3am. It's late, and you've stumbled into Chinatown. If you can't make it a block further north, this is probably the ONLY time you should come here.
Just to give it a fair shot, I came here a few weeks ago on a regular Thursday night. I felt bad because a buddy had passionately defended the place so much the night before.
Pho was mediocre at best. I ordered the Dac Biet Special. Too much... more
Best pho I ever had in the city! I have no idea how I missed this place. It is my #1. I can't wait to go again.
Pho Pasteur 巴斯德牛肉粉 is arguably one of the best pho in the GTA - I'm not kidding. They have the best crispy spring rolls (Ch giò) in town, and you have to order this without fail. It is not your typical spring roll, it is larger than normal, and the customary tradition would be to wrap a spring roll in lettuce with basil, vegetables and dip this in fish sauce - delicious!
We also ordered a... more
One of the most beloved institutions in Chinatown, Pho Pasteur is a 24 hour Vietnamese restaurant that specializes in the popular national soup. Not only has it perfected the recipe of the delicate beef-based broth and medley of bright and flavourful accoutrements, it has all of the makings of a real hole-in-the-wall spot: minimal decor, beige walls, soft pop music floating in the air, overly... more