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52, Pasteur Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3821 4327
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Ranked #72 of 1,613 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
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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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My girlfriend and I celebrated our anniversary here, it was a great choice. Brilliant food and staff. I had a burger and it was amazing! The wine selection was terrific and the bottle we had was beautiful. The restaurant is well decorated and there was a good atmosphere too! It's rather pricey, but it is worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The Elbow Room has great western cuisine. A tad on the pricy side for Ho Chi Minh City, but the extra cost is definitely worth it. The restaurant has an elegant French feel to it, rustic and classy. The staff are incredibly attentive and friendly, and make you feel at home. The icing on the proverbial cake is the live... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We tried the elbow room in HCMC since we were in the mood for some hearty westernized breakfast options. I had the lumberjack breaky and my friend had the eggs Benedict. My lumberjack was exactly what I thought it would be (eggs, sausage, bacon, beans, potato, toast and pancakes) and I was happy. The eggs Benny turned out great as... More 

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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Came here for a late lunch and loved it so much we stayed drinking wine into the night! Don't miss the breakfast burritos and the fantastic cheese platter! Will definitely visit again!

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A good atmospheric restaurant, western dishes, cooked well and with very generous portions. good services from smiling staff, obviously well trained. Would recommend this restaurant.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Solid American breakfast. A bit greasy for me but generally okay. The boyfriend said his blueberry pancakes were great. The place is a bit out of the way, so I'd say only go if you're in the area. Definitely not as good as May Bar and Restaurant breakfast.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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193 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I had remarked to Mrs NinaTom that I really fancied some garden peas.. Well I found them here! A good hotdog and very nice Salisbury steak followed some really tasty chicken liver pâté. The food was very good; and the restaurant has a nice atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The menu is a great blend of local and western food. The burgers are great by asian burger standards. We ended up eating here two nights in a row. The food was pleasant tasting and the service was fantastic. We would highly recommend this restaurant if you are wanting a refreshing change from the local food.

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Sydney, Australia
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234 reviews 234 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I recently dined here twice in a week. They serve an excellent Osso Bucco, and I had the Seafood Chowder served in a Cob Loaf was enough as it was quite large and excellent. All meals looked great. The service is spot on with '0' errors and attention to getting it right. The Staff are very well trained. Bravo to... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Oh my God! I didn't know but I was looking forward for some western food. This place is really good. I ordered a delicious creamy pesto spaghetti. Wow!

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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, International, Café, Bistro

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