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Huong Lan

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19-1925 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H1, Canada
+1 250-756-7943
11:00 - 21:00
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well I'm not sure if it's the best in Canada but it's the best in Canada I've had. Service is fast and friendly and the product is awesome. Whenever we are in nanaimo we make sure to stop in.

Thank LeDano D
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huong Lan is the best Tonkinese soup place in Nanaimo, and could compete in a much larger city. It is one of the few restaurants I know of that has not been ruined by expanding its size, and is always busy, especially at lunchtime. They keep the food simple and fresh, and will make your meal as spicy as you... More 

Thank keen36
Nanaimo, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My co workers and I always go there for lunch. The meals are plentiful and taste great. Good menu slection

Thank Togi60
Nanaimo, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Huong Lan is by far one of my favourite restaurants in town. My friends and I go at least once a week because we constantly crave this food. Definitely a must try!

Thank jessicaaasmithhh
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

My family of four, 2 adults & 2 kids (9 & 11) went into Huong Lan for lunch at about 1230 on a Monday and we were craving some pho! The restaurant was very busy but we only had to wait 10 minutes for a table. The staff was very friendly and brought us jasmine tea and water while we... More 

Thank Mike H
Vancouver Island
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148 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Went for lunch with a couple of friends. Two of us went for dish #13, Bun Bo Hue, a spicy noodle soup with beef, pork roll, and a prawn. We also ate a couple of Vietnamese rolls. All very tasty, and the bill was just over $20 each. I definitely will be back.

1 Thank El-Pescador007
Parksville, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I've been going to Huong Lan for over 10 years and have always had a great meal and service. Besides the many Phos they also have some nice Curry dishes. The Salad Rolls with Peanut sauce are a very nice appetizer. I also really enjoy the Vietnamese Ice Coffee.

1 Thank TheBigGD
Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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195 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

My cousin took me here when I talked them into going for lunch. Holy WOW, mid week and 2:15pm and a waiting line up. This place is WOW, small in size but huge in flavour and service. So many people and fast turnover with "fresh great food". This place is second to none and what a Gem to find. If... More 

2 Thank FCFireConsulting
Ucluelet, Canada
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious pho and great bubble tea. My wife and I have dropped by this restaurant a few times now and sampled a good part of the menu all great food, we suggest that you try #18 on the menu. The staff is friendly and nice as well.

2 Thank SpencerTouchie
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102 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We wanted to try this restaurant again and after entering the restaurant, found that the staff were on their cell phones, the owners talking on the phone and when seated, they asked if we were ready to order, I asked about a dish I had a few years back and when she educated me by saying, "this is a Vietnamese... More 

Thank Peter E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Asian, Vietnamese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-1925 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9S 1H1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Nanaimo
  • Phone Number: +1 250-756-7943

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