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The Elbow Room

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American, Cafe, International, Bistro, Vietnamese
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52, Pasteur Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3821 4327
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7:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Upscale Bistro, American & International cuisine. Breakfast served all...
Upscale Bistro, American & International cuisine. Breakfast served all day. Popular weekend brunch. Live Friday night band.
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  • 29
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  • 11
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Western Foods & Burger Place

We really enjoyed having dinner at this place. I ordered The Western Bacon Cheese Burger and it was so good. The best burger in town. My friend likes The Clam Chowder and Blackened Chicken Caesar Salad. The staffs are very helpful. The Elbow Room give to us real western food in HCM City... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
Vương Tuấn A
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  • Families with children
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a burger, a salad ànd a Reuben and they were all tasty but the prices are North American, not Vietnam prices. Lots of staff but not a lot of service. Their coffee prices are double what you pay anywhere else.

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Sacheon, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The food was good but the prices high and can get the same in Saigon for cheaper. I also disliked that I couldn't get a free glass of water and they only had bottle water for 50000. And the servers stood by the door where our table was and watched us eat. Not an awesome experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We really enjoyed having dinner at this place. I ordered The Western Bacon Cheese Burger and it was so good. The best burger in town. My friend likes The Clam Chowder and Blackened Chicken Caesar Salad. The staffs are very helpful. The Elbow Room give to us real western food in HCM City. Absolutely, I will come back next time.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The food was pretty good. Prices were good, too, for the main area of a major city. And a lot of variety of food. I like the 'breakfast available all day'. Had the Eggs Florentine and it was very good. The service was average. I would recommend going for a meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We live here and in the last year we went here at least once per month!my children love this restaurant!we are italians and they can do pasta and risotto (not so easy to cook) very well. The dishes are very big,usually I take half at home!they could add some others and the pizza in my opinion is not good.the staff... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I've been here twice. First time I went I was with a friend looking for a place I could find something that would be not fried, not noodles and low cholesterol cause I needed to get that down in a hurry. Saw they had a Chicken Burger and said ok I can have that. What came out was a deep... More 

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

When I return to Saigon, I always order the meatloaf from Elbow Room via eat.vn. I did the same a weak ago and the meatloaf was okay. It was one of the best dishes at Elbow Room. I ordered the meatloaf dish today and was shocked at the quality. I threw most of it out after I looked at the... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Gotta love the simplicity of this restaurant. Simple yet good food. It offers great value in a city where the cost of living just keeps going up. In fact it just took my all time favourite, the amazing New York Dog, one ratchet up!! Muchos Kudos!!!

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I've been eating at Elbow Room for years and I love the food, but the prices now keep me from coming back. I love the atmosphere and the wait staff have always been very helpful and nice, but... $13 for meat loaf? $10 for chili cheese fries? Especially in Vietnam the prices are looking a bit ridiculous for what you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Amazing burgers, some of the best I've had outside the US. And if you are a chocolate lover you can not pass up the death by chocolate cake- we were tempted to order a second helping! Nice atmosphere and staff too

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Additional Information about The Elbow Room

Address: 52, Pasteur Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 8 3821 4327
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
Cuisine: American, Cafe, International, Bistro, Vietnamese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 52, Pasteur Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3821 4327

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Cafe, International, Bistro, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Upscale Bistro, American & International cuisine. Breakfast served all day. Popular weekend brunch. Live Friday night band.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm

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