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“Fabulous experience”
Review of Ru Restaurant

Ru Restaurant
Ranked #66 of 3,361 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $5
Cuisines: Vietnamese, Contemporary, Fusion
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Ru - v. to rock; to sing a lullaby to sleep Reminisce, Rediscover, Reinvent. Here, at ru. pho bar, we take the utmost pride; from conception, to preparation, and presentation, for each and every dish, preserving old family recipes from past generations and recapturing lost authentic Vietnamese flavors from a time before 1975. Conceptually, we specialize in the variability of pho rice noodles; whether it be served with soup base, fried, or rolled, exploiting the many uses of this country's staple food. This is truly a hidden gem in Vietnam for countless reasons: beautiful artistic setting, Zen-like ambience, and traditional yet relevant dishes. You can rest assured in knowing that our chef uses only the best in select organic products, and high quality Australian beef, without ever any use of flavor enhancing additives such as MSG, or added preservatives, setting us apart from any other typical local restaurant located in Vietnam. Hunt for this hidden gem! Admittedly not easy to find, we are purposely situated beyond the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, along the northern outskirts of District 1. Located near the infamous pink church and behind the Tan Dinh Market; perpendicular to Tran Nhat Duat facing Dang Tat, residing in Alley 27. When you see the Blue Moon Restaurant and the Asian High School, you are in the right area! Look out for Alley 27 between those two spots, with Saigon Academy down the alley facing us. Remember that nothing worth having comes easy... ru. pho bar ...Where True Vietnamese Flavors Meet a Touch of Modern Flair No MSG, No Preservatives, Select Organic Products, and High Quality Australian Beef Open Everyday from 10am-10pm
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Fabulous experience”
Reviewed August 24, 2014

Food was delicious, we ordered a banquet of beef pho, fresh spring rolls and fried spring rolls, crispy noodles with beef and veges + alcohol. Our bill came to approx $9USD a head. A group of 5 of us went for lunch, we wrote down the address and handed that to the taxi driver, the directions on Ru Pho website are really helpful. The service was delightful, the waiters very friendly and attentive. Would highly recommend the visit here for lunch or dinner. Thanks Ru Pho bar for making our first dining experiment in Vietnam memorable.

  • Visited August 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“good”
Reviewed August 22, 2014

everything is great, nice view. the price is reasonable, suitable for breakfast. vegetable is fresh, specially they serve the dessert.

Visited August 2014
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Amazing and Authentic”
Reviewed August 20, 2014

What a great little secret. The food, the presentation, the menu and authenticity were on point. The service was just wonderful and the staff were smily and helpful. I'd come back any time! Well worth the adventure to find the place.

  • Visited August 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful Dinner”
Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful food and staff. Had the Ru Pho and Ru Rolls, both were delicious. Lovely ambience and friendly staff. They even allowed us to custom make a drink to suit our mood!

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Singapore, null, Singapore
Level 5 Contributor
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Nice Vietnamese restaurant”
Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We all love this friendly restaurant for the lovely decor, great food & presentation and staff. My friends had Phở and I had the pork chop with rice and super yummy pickles. Also beef rolls as side dish. They were all delicious! We also had some desserts, the chocolate brownie was a star! Would definitely come back and recommend the restaurant to others.

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