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Updated 08/18/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 2 nights in saigon as our introduction to Vietnam and on both evenings ate at this restaurant. The staff could not have been more helpful in giving us tips about what to eat and how. The food was really good.... it was not busy when we were there - I think we ate later than most so not a special atmosphere but because they were not busy they ALL attended to us and conversed to make us welcomeMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 14, 2020

This is one of the best in the city. The decor is superb, authentic Vietnamese. The staff are very capable and professional. The food is exquisite every time. Strong recommendation for this restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2020
TdanhQB, Owner at Quan Bui, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2020

Dear Greg, Thank you very for your kind words and feed back, we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Stay safe Tran Danh

Reviewed June 13, 2020 via mobile

My friend and I visited this restaurant on a week night. We were allowed to bring our own wine, but the staff helped us chill and serve the wine. We tried a few dishes and most tasted amazing, except for the stir-fried beef which was...quite tough. Overall a great place for dinner. Thank you team for your attentive service!More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 8, 2020 via mobile

I'm really into loving this Vietnamese restaurant, it seems easily to find a local restaurant in HCMC, but I mostly choose Quan Bui when it comes to lunch or dinner with friends. I highly appriciated the friendly staffs and well trained, the foods are amazing,...I was satisfied every time I came here. Great job👍More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed March 11, 2020 via mobile

Five is a rating that should not be given lightly. Many do, I do not. The salad I ate is the best I have had in my life. The prawns were great, but they were not what made this meal incredible. That accolade was earned...by the dressing. Simply put, it was perfect in every way. Finely balanced, flavourful, piquant but not domineering and just the faintest blush of sweetness. It was enjoyed with the freshest lotus, carrot and mint, with peanuts and a few other ingredients that eluded my detection. I do not believe in capital punishment but had I the misfortunes be on death row, this would be my chosen meal. The decor is pleasant and the waitstaff delightful, but had this meal been served in a novel by misanthropes it would still have been the best salad of my life. Having said that, Tan is utterly delightful and I strongly recommend taking his advice.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

We got a recommendation to go here from locals. It was good. Just the violet soup not. Awesome drink Vietnam soul. For two people and three dishes, water, beer and cocktail we paid about 30€

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

Not situated in the best location, a pathless side street with building work nearby and a motorbike park opposite. Despite that Quan Bui (Original) does produce excellent Vietnamese food and at a good price. The staff or friendly and helpful. Well worth a visit, despite...its location.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

Solid food with solid service. I wouldn’t say anything we ate was spectacular but everything was good and it’s a nice quiet and clean place to have a meal. Off the beaten path unless you are staying at Le Meridian Hotel which is right around...the corner. I would definitely recommend a meal here for large groups as well as there are a lot of menu options.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 25, 2020 via mobile

A wide selection of traditional Vietnamese dishes, many given a modern twist. The sweet sour soups are excellent as was the mango salad with squid. One word of advice the mixed starter plate is delicious, but a bit too big for me one 😉

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 22, 2020

I used to eat there occasionally until I got the worst food poisoning I ever experienced. I'm 23 and I took out my parent there visiting me especially to avoid street food and potentially food issue. 1 or 2 hours after finishing dinner I started...to lose my leg, got very cold and vomiting. I couldn't eat for maybe 3/4 days. I lost 9kg and I'm already skinny, I couldn't move from my bed for at least 5 days, I'm atletic and do a lot of sport but it took a good 3/4 months to recover completely from this. I think It would have been very hard to experience this being older! Leaving here, I experienced many food poisoning but this one was a tough one! For a restaurant of this reputation and price, this is simply not acceptable.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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