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Pho 84 INC

354 17th St, Oakland, CA 94612-3335
+1 510-832-1338
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pho” (11 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese
$$ - $$$
354 17th St, Oakland, CA 94612-3335
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No. 16 is the best. It is no longer on the menu, but it is shrimps, vermicelli noodles and imperial rolls. I love to use the lettuce, noodles, cucumber, carrot and cilantro with a roll inside, dipped in fish sauce. You must try! I go...More

Thank lawgirl3576
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I've been coming here since the 1980s and the food is just as good today as it was back then. Not very big...about 20 tables. But it is busy. And for good reason. The food is like artwork transferred to the plate. The Imperial Rolls...More

Thank mwbudd
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The pho here is out of this world. The offer the increasingly rare... rare steak pho option. It was nice to see it on the menu here and even better when it came! Perfect sized portion, filing for both myself and my husband (we both...More

Thank ZoeLarkin
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Have only gone here for lunch, at least once a month. Go early to get a good seat and served in time to get back to work. Tends to be a bit noisy, hence the Very Good instead of Excellent. Specials are the go to....More

Thank Virago750
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing. The shrimp appetizer with the special rice is simply the best. The crew is awesome. I come here every week and I haven't been disappointed.

Thank Eddie P
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Seriously, I love Vietnamese food and this was some of the best! Had the rice plate with chicken and prawns with brown rice.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I had dinner here last weekend, and while the food itself was good, the restaurant had no white wine available. They also did not have my first choice meal available. This was around 6.00pm so dinner service had just started and restaurant was not busy....More

Thank Megan K
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The vietnamese food experience (as good or better than what we experienced in Vietnam - fancy or back streets places). Great setting (not fancy but authentic) in downtown Oakland, CA. For those who don't know it - Oakland is the Gourmet capital of the world!...More

Thank LyndaBill
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

What a great spot to dine and enjoy Vietnamese food. Staff were very friendly and attentive. Most of our group had different choices from the menu. Food arrived for all of us in a very short space of time. All meals looked great. Everyone was...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 June 2016

I've lived in Oakland my entire 60 years and this place is my favorite restaurant in Oakland. I've been coming since the place opened in 1984. I've never had a bad meal ever. The sautéed prawn appetizer looks a bit expensive until a large platter...More

Thank BayArea2
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vegetarain options?
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Response from Eddie P | Reviewed this property |
Yes , many of them and delicious
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 354 17th St, Oakland, CA 94612-3335
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-832-1338
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