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9A Thai Van Lung Street, District 1 | 9A Thái Văn Lung, Q.1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3822 4798
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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table fir this lovely restaurant which came recommended. We were not disappointed. Had the bread starters and all 3 of us opted for the vodka infused skewers. They were mouth watering. Idea on the couscous.

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Sydney, Australia
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had bruschetta and spaghetti bolognese. I was very happy with meal. Staff were fast and friendly with excellent language skills.

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Thank Mick F
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read to many stories about restaurants written by friends the owners and other crap ! today i follow some comments and here i went I order garden salad with vinagrete the salad was good but the vinagrete was to sweet I'm from the Mediterranean area and i frequently i dine in in to many good restaurants , next i... More 

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EatGreenwich, United States
1 review
Reviewed March 12, 2017

I have been coming to Ho Chi Minh for several years. I come 4-5 times per year , for 2 weeks at a time. I'd consider myself a pretty picky and fussy eater. About 4 years ago I discovered Skewers. Since that time when in Vietnam I eat there almost every night. The food is all fresh and meals are... More 

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Thank Keith L
Tristan N, Owner at Skewers, responded to this review

Dear Keith L, Thank you for your patronage, support and time to review us on TA. We are not the type of restaurant that often received comments on TA so staff and management really appreciate it when we get one. Makes us feel we did our job and worth the effort. Please let us know if there is anything we... More 

Bainbridge, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Couldn't fault this restaurant. The meals were fantastic, really good portion sizes and very reasonably priced. Staff friendly and attentive. Of the 4 nights we were in Saigon we ate here 2 of them. Highly recommend.

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Thank Jan H
Tristan N, Owner at Skewers, responded to this review

Dear Jan H, Thank you for your visit and time to review us on TA. Our management and staff always appreciate your comments and especially nice one like yours. Makes us feel we did our job and worth the effort. Please let us know if there is anything we could do more to make your dining experience better in the... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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1,354 reviews
485 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 373 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Surprisingly not busy at all when we were there. We shared a very nice platter of 4 dips with pita and flat bread. 3 of the dips - sun dried tomato and basil hummus, baba ghanoush and olive tapenade - were quite good. The regular hummus had way, way too much garlic. We also shared the Moroccan sea bass with... More 

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Thank chitownsam
Tristan N, Owner at Skewers, responded to this review

Dear Thank you for your visit and time to review us on TA. Our management and staff always appreciate your comments and especially nice one like yours. Makes us feel we did our job and worth the effort. Thanks for letting us know regarding service. We will discuss it with our service team in order to make your dining experience... More 

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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

According to my boyfriend it was the best Sea Bass he had in his life. Large portions and fantastic service. The place also have several good wines to choose from.

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Thank Haugtussa85
Tristan N, Owner at Skewers, responded to this review

Dear Haugtussa85 Thank you for your support, patronage and time to review us on TA. Our management and staff always appreciate your comments... We will relay your experience to our kitchen team and hope to see you soon More 

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184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

I order a port wine, 2 ginger ale, 1 Diet Coke for drinks. Ordered a 400g rib eye steak to share, a Camembert grape salad and another appetizer. All are good and the price is about USD $60.00 The place is quite nice with open kitchen and location is in the city center. Will come again.

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Thank Patrick T
Tristan N, Owner at Skewers, responded to this review

Dear Patrick T Thank you for your visit and time to review us on TA. Our management and staff always appreciate your comments. We will relay your comments to our staff and hope to see you soon More 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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148 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2017

whatever dishes i am trying, all are the same quality and this is very rare now in HCMC...only the service is a bit too much as they should keep it simple and more frwindly

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Thank frederic c
Tristan N, Owner at Skewers, responded to this review

Dear frederic c Thank you for your support, patronage and time to review us on TA. Our management and staff always appreciate your comments. We will relay your experience to our kitchen staff and especially service staff in regards to their "too much" service which can be a bit much. Fully understand. More 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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144 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed January 12, 2017

This seems to be a very hot spot with those looking to impress or those on a first date. I was just looking for a years. Massive portions of very good food. I will go back but with someone I am trying to impress, not when I am looking for drunk food. Service was extraordinary, so were the prices. Not... More 

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Thank David S
Tristan N, Owner at Skewers, responded to this review

Dear David W Thank you for your visit and time to review us on TA. Glad you like our foods and our place impressed you. Unfortunately we are not a fast food joint and prices are on the menu board outside the door. Hope you get a chance to come back to impress your date and give us a better... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Soups, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9A Thai Van Lung Street, District 1 | 9A Thái Văn Lung, Q.1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3822 4798
Description
Located near the Opera House, Caravelle and The Park Hyatt Hotel (5 minutes walk). Skewers has been open since July of 2000. The restaurant has 2 level, ground floor with 30+ seating, bar area and open kitchen. 1st floor with 12 tables, plus a cigar/smoking lounge. Skewers is open for lunch and dinner only. From 11:30 to 2pm and 6pm to 11pm. The kitchen last order is at 10:30pm. The restaurant is good for groups, wine tasting, lunch, special dinner, entertaining clients, romance, delivery and reservation.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?