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Pho Little Saigon

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2978 S Norfolk St, San Mateo, CA 94403-2018
+1 650-345-1535
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I am visiting San Mateo quite often for the last 5 years and it really makes me happy to come back to Phó Little Saigon. I am a big fan of Phó and I would recomend this place to other phó lovers. Great amount of food you get for your money also. It would be nice if menu included Phó... More 

Thank Ivicka R
Laredo, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

After arriving in San Mateo from the San Francisco Airport I was very hungry and I didn't know where to go eat. As I was walking around my hotel that I was staying at which was called Los Padros Hotel I found this little restaurant. On this day it was very cold and chilly for me so since I was... More 

Thank Pame72
San Francisco
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Prices are great for the amount of food you get. Food arrives quickly. Dine alone or with a group. Super casual.

Thank bzbeehive
Hartford, Connecticut
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

A very typical pho place, where the deco is minimalistic and menu items are numbered. We had pho with beef brisket, as well as grilled pork chops, both of which were fine. We would go again given the chance.

Thank WilsonCT
Fairfax, Virginia
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Pho Little Saigon is the real deal. I come from the Washington, DC area, which can boast of a number of excellent Vietnamese restaurants, but Pho Little Saigon could hold its own in such company. I had the pho with beef flank and brisket, and found the noodles to be just the right chewiness served with the expected dish of... More 

Thank Mike U
Belmont, California
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2013

I can never wait to get here and could probably eat the Pho here everyday and not get tired of it. Once you try their Pho it captures you and you can not help but to keep coming back. My standard order here is the fresh spring rolls, and a SMALL Pho Tai. I can not finish a small, even... More 

Thank Lou K
Las Vegas, Nevada
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229 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2012

I felt like I was overdosed or was it because I was tired of traveling then? Also, interior could need a bit of facial lift...

Thank Munki888
San Mateo, CA
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2012

Pho is pleasant, unpretentious, well priced. Lots of selections; quick service. A perfect casual lunch place. Interior is also very bright and pleasant.

1 Thank Virginia54
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124 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2012

They serve fast - we went during lunch hour rush and was very satisfied we had papaya salad pho and shrimp roll. I would come here again. Someday.

1 Thank LimeCoco
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2012 via mobile

The place is.so near my.place and so.when i crave for pho i'll just cross the street. The vietnamese pork.ribs is also good.

Thank Breezefairy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Asian, Vietnamese
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2978 S Norfolk St, San Mateo, CA 94403-2018
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-345-1535

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