Phodown 4: Pho Linh

Pho Linh
Address: 1156 College Street, Toronto (map)
Date & time of visit: November 15, 2012 + 8:00PM
Price (based on deluxe pho): Small – $7.00; Large – $7.50; XL – $8.00


Pho Linh Exterior

Ratings:

Jason
Broth: 6.5 | Beef: 7 | Noodle: 7.5 | Condiment: 8 | Service/atmosphere: 8 | Overall: 7.4

Sierra
Broth: 6 | Beef: 6.5 | Noodle: 8.5 | Condiment: 9 | Service/atmosphere: 7.5 | Overall: 7.5

Anne
Broth: 6.5 | Beef: 7 | Noodle: 7 | Condiment: 9| Service/atmosphere: 9 | Overall: 7.7

Sean (not factored into overall score)
Broth: ? | Beef: ? | Noodle: 7.5 | Condiment: 8 | Service/atmosphere: 8 | Overall: 7.833

Overall Rating: 7.533

Quality per dollar (based on large pho): 1.00

Write-up from Jason:

A couple of weeks ago I watched my hometown Washington Wizards, the lowly bottom feeder of the Eastern Conference, pick apart LeBron James and the Miami Heat, slapping them with one of their few losses of the season and sending them into a tailspin. The upshot is that when you’re facing an inferior opponent, it’s hard to raise your game. That’s the obstacle the Phodown gang faced a month ago when we tackled Pho Linh, where we ran into a harsh reality: It’s hard to raise your game for a pho that isn’t very good.

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