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The Elbow Room

52, Pasteur Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3821 4327
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“meatloaf” (16 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
American, International
$$ - $$$
52, Pasteur Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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1 - 10 of 386 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Elbow Room is a nice restaurant in the city centre, walking distance to many sightseeings. When we were there we were the only customers but did not think this more, because it was quite early. Food was tasty and prices okay. Service was good...More

Thank sunny178392
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I love Vietnamese food and eat at a lot of local places, but every now and again you want a decent bacon and eggs breakfast, or maybe pancake, or thick juicy burger, or just about any comfort food from back home. Elbow room is a...More

Thank Brutus58
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Great spot for a western breakfast, coffee is delicious, eggs are cooked perfectly. Service was good, and there was no shortage of menu options. Breakfast is served all day, great for late-risers.

Thank Jordan R
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The food was fast and nicely cooked to the perfection. I got a fried chicken steak with corn and mash potato. It was solid as rock, killed it in less than 10 minutes. I took grab there and it was very easy to find the...More

Thank teeteewong
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We decided to dine out at the Elbow Room as my friend missed American food so bad. I'm Saigonese. Frankly it was the first time I had chicken fried steak with gravy plus mashed potatoes and corns on my plate. It was flavorful. And my...More

Thank Mai V
Reviewed 20 July 2017

My last review is still posted on TA. We had several good experiences with this place and believed they had far higher sanitary standards than most...not so. We found hair in our food today. After nearly a year of good service...it looks like they've gotten...More

1  Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Had a fairly quick lunch here recently which went smoothly with nice food. It has a nice ambience, nothing spectacular but nice as it is. The service was efficient and our lunch order was served very quickly which is what you want at lunch time....More

Thank Warren007
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Had meatball sub with friends, pretty good service, not busy at the time. Food was good,staff friendly good western menu when you get tired of rice, haha

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Elbow Room is one of the best options in the city. We live here and order quite frequently. The food is high quality AND - one of the hardest things to find in the city - CLEAN! No hair, no sickness, nothing. Every time has...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Enjoy going here for almost any american dish. The servings are big and taste good. Service is good and fast. Most of all the environment is relaxing...great escape from the craziness of HCMC.

Thank ErikO_NYM
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Questions & Answers
8 December 2015|
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Response from K C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if a reservation is necessary for Sunday. It's a small place. If you are near there, stop in and ask if you need. Take care and enjoy !
George H
2 November 2015|
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Response from Tristan N | Property representative |
Hi George, We offer both chicken and beef so you can choose what you like. Please let us know what you think and don't forget to leave a comment. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52, Pasteur Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3821 4327
Upscale Bistro, American & International cuisine. Breakfast served all day. Popular weekend brunch. Live Friday night band.
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