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Pomodoro

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79 Hai Ba Trung | Dong Khoi Area, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3823 8998
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Pomodoro is open since 2000, offering to our clients the best of the...
Pomodoro is open since 2000, offering to our clients the best of the Italian kitchen in a very cozy and unique ambiance. Our passion for the food and service gave us a great satisfaction in all those years.We serve daily lunch and dinner from 10:00 am to 22:00 pm.During this years we earn a great reputation and we hope to keep on going progressing in our duty to serve better our clientele.Hope to have you as a costumer soon !!!!
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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Genuine Italian

A small Italian Oasis in the Heart of Ho Chi Minh City. Nice, clean and friendly atmosphere. A perfect restaurant if you need a break from Asian food. Í felt it being quite authentic Italian and the service was very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Carsten D
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Saeby
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Perth, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Decision made - Italian cuisine, but which one to choose. My first time to Pomodoro's and my friend's have been on a couple of occasions. Feeling jet lagged and in need of a light & tasty dish I decided on Gnocchi with 4 cheese. My friend also chose gnocchi but with the Puttanesca. Fresh green salad with good quality olive... More 

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Saeby
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A small Italian Oasis in the Heart of Ho Chi Minh City. Nice, clean and friendly atmosphere. A perfect restaurant if you need a break from Asian food. Í felt it being quite authentic Italian and the service was very good.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We were recommended this restaurant by our tour guide we fancied an evening meal not streetfood just for a change. I had a glass of house red to go with my Caesar salad which was really nice, another member in my party had the pesto tagliatelle it was luminous green! But tasted good. All in all everything was good. The... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Walking into Pomodoro is a delightful escape from the hustle and noise of HCMC. The menu and wine list are authentic Italian. The pizza is wonderful. Service is attentive. All together a familiar and frequent stop for me when in HCMC.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Bricks surround the walls and ceilings, which makes for a great eating environment. The food is excellent, with textures and flavors as you would expect. The service was prompt and friendly.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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27 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Conviently located in D1, this restaurant has a great ambience that allows you to feel like you are whisked away to Italy for just a few hours. A brilliant selection of wines and large choice of pastas. Pizzas are pretty good too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We often go to vietnam (saigon) and we always eat at the pomodoro restaurant. The food, the service and the price is excellent. The staff also understands and speaks english. Try it and you will not be disappointed.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

--50 minute wait for food, had 2 other couples that came 15 minutes later than us get served before us (neither of us finished our food, quality was sub-par) --Owner yelling at his staff in front of us for some stupid reason --The wines-by-the-glass tasted watered down Not a recommendation for anyone that appreciates true Italian dining. Ciao Bella would... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Authentic Italian food served very nicely. Staff was attentive and overall a great experience. Would highly recommend.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I travel to Saigon 1-2 times/year. The group that I travel with likes to go to Pomodoro as it's a great location and the food is good. HOWEVER we swore it off last year as the owner was rude and disrespectful. We went twice in a week and there was 6-12 each time. He was crabby on both visits and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 79 Hai Ba Trung | Dong Khoi Area, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3823 8998

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Large groups, Families with children

Description

Pomodoro is open since 2000, offering to our clients the best of the Italian kitchen in a very cozy and unique ambiance. Our passion for the food and service gave us a great satisfaction in all those years.We serve daily lunch and dinner from 10:00 am to 22:00 pm.During this years we earn a great reputation and we hope to keep on going progressing in our duty to serve better our clientele.Hope to have you as a costumer soon !!!!

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