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“Horrible! Will Not Go Back!”
Review of P. T. Noodles

P. T. Noodles
Ranked #75 of 209 Restaurants in Surprise
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

There was simply nothing that could make this visit worth it. We decided to eat here after watching a Rangers night game during Spring Training. Picked the place because it was close and because it had fairly good reviews.

We order Pho, chicken fried rice, and chicken teriyaki. First of all, they refused to make a child's portion of the fried rice. That is really all our daughter wanted, but they required us to order the full adult portion in order for her to get fried rice. So we ended up with two of each of the dishes. The fried rice was hard and lacked flavor. I don't know why, but the fried rice was more yellow than brown and was lacking in the amount of vegetables. The vegetables in the fried rice were clearly from a bag of frozen mixed vegetables as well. The chicken in the chicken teriyaki was tough and the rice was poorly cooked. The Pho was not enjoyable as the broth had not been purified or skimmed and so was very greasy. They also do not offer fish sauce, beef paste, or anything else in which to flavor the Pho. The seafood Pho came out with the noodles separate and they were so hard you could not eat them or get them out of the bowl and into the Pho.

First night in Phoenix and this was a terrible experience.

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped in here after an early movie and really enjoyed our vermicelli bowls. The crispy egg rolls are some of the best I have ever had. Great service.

Thank P R
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Went here for dinner the other night and were pleasantly surprised. Food was plentiful, flavorful and hot (temperature). The restaurant is clean and the service attentive. We shared the Spring Rolls with Shrimp (excellent peanut dipping sauce) and the Crispy Egg Rolls. Mains were the Special Rice Noodle Soup and Soft stir fried noodle with Chicken, Beef, Shrimp and Veggies - both were large serving and quite tasty.

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Thank Mae B
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Stopped here with a friend who recommended it. We decided to order two different items and share them. The Chicken Pho (rice noodle soup) came in a huge bowl with a side plate of bean sprouts, Thai basil, and jalapeno which you could add to the soup as you wish. It was excellent. We even had some left over.
The second dish we ordered was a Vietnamese Crepe with shrimp, It comes with a side plate of lettuce, mint and fish sauce. This order takes extra time to cook so they recommend ordering it as soon as you are seated. I think the crepe was fried because it had a brittle consistency. It was good but the soup was better.
The service may have been the best I've ever experienced. We were in a booth and there was a button on the wall to push when ready to order. There was no wait for any part of the meal but also no feeling that wait staff was "hovering". During our visit we were served by several different people all of whom were efficient and friendly.
I ordered a glass of house wine which was $7.50. There is no choice except the type of wine, not the brand. This cost more than the crepe.
I will be back for the soup and to try some of their other offerings.

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Thank Beth D
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I stopped in with a friend as he recommended the new Vietnamese restaurant. What a varied menu - fantastic. I have been back twice since in less than 4 weeks. Love the service place is bright clean and the seating is spacious not table crowded,

Thank Jerry H
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