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The Elbow Room

52, Pasteur Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3821 4327
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Ranked #62 of 1,521 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: American, International, Café, Bistro
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Upscale Bistro, American & International cuisine. Breakfast served all day. Popular weekend brunch. Live Friday night band.
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Darwin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

A busy bistro serving American food. It looks like a little place, but it does have extra tables upstairs. That is handy, because it is quite busy with locals and tourists. It was my good fortune that the upstairs seating was available because the tables were all occupied when I arrived. I immediately assumed that to be a good indication... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I come to Elbow room for brunch on several weekends. The restaurant is small and located near the corner street. The restaurant has vintage style which is my favorite design. They mainly make western food. The portion is huge. The taste is unbeatable. I would like to recommend this place for world traveller who want to try western food in... More

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I stumbled upon this restaurant and remembered that it had good reviews, so I went in. After looking at the menu, I also recalled the rave reviews that the lumberjack breakfast got, so of course that's what I ordered. I was not disappointed. I'm not a huge pancake fan, but I have to say those were some delicious pancakes. I... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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175 reviews 175 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had a very nice meal in the this restaurant. The service was very good and the waiters were very attentive. There was an extensive menu and a selection of wines to choose from. Overall a very nice restaurant in a very good setting and well worth a visit if you're looking for a nice meal in HCMC.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Even with a never-ending supply of delicious fresh local food available in Saigon, after a week or so it can sometimes be hard to ignore the craving of a straight forward western meal. Went for breakfast and figured if I was going to do this, I might as well do it properly and ordered the aptly named "Lumberjack Breakfast". Great... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The Lumberjack Western style breakfast is to die for! I am an American ex pat, now living in Vietnam and this place wonderful! I am a "regular customer" and I have tried the other places, but the Elbow Room is tops! Also, try the Grill Salmon Filet with Nicoise salad! The salmon is always pink,delicate, and delicious. It comes with... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Wow the amount of pastrami on the reuben special was like being back home. It was messy and delicious. Service was pretty good considering it was between lunch and dinner time.

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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Awesome food! My friend had the best hotdog of his life. We all loved having some food that reminded us of home, that was fresh, yummy and didn't break the bank.

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Barcelona, Spain
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We wanted to change for one night from Vietnamese food and our choice was the right one. The Elbow offered good quality Western food in a nice place. Penne carbonara were delicious. We even had some drinks later with live music in the upper floor as it was Friday

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Singapore, Singapore
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154 reviews 154 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I'm from Singapore and you can imagine how much I have to pay for food such as this! I love every moment I was in The Elbow Room. The portions are huge and I do encourage sharing. The Lumberjack with the blueberry pancake option has made an anti-pancake associate of mine into a fan. No syrup necessary! I know it... More

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Address: 52, Pasteur Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 8 3821 4327
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
Cuisine: American, International, Café, Bistro

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