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Anthony J Guarino
· September 10, 2017
Friendly and accommodating staff. Papaya salad tasty but pieces too large. Drinks were good. Lobster roll okay a bit under-seasoned and seemed expensive fo...r the size. Fried chicken disappointing the chicken was old or freezer burned even though the coating was fine. Overall not good value for price. Maybe it was an off day but unlikely i will return See More
Darcy Soreano-Kovacs
· May 28, 2017
Found this place on a google search. Pretty unassuming from the outside, in fact it looked closed. Inside is modern and clean and fun. Attentive wait staff. Sta...rted with the mango spring roll, did I mention they have a spring roll BAR!!! Fresh and delicious. Next up was the Bau Bau salad. By far one of the best salads I have ever had!!!(photo included) Then the yellow curry with chicken..good. I would order it with tofu or shrimp next time, the chicken was a little overcooked. We read online that the lime coconut flan was good...wow, it was heavenly!!! A+ 533 Viet Fusion! See More
Carolyn Townsend
· September 23, 2017
Absolutely loved this place. The vegetarian/vegan menu was great, but the customer service was awesome. Our waiter was so friendly I think his name was Bronson. Actually everybody was friendly there. When we come back to Palm Springs we will definitely make another visit.
Kate Travers
· October 9, 2017
So glad we found this restaurant. Very unassuming from the outside but it you love great tasting Vietnamese food and lovely warm service then this is the place. Can’t wait to come back
Michelle Campbell McMullen
· April 10, 2017
Miss the old owners and their familial welcoming presence. We have been going to Phó 533 with our family since they first opened many years ago. We used to dine... there on a weekly basis - sometimes more since it is within walking distance of our home. After several attempts with the new owners, we will not be back unfortunately. The food portions have gotten smaller, more expensive, and the customer service from the mangers was lacking. We no longer care to spend our hard-earned money on a place where we don't feel welcome with our children and can no longer sit outside to dine. See More
Lisa Schwartz
· April 10, 2017
Although I love it here and just wrote a great post Ian is 100% accurate. Measured poor and the bartender turns his back to u as he makes the drinks. The pours ...r pitiful. Many of my friends have said exactly what Ian stated. Tropicale makes drinks the right away and in front of the guest.
Having spent 30+ years in the restaurant industry booze is one of the most profitable items in a bar/restaurant. No need to short pour. You will still make profit in the bar sales.
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Richard Ian Tracy
· May 17, 2017
Thanks for the vegan options and the nice wine selection! I love the Pad Thai, the tofu-riffic Bau Bau salad, the gorgeous coconut cream & rice flour veggie crepe and the soba noodle salad. Never disappointed!
Raquel Nazario Espiritusanto
· March 26, 2017
First time here, and I was pleasantly surprised at how cool and fun the atmosphere and decor was inside the restaurant! Outside it looked like it might not even... be open, then you walk into a lively crowd, happy, friendly staff. Thought I'd try the guava mojito to start.. it was very good, very guavish. Then we ordered the lobster popcorn and the spicy wings for appetizers, both served quickly and very pretty. Appetizing, we were all ready for that hot bowl of Pho. I have seen more Pho choices in other Vietnamese restaurants, but what they had was enough to choose from, each of us (five of us) ordered something different, and yes, everyone was happy 💕 See More
Jorge Sahagun
· June 4, 2017
The food was on point. The vermicelli salad with pork and egg rolls 10/10. The service was great. We will be coming back again and again and live just down the street!
Nguyet Gold
· May 15, 2017
I thought the price of Bun bo hue was ridiculous!! For one bowel and small portion ($17), it was over priced!! Not only their price, but the food was overwhelmi...ng! The taste was over powering with curry!! I didn't sense I was eating Vietnamese dish, but from India (too much curry!!). Would I recommend that dish, NO!! If anyone who is seeking to try Bun Bo Hue, please don't try at this place, bad image for a well popular Vietnamese dish!

My favorite Vietnamese dish is Bun Bo Hue, not satisfied at all.
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Ian L. Sitren
· January 31, 2017
I am going to say I have experienced better because I have experienced Pho 533 much better. Been coming here since the original owners first opened. Was in here... all the time. Since the new owners came in it has also been pretty good. They have done some good things. But not to last. The food is going from stellar to just ok. Just came from there and my food was somewhat bland and came out lukewarm at best. Service ok but far from warm and friendly. The worst however is the alcohol pours are without a doubt among the most stingy in the entire Coachella Valley while they have raised the prices with some significance. So fair warning to the new owners, you are not going the right direction. See More
Jim Cullen
· April 11, 2017
My first pho but not my last! Delicious! Had the tiger shrimp spring roll and ducoc pork vermicelli. Fresh and delicious. Service was impeccable. Phillip guided us through all the choices and insisted we get dessert which is a key lime toasted coconut flan....DO NOT SKIP DESSERT!
Karen Young
· April 30, 2017
This is the best Vietnamese restaurant I have ever eaten at. And the bartender...I can't say enough about him. Very friendly and personable. You've go to try it.
Michael Nackley
· April 10, 2017
We have been fortunate to have been to Vietnam �, the food that they serve is as close to anything we have ever tried. Always fresh tasting. Staff is friendly a...nd very well informed. Well appointed decor . Also a well established restaurant in the community. Give this place a chance to experience Vietnam See More
Jeremiah Clark
· February 28, 2017
Always amazing. I've eaten here about two dozen times, but just saw the newly renovated space. WOW! Great food, wonderful service, spectacular prices. Try the summer mango rolls, chicken meatball pho and the best pad Thai I've ever had!
A J Frat
· April 25, 2017
It was one of the best dinners in Palm Springs. Vietnamese and French fusion foods were created with the freshest ingredients. Simply delicious!!!
Lesley Buffum
· April 25, 2017
Very happy with this new out-to-dinner choice here in the desert- like everything about it - great vibe, great cocktails, and the food was fabulous!
Jason Fojas
· May 2, 2017
Amazing staff and food is on point. Job well done. Highly recommend ���
Marjorie Ramos
· February 22, 2017
Quality food. An excellent variety of vegan friendly foods. The pho is one of the best we've ever had. The crepe is delicious. Friendly staff. Reasonably priced.
Josh Petzrick
· October 30, 2016
I went to Pho 553 intending to get vermicelli like I normally do at Vietnamese places (it's my safety) but instead I took a chance and got the chicken meatball ...pho. First of all the pho itself was amazing! Delicate yet powerful, fragrant, delicious. Truly they know what they're doing. The chicken meatballs were scrumptious. I also had the mango roll to start of which was a delicious fresh and crispy roll, and for a drink I had the Thai basil lemon drop. I wasn't sure if the bubblegum sugar rim but it worked very well with the beverage. A delicious meal altogether. The staff was very courteous and charming. I went by myself which everyone knows can be very awkward but it was an absolute delight! See More
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