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Pho Basil

177A Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-3009
+1 617-262-5377
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
177A Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-3009
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was simply amazing. No you cannot book, yes you have to line up. Is it worth the wait. You bet your life it is, the food was amazing, served in a timely manner and all fresh and cooked to perfection. I can not...More

Thank Garyjack
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my friend were unimpressed after having dinner at Pho Basil. The Papaya Salad tasted and smelled really bad. Their pho wasn't the greatest I've had. The only highlight of the night was the Mango Sticky Rice. Not sure why this place couldn't meet...More

Thank dreamer8313
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my wife loves Vietnamese food, we heard it was pretty good here so we gave it a try, my wife ordered the papaya salad and the meat and prawn vermicelli, i ordered a small tom yum soup with the same entree my wife had, my...More

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pho basil is my favorite Asian restaurant in Boston. Heck, it may be my favorite Asian restaurant in the country. The portions are large and flavorful. The service is quick. The prices are low. It does not get any better than that, now does it...More

1  Thank ElektraVelvet
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kina at pho basil Thai restaurant served was super worst at Boston The server name kina had SUPER BIG ATTITUDE n her service was super SLOW n not attentive. Guys this pho basil Thai place is not worth bcoz the service is not at all...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

If you ask me where I would rather eat in Boston, this would be the place. Why so? Food is fresh as morning dew, the crowd is young, the air delectably Thai, and the prices modest. This is probably the best value for money in...More

Thank betteradvisor
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is highly rated and it was located near our hotel (Sheraton), so we decided to try it. It's crazy popular, and I can understand why. My husband wasn't feeling so well, but after a bowl of pho, he felt much better. He said...More

2  Thank incaprincess254
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Very delicious food being served here. One should try Sweet Chili Crab, Fish Basil and Shumai. Sake is served hot in this restaurant it is something their special hot drink.

1  Thank Ulhas41
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Stopped in for a late lunch before catching a show at the New England Conservatory. Lots of great options from rice dishes, to pad thai to many varieties of pho. We tried several dishes and they were all amazing. Service was friendly and fast and...More

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The food I tried (chicken curry mango) was good but not exceptional. The staff was very friendly, and the quantity-price ratio is unbeatable :)

Thank Tiphaine V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177A Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-3009
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-262-5377
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