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4 Nguyen Thiep - District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(08) 822 0496
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food in an quiet setting

Food was good, not outstanding. Good variety to the menu. Service was fine and the setting is a bit more upscale than some other places in town. Tablecloths and A/C. Prices were a bit high compared to other VN cafes. Note that there are two Lemongrass locations - this was the street level one... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Mill Creek, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Food is fantastic service is great view is great 14 floors up on the top of the palace hotel hi chi Minh city staff have great recommendations on the food

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Lemongrass is very centrally and conveniently located, especially if staying in District 1. The food is of a good quality, but if you're looking for an authentic Vietnamese experience I wouldn't recommend Lemongrass. There was not a single local in the restaurant! The restaurant is very clearly only geared towards tourists (menu with pictures, etc) and the atmosphere could be... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Ate here on our first night in Ho Chi Minh, such a lovely place with excellent food. A bit pricey but definitely worth it!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A short walk from the Sheraton Saigon, Lemongrass has a great variety of dishes on the menu. I was impressed that the waiter took our order without needing to write anything down. Dishes arrived "on time" (i.e. whenever we were ready for them). The food was excellent, and plentiful. One point I'd not thought about: it's worth checking whether your... More 

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Mill Creek, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Food was good, not outstanding. Good variety to the menu. Service was fine and the setting is a bit more upscale than some other places in town. Tablecloths and A/C. Prices were a bit high compared to other VN cafes. Note that there are two Lemongrass locations - this was the street level one. It was convenient to our hotel,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Went to this restaurant during our one day in HoChi Minh City on a cruise. We found the food and service excellent considering the large group of people in the restaurant.Had a lovely atmosphere as well. Also had some menu items that catered for my son who is not adventurous when it comes to trying new cuisine.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Our Hotel recommended this restaurant and unfortunately, we were disappointed. I found the staff to be unemotional and the food was ok (probably westernised) and in my view overpriced. After some 10 nights travelling Vietnam and eating at many different places, this was the most expensive for what we ordered. The only tables that were occupied were by Westerners. Decor... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We went to the 'old' Lemongrass Restaurant in Dong Khoi Street many, many times in 1994, 1995 before they moved around the corner to its present site in 1996. This is our first visit for 3 years. We always have Lemongrass Seafood Soup as it was our soul food. Sadly today's lunchtime visit was a real disappointment. Their once spicy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place has the best food I have eaten in Vietnam! It's fresh and full of flavour. Had fantastic service from all the staff and they couldn't do enough for you.. We got the banquet and every dish was amazing... Highly recommend this restaurant!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Looking for a quick vietnamese meal before flying back and remembered this place behind Sheraton, haven't been for a while. Decor looked as I remembered it, with the high flight of steps. Regrettably, the food was disappointing. We ordered basic noodle dishes and a few standard appetizers, oily than good vietnamese should be and expensive. Definitely will look for alternatives... More 

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Address: 4 Nguyen Thiep - District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Phone Number: (08) 822 0496
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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  • Address: 4 Nguyen Thiep - District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: (08) 822 0496

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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