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Pho 79 Vietnamese Restaurant

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12551 Jefferson Ave, Suite 213, Newport News, VA 23602-4399
+1 757-877-1213
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Newport News, Virginia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Interesting place did not look like much. Services was OK. Food 1 to 10. Maybe a 6 or 7. Just ok. Thanks.

Thank Mickey M
Jacksonville, Florida
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224 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in based off reviews. Went in around 7 and the place was pretty busy. I order the bun cha gio, vermicelli noodles, veggies, and chopped up eggrolls on top. Food was to my table in less than 5 minutes and was excellent. Nice touch of them giving an olive oil dispenser for the vinegar mixture you put on top.... More 

Thank Spicoli76
Williamsburg, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Went to this relatively new restaurant in New Town with my brother and his boyfriend, had an AMAZING waiter! He was really funny and made me laugh the whole time I was there. The food was also equally as amazing. Great place and great staff and you should check it out!

Thank Kendallisthebae
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Grabbed a quick lunch here and really enjoyed my pho. Restaurant was very crowded for lunch (I view as a good sign) so I sat at the bar and had a traditional bowl of pho. The restaurant is still a bit new and working out a few staffing kinks, but the crew that was working was fantastic and worked really... More 

Thank WahooWineaux
Williamsburg, Virginia
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282 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We were really looking forward to this new restaurant opening. Unfortunately, we found it to be flavorless and ordinary. We love Vietnamese food, but found this without merit. Far far better is Pho Chopstcks which seems to be more authentic ( also a newish addition to the Williamsburg scene). Pho 79 does offer some really good craft beers on tap... More 

Thank artgallerygal
yorktown, United States
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

The Pho here is fantastic, specially number 7, make sure to add more Thai Basil and Lime as well as the various sauces to your Pho

Thank Alex L
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92 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Visited Pho 79 on a rainy Monday afternoon. It was the perfect antidote to the November blues. Nice selection of beers, and tasty soups full of noodles and your selection of meat. Our waiter actually forgot our appetizer, and when we let them know, the manager not only comped the app, but sent us home with a double helping. They... More 

Thank Becky B
Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Finally!! I was able to introduce "REAL" Pho to my 4 year yesterday and he loved it! We are beyond pumped that you all are in Williamsburg now! See you all see with the family. Congratulations🍜

Thank lifestastebud
Williamsburg, Va
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268 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The new locations didn't pop up, but I'll write about it. Brand new restaurant located in New Town, it's very clean and nice inside. Service is pretty good though they did forget our appetizer of vegetarian spring rolls until I reminded them (after lunch arrived). I had the noodle bowl with shrimp skewers and it was delicious. G/f had the... More 

Thank 11Limited
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Ok.. I need to start off by saying I was drunk out my gored and starving. So I don't remember what I ordered except it was Pho and tendon was involved, which was fantastic. Broth perfect. The servers were amazing and my bestie ordered the best beer in his entire life Smart Mouths "Alter Ego".. That's all I remember. If... More 

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12551 Jefferson Ave, Suite 213, Newport News, VA 23602-4399
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-877-1213

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