdvisor. This unpretentious little spot in a strip mall is a great find. I went for the Pho, but ended up with the #54. The #54 is a combination plate with lemongrass chicken, grilled pork, vermicelli...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Myself, friends and family probably eat here every 2 weeks. Never had a meal I didn't love!! Prices are great, portion size is large and meals and pho are authentic!! What the pho?

Thank Julia B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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