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Sep 8, 2010 08:29 PM

Pho Lee Hoa Phat, Vacaville report w/ pics

First time Pho Lee Hoa Phat Vietnamese Restaurant in Vacaville. It's a small chain - they have 4 locations: Pleasant Hill, 2 in Vallejo & this place.

It's really noisy from the blenders they use to make fruit shakes. Bring earplugs if sensitive to loud noise. They have fans in the ceiling.

Huge Vietnamese menu. I got 2 things:

#20 Chicken broth combination noodle soup or soup on the side Regular (small) $5.25 Hu Tieu - Ho fun noodle-soup w/ shrimp, fish cake, slices of pork, ground pork, chicken. I liked the noodles, pork & chicken slices dry, shrimp, fish cake fine. Medium $5.95; Lg $6.75

#79 Taro shake w/ pearl $3 - if u get it without pearl still $3. I liked it because it was cold, smooth, rich, creamy, & sweet.

#38 Combo Plate $7.35 - grilled pork chop, 2 fried chicken wings, egg roll w/ steamed rice. Comes w/ a side of chicken soup & side of fish sauce. V. took half home. He seemed to like it.

#23 Egg Noodle Soup $5.25 - A. got this, they came back saying they ran out of egg noodle, he then picked ho fun noodle. He liked the dish.

Pay at the Front Counter. Credit cards minimum $10. We paid cash. Separate bathrooms available. Women's had 2 stalls, 1 sink.

Not far from Hwy I-80.

Daily Hrs: 9:30am-9:30pm

Pho Lee Hoa Phat
88 Peabody Rd #B
Vacaville CA 95687

Pho Lee Hoa Phat
88 Peabody Rd, Vacaville, CA 95687

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  1. Just discovered this place, because my favorite Thai place in Vacaville ( had a car drive through the front window. I have noticed a few times while shopping at the Country Square market that sort of shares the same crazy parking lot. Great reviews on Yelp, and pretty busy at mid day. Service is prompt, but you might have a problem if you only speak English. so here is my question; I had read about "pho", and wanted to order it, but apparently was not saying it right. The menu suggests that pho is soup; is that right? Maybe soup with thin slices of beef and tendons? I got mine to go, and the broth was in one container, some vegetables like bean sprouts, sliced jalapenos, noodles, seafood, and something sliced thin in another, and cilantro was in a plastic bag, I put them all together and they were tasty;

    I assume that's how it works, yes?
    How do you pronounce it?
    How does the VV place compare to other pho places?

    I also got "shrimp cake", and spring rolls becuase they were favorites on yelp. Of course was too much for me to eat. I had a few bites of the shrimp cake, and that was enough. Meh.

    4 Replies
    1. re: Shrinkrap

      yes, it's usually separated when packaged to-go. you can adjust the flavor with the amount of cilantro, jalepeno, sprouts, etc you add.

      pho is pronounced "fuh" and is typically beef noodle soup (pho bo) or chicken (pho ga). seafood sounds odd for pho. you may have gotten a different soup.

      never been to this place so can't compare

      1. re: Shrinkrap

        Thanks all! Having the spring rolls as a "snack" before dinner.

        1. re: Shrinkrap

          Happened upon this
          Heaven in a Bowl: The Original Pho (Saveur)

          1. re: Shrinkrap

            The Thai place I loved, relocated RIGHT NEXT TO this place!

          2. Had it last time I went to the outlets, pretty solid place and beats most things nr the outlets.

            1. tried them in pleasant hill. they use way too much msg. in fact, the msg is stacked next to the bathroom.door.

              1. Had lunch at this place yesterday. It was not noisy, I think they must have put in air conditioning and got rid of the fans, didn't notice the blender noise.

                Spring rolls, BBQ chicken com, and coconut shake were good.

                Good place for a Hwy 80 pit stop. This place is literally just off the freeway exit.