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9A Thai Van Lung Street, District 1 | 9A Thái Văn Lung, Q.1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3822 4798
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This seems to be a very hot spot with those looking to impress or those on a first date. I was just looking for a years. Massive portions of very good food. I will go back but with someone I am trying to impress, not when I am looking for drunk food. Service was extraordinary, so were the prices. Not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food - big portions! In hindsight would have skipped the appetizer or shared the main course! Very attentive staff. Couldn't ask for more!

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Thank Luv2bounce
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had enough of SE-Asian Cuisine for now? Then go see sthe Skewers. Nice restaurant with an excellent wine-list and european menu. Prices a bit higher than in an usual vietnamese restaurant but still cheap enough for foreigners! Had the best mousakka there...

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Ho Chi Minh
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been there few times during the years, I like the restaurant stile and design, food quality and value for money is no bad but nothing above HCM average market, there are several Greek and middle eastern dishes on the menu, I have been last time with friends, Clam chowder was ok but very heavy on cream and no... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited a couple of times, 2 years after our first visit. The food was excellent; tried squid skeweres, saffron chicken, spanakopita, saganaki, babaganoush, and the lamb shank. Particularly the shank and spanakopita would have featured proudly at the best Greek restaurants, easily! Service was good, efficient and polite and the environment great. Highly recommended!

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Thank costas71
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

went there a few times, whatever lunch or dinner, this restaurant is the place to go...dishes well done with always the same quality. i have in quite a few very high end place around the world and skewers is certainly one of the best value you can imagine.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had a party of 14 people last night at Skewers and the food was excellent. This is a great place for westerns and locals alike. We had a mixed group dinner with local Vietnamese people and Western people and all had a great time. We ordered 3 of the bread sample platters which was perfect to get the dinner... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Found this restaurant because we couldn't be bothered by wandering too far from our hotel. What a great find. Food and service were great. We ate there 2 nights because the food was so good. Staff were efficient and friendly. Not overly expensive but more than we have been paying in other areas of Vietnam. Would definitely go back

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Thank glendadibs
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

the food is always the same quality and this is very safe to have dinner here. service must be improved but look like a bit better than previous times. decor and nice cozy atmosphere

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Drogheda, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

First impressions of the restaurant were that the staff were very welcoming and the restaurant had a lovely ambience. My boyfriend went for the moussaka and I went for grilled chicken breast with couscous and salad. The meal sizes were big and the food was absolutely lovely. The prices are quite reasonable and they have a good selection of wines... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Soups, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9A Thai Van Lung Street, District 1 | 9A Thái Văn Lung, Q.1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3822 4798
Description
Located near the Opera House, Caravelle and The Park Hyatt Hotel (5 minutes walk). Skewers has been open since July of 2000. The restaurant has 2 level, ground floor with 30+ seating, bar area and open kitchen. 1st floor with 12 tables, plus a cigar/smoking lounge. Skewers is open for lunch and dinner only. From 11:30 to 2pm and 6pm to 11pm. The kitchen last order is at 10:30pm. The restaurant is good for groups, wine tasting, lunch, special dinner, entertaining clients, romance, delivery and reservation.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?