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151A Hai Ba Trung Street (btw Nguyen Thi Minh Khai & Tran Cao Van) | District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3934 9151
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Ranked #81 of 1,613 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Vietnamese, Café, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: KOTO Saigon is a new restaurant opened in October 2011 with Modern Vietnamese fusion menu. KOTO is a not-for-profit social enterprise, which works with disadvantaged youth in Vietnam and empowers them with to learn and strive in their lives.KOTO stands for “Know One, Teach One”: learning should be passed on; knowledge is there to be shared.
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I had the chicken pesto pasta and I'm still thinking about it now that I've got back home. The service was good, atmosphere not so good, little bit on the pricier side.

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Glasgow
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224 reviews 224 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We visited this restaurant while on the Exodus Vietnam Adventures trip. The restaurant trains street kids for working/ cooking in restaurants. Food and service was excellent. Recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We had a breakfast buffet here to kick start our Intrepid tour. It was beautiful food and excellent service. The atmosphere was really nice also, the restaurant had a nice feel to it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant has great atmosphere! Love the concept of this restaurant. The food and the service was good.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Loved the atmosphere, the story behind the restaurant and the hospitality. Food was very tasty too. Was a modern ambience.

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

superb food at this restaurant which also functions as a charitable training centre for disadvantaged youth, teaching English and hospitality skills. Well worth patronising

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Excellent meal at Koto, all for 500 Dong for 2. £15. Good choice and lovely cocktails. I had Sea Bass wrapped in a banana leaf, my husband had stuffed squid. Passion Colada was lovely. Sat outside to start with but then it rained so we moved indoors. Celebration at end of Vietnam. Trip and a couple of birthdays.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This place looks like a serene and peaceful island for dining. I find peace and quietness when having lunch here. Food is really delicious and fresh, good service and nice people. The only concern is that it takes them rather long to serve food

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Sydney
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60 restaurant reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This place is definitely worth a visit. Lovely place. Lovely Food. Lovely Staff. It is very clean and has a great atmosphere. Is down a small lane way, off one of the main roads. The prices are at the lower end of the scale, and the food quality is great. I would easily return.

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Bateau Bay, Australia
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12 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is a training restaurant for the disadvantaged. We found it well supervised and excellently run. The food was of the highest quality and lovely and fresh. Excellent and tasty Vietnamese meals were served. Also served a few tasty dishes like crickets, silk worm and baby frogs. A great experience and would recommend.

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Additional Information about KOTO Saigon

Address: 151A Hai Ba Trung Street (btw Nguyen Thi Minh Khai & Tran Cao Van) | District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 8 3934 9151
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese, Café, Fusion

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