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Pho Dzung City Noodle Shop

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234 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 8885
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I were in Melbourne for the Aussie Open. We were very excited about going to Pho Dzung as we had it a few years back and loved it. Unfortunately, the food was a let down this time. The noodle soup was bland, fresh spring rolls too stuffed with vermicelli accompanied by the peanut sauce which tasted awful....... More 

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Thank Yu Lian L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for the last 3 years and every time the Pho is consistently delicious and the staff are awesome. It will never disappoint.

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Thank Shumon K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I discovered this place years ago while working in the city. On a recent visit it was delightful to find the chicken pho just as good as I remembered it. Efficient and fast service, very well priced, the stock was very tasty and as always it was good to have the fresh ingredients including the bean shoots, lemon, chilli and... More 

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Thank Ksw59
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

good to have a choice of sizes, beef/ chicken etc. Good soup base, cheap eat in town, especially on a chilled windy evening

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We suddenly popped up at this place and found it nice. It's near China Town on Russel street. A small and simple place. The broth is really flavoursome and the chicken slices go pretty good with it. We enjoyed the soup and the quantity is good for the price. It was just 23$ for two noodle soup. Worth a try.

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Thank shashi_shaw
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Having travelled Vietnam twice and Cambodia we love this place for Pho. No wonder it is so busy. This gem is the go to place for Pho fix. Choice including different sizes and prices make it such value. Terrific character running the floor and quick service. Quality, taste and ingredients first class. To a previous reviewer who said that bean... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I went in for order and was served within 8 minutes. At $11.50 for a very big bowl it is cheap even by NZ standards. Not much sign there was much MSG added in the broth, which is good news. Downside is bean sprouts were given a but after the noodle was ready. Still, the service and soup is much... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I love my Vietnamese restaurants in Footscray, Richmond and Swanston St City, however this little place in Russell St is an absolute gem. Three different bow sizes if you love your Pho Soup - small, medium and large at reasonable prices.A great range of soups and other Vietnamese meals on offer. Staff are supper friendly and the service very fast.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I have eaten Pho all over the world and the Pho here is the best in Australia! The soup and meat, whether beef or chicken are top quality. Must try!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I always come here for my pho fix. Broth is flavoursome and the add-ins are generous and fresh. Consistent, quick and delicious. Well worth a visit if you're feeling the need for pho.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$7
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 8885

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Chinatown
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.
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