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Cnr Le Van Huu and Nguyen Du | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 3520 9099
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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659 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good interior but small, tables flowing into lobby of Intercontinental hotel service apartments which is poor. Stood waiting to be seated but was ignored, they were quite full but no excuse as I had to go into the restaurant and ask someone for service For these prices the food is very poor. Yes for HCMC excellent (on the outside), but... More 

Thank Peter W
Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a loyal customer at Basilico before I moved to New Zealand. Came back after two years, expecting to have one of the best Italian dishes in town again but unfortunately, it was disappointing. I ordered 200gr of Sriplion for my steak, then was told by the waitress that the sriplion contains lots of fat and the meat is not... More 

1 Thank CatherineWelly
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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803 reviews
572 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

I would say that the restaurant is more really good Italian-American type of cooking. Their pizza is excellent. I had a thin-crusted pizza with mozzarella and a spicy salami on the top and it was cooked perfectly and served red-hot from the oven. It was a nice change from eating Vietnamese every night. The service was wonderful. They were friendly... More 

1 Thank Justin W
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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237 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

The food at Basilico was very well made and tasted great, especially the salad and pizza. The staff were very friendly and gave good suggestions on what to order. I would defiantly recommend the restaurant especially for a business meeting considering the service and food quality and additionally the ambiance is clean, inviting and well organized. The Italian food is... More 

1 Thank ShaunMcKeoghHCMC
Hanoi, Vietnam
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant many times and tried a variety of dishes. The winner by far is the Ravioli which are exquisite both in flavor and portion size. The pizzas can be improved as they are quite bland with no rich flavor. Other notable dishes are the pistachio crusted lamb and the grilled salmon. The restaurant is located within... More 

1 Thank christopherU2874FO
Macau, China
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177 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

The restaurant is associated with the Intercontinental Asiana hotel, but separated physically. It occupies a bright, clean space, with both indoor and outdoor settings. Menu is classic Italian. Staff are well-trained and fluent in English. Prices are very reasonable given the quality of the food.

2 Thank greenstOat24
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

After long vacation, our family returned to Basilico and surprising that they had a lot of changes within few months . Firstly, we impressed with their new menu, it looks simple but elegant, not a mountain of words like before. They are doing a good job when focus on offering what an Italian food lovers needed, Caprese, Ravioli , 4... More 

2 Thank Carrot0612
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Amazing! I was very surprised by your food. Yesterday I came here, ordered Margherita pizza and spaghetti Vongole. I enjoyed with my all interested. The food with pizza and pasta has exact Italian taste. As you know, it's very hard to keep the traditional aromatic flavor, but you can. I definitely come back here someday as soon as possible.

1 Thank Nhi Đ
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I had been there for a quick brunch and that was a really satisfied experience. Delicious food (really Italian), warm atmosphere and very professional service. The waitress was very caring and smart I like her, she explain more than everything I ask. Will definitely come back with family for the next time.

2 Thank Huong T
Cairns, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

The Basilico restaurant offers a wide range of original great Italian food and professional service with friendly staff. I'm used to eat in Italy so I know what is good Italian quality. For example they offer original Parma ham, its taste can't be better. Basilico is probably the best Italian restaurant in Saigon. That's reason why I'm a regular guest... More 

3 Thank Nico G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $50
Italian, Pizza, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Le Van Huu and Nguyen Du | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3520 9099

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