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$8 - $40
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Asian, International, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed February 14, 2020 via mobile

We had business lunch at the restaurant and all of the dishes we ordered were delicious and the staff were very attentive and professional. I ate here twice but last experience was not that great as I chose Vietnamese dishes, probably here they are more...about Western style. A part from that, the restaurant offers a great view over Saigon river as it lies just next to the river and last but not least, you can book the speed boat from Bach Dang port to go to the restaurant and experience the sightseeings along Saigon river.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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GMVSS, General Manager at Bistro Song Vie, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2020

Dear Dqminh89, Culinary greetings from Bistro Song Vie a Timeless River Sanctuary! Thank you so much for your generous feedback on TripAdvisor and for sharing it with fellow travelers. We feel extremely contented that you have enjoyed our dining experience by the river. Yes, answering...More

Reviewed February 7, 2020

Offered good Vietnamese fayre as well as western choices. Great service and a beautiful peaceful setting. Loved it!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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GMVSS, General Manager at Bistro Song Vie, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2020

Dear Davina G, Culinary greetings from Bistro Song Vie a Timeless River Sanctuary! Thank you so much for your generous on TripAdvisor and for sharing it with fellow travelers. We feel extremely contented that you have enjoyed our dining experience by the river. Once again...More

Reviewed January 17, 2020 via mobile

Nice environment but that is the best with the restaurant. Bad service, food is decent but if you add the prices it is not good at all. They cannot even serve Parmesan cheese to Pasta before the pasta gets cold.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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GMVSS, General Manager at Bistro Song Vie, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2020

Dear Flygh, Culinary greetings from Bistro Song Vie a Timeless River Sanctuary! Thank you for your constructive feedback on Trip Advisor and for sharing it with fellow travelers. We really regret to hear your unpleasant experience in our Bistro. Definitely we are looking at your...More

Reviewed January 17, 2020 via mobile

We were very tired when we arrived late, just wanting some food to satisfy all the children in our company. The food was disasterous. Main course arrived before apoteoser. Side orders came after the main was finished. Cheese to pasta arrived 30 minutes later. One...main was so bad we could not even eat it. Very disappointing.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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GMVSS, General Manager at Bistro Song Vie, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2020

Dear lottend2017, Culinary greetings from Bistro Song Vie a Timeless River Sanctuary! Thank you for your constructive feedback on Trip Advisor and for sharing it with fellow travelers. We really regret to hear your unpleasant experience in our Bistro. Definitely we are looking at your...More

Reviewed November 11, 2019

Better Vietnamese food had elsewhere for less than a fraction of the price here. Try Hue Corner or Quan BuiMore

Date of visit: September 2019
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ArifGuna, General Manager at Bistro Song Vie, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2019

Dear saigonanna, Thank you for your feedback and rated us 'one dot'. It is really a big surprise for us, I wonder whether you have experienced our dining by the river. Seem that this is un-true review. We are not Vietnamese Restaurant and there is...More

Reviewed November 9, 2019 via mobile

Firstly, let me start by saying we were part of an exceptionally large group of about 60 pax for a conference dinner so i don't want my negative review to be unfavourably compared to those of regular diners ordering off the menu. MENU We had...a set menu that included overcooked duck, a particularly rubbery eel salad (yes I do acknowledge eel can be rubbery but shouldn't be to the point of unpleasant), a lotus root soup which was a basic broth with slices of rotus root floating in it, grilled prawns which hadn't been shelled or deveined and a fairly unexciting creme brulee. There were a few other items I can't recall but clearly not memorable either. Whilst this menu may all sound ok, none of it was unique, spectacularly flavoured or particularly tasty. I am being harsh with this review quite simply because the setting was overlooking the Saigon river in plush gardens and located in a magnificent mansion and it looked like the kind of place frequented by the more elite clientele - the food was just plain ordinary in comparison.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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ArifGuna, General Manager at Bistro Song Vie, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2019

Dear JodieDonlan, Culinary greetings from Bistro Song Vie a Timeless River Sanctuary! Thank you for your feedback on Trip Advisor and for sharing it with fellow travelers. We really regret to hear your unpleasant experience in our Bistro where located in a magnificent mansion and...More

Reviewed October 18, 2019 via mobile

Great location on the river road in D2. Food is ok, nothing special and service extremely slow. Very over priced for what you get and there are plenty of other places to eat and drink along the river. The Cousins won’t be back (unless somebody...else is paying)More

Date of visit: October 2019
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ArifGuna, General Manager at Bistro Song Vie, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2019

Dear Ramsays_Cousin, Culinary greetings from Bistro Song Vie a Timeless River Sanctuary! Thank you so much for your feedback on TripAdvisor and for sharing it with fellow travelers. Definitely we are looking forward to review price and service. And we are very sorry and still...More

Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

We went because we wanted a chilled out breakfast sat looking out onto the river. Unfortunately, they were hosting some event for a business so it was really busy. Problem number 2 is it’s too hot outside without a fan pointing at you (the sun...wasn’t even out when we went) and they don’t have enough fans. The inside looked a bit too formal for breakfast so we stayed outside sweating. My husband said the Pho was good. I had the waffles, they were disappointing because they could easily have been better. The actual waffles were good but they were served plain with cream, honey and jam on the side. For that price I would really have expected them to be served topped with fresh fruit (bananas at least) and a caramel sauce or something. The service was fine, just difficult to get someone’s attention as they were so busy. Nice setting, I hope they get more fans and start serving the waffles in a way that reflects the price.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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ArifGuna, General Manager at Bistro Song Vie, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2019

Dear Gemmagaines, Culinary greetings from Bistro Song Vie a Timeless River Sanctuary! Thank you for your compliment and feedback on Trip Advisor and for sharing it with fellow travelers. We really regret to hear your unpleasant weather and waffles experience in our Bistro. Definitely we...More

Reviewed September 15, 2019

Due to atrocious weather we decided to eat in the hotel Bistro. It would not have been our first choice due to the previous reviews but we found the food quality and flavours to be very good. Although portions are small and prices are high....Service was attentive so happy with that.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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ArifGuna, General Manager at Bistro Song Vie, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2019

Dear Tracey F, Culinary greetings from Bistro Song Vie a Timeless River Sanctuary! Thank you so much for your generous on TripAdvisor and for sharing it with fellow travelers. We feel extremely contented that you have enjoyed our dining experience by the river. Definitely we...More

Reviewed June 22, 2019 via mobile

Expensive place, sometimes does good food, however staff continually get the order wrong. For the price you would expect better trained staff. Been here so many tines but will look for a new breakfast spotMore

Date of visit: June 2019
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ArifGuna, General Manager at Bistro Song Vie, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2019

Dear Wadstorm, Culinary greetings from Bistro Song Vie a Timeless River Sanctuary! Thank you for your feedback on Trip Advisor and for sharing it with fellow travelers. We really regret to hear your unpleasant dining experience in our Bistro. Definitely we are looking forward to...More

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Bistro Song Vie is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 5