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Pho Lemongrass

239 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-5004
+1 617-731-8600
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pho” (32 reviews)
“spring rolls” (8 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
239 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-5004
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I made a quick decision to eat at Lemongrass for lunch. 2 hours later we got out of there. Our waitress did not turn in our entree order until after we finished our appetizers, and we had to ask other servers for...More

Thank rkramer939
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Was able to try a couple different things because companions were willing to share. Enjoyed the dumplings and Pad Thai.

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We came for dinner as a group of four, at around 7pm on a Sunday night. We were seated quickly - although the choice locations, (ie 'booths') were all fully booked by then. We had the fresh rolls (shrimp) as an appetizer. The were good...More

Thank C J
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is a great relaxing place for dinner after a hectic day in the city. We can recommend the Saigon Ravioli (think pot stickers--kuo teh). The Brisket Pho and the Grilled Lemongrass Chicken were also very tasty. It's a pretty standard Vietnamese restaurant with good...More

Thank QBzzz
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I’m really surprised at the 4 and 5-star reviews here. I have eaten here 7-8 times over the years and this recent trip was consistent with past visits. This is a story of missed opportunity: it could be a great location serving modestly-priced healthy food....More

Thank LarryInBrookline
Reviewed 22 April 2017

All of the rices are so nice here. Phos are so-so. Tha chicken wing is so crisopy and delicious. On Lunch, the price is so nice. Geneally very nice restraunt.

Thank shingubi
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We had the vegetable platter something and the grilled lemongrass chicken on vermicelli patty. Both were very good. The lemongrass chicken was served with rice paper wraps you dip in hot water and then stuff with the various chicken, thai basil, carrot/daikon salad etc unlike...More

Thank treehugger_12
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I stopped into Pho Lemongrass to order a Pho Chicken Soup. Upon tasting it, it was clear that something was weird about the soup. It had a clearly beef taste versus chicken, and when I asked the waitress about it, lo and behold, she said...More

Thank karmapp
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I use to eat lunch here all the time but then moved away. I happened to be in the area recently so I swung in for take out. It still tastes the same. I highly recommend the vermicelli with peanut sauce. Yum. Coolidge corner is...More

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Near Coolidge Corner and Trader Joe's, Pho Lemongrass serves good Vietnamese food and good VN with an American twist. Look for the authentic dishes and order them if you want a VN experience. For me, these are Canh Chua, the hot pots, the noodle/wrap constructions,...More

Thank Nancy2005
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9 March 2017|
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Response from Nancy2005 | Reviewed this property |
It's a 15-min walk. I often walk from this area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:45 - 22:00
11:45 - 22:00
11:45 - 22:00
11:45 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-5004
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-731-8600
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