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To Chau Restaurant

1007 River St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-5042
+1 808-533-4549
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pho” (12 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
“spring rolls” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese
1007 River St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-5042
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

I had pho at To Chau after spending a half day in Chinatown. The restaurant was not crowded so it was not difficult for me to find a table. The pho was very tasty (though as the one who was born and grown up in...More

Thank Kiet Q
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We visit Hawaii twice a year, and we always go to To Chau at least once or twice per visit. We went again on our recent trip. On a scale of 1 to 10, we usually give To Chau a 10. They serve our favorite...More

1  Thank SDJA
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Broth is amazing and a secret family recipe! We used to have to line up for an hour just to get in though recently with so much competition there has not been much of a wait time; generous on thai basil and meat;

Thank saffronsantorini
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Our daughter's Vietnamese partner wanted to come here as he said the Pho was really authentic( he grew up in Vietnam). He did warn us that the ambience was somewhat down-market. We didn't really know what to expect... the fact there was a line of...More

Thank AnonymousAuckland
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I ate my pho for breakfast (place opens at 8:30am) and I was set for the day. If you are of discerning attitude, please don't eat here. You'll insult the perfection of the soup and the skilled hands that make it. Step into this doorway...More

Thank Stevie C
Reviewed 24 August 2016

To Chau is an authentic pho restaurant. That's what they make and that's what they serve. It starts with the line on the sidewalk outside the door. People from all places and walks of life wait patiently for the best pho experience in town. The...More

Thank KulaBob
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

It is no longer crowded with daily long lines, but their food and soup are still the best in Honolulu. Soup from other Pho restaurants tend to be a little sweeter. The noodles stay intact even during re-heat. Unlike leftover noodles from competitors, they dissolve...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Walked the perimeter of Chinatown and stopped at To Chau because it had the most patrons inside. Restaurant was closing in one hour. The area did not seem too sketchy to us, but we're long time New Yorkers. Inside is not fancy. Service is efficient....More

1  Thank Dushi-NY
Reviewed 13 March 2014

My husband just returned from Chinatown. We had lunch at this little dive called Pho to Chau on River Street between Hotel & King. I know from other reviews that we lucked out as we arrived at lunch & there was not a line up...More

Thank condu
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Very tasty broth, lots of meat, plentiful fresh toppings--it is just excellent Pho. It is easy to get to the restaurant by bus from Waikiki as lots of routes stop close by. Keep in mind that the restaurant closes around 2:00 pm and you can't...More

Thank SelaPDX
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Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
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Open Hours
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1007 River St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96817-5042
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Downtown Honolulu
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-533-4549
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