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Noodle City

5869 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3613
+1 805-683-6818
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
1 week ago
“My kind of "hole-in-the-wall"”
7 Apr 2017
“Best pho ”
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Asian, Vietnamese
5869 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3613
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Southbound on the PCH looking for a hearty lunch. This little gem fit the bill. It is an unassuming store front right on the main drag (street parking). The inside hallways look a bit like hoarders live there but is is tidy. The service is...More

Thank michaelh409
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Have been coming to this place over and over, mostly to take out the rare beef pho, and it is a favorite. Good salad rolls, too, but the highlight is the pho with plenty of bean sprouts, basil, peppers, and sauces to create to your...More

1  Thank emmyish
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Atmosphere: None, but the place is clean. It's basically a store front. Service was fast and pleasant and the food was decent and served hot. Not much parking. I'd go again if I had a jones for a noodle bowl.

Thank IdeasAndOpinions
Reviewed 17 February 2017

You feel as though most everyone coming here are regulars. The servers work their tails off and the service is simple but exquisite. It takes some time to figure out the menu, but the food is simple and perfect. They can get food out really...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Noodle City is a small hole in the wall Vietnamese restaurant with a BIG menu. The wait staff tries very hard and are really friendly. Where in greater Santa Barbara can you get a healthy sit down lunch with a good waiter for under $10?...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I came here for pho and what makes a good pho are the noodles and the broth. The noodles here were chewy (A+ in my books) and the broth was flavourful (A+ as well). But the meat portions were small and meats were overcooked. It...More

Thank Sherif S
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I am here every other day. The food is good over all. I usually have broken rice dish. There are "chicken Pho" as well.

Thank donmapa
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

First of all: it smells amazing when you walk in the door. That is likely going to be the friendliest part of your experience at Noodle City in Goleta. I asked for a very reasonable vegetarian request of spring rolls, but without meat or fish;...More

Thank christiemb
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I do not know what it is but the soft noodle dishes have wonderful tiny crunchy things. Some of the most delicious noodles I have ever had. The veggies that accompany pho are very fresh, and the pho itself - well, chickens were invented in...More

1  Thank Donna L
Reviewed 28 January 2016

There isn't a lot of VM or Chinese restaurant in the area. I am glad to find this place. Pho is authentic, the place is small. Service is below average, just like most of the Asian restaurants. If you are looking for real VM Pho...More

Thank Tom Y
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 5869 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117-3613
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-683-6818
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