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9 175, Pha Ngu Lao Street, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have a large menu here with plenty of options to choose from, the imitation meat dishes are a nice novelty and very tasty. Dishes came out very quick and price was very reasonable, will definitely return.

Thank Mick B
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

I asked about the ingredients in one dish so the chef came out from the kitchen and said she would make anything on the menu to my requirements. The food is very good and relatively cheap. Good service.

Thank Tim S
Oulu, Finland
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff and LONG list. Quite cheap but the springrolls were not fresh (from the freezer) and the beef steak was too salty. Salad was also quite poor. Only dull light green lettuce and some onion. Only average.

Thank Katriina I
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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84 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Ngoc Tho Vegetarian Restaurant at D.1 - Pham Ngu Lao Street. All foods provisional. Price medium, many things Tranquil, is good

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Went here yesterday after having tried Hum vegetarian by the war remnants museum and My Vegetarian restaurant near Ben than market and it far surpassed both! Go to those if you're looking for atmosphere or presentation but for taste - come here! (It's also cheaper). This one we just stumbled upon and it happened to have a vegetarian menu which... More 

Thank Danielle K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

The food here was alright but nothing spectacular. It's located around the back packers area. We got their special mock grilled meat and that was the best dish. We asked if they had a mock shrimp dish and they said yes but brought out real shrimp. It's not a big deal because we're pescatarian but vegetarians should beware when ordering... More 

Thank Valerie L
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016

Can't understand the mediocre reviews of this place because I've eaten here on multiple occasions and every time has been excellent, I first visited in October 2015 but wasn't on trip advisor then, fast forward to now and 5 months later we're back, its got a excellent menu with friendly staff and really cheap prices, but the best reason to... More 

Thank Chris M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

We were searching for a place that offered vegetarian food, until we saw the separate vegetarian menu this restaurant provided... Loads of great dishes! We had difficulties to choose :) The food was delicious, the price very reasonable and the owner was very friendly too ;) We can definitely recommend this place!

Thank Hakan Y
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

Straightforward, basic vegetarian restaurant but with a large menu. Grilled eggplant was great, but the claypot veggie pork and mushroom was super peppery and I couldn't finish it. Make sure you specifically ask for less pepper or less spicy. They were very generous with the rice. It is super cheap given the quality of food. Location is very convenient right... More 

Thank nwong023
Long Beach, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2015

I went here for some dinner. Ordered spring rolls which tasted funky on the inside and they were served with the most nasty looking peanut sauce that was watered down. I also ordered a mushroom tofu claypot which didn't seem fresh and was swimming in oil. The boiled veggies were limp and not good quality. Overall, this was a horrible... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 175, Pha Ngu Lao Street, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: 0838360162
District 1, Backpackers' Area

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