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Monsoon Restaurant & Bar Saigon

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Burmese, Thai, Vietnamese
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No.1, Cao Ba Nha, Nguyen Cu Trinh ward, | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 84, Vietnam
84862908899
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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    Very good
  • 34
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  • 11
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  • 4
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Nice place but food is so so

The design of this place is good, cozy and modern. We tried many dishes but the taste may not suite for us, not seasoning very well

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
TripMember12122014
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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38 reviews 38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The design of this place is good, cozy and modern. We tried many dishes but the taste may not suite for us, not seasoning very well

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Peyia, Cyprus
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199 restaurant reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We had no booking and arrived about 8pm. The restaurant was not full. At the door was one member of the team who welcomed us very friendly and offered us a choice of tables. The Restaurant looks good and I liked the decor. It looks very fresh. The menus offers food from the region and each country has its own... More 

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cyprus
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150 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Walked from hotel to the restaurant. Monsoon, a restaurant in an old renovated building is in a side street with a lovely leafy forecourt. Stylish interiors with great old pieces of furniture along some modern stuff and great artwork ligning the walls ....very pleasant indeed. Food was very good and reasonably priced. Nicely presented. We shared sping rolls as starters.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Decided to go for a very late lunch early dinner on a Sunday with only 3 other couples in this place and sat myself to a table right by the front door finally after several min or I should say 15 min someone the mgr decided it was time to hand me to take my drink order I ordered one... More 

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Houston, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We ate lunch here as part of a tour group and were given a set menu so I can't speak to the price of the food or the variety of offerings in the regular menu. We ate downstairs immediately by the door. It was very modern decor and clean. The fruit drinks were refreshing. I'm not really a fan of... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

we took a longer time to find the quaint restaurant as it is tucked in a small street. be sure to get a map from your hotel concierge. the food was nice and service prompt. highlight of the meal was a vietnamness rice paper roll which we had to do ourselves. had a great time there!

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15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We're not sure why a couple of reviews suggested the food was overrated. The restaurant itself was bright but our request to turn the lights down over our table was quickly honored. Aside from initially bright lights and our first selection of wine not being available, everything else was A1. The Vietnamese sharing platter for 2 was 200,000VND ($~$12AUD) and... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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43 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Five Asian food styles in one great trendy restaurant. I have been to many Asian restaurants throughout Asia, and Monsoon has definitely been able to capture the fresh delicious flavours with their extensive menu for each country. My favourite dishes are the grilled beef, fish amok, mango salad and the Pad Thai, though for a variety of flavors the platters... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

After reserving a table for four, six weeks in advance, we were seated at a picnic table situated between the bathrooms and a kids play area. Several other four-tops were available both upstairs and down, but when we politely asked if we could move, we were told they were all reserved. Needless to say, they remained empty throughout our two-hour... More 

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Good location and atmosphere. Good service and nice dishes. Menu' is rich of dishes of different Indo-China cultures and you cannot stop only to menu', you can ask different arrangement of dishes.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: No.1, Cao Ba Nha, Nguyen Cu Trinh ward, | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 84, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: 84862908899

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 15
  • Cuisine: Burmese, Thai, Vietnamese

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