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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Our fully air-conditioned dining room, resembles a large italian authentic "trattoria". A large list of Italian wines available as well as a selection of other international lables " Our staff will be ready to help You with the right choice ". Following the great success in the heart of the city, the Pendolasco family has opened a new branch, for all the people living in the many residential areas located around district 2. What was once an old villa has been brought back to a beautiful restaurant that with its decorations. As the original Pendolasco, the new restaurant offers authentic Italian dishes such as the traditional : " Wood fire oven Pizza " Looking for a good meal delivered to their
$8 - $40
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Italian, Pizza, European
Parking Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant came highly recommended so I guess I had high expectations. When I first went there I settled for the 3 course special lunch. The starter and dessert were fine but I was rather disappointed with the main course, It was advertised as chicken...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Leean W
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

Nice service, nice place, and the garden. Through my friend I know this place. This is 3rd Times I come back here. Good menu. Good food and beverage. Feel just like home whenever I come back.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

Best place to enjoy authentic Italian food or pizza in Thao Dien. The big garden will make you forget the stress from the city. I don't count how many times I have eaten there.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Thomas S
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

First time here and totally amazed by the foods. Well seasoned and they really reminded me the time I visit Italy. The pasta was a start. It's hard to find a real good Italian restaurant like this in the city, will definitely come back with...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank tantoank
Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

We're in Vietnam, ok, so let's try vietnamese coffee and food, some say it's good. It is certainly different different than the usual european flavours. So, when you get tired of coriander and strong, a little bit too acid coffee, Pendolasco is a great place...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank marija s
Reviewed March 2, 2019

Stayed at Villa Song Saigon who recommended Pendolasco. 15 min walk from hotel. Nice reasonably priced glass of Italian wine, bruschetta and pasta rounded off a nice evening. The first restaurant in Vietnam to add a service charge! We enjoyed our meal so much we...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank sev8
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

2 hours after finishing , I spent my night on the toilets... I don't know what went wrong. It was not my best Italian experience.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Talios45
MassimGaudio, Manager at Pendolasco, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2019

Sorry for your problems. Please let us know what you ate so we can check better. As far as we know no other customers complained about their health. Our first commitment is food safe and safe processing. Our kitchen is also equipped with blast chiller...More

Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Went to the restaurant last night Service was excellent made to feel most welcome from Carlo the owner and wait staff were above excellent The pasta were to die for along with the desserts Wine menu with a fabulous choice from around the world and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Llej4
Reviewed December 27, 2018

When I visited recently, the restaurant had a sticker on the door claiming it was voted in the top 70 or 80 (I can't remember exactly the number) pizza restaurants in the world. Now I've been to quite a few pizza places, many in Italy,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank neil o
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

We were taken here by our Vietnamese friend. The homemade pasta and sauce was delicious as was the bread. We we t to the new location and they were celebrating their 20th year anniversary. I recommend this place for good Italian in Ho Chi Minh.

Date of visit: November 2018
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November 30, 2018|
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Response from MassimGaudio | Property representative |
Sorry but TripAdvisor did not updated our current address. We moved from District 1 since Sep. 2017 and we are now located in Thao Dien, District 2, 30, Tong Huu Dinh. I will ask again to TripAdvisor to amend the... More
November 30, 2018|
Response from MassimGaudio | Property representative |
Hi, sorry but I read your message only today sat. I hope you can seat also without booking.Next time - please book with: info@pendolasco.vn Thanks Restaurant manager
Dear August1956 i m sorry, but I would like to expressing my solidarity with the staff and the chef of this restaurant, I do not know, but I will know soon. I would like to say to this gentleman, client of dubious knowledge of Italian cuisine, the Kechup not used, that if you want to use can go and eat and drink at McDonald's. I had been on the owner of the restaurant, I would not be very polite and benevolent placed in it. I would kindly accompanied to the door and indicated the way of fast food. We must begin to stop serving, cappuccino with Pizza or other mash disgusting that accompany dishes of Italian cuisine, or to allow a customer to usurp a plate of pasta in that way. I ask all Italian restaurateurs in the world to defend the Excellencies of our kitchen, to make it like our home. not adapt to local tastes. If anyone comes to Italian restaurant must have the true Italian cooking, done well.
November 11, 2016|
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Response from 1960EnricoP |
Dear Vichi,Of course, the views must be respected ... but certain actions no!. I'm sorry, add Kectup on a plate of spaghetti in an Italian restaurant, with chef Italian, for me is not an excusable action, it is a total lack... More
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