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2874 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose, CA 95127
+1 408-729-6633
10:00 - 22:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We've lived in the area for 10 years, and love Pho - and somehow have missed Pho 54. A neighbor turned us on to it, and we were pleasantly surprised... we are fans of the chicken noodle soup - and are picky about chicken quality - theirs was very good. While they did not have fresh spring rolls that we... More 

Thank Kirstin B
Cypress, Texas, United States
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242 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Not the best pho I ate, but decent enough. The place is always crowded. They always give plenty of bean sprouts and basil, looks very appetizing!

Thank Young L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

This is hands down one of the best phõ restaurants in San Jose. They give large bowls with a ton of soup. Their broth is very tasty and flavorful, and isn't loaded with MSG like some other phố places. They also offer some rice plates with pretty good grilled meats.

Thank Desmond T
Washington, DC
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

If you are expecting more meat or marbled meat. Pho broth amazing. Place clean. Spring rolls are deliciouA with lots of herbs.

Thank DistrictofColumbia
San Jose, CA
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2013

Don't go to Pho 54 expecting something fancy. They serve good pho quickly and at a great price. The restaurant is sparely decorated. The wait staff doesn't do chit chat, unless maybe you can speak Vietnamese. But we have been going here for about 20 years and love the reliability. If you find what you like, you will get it.... More 

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San Jose, California
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2012 via mobile

Pho 54 is one of our favorite places to order pho for take out. It's cheap, the broth is aromatic and flavorful, and although it's located in a sketchy plaza, the soup makes us come back! Cash only.

Thank Pearl M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2008

Beef noodle soup is tasty and price is reasonable but parking space is very limited.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2008

it's all about the phở!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2874 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose, CA 95127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-729-6633

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?