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“Great Western Food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Elbow Room

The Elbow Room
Ranked #149 of 2,760 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $25
Cuisines: American, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Upscale Bistro, American & International cuisine. Breakfast served all day. Popular weekend brunch. Live Friday night band.
ho chi minh city
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Great Western Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

I never did make it to the Elbow Room but just recently ordered take out from there. Based on this I will definitly be going to test this place out as take-away is always worse than eating the food right after its been cooked. I had a chili dog - perfectly american style and good. The burger was great. Also had braised brisket with cole slaw. Being American this is finally a place where I found real comfort food. The cheesecake was creamy and good too. Can't wait to try this place out!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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New York, New York, United States
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Mmmmm, American breakfast....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I've only eaten here for breakfast so I can only say if you're looking for a hearty American-style breakfast with eggs, bacon, coffee, and the like, give The Elbow Room a try!

Visited August 2012
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great restaurant with acceptable price!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Getting the suggestion from my buddies and we come to this restaurant in the evening. Yummy foods are served. I can not forget the taste of creamy pasta and "the death of chocolate" cake. U must try it! And certainly u will love it! Service was great. The waiter and waitress are so friendly. Its decoration is quite nice and bit romantic! Will come back there soon!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
“Great Burger and pleasant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

We were very pleased with this restaurant on our last trip to HCMC. We took Burgers that were made to the American way and had great taste.
The setting is simple but efficient and the staff is very welcoming and very caring. From the ground floor we could see the kitchen, something reassuring and proves that nothing needs to be hidden.
The map offered a wide selection of Western dishes.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Mathew H
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great for dining out, great for delivery.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

I have eaten at The Elbow Room several times, and I order delivery from them almost once a week. Terrific food, and possibly the best delivery service in HCMC. The atmosphere in the restaurant is relaxed, the service is good, and the fancy comfort food is great.

I recommend the Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich or any dish containing their cajun chicken.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Anders P
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