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Pho Tai

#792 of 14,216 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood:
Place d'Italie / Quartier Asiatique
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13 rue Philibert Lucot, 75013 Paris, France
+33 1 45 85 97 36
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19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Tue - Sun 19:00 - 22:30
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Jamestown, New York
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64 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pho Tai Review Worth a Detour This small restaurant offers some of the best Vietnamese cuisine in Paris’ Chinatown neighborhood. It is a bit off the beaten track of the main streets. You can find it on a small street off Ave. Choisy. It is worth a detour. My wife and I try to go there when we are living... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Very very tasty food, especially the "bun" bowls. Staff very friendly, although speak little English they do their best and even showed me how to properly eat the food! Wonderful little gem in the middle of Chinatown and would 100% recommend for a tasty meal.

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Thank Chris J
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Being Vietnamese myself it is always hard to find great Vietnamese food out. (Because obviously my mum makes the best - not being biased at all) I would say that the pho is a good standard for a restaurant and the spring rolls were delicious. However it didn't amaze me at all. Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed it and... More 

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1 Thank thuyypham
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118 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

There are many places to choose from but we really like this place. The bowls of Pho are huge and even the chicken egg rolls Are made in house. Always flavorful and yummy. Very adapting to families and the owner lady we find quite funny.

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Thank Heather O
Belgrade
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We keep returning to. Fresh, authentic Vietnamese eats! Prices are very decent for Paris along with friendly service.

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1 Thank TravelKat22
London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We ordered a large pho and a special pho. Large pho has cooked and raw beef (lots of them), while special pho has beef meat balls in addition. The soup is a special and full of flavours! The meat balls are really firm and tasty. Cooked beef with both fat and meat is really tender and melts in the mouth.... More 

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1 Thank Jierre
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Found this place on tripadvisor and found it really easy to find! Had dinner with my family of 5, once we stepped in the waitress introduced the menu as it didn't have english. Amazing service and we order 2 mixed meat pho, chicken pho and bun thit nuong. Amazing service and would definitely recommend to anyone that loved vietnamese food... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We traveled with taxi trough whole Paris, it took us 1,5 hr to get there but it was damn worth it! Outstanding value for money. Excellent honest real asian food served in an familiar ambiance. I will get back as soon as I can. Top.

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Airdrie, Canada
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We dined here for lunch after discovering that our favourite Shawarma place had closed down - we noticed that we were pretty close to 'China Town' so I pulled up trip advisor ... Pho Tai immediately stuck out, as the reviews were all very good, but also because one of the Vietnamese restaurants that I dine at in Calgary has... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I visit this restaurant this spring and find an amazing food here, big portions (very big) and the taste is delicious. However, the service is awfull. Waitresses doesn't know french so ask for something is very difficult.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 17
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 rue Philibert Lucot, 75013 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Place d'Italie / Quartier Asiatique
  • Neighbourhood: Place d'Italie / Quartier Asiatique
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 85 97 36

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

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Place d'Italie / Quartier Asiatique
Far off the beaten path, this part of Paris is a forgotten gem worth exploring. Avenue d’Ivry houses Europe's largest Chinatown with great Asian supermarkets and shops, and a thrilling atmosphere around Chinese New Year. Place d’Italie impresses onlookers as soon as they set their eyes on it. Not far, around La Butte aux Cailles, the streets suddenly imitate provincial France and you’ll feel like you’ve been transported. The beauty of these streets lies in their surprises around every twist and turn.
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