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Star Anise

1571 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z7, Canada
+1 902-422-2602
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“pho” (11 reviews)
“noodles” (8 reviews)
“spring rolls” (5 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

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 21 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
Reviewed 1 August 2016

My love ordered the infused Chinese wine chicken for himself, as for a no-chicken person like me, i tried one tiny bite and ended up two pieces. Friendly family owned restaurant, especially the mom, she was surprised to hear we came from HK.

Thank JoNavigates
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Halifax don't have real Vietnamese food but this is the closest one. I ordered noodle soup was just OK. The restaurant looks way too old fashion and dark inside.

1  Thank Sue36912
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

This is the worst Vietnamese Restaurant. Do not waste your time or money. None of their "grilled" meats are actually grilled?!?! Upon questioning their server, I was told pan cooking was the same thing as grilling. Food recieved was completly uneddible - a bland, tasteless...More

Thank WinnipegJetsFan
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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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