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175/9 Pha Ngu Lao Street, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3836 0162
08:00 - 23:00
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176 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant serves vegetarian Vietnamese cuisine. Ambience is not great but food served is really good. Have been visiting this place for over 7 years. Try the Tom yum soup.Is really good. The fresh spring rolls are great. It is not expensive. Place is worth visiting.

Thank Arvind M
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127 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

They have a large menu here with plenty of options to choose from, the imitation meat dishes are a nice novelty and very tasty. Dishes came out very quick and price was very reasonable, will definitely return.

Thank Mick B
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I asked about the ingredients in one dish so the chef came out from the kitchen and said she would make anything on the menu to my requirements. The food is very good and relatively cheap. Good service.

Thank Tim S
Oulu, Finland
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff and LONG list. Quite cheap but the springrolls were not fresh (from the freezer) and the beef steak was too salty. Salad was also quite poor. Only dull light green lettuce and some onion. Only average.

Thank Katriina I
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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100 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Ngoc Tho Vegetarian Restaurant at D.1 - Pham Ngu Lao Street. All foods provisional. Price medium, many things Tranquil, is good

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Went here yesterday after having tried Hum vegetarian by the war remnants museum and My Vegetarian restaurant near Ben than market and it far surpassed both! Go to those if you're looking for atmosphere or presentation but for taste - come here! (It's also cheaper). This one we just stumbled upon and it happened to have a vegetarian menu which... More 

Thank Danielle K
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126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

The food here was alright but nothing spectacular. It's located around the back packers area. We got their special mock grilled meat and that was the best dish. We asked if they had a mock shrimp dish and they said yes but brought out real shrimp. It's not a big deal because we're pescatarian but vegetarians should beware when ordering... More 

Thank Valerie L
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Can't understand the mediocre reviews of this place because I've eaten here on multiple occasions and every time has been excellent, I first visited in October 2015 but wasn't on trip advisor then, fast forward to now and 5 months later we're back, its got a excellent menu with friendly staff and really cheap prices, but the best reason to... More 

Thank Chris M
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We were searching for a place that offered vegetarian food, until we saw the separate vegetarian menu this restaurant provided... Loads of great dishes! We had difficulties to choose :) The food was delicious, the price very reasonable and the owner was very friendly too ;) We can definitely recommend this place!

Thank Hakan Y
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

Straightforward, basic vegetarian restaurant but with a large menu. Grilled eggplant was great, but the claypot veggie pork and mushroom was super peppery and I couldn't finish it. Make sure you specifically ask for less pepper or less spicy. They were very generous with the rice. It is super cheap given the quality of food. Location is very convenient right... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175/9 Pha Ngu Lao Street, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3836 0162
District 1, Backpackers' Area

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?