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75 Hai Ba Trung Street District 1 | Near Hyatt, Caravelle, Sheraton & Intercontinental Hotels, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3824 8468
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Singapore
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel recommended this place and I am glad they did! The food is a east-meets west fusion, great wine list and a lovely bar downstairs for a pre or post dinner cocktail. Highly recommend booking, the night we were there is appeared sold out!

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Thank padd1ngton
Gold Coast, Australia
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we visited XU in October 2016 on a previous diner's recommendation, we joined a table of 12 who were having a 7 course degustation meal. It was quite an experience, the choice of dishes were unknown to the diners, it was a surprise as the setting of the 7 courses were set by the house, However they checked for anyone... More 

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Thank thuruna
XuSaigon, Manager at Xu Restaurant Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Thuruna, Thank you so much for visiting Xu and taking time to post your review! We're really delighted to hear that you did have great experience for your dinner at XU twice. It's our honor to serve you! Thank you for your recommendation! Do hope to welcome you back with the warmest greeting! Wish you all the best! Best, More 

Denver, Colorado
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91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were blown away by the food as well as the service at this bustling restaurant/lounge! Make sure and ask for the Dragon's Breath finale...it was definitely worth it!

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Thank gbuford
XuSaigon, Manager at Xu Restaurant Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Gbuford, Thank you for your lover to Xu and your great review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed everything at Xu for your dinner. Do hope to welcome you back with warmest greeting. Wish you all the best! Best, More 

Ottawa, Canada
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190 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decent restaurant in Ho Chi Minh city. Clean with good food and lots of tourists were eating there so guides take tourists to eat here which means it must have good food preparation standards (I hope).

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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132 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 10 people for dinner. First rate service with food that was delicious. Very interesting and unusual selections, and each course was terrific.

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Thank weiss782
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had expectations for this place and while we enjoyed the visit a lot, we left with the feeling that we actually overpaid for what it was. The food is tasty (we loved the squid!) and the stuff is attentive but you expect much more spark from a tasting menu of 7 courses, less of semi boiled carrots and mashed... More 

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome culinary start into the new year! We spent our New Year's Eve at Xu and it went great. Service was outstanding, a bit delayed a couples of times, but completely understandable as the place was full. Food was fantastic! Including the vegetarian's and kid's menu.

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Thank ana_1uc3r0
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108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a beautiful evening at Xu. We settled on the 5 course tasting menu. The food was exquisite and is very much "modern Vietnamese" - the food is influenced by the old but done in a modern way. The staff were very accommodating to dietary requirements by varying the set menu. They were also very attentive and professional... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very good meal here. Expensive for Vietnam but worth the experience. Had a great duck main meal. Wine list good but again very expnsive.

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Thank Salian161
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the end of the year in Saigon and was hard to find a location for NYE since we had never been there nor did we know anybody who had. We found XU online and didn't know what to expect. We were positively surprised. The food was DELICIOUS and the service friendly and just perfect! Definitely recommend to go... 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
$8 - $30
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Hai Ba Trung Street District 1 | Near Hyatt, Caravelle, Sheraton & Intercontinental Hotels, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3824 8468

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?