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Pho 79 Vietnamese Restaurant

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12551 Jefferson Ave, Suite 213, Newport News, VA 23602-4399
+1 757-877-1213
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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276 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really looking forward to this new restaurant opening. Unfortunately, we found it to be flavorless and ordinary. We love Vietnamese food, but found this without merit. Far far better is Pho Chopstcks which seems to be more authentic ( also a newish addition to the Williamsburg scene). Pho 79 does offer some really good craft beers on tap... More 

Thank artgallerygal
yorktown, United States
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pho here is fantastic, specially number 7, make sure to add more Thai Basil and Lime as well as the various sauces to your Pho

Thank Alex L
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Pho 79 on a rainy Monday afternoon. It was the perfect antidote to the November blues. Nice selection of beers, and tasty soups full of noodles and your selection of meat. Our waiter actually forgot our appetizer, and when we let them know, the manager not only comped the app, but sent us home with a double helping. They... More 

Thank Becky B
Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Finally!! I was able to introduce "REAL" Pho to my 4 year yesterday and he loved it! We are beyond pumped that you all are in Williamsburg now! See you all see with the family. Congratulations🍜

Thank lifestastebud
Williamsburg, Va
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265 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The new locations didn't pop up, but I'll write about it. Brand new restaurant located in New Town, it's very clean and nice inside. Service is pretty good though they did forget our appetizer of vegetarian spring rolls until I reminded them (after lunch arrived). I had the noodle bowl with shrimp skewers and it was delicious. G/f had the... More 

Thank 11Limited
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Ok.. I need to start off by saying I was drunk out my gored and starving. So I don't remember what I ordered except it was Pho and tendon was involved, which was fantastic. Broth perfect. The servers were amazing and my bestie ordered the best beer in his entire life Smart Mouths "Alter Ego".. That's all I remember. If... More 

Thank AvocadoNTomatoe... J
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Really enjoyed the food here; first time eating Vietnamese. Lots of different things to try. Recommend if you are in the mood for something a little different.

Thank Wjones6
Newport News, Virginia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Love this pho restaurant! The pho - several styles of Vietnamese noodle soup with a deep, savory broth - is excellent. Service is extremely friendly, it's located in convenient Jefferson Square in Denbigh, and is affordable! Thanks!

Thank Hamptonroadsrealtor
Waitsburg, Washington
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I had never had Vietnamese food before and our sailor grandson took us here for lunch one day. We had a pork/shrimp/noodle soup that was delicious!!!!!! He and his navy buddies go there quite often for lunch and dinner both. Restaurant is clean, service was good.

Thank Jpann
Newport News, Virginia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We visit Pho regularly for lunch. The Pho is delicious. Also enjoy their egg rolls and Vietnamese coffee. The staff is friendly and you are served quickly.

Thank Patricia S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12551 Jefferson Ave, Suite 213, Newport News, VA 23602-4399
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-877-1213

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