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“This time we had a great experience with the pho.”
Review of PHO

PHO
Ranked #22 of 131 Restaurants in Santa Ana
Price range: US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Dining options: Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Description: Vietnamese food
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We had a bad experience last year. We wrote a bad review and they assured us something went wrong and offered us a free retry. So we went back and tried again (we did not ask for the free meal since it had been a while).

This time the pho was very flavorful and when asked we got all the extras we wanted (cilantro, basil etc.) My wife and I would rate it very good. So if you are a pho fan this place is worth coming to.

Our friend this time had curry, which was nice and creamy but a bit bland. They could amp up the spices to make it more tasty.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank peter d
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PhoCostaRica, Owner at PHO, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

We really praise you for another opportunity and taking the time to leave this review. . Thank you kindly.

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing, it is really a must if you are into new stuff, so delicious, fresh and fast. Loved it!

Pleny of parking spaces, great service

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 70fere
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Very good try to make asiatic cuisine understandable for locals. I can see autentic recepies with Tico-touch. Not always good btw. But in general very nice place for lunch.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Доминик С
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

The first thing you need to smell when walking into a restaurant named after the flagship dish of a whole nation, is the broth! That smell has to be coming out the kitchen and just filling the whole place making you want to order now! However this was not our experience. Our son had the Pho but he couldn't finish it as he said it's just plain water with noodles... The curry was ok, but much too sweet so towards the end we couldn't finish it. We had the rolls, which were freshly made but they need to put more flavor in the sauce! Vietnamese food, the way we know it from our travels there, is not what we experienced here... There's room for more flavors!!

Date of visit: May 2018
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Thank Marcel F
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PhoCostaRica, Owner at PHO, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

We really appreciate the feedback. This will motivate us to improve our recipes and effort.

Thanks again.
Phocostarica

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Great pho soup and spring rolls. Always get the exe special and is usually enough to take home and have again for lunch the following day. Great bargin

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank d0ublev
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