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Restaurant Chateau

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160B Tran Hung Dao Street, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Los Angeles
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101 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

If you want your food shaped like a duck, eat here. If you want good and fresh Vietnamese food, go somewhere else. But most importantly, if you're on a tour, find out the restaurants where you'll be eating. If this one's on the list, ask for an alternative. The service was OK but the food was bad. The worst meal... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food & great presentation!!! Shrimp starters, onion rings, soup, pomelo salad... Stir fried morning glory all amazing

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Give this a miss! And don't let Indochina Odyssey Tours include it in your plans. Food is horrible. Made with no care. Fried spring rolls greasy. No dipping sauce was given. They rushed us through 5 courses in 30 minutes. We left much of the food and we are normally not fussy. I have a fish allergy so they replaced... More 

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Gistel
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139 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014

We were brought here by our guide from Indochina Odyssée Tours. This restaurant is in a 2-3 story bungalow in the middle of a small park. We were early : 11:45 and got a nice table . We ordered their 333 Saigon-beer which un-fortunately was lukewarm, The waitress wanted to put ice-cubes in our glasses but we refused not beiing... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013 via mobile

Unless you like bland food in a tourist trap setting, I suggest you stay far, far away from this restaurant. I was extremely disappointed our guide brought us here. It's simply awful: from the bland food to the German tourists belting out indecipherable songs to the cutesy unamusing food "art", this place simply sucks and has no redeeming qualities that... More 

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England
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013

We had dinner at this restaurant whilst touring Saigon and unfortunately we had to have a "set menu" as part of the tour price. I don't know how much was allocated for each meal, but in this case apparently, not much. The servicxe was terrible, the food awful. Our guide told us that they had had to relocate the Chateau... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2012

Our lunch there was the worst food we had in all of Vietnam. While the food really looks nice and they put effort in decorating the food, when you taste it it turns out to be totally bland and everything that was deep-fried was very greasy. Maybe the management thinks this is the "Vietnamese" food tourists like, but it didn't... More 

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High River, Canada
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2012

Restaurante Chateau caters to tour groups, functions and other large groups. Groups are seated and served upstairs, but the ambiance is found on the busy main floor having eight tables. Our lunch was creative and presented with equal care as found in CORA's, Canada. Do not anticipate privacy as most of the patrons are habitual customers.

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Boorowa
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2012

We were the only patrons you this very basic restaurant. It was expensive for drinks with no style at all. The only light relief was a old man who played a fewvtunes for us. The rest was very ordinary.

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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2012

Our tour group went here for lunch upon arrival to the city. Wonderful food art with each course - the food wasn't as exciting. Older gentleman was on the piano and serenaded the cramped group in the upstairs area with American Christmas carols (in June) and patriotic classics. Everyone sang along because of the absurdity of the situation. Standard set... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Vietnamese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160B Tran Hung Dao Street, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City

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