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Lubu Restaurant

97b Thao Dien Street, Thao Dien Ward | District 2, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 28 6281 8371
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“gnocchi” (13 reviews)
“halloumi” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Spanish, Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
97b Thao Dien Street, Thao Dien Ward | District 2, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We come to Lubu quite often. Mostly good food and nice atmosphere. We really like Friday night half price Tapas - fairly good variety (although would be great if they could add a few things to that menu) and Sundays for jazz are really nice...More

Thank KSJones1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think the set lunch promo at lubu is the best deal in district 2. For 250,000 you get a soup or salad, main course, dessert and coffee. My wife and I were both happy with our choices: the smoked salmon on potato galette and...More

1  Thank Phung H
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

With a group who all loved their meals I struck out with a Salmon salad and lemon lime bitters. The salad itself chickpeas peppers etc was bitter and unappealing. I love this Mediterranean fusion ordinarily so it appears an ingredient was missing. The drink much...More

2  Thank mayhemdiva
Jimvino, Owner at Lubu Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Hi, I am a little confused by your review. You came for dinner with a group of friends, who all loved their meals, but you did not. It seems odd to me that you did not bring to attention with one of the staff the...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018

Found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and took a ride in taxi to experience the delights of their food and hospitality. Must confess very surprised and very pleased with both the service and food, excellent, thank you.

2  Thank svenhunt
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I go to this restaurant about once a week and it is always a pleasure. The food is of a consistently high quality, the stall are pleasant and attentive. The atmosphere is always friendly. I always look forward to returning

1  Thank Vinny43
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I really love LuBu’s breakfast menu! Their weekday breakfast menu is more limited in selection where as the weekend menu leaves you wanting to order 3 different dishes all at once. Definitely one of the pricier places for breakfast, and I almost wish that their...More

Thank Family_of_thre3
Jimvino, Owner at Lubu Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

Hi, I'm really happy to hear that you enjoy our breakfast menu. You will have to come for lunch or dinner too. Cheers Jim

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We went based on the positive reviews for the food. Were disappointed because our expectations were either too high or we just chose the wrong dishes. Had the house gnocchi with king prawns. Didn’t have much flavour and the quantity of prawns was disappointing. Also...More

Thank fedupphil
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I’m told the English translation of Lubu is something along the lines of “laid-back/chilled/relaxed”. The ambience is all that but the cooking is all about attention to detail. Just back from lunch and still savouring the flavours. The menu is extensive but I was more...More

1  Thank CambridgeElizabeth
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Clean spacious and airy restaurant, excellent coffee and delicious menu choices ranging from light crumpet and muffin to fry up. Added bonus - free Bloody Mary for Sunday brunch -not sure if this is every Sunday. Had the special smashed avocado with feta - delicious...More

Thank SIMON P
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Last night I at at Lubu and ordered a chicken dish that was on the specials menu. I don't know how to describe it other than to say it was the most delicious chicken dish I've had in my life, and the whole meal, together...More

1  Thank SaigonExpat94
Jimvino, Owner at Lubu Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Hi, Wow! Thanks for your feedback. I guess we will have to consider putting this dish on the menu regularly. Cheers Jim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97b Thao Dien Street, Thao Dien Ward | District 2, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 28 6281 8371
  • E-mail
Description
Located in the heart of Saigon's Thao Dien area Lubu offers a chance to leave behind the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy inspired cuisine, fine wines & fantastic service. We use the best quality produce to create a healthy nutritious menu, drawing inspiration from the great cuisines of Europe & The Mediterranean Open Tuesday to Sunday for breakfast, lunch & dinner (8.30am-10pm), or, just a great coffee, a glass of wine a cocktail or an icy cold beer with some tasty tapas.....Lubu is the place to be.
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