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The BoatHouse Restaurant

40 Lily Road, APSC, 36 Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 3744 6790
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“sliders” (5 reviews)
“nasi goreng” (3 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Bar, American, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
40 Lily Road, APSC, 36 Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with friends who recommended it. Glad they did. Excellent atmosphere, great service and great food

Thank Gregg H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant in a beautiful location. Ordered a lot of food and drinks and my order never came. Asked 5 times in Vietnamese and english still never came. Asked owner for apology but got excuses. The staff was terrible and at the prices...More

2  Thank ctpetro14
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately I have not good experience in boat house in contrast to other comments. We ordered hamburger and greek chicken wrap. They were cold and very poor side dishes although prices were 175 k vnd per dish:( I put the pictures of our food

2  Thank Cem K
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Great view, food and very nice staff. Very good place for family, group and company. The team really nice!

Thank Luân K
Reviewed August 25, 2017

There's something i always like about Boathouse. Somehow noises seem muffled and a sort of peaceful calm and serenity always permeat this place. The slowly meandering river and great view add a great atmosphere. Whether you're here for a big meal with friends or just...More

Thank Saigon-Foody
NoddyQ, Owner at The BoatHouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Thanks Saigon-Foody for your detailed review. Lovely from our perspective to note that you are clearly a return visitor. We agree with you that Boathouse is a special spot beside the Saigon river. We are the process of doing a spring clean and a facelift...More

Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

We eat at the boathouse occasionally. It is located in district 2 on the river frontage which is fantastic. It's a 20 min taxi ride from the city centre, over the bridge into Thao Dien. We are an Australian family with 2 young boys. We...More

Thank andrew s
NoddyQ, Owner at The BoatHouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Dear Andrew S, Thanks so much for your review of the Boathouse. We are glad that you and your family enjoy visiting. We are in the process of a review and upgrade to the Boathouse, including the menu. We note your comment on pricing and...More

Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Arrived and sat for 10 minutes before someone have us one menu to share. After another 10 minutes we grabbed a passing server and asked for two beers. 10 minutes after, still with no beers, another server came and just took our one menu without...More

Thank Travis P
NoddyQ, Owner at The BoatHouse Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Dear Travis P, This is quite possibly the saddest review of the Boathouse we have received since opening many years ago. Thank you for taking the time to write it. I am in the process of going through all our recent reviews as we move...More

Reviewed June 15, 2017

Went with my wife and 5 year old son at about 5:00 pm. Not many people there at that time so we got a table closest to the river. They have many fans and even Miskito coils to make the visit even more enjoyable. The...More

Thank Jerry D
Reviewed June 10, 2017

Been here once upon my friend's invitation to play music around 7 PM until late of 9. I just love the food - especially the Indonesian cuisine - yes, it is a Nasi Goreng (fried rice with roasted chicken and fried eggs with sunny side...More

Thank Mikey_Ramone91
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a very nice evening here. Food was good. Service was excellent. Entertainment was really good music from a couple of Americans and one Australian.

1  Thank Don T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Lily Road, APSC, 36 Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3744 6790
  • E-mail
Offering absolute Saigon riverfront al fresco dining. New American, Mexican, Seafood, International Grill menu with a large kids selection! Extensive Cocktail and Wine List with reasonable pricing. Weekday Happy Hour from 4:30pm - 6:30pm with LIVE Music every Friday! A perfect getaway from the Saigon hustle,
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