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

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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
The best restaurant for local Vietnamese food around the Square

We found Lemongrass better than Vietnam House. The food was so much closer to the real thing. First the dishes come out hot from the kitchen, and they tasted really good. The staff were very attentive and service was good. We went back to Lemongrass a few more times, for the food. It may cost a bit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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  • Local cuisine
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

We found Lemongrass better than Vietnam House. The food was so much closer to the real thing. First the dishes come out hot from the kitchen, and they tasted really good. The staff were very attentive and service was good. We went back to Lemongrass a few more times, for the food. It may cost a bit more than Vietnam... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I really enjoyed my dining experiences at Lemongrass. Each time I have sampled different dishes and they have not disappointed. While I wouldn't say that is a 'very good' restaurant, it is definitely not 'average'. It has good food. It is clean. The drinks don't disappoint. The service is good. It is a beautiful building and in a great location.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Everything to like about this restaurant from being greeted prior to entry, through impeccable service and very reasonably priced meals and drinks. Caters to different levels of dining experiences with related pricing. Located in a side street off Dong Khoi Street .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This place is high priced for what you get. Portions are small and everything bland. I eat lot of Vietnamese food but was disappointed by what I had here. Service was nice and went with friends who were in town and wanted to eat here would not go back. we had a better meal at a 1/3 of the price... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Had lunch here and found the restaurant quite pleasant. food was good and tasty. Ambiance was quaint and the service was top notch

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Ending up going out quite late for dinner and asked a barman as to where we could still get dinner as a lot of restaurants would be finishing around this time. He mentioned Lemongrass and it was fairly near so we thought we'd give it a go. If I'm honest I can't even remember what I ate it was that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This was a second eating recommendation from our tour guide which was much better. The setting was fine but tables were a little close perhaps. The service was good and our sea bass meals were very good. A lady was playing a harp in a rather bored manner but that was the only downside. We booked to return two nights... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Good Vietnamese Foods and Services. There is traditional live music instruments played. Cozy and tasty restaurant. However, the price is not cheap with the environment and music provided.

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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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Restaurant Details

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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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