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Pho 79

723 W 21st St, Norfolk, VA 23517-1920
+1 757-333-4266
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good50%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“bean sprouts” (3 reviews)
“banh mi” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Soups
723 W 21st St, Norfolk, VA 23517-1920
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The flavors and presentation of the food were good. The server's need training to provide good and consistent service. The portions are large. This was our first visit. We will try again.

Thank boxshop
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Pho 79 is a chain in the Hampton Roads area. Each restaurant though is a bit different in that their broth is a bit different from one another. The Pho 79 in Ghent is middle of the road compared to the other ones in the...More

Thank LizandC
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

First, Not very good service. You might have actually go into the kitchen to find someone. I don't get steam rolls. Try them and they are the things wrapped in a rubbery cover. Hard to eat, not very tasty. I tried these at Babcock garden...More

Thank FairlyWellTravelled
Reviewed 11 April 2017

When we informed the girl that there was a caterpillar on the greens, she ignored it and threw it back on our table. No one came to the table to check on us after we got our food and when we were done eating, it...More

Thank elky266
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This was my first time eating Vietnamese food, and definitely a first time eating pho. I was skeptical after reading the menu because I'm not a huge meat eater and hate bean sprouts, but oh my goodness was it delicious! I had the pho with...More

Thank Brittney B
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Craving some Vietnamese food in the Norfolk area? Stop by here. I liked it pho sho! The food: Pho 79 has the pho I missed the past two years in Japan. Broth there had more of a bland taste. Ordered the large size #9- your...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My first time trying Pho. Ever. My dinner what delicious. I can't tell you what I ordered because I have no idea what it was called. I had this dish with the chicken, pork and beef skewers. It was more than enough food. I could...More

Thank Joy0810
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Stopped in for lunch prior to an evening of Theater over at Virginia Stage Company -- delightful, clean, bright, crisp Vietnamese classics such as Banh Mi and Pho noodle soup. Check parking around back if there are no spaces on the street in front. Service...More

Thank JMartJr
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Greeted with two cups of lemon water the friendly host took our order. When the food arrived, the grilled pork over the vermicelli bowl surprised me because it was 3 large delicious, tender, moist skewers of pork. They were so tasty. My husband had the...More

1  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The pho was tasty, and there was a good variety of options, including beef, chicken, and vegetarian. The toppings were fresh, and the boba tea was refreshing. I will certainly return.

Thank dalink716
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28 May 2017|
Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have Viennese or Austrian food here. But if the spring rolls are rubbery it might not be fresh/made same day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 W 21st St, Norfolk, VA 23517-1920
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 757-333-4266
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