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Star Anise

1571 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z7, Canada
+1 902-422-2602
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“pho” (12 reviews)
“noodles” (9 reviews)
“spring rolls” (6 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese
1571 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not quite Vietnam, but definitely passable. I had the special - Pho with fish balls, chicken wings (which were delicious), boiled egg and sliced pork. The noodles were cooked well and the broth was flavorful. Service was attentive and friendly. Decor is simple. Prices...More

Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the yellow curry chicken lunch special. It just OK, not nearly as good as Ginger Grass (now closed, sadly). It also was a fairly small portion for the price.

Thank Haligonian08
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A little cold and rainy in downtown Halifax today so perfect time to have hot and sour vermicelli noodle soup with a beautiful fresh and crisp spring roll . Service was friendly, quick and efficient.

Thank LuboCoffsHarbour
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Very attentive to food allergies. Fast and friendly service. Can't say enough on how good the food was.

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 30 May 2017

One of my downtown favorites! Fresh, flavorful Vietnemese dishes. would recommend the BUN, hot and sour soup, green curry lunch special, spring rolls and deep fried tofu (super crunchy).

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I got it in my head I wanted Vietnamese food last night and being unable to scratch that itch I went for lunch today. Had a couple of spring rolls which were ok (but needed to have more dipping sauce on the side) What I...More

Thank arkie_traveller
Reviewed 22 March 2017

They have yummy spring rolls and pineapple rice that is second to no one . Their peanut satay chicken is also very good.

Thank gilbesm
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome little Vietnamese restaurant on Barrington Street. Had a good bowl of the P9 - pho with beef balls and rice noodles. Great speedy service and staff were super friendly. Came in for an early dinner and was seated straight away. It was quiet -...More

Thank Solo_Flyer1
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The soup and the ingredients were good, however the pho is very different from what we are accustomed to in Asia.

Thank victoriasygreen
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Was here for early supper, enjoyed the pho. Staff very friendly and great atmosphere. Would come again.

Thank robtiz
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > Downtown Halifax
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Halifax
  • Phone Number: +1 902-422-2602
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