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4 Nguyen Thiep - District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(08) 822 0496
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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
Vegetarian options fantastic

Good food and cold drinks. A good selection of Vietnamese dishes with fairly nonchalant service. Fortunately the food makes up for that. Expensive for Vietnam but a convenient location.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Good food and cold drinks. A good selection of Vietnamese dishes with fairly nonchalant service. Fortunately the food makes up for that. Expensive for Vietnam but a convenient location.

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Marquette, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

On our last night in Saigon, we said we wanted to have more food with lemongrass in it. Then we happened upon this restaurant. We were happy we did. The service, food, and atmosphere were all lovely, and they had live music.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We came here because there were so many good reviews on trip advisor but this was one of the least good restaurants we visited in Vietnam. The food wasn't great and neither was the service.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Food: 3 stars Meat was tough Service: 2.5 stars Not trained properly, not paying attention Price: 3 stars Its on the expensive side for vietnamese standards Overal experience: 3 stars

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Like the title said, nothing is good the beef was tough the fish you could smell from a mile away, the rice was cooked too long but service was average but very limited English ability... Nothing is quite up to par especially in a big city like ho chi minh city (Saigon) there are a lot of places to try... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

I have eaten here many times on previous visits and was a tad disappointed in the menu and service this time. Also, the place smelled damp and I didn't feel that my dining experience was great. I had taken the group (11 of us) that I was with there as i had fond memories of the food and wine, however... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I came here twice within my stay in saigon. Good food,tasty,but comes in small portion. Try their steam clams and the fried rice combination in pineapple.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Excellent food, and excellent service for a single diner. I would recommend if you'd go in a group it would be way more enjoyable, so that you can share the dishes. Definitely a go to place for great vietnamese food that is not overpriced in the heart of Ho Chi Minh. Definitely a place i'd go back to.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This restaurant was a bit of a favourite last time we were in Vietnam, but this visit we didn't think the food was as good.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

On our last night in Saigon we thought we would look for somewhere special and this place appeared to fit the bill. The views were excellent but sadly the same was not universally true of the food and certainly wasn't true of the service. The latter was very slow, disorganised and far from helpful, As for the food the beef... More 

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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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