We stopped at Pho All Seasons in Des Moines in November after I ran the Hungry Turkey 5K, and my parents and sister had run the Hungry Turkey half marathon. The place had a pleasant family atmosphere.
I ordered a medium bowl of chicken pho for $6.95. It was ok, but I missed the lime slices I could squeeze into the soup at Pho 515. Without a little citrus, it seemed rather bland, but then that's just my tastes. My mother ordered beef pho and thought it was delicious.
The only mishap with our order was when my sister ordered a vegetarian dish, but was served chicken instead of tofu. The waitress was extremely apologetic and quickly remedied the situation.
The restaurant was mostly clean, but of all the soup spoons on the table, I couldn't find one that passed my inspection. Consequently, I ate my pho exclusively with chopsticks...which was fun. I think my skills with chopsticks are significantly improving.
I enjoyed our visit here. I've had better, but I've also had worse. So...I'm going to rate this restaurant as mediocre. Maybe if I ever visit again I'll try another dish that proves to be a real winner.
Have you visited any new or different restaurants lately?