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11 Street 178, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 12 538 904
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Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We have eaten here on numerous occasions and still cannot get enough of their yummy phos. They are cheap and delicious (2,5 USD for chicken, beef or veg pho, 3,5 USD for seafood and 5 USD for special pho - this one is HUGE). We will go back.

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Thank bw018
London
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lucky Pho was on my list of places to visit in Phnom Penh - got to Street 178 and couldn't find it, so we ended up in Special Pho - Luckily it turned out to be the same place. This was my first ever Pho experience, and it was delicious. The broth was rich and flavoursome, the noodles were slippery... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

The Pho served has absolutely no MSG and this makes it all the more appealing. The broth indeed has flavor. The pho is inconsistent. Been on occasions where the pho broth is phenomenal and other days it should not even be considered as broth but water. The meat handling of the Pho is a question mark. What can you expect... More 

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Montpellier, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Their phos are full or flavours! They all taste great, but my favourite one is the vegetarian one. I usually go there for lunch but it's also a nice place for dinner. 2.5$ is a good price, considering this place is on Riverside.

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Thank ElephantduMekong
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

The only thing good about the pho is the broth is clear. The only way to way to make clear broth is vegetables which is perfect. No funny smelling broth, but everything else is ok.

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Thank Sangha P
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

I grew up eating pho, and the pho here would compare favorably with many Vietnamese restaurants elsewhere. That said, they do use a wider rice noodle than is customary. We ate here twice and each time ordered the beef pho and coconut juice (a fresh, whole coconut); each bill amounted to $7 for two people. Service is quick and friendly.... More 

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Thank Crystal N
Dusseldorf, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Nice restaurant - cool location at the mekong river and our vegetarian Pho was also very good. BUT: we ordered a coconut for Drink and a beer. Beer was fast and very good but the coconut was a coupple of ours old and filled up with water. That wasn't the taste of real coconutmilk! It was water! We were lucky... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

You would not go to Lucky Pho for the stylish decor or the friendly & helpful staff... they are both lacking, if you ask me.... However, they can get away with all of that because the food is simply delicious. I do not have a lot of experience with pho, so I cannot make any comparisons with other places. All... More 

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Glasgow
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Went to this restaurant on a recommendation in the Lonely Planet and wasn't disappointed. We both had the beef pho with diet cokes and it came to $8. The pho was really tasty with a big plate of accompaniments such as fresh chilies and mint which after a day traipsing around was just the thing we needed. As the other... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Pho in Vietnamese translates to "noodle" so these places usually specialize in noodle soup. The one on 178th St is particularly good, 'Just $3.50 for seafood soup. Beer costs a little more but they will deliver it to any nearby establishment.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Street 178, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Phnom Penh
  • Phone Number: +855 12 538 904

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