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“Great food but pricey for Saigon” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Monsoon Restaurant & Bar Saigon

Monsoon Restaurant & Bar Saigon
No.1, Cao Ba Nha, Nguyen Cu Trinh ward, | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 84, Vietnam
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Ranked #104 of 1,567 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Burmese, Thai, Vietnamese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Great food but pricey for Saigon”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Service very friendly , good great but not excellent, they really should check their A/c. Also they need pest control in, a rat running across the front on the garden is not great for business.

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Perth, Australia
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11 restaurant reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“A great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Cant remember if I have already reviewed this place, but if so, it is worth mentioning again.
We went to Monsoon on the recommendation of a friend who lives in Vietnam.
As we had recently travelled through Cambodia/Laos/Vietnam it was a nice surprise to have all those countries, plus Myanmar, food specials on the very extensive menu.
I had a but of a thing for Fish Amok in Cambodia so I ordered this and was not disappointed. Beautifully presented and great taste....huge serve..which I couldnt finish.
The restaurant has a great feel about it and the service was very good...staff very efficient and helpful.
The wine list was extensive as well and can order wine by the glass at very reasonable prices.
All in all a great experience

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Poitiers, France
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Great address for a peace dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I have been recommended this restaurant a friend and I can confirm the high quality of food: fresh, tasty and good portions.
Staff speak english pretty well. You receive your dishes q short time after the order.
Also a good selection of wine.
Must try their Bo Kho, Papaya Salad cambodian style and fresh spring rolls.

Also, the location is nice: closed to the backpacker area ( bui vien, pham nhu lao) but enough far to disrupt with the noise and traffic of this road.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Newcastle, Australia
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Must try!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

We were in Saigon for two nights and went here both nights, the service was great, the menu is very extensive so lots to choose from, from four different countries! Food was delicious, very cheap, and great cocktails. Definitely recommend this restaurant to all!

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Melbourne
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“A definite 'must visit' when in Saigon.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

As you walk up the paved garden path, between little path lights and inviting bamboo chairs and small tables, you know it is going to be good!
We did not have a reservation and we immediately shown upstairs to a table situated next to the Kids Corner. My 4 and 8 year old boys were delighted. The Kids Corner was well stocked with a variety of toys, books and a couple of comfortable bean bags.
This allowed my friend and I to enjoy our meal in peace.
We discussed the menu with the waiter as it is quite extensive and includes dishes from Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. All delicious. We enjoyed our food with a couple of classic Pimms which came complete with minty and cucumber.
The service was attentive but not intrusive, they have an Asian and western menu for children and were quite helpful in assisting us with food choices.
For the 4 of us, including drinks, it cost us $70 and was well worth it.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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