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Pho Sao Bien

Pacific Beach
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1958 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3555
+1 858-272-9612
10:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The food was delicious (I had the Rice Vermicelle with chicken and chicken spring rolls) and it was very cheaply priced. The whole meal came out to $13. The staff were attentive and friendly and the place was clean with off-street parking for maybe 10 cars or so.

Thank TheKrull
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

We ordered takeout for our last dinner in San Diego. All the food was good...Pho Soup was the best. Good size portions for a very fair price. This same $48 take out meal would have been $80 in CT. Our order was ready in less than 10 minutes.

Thank EssexOnTheGo
Salina, Kansas
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97 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Both my wife and I enjoyed the pho (soup), and would return. They also brought something special for the little 3-year old, and it was a positive experience. Our server was very polite and helpful. The parking was pretty tight, but apparently adequate.

Thank Alan L
Vallejo, California, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Yes, its a good authentic pho dish like the famous Vietnamese Pho soup of beef rice noodle and chicken for my wife, it's really good and piping hot. With a side dish of veggie rolls with peanut sauce. If your around this area, drop by and taste the real Pho of Vietnam.

Thank Gil S
San Diego
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

When the weather turns cold, even for one day :) we always head out and find Pho Soup, and this is one of our favorite places.

Thank 315vidam
Overland Park, KS
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102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

We went here and ordered take out to bring back to our resort for a nice dinner in. Highly recommend the spring rolls and any of the vermicelli dishes. We enjoyed tofu and shrimp. Friendly staff and great prices.

Thank Calhounr
San Diego, California
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

I was happy to see pho in North PB. The menu is a bit limited but the food is fresh and goood. You can sit inside or out and they offer takeaway as well.

Thank Josh R
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

Quick service and great food! The Pho is the best in town. I always add Veggies to my Shrimp pho its wonderful.

Thank Allison P
Taos, NM
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014

Delicious Pho. It is an inexpensive and a substantial meal. The staff is very friendly and the service is very quick.

Thank jaegis
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64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

Discovered this little spot while running errands and went in for lunch. The place is clean and nicely decorated. We love Vietnamese food and we were happy to discover a great little spot with impeccable service and good food in Pacific Beach. Make sure to taste the great, authentic Vietnamese coffee!

Thank marionrr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1958 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-3555
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-272-9612

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