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2233 Energy Park Dr, Ste 800, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1533
+1 651-644-2327
11:00 - 20:00
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Sat 12:00 - 20:00
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137 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've had Pho at a lot of places. This is a mainstream place that captures the eyes of the public. Spring rolls were good. They get you in and out as fast as possible. No interaction and I don't believe the broth is how it should be. I've had much better and I wasn't treated like a dollar sign. Restaurant... More 

Thank jeff441
Canberra, Australia
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198 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Our first take out/ away in Minnesota. We really enjoyed our order. From the spring rolls(egg) to the pho. All good. We will go back before we leave in a couple of months.

Thank Margo D
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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327 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Went there with a friend. Very small place in a small strip mall. Hot spot for lunch and at 1 we waited about 15 minutes for a table. The usual menu but more limited than other Vietnamese places that are offered in the metro area. We split an order of the fresh spring rolls which were good and I had... More 

Thank Popeyebird
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

The pho is sooooooooooooooooooo good. The broth is beefy, clear and not overly oily or sweet. The portions are good for what you pay as well. This is always my #1 choice for pho. I've had their regular menu food as well and all were good, but Pho is what I come here for. This location and the one on... More 

Thank Gao Y
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Good Pho that is tasty and gluten free. Have done take out and dinned in and have been happy with both. The restaurant is cute with very fast service.

Thank Cjo46
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

I love this place: the food is tasty, the service quick and attentive, and it's most always busy, yet I can usually get a seat right away. The pho is very good, but my "go to" is the bun with egg roll and pork. They both have fresh basil and other fresh ingredients. I like the bun all year round,... More 

Thank jimspahn
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Pho 79 is kind of hidden between a gas station and Bruegger's Bagels off Energy Park Drive, but is a great place for a quick affordable lunch or take-out. I have tried the pork banh mi, spring rolls and typically have the meatball pho. The prices are very reasonable, $8-$10 for a large lunch that will definitely fill you up.... More 

Thank Sharon S
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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181 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Went out with a group from the office to try Vietnamese food. This was my second go at eating pho. The pho was very filling, prepared well with a good flavor at a decent price.

Thank Cheese4ever
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156 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

My wife and I enjoy Vietnamese pho for lunch. We found this small pho restaurant only about a 10 minute drive from our residence. We have found the pho to be quite good and very reasonable. If you visit at noon I would suggest that you come a bit on the early side as it packs out at noon.

Thank John T
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

I've been here several times. The food is always good, especially the pho and bun. The service has always been fast and friendly. Prices are low. You don't expect to find such a great place in a location like this, so this is a nice hidden gem.

Thank reviewerG1826JF

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2233 Energy Park Dr, Ste 800, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1533
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-644-2327

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