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175/9 Pha Ngu Lao Street, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: District 1, Backpackers' Area

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best food in HCMC

We (2 couples) had dinner there last night and it was awesome!! The staff is really friendly! You must order vegetarian food there, even if you're not a vegetarian. The food tastes great and portions are really big, enough for a really hungry man:-) and it's great that you get a lot of fresh... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We (2 couples) had dinner there last night and it was awesome!! The staff is really friendly! You must order vegetarian food there, even if you're not a vegetarian. The food tastes great and portions are really big, enough for a really hungry man:-) and it's great that you get a lot of fresh vegetables. The prices are great too!... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Delicious vegetarian Vietnamese food - the rice noodle soup was amazing and so filling. Lovely staff. Don't be confused by the sign in the photos with 'Vietnamese Aroma' - this is not the place!

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Luzern
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It is a small restaurant in the backpacker quarter. I liked all the food extremely and the service is excellent. A good place when you want to eat vegetarian. And it is also not expensive.

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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We tried to find good vegetarian cafe in central part of Saigon, but it's was very difficult. This place was near our guesthouse and we decided to try. Nice menu and big portions. Also very testy. If you looking vegetarian place - it's a good choice.

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Phuket, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

After seeing so many great reviews online i was looking forward to trying out this place but kind of wish i hadnt bothered. I ordered wheat noodles and veg (from the vegetarian menu) but when it came out i saw there was beef in it. I asked the waitress was there meat in here she said er yea. Another waitress... More 

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Park City, UT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

After some hit and miss dining in HCMC, I was very happy to find this cute family restaurant. It's off an alley so its a bit quieter and fun to sit in front and people watch. We only ordered off the vietnamese part of the vegetarian menu but all dishes were very good and inexpensive. Beer was cheap as well,... More 

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Luang Prabang, Laos
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Lovely and friendly staff, one girl spoke english very well. The menu has a lot of choices from vietnam/thai influences, lots of salads and veg combinations, lovely spring rolls. The menu also has meat choices! Clean and comfortable setting, with very low prices, only one side alley over from 'mini hotel alley'

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Ate here 5 years ago, have visited twice this time. Food is very tasty, staff friendly and pleasant. Would recommend anyone wanting a good vegetarian meal to visit this restaurant.

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Ho Chi Minh City, null, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

It's amazing place, best vegetarian food with good price for everyone. Very easy for you find this palce in center. People in there very nice and friendly. I am sure you will be like when you come there.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

In an area of pretty mixed eateries, this is wonderful! Great veggie options, we only had the Vietnamese dishes, but all were superb and very friendly staff. Very affordable, cheap beer too. If you are new to Vietnamese food, this would be a good place to start as the staff are very happy to explain various dishes.

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Address: 175/9 Pha Ngu Lao Street, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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  • Address: 175/9 Pha Ngu Lao Street, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Description

District 1, Backpackers' Area

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