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4 Nguyen Thiep - District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(08) 822 0496
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lemongrass - A hidden gem

Down a slightly concealed street, close to the Sheraton Hotel, Lemongrass is a hidden gem for those in the know. Their attractive dining room is on the smaller side, so hopefully you're okay with getting intimate with those around you because it is regularly full to capacity. Making a reservation... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
tranbaoan1972
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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  • Local cuisine
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Toronto, Ontario
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142 reviews 142 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Our tour guide recommended this restaurant and so we were not surprised to see it packed with non locals. It was overpriced and overrated and we would have had a better meal at the Pho 24 restaurant directly across the street from it, where we had had a delicious, reasonably priced lunch.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We were recommended this restaurant by two of our guides & we weren't disappointed. On a Monday night all three floors looked fully booked & we were glad we had booked. The menu was huge & the food delicious, they also have a good selection of wines.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I had a wonderful meal at Lemongrass. Yes, it was more expensive than other places but definitely worth it.

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Perth, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Maybe I was tired and that many people said you must visit but my high expectation was lessened by just average food. The long walk to the third level heightened my eagerness but the food quality was just average. Nothing special.

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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Went on the recommendation of the tour guide. Most restaurants in Vietnam are reasonably priced around $15-20 pp. For some reason this one was about double this. The food was OK but it just seemed overpriced.

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Agoura Hills, California
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144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Ate here on recommendation of our guide and we are glad we did. Had a late lunch (2pm) and were the only ones in this nice restaurant. The air conditioning felt great after a long morning outside. Had chicken curry and it was the best I've ever had. Tasted great with the Tiger draft beer. They served shrimp chips which... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This place was recommended as somewhere nice, frankly food was average to poor by Saigon standards, drinks were watered down, and was overpriced. Staff were aloof and not that good. Much better can be found within a few hundred meters.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Came highly recommended by our concierge. Food was average given the price that was charged. Service was attentive but they weren't busy at the time we were there. Pretty average dining experience overall.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Down a slightly concealed street, close to the Sheraton Hotel, Lemongrass is a hidden gem for those in the know. Their attractive dining room is on the smaller side, so hopefully you're okay with getting intimate with those around you because it is regularly full to capacity. Making a reservation is highly recommended if you don't like a wait. The... More 

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Maroochydore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A Good local restaurant & very popular. Excellent Food Excellent Service - All Guys working & very professional Very affordable prices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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