We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
9 175, Pha Ngu Lao Street, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 3836 0162
Website
Today
08:00 - 23:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 51: English reviews
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are vegan, you will feel at ease with the food here as its 100% vegan. The mock meat, vegetable dishes and pan cakes are great. Shop owner is friendly and speaks good English.

Helpful?
Thank Czek-Xing T
Greater London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's not gourmet restaurant but food is delicious. It has very family atmosphere and relax set up. Choices are many, I was really impressed. Try lady fingers with tofu cheese - it was a taste I did not expect. It's very good home made like food with extremely nice service. Oh and prices are pretty decent as well.

Helpful?
Thank Dorota B
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I often don't just stumble upon restaurants. But I decided to eat here and the restaurant was great. It is in a cozy place not overly fancy but perfect for a weary traveler to get some food. My travel companion is a vegetarian so it was perfect.

Helpful?
Thank David D
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
102 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I ate here twice. First time I had mock chicken satay and the second time I had vegetarian fajitas. The prices are very good and the staff are helpful and speak English. I was a little shocked that when I went the second time (with friends, as opposed the first time when I was alone) that they were offered menus... More 

Helpful?
Thank jennie21021984
Level Contributor
20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Lots of choices and tasty food. A small restaurant down a side street, but with a really good vegetarian menu. It is worth taking the time to find it.

Helpful?
Thank TravellingRedFraggle
Bangalore
Level Contributor
178 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
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.

Helpful?
Thank Arvind M
Level Contributor
134 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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.

Helpful?
Thank Mick B
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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.

Helpful?
Thank Tim S
Oulu, Finland
Level Contributor
23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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.

Helpful?
Thank Katriina I
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Level Contributor
117 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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

Helpful?
Thank HAIDANG89

Travellers who viewed Ngoc Tho also viewed

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
 
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
 

Been to Ngoc Tho? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 175, Pha Ngu Lao Street, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3836 0162
Description
District 1, Backpackers' Area

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ngoc Tho staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?