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Pho 84 INC

354 17th St, Oakland, CA 94612-3335
+1 510-832-1338
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pho” (14 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00 Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
354 17th St, Oakland, CA 94612-3335
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Used to work nearby and was a regular lunch visitor here. Had occasion to visit again. Recently and it’s still good. They were I e if the first pho places in the Bay Area (the “84” refers to the year they opened) and they are...More

Thank Joellena2016
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The food is just like in Vietnam, and it is of great quality. If you want a decent Vietnamese meal this is the place to go. Friendly staff and great service.

Thank StianHovda
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Downtown and want something that won’t cost too much but is healthy, tasty, and provided with good Service, go here! Really good food! Clean, check out their restrooms, cleanest I have seen.

Thank loisg7
Reviewed 25 March 2018

This restaurant has been very popular for a very long time. Oaklanders adore this place, and we've had many good meals here. Tonight, not so much, just average. But I pay tribute to Pho 84 as a community institution.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I have been dining here for about 15 years, a few times a year. It never disappoints for taste, freshness, and variety. It's not like the cheap but tasty pho joints where you stop for a quick hot lunch. This is a full restaurant with...More

Thank Broaklynd
Reviewed 3 May 2017 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 16 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 18 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 16 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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Response from Eddie P | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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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