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Nam So'n

1601 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19146-2045
+1 215-545-3888
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“spring rolls” (3 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese
1601 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19146-2045
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly ordinary banh mi sandwich. Pork pretty fatty, somewhat sparse, carrots lacked flavor, bread good, a bit too crunchy/toasted. Did not detect a lard or other smear. Frankly, disappointed -- we get better banh mi in Austin, Texas at Tam Deli. However, the avocado spring...More

Thank CharlieinTexas
Reviewed 13 November 2015

pho is amazing, best hangover cure ever. The service is decent as well, There is sometimes a strange odor at this place, probably due to the grocery store, but its cheap and hit the spot

Thank KAY D
Reviewed 5 August 2015

My daughter and I found Nam Son quite by accident while taking my granddaughter to dance school. The best Banh Mi sandwiches that we have ever had. Great selection of sandwiches made on fresh baguette bread. Well worth the visit.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 5 April 2015

The Pho here is excellent because the broth is so flavorful. We like all the Pho here, but their Rice Vermicelli House Special #73 is not as good as the House Special Rice Vermicelli at Nam Phuong.

Thank Lois L
Reviewed 6 November 2013 via mobile

This place used to be good but starting earlier this year, the food is meh... The cooks have moved on and the owners have not been able to maintain the authentic flavor...hence the food is hit or miss. So sad, farewell my Nam Son of...More

Thank nubux
Reviewed 29 September 2013

This restaurant and the adjacent market are a must-see and a fantastic foody stop. The Pho looked like the real thing (big plate of veggies and herbs to dress the soup). We opted for tofu spring rolls and a Vietnamese "hoagie" each of which were...More

Thank jeffnilsson
Reviewed 2 June 2013

This is a great little place. Started off with Summer Rolls with shrimp and chicken. The peanut dipping sauce was yummy. The rolls were nice with super fresh leaves of basil and mint. Next was the papaya salad which was also, very tasty. One complaint:...More

Thank Dougmg
Reviewed 18 February 2013

In the Philadelphia area Asian markets and restaurants often find homes in cinder block constructions that once served another purpose. The corner establishment at 16th and Washington is just such a place. A yellow awning with bright red letters announces a grocery store, Raymond’s Music...More

1  Thank TonyDM
Reviewed 6 November 2012

My family is very demanding when it comes to eating out. Basically we want everything to taste authentic, and not compromised for the "average American" tourist tastebud. Nam Son delivers on the taste, price, and even hygiene. It is better than all the viet restaurants...More

Thank nubux
Reviewed 25 April 2012

I adore Vietnamese food, and always thought Nam Phuong was the best there was in Philadelphia; until I ate here. This place was recommended to me by a Vietnamese woman I know, and it's incredible. The atmosphere is a bit rough, as it's in a...More

Thank Denise H
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  • Address: 1601 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19146-2045
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-545-3888
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