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“A good place to be” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Elbow Room

The Elbow Room
52, Pasteur Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3821 4327
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Ranked #37 of 1,381 restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
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.
Nha Trang
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“A good place to be”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

I was there two time already, and i found the food delicious, the interiour interestingand the stuff friendly. The staff speak english well, so its easy to know what you order. I tried differend itms from Menu and i found them very nice. Its not a cheap place, but worth to visit and enjoy westerns tyle food in unconvenient combinations. Recommendable

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“My favorite restaurant.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

It seems kind of strange to see bad reviews about this restaurant seeing as I was waiting for the new year to end just so I could eat here before I left Saigon. I was here a few months ago and it is one of the best restaurants in Saigon it's comparable to any American restaurant in the US. I live in Seattle which is known for having great restaurants and when I'm at home I crave food from the elbow room. If you're tired of eating Vietnamese food and you're craving something Western and delicious I would definitely make elbow from your choice.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“My favorite western style food spot @HCMC!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Whenever I wanted to eat something different than spring rolls and pho, I visited The Elbow Room. They have great service and their staff speak English very well. I tried Chicken Parmigiana, Pizza Margherita, Fried Calamari, everything in the menu is great!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Upland, California, United States
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“I found pancakes!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Living in Saigon on and off throughout the year for a month at a time can take a toll on my cravings for some hearty American fare.

Our party ordered two breakfast burritos and two Lumberjack breakfasts. Some other reviews say that the portions are HUGE, but I thought they were pretty reasonable (I am from California though, where Denny's Grand Slam and Chipotle burritos reign)

Is the food the same as home? Nope, but as a stand-in 3,000 mi away from home, it satifised me greatly. The salsa that came with the burritos tasted great. Mexican style salsa + Vietnamese chilis? Awesome!

We'll be back to try dinner and lunch. I'm eyeing the chili con carne.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Whisky Galore”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

This bar/retaurant has a malt whisky club once a month.
Good Food good drinks and a great atmosphere

Visited December 2012
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