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Phans 55 Vietnamese Bistro - Fullerton

53 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch

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Phans 55 Vietnamese Bistro is located in Fullerton, California and offers a great dining experience for anyone who is a fan of Vietnamese cuisine. In addition to dining in, you can also get your food to go or even order something for delivery if you don�t feel like going out. Phans 55 provides ingredients that are local, organic and produce in sustainable environments.

The menu at Phans 55 offers eight different spring roll types alone, with the crispy imperial being a big hit. You can also try the yellow chicken curry, rib eye with onions and watercress or a clay pot dish of rice and seafood.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Vietnamese, Vegetarian / Vegan
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
Sunday: Closed

Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM.
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Phone number
(714) 441-0714
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Francois Lu
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Private party facilities
We can block out certain section of the restaurant that can accommodate private parties as small as 8 people and as large as 24 people.
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Private party contact
Ryan: (714) 441-0714
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We cater to both corporate, office private parties as well as parties at home.
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Cross street
Bastanchury & Laguna across from St Jude Hospital
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Parking details
We have private parking lot with about 200 parking spaces. Parking is free and validated when dining at the restaurant.
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HD TV"s. Live music on Saturdays. Local Fullerton band plays nostalgic Jazz on sax and piano.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.0  based on all time ratings
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Colibri (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on January 15, 2016

We had a great experience here. The moment we arrived we felt welcomed and the food, service, and ambience all enhanced our date night.

vipWinelover (Louisville)
2.0  Dined on October 6, 2015

This is rated way above its ability to deliver. Food is OK. Atmosphere is US Fast Food. Food is OK, but nothing spectacular. I enjoy Vietnamese Food and this place falls short. We started with rolls, OK. Shaken Chicken was only OK. Chicken Pot was a little better, but still just Chicken and Rice. Pretty disappointing given other ratings.

OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
4.0  Dined on August 29, 2015

Delicious, fresh tasting.

TheChowMan (Orange County)
3.0  Dined on August 22, 2015

The food was good but don't come here when you are super hungry. For a party of four after spending over $100 without drinks and still felt like going to Panera Bread next door to eat some more. Guess we ordered one expensive Seabass pot at Phan55 and we got this very small portion entree. The food is more refined then other Vietnamese restaurants.

vipMalbec (London)
5.0  Dined on March 11, 2015

We had such a good dinner. Marvellous appetisers, calamari, dumplings and crab rangoon. All our party were happy with their choices but I seldom vary from my favourite Seafood Claypot. It is so, so good! Great service from everyone and Jose, the bartender, is a real asset to the restaurant. A really fun place to go. We are lucky to have it in our neighbourhood.

Nickname (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2015

Took the Mrs here for Valentine's day dinner since she can't get enough Pho in her life now. Was easily the best she and I have ever tasted. We will return.

vipFusionFiend (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on September 6, 2014

Really enjoyed my visit to this restaurant although it was tucked away in a small mini-mall. Very, very nice and friendly service. Fun and entertainng staff who patiently walked through the menu. The food was abundant and delicious! Would definitely recommend this place. There is some outdoor dining, but it was a tad too hot to eat outside.

vipGary (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on June 25, 2014

Another great night for a Friday, good friends and great food. Had the special, braised Boneless Short ribs, tasted great!

vipwooo (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on June 21, 2014

Stopped by for lunch over the weekend and was not disappointed. Tasty Pho and a good portion and value

vipGary (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on June 20, 2014

We really enjoyed our Friday night dinner and drinks. Jose is a great bartender and will make your evening for you.