Phodown 1: Pho Hung

Pho Hung
Address: 350 Spadina, Toronto
Pho Hung on the Web
Date & time of visit: August 2nd, 2012 + 8:30PM
Price (based on deluxe pho): Regular – $6.25; Large – $7.50; XL – $9

Pho Hung sign

Ratings:

Jason

Broth: 7.5 | Beef: 8 | Noodle: 8.5 | Condiment: 7.5 | Service/atmosphere: 6 | Overall: 7.5

Anne

Broth: 9 | Beef: 8 | Noodle: 8 | Condiment: 7 | Service/atmosphere: 6 | Overall: 7.6

Sean

Broth: 8| Beef: 7 | Noodle: 9 | Condiment: 7 | Service/atmosphere: 5 | Overall: 7.2

Sierra

Broth: 7 | Beef: 8 | Noodle: 7 | Condiment: 7 | Service/atmosphere: 6 | Overall: 7

Overall Rating: 7.325

Quality per dollar (based on large pho): .977

Write-up from Jason:

This week’s phodown features four downers, a rare extravagance for any pho competition.  But it only seems right for our inaugural Toronto ‘down.  It also seems fitting to begin at Pho Hung, a long-standing pho institution, a place that is always one of the first to come up when a newcomer asks for a pho recommendation in the GTA, and a sheer behemoth of a restaurant, prominently located on the Spadina strip.

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