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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“meatloaf” (16 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
American, International
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
52, Pasteur Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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1 - 10 of 397 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant does American food - it is a bit pricey, but they must import some of the food. It was nicely cooked with decent portions and the service was helpful and friendly.

Thank Retail_Therapy_72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the Reuben sandwich on Sunday night. It was delicious, and made with fresh, and top quality ingredients. I also ordered the Bourbon Pecan Pie for dessert. I know good pecan pie, and have made share of them, using my Southern Grandmother's recipe. The...More

Thank Donald H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ate here 2 nights running as we loved their Italian dishes--food was excellent with very good service and very reasonable prices.

Thank Jim2702
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We ate here twice for breakfast. The service and the food were excellent! The breakfast burrito here was better than I get in NY. Love the Vietnamese iced coffee!

1  Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Had lunch and dinner here. Lunch was chicken avocado wrap, my partner had a fajita wrap, both delicious. We then went in the evening and had the elbow room burger this was also fab. Restaurant is relaxed and service was very good.

1  Thank Bridget B
Tristan N, Owner at The Elbow Room, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Dear Bridget B Thank you so much for your visit and time to review us on TA. Glad you have had a memorable experience with us. We really appreciate it and looking forward in seeing you again soon. Tristan

Reviewed 15 January 2018

went with my hubby and daughter. ordered the breakfast burrito - it was good, portion is just nice. daughter had the blueberry pancakes - she loved it! hubby had one of the hotdogs and said it is one of the best he had in hcmc....More

1  Thank waget
Tristan N, Owner at The Elbow Room, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Dear waget Thank you so much for your patronage and time to review us on TA. Glad your family have had a memorable experience with us. We really appreciate it and looking forward in seeing you again soon. Tristan

Reviewed 6 January 2018

In the four months I spent in Ho Chi Minh City, The Elbow Room was my favorite Western restaurant to hit when I had a hankering for seriously good American-style food. The burger. Yum. The blueberry pancakes. Triple yum. The Reuben. Omg YUM. The wine...More

Thank WomanUnbound
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for breakfast and were amazed at the quality of the food. The eggs florentine and lumberjack breakfast were both fantastic - great pancakes and crispy bacon with good quality smoked ham! So nice to have some potatoes too since arriving in Asia!...More

Thank jordlou1792
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Stopped by the Elbow Room and the food was as great as its ever been. I never really liked the name of this place but the chicken fried steak makes up for it. Service is outstanding, food is great, prices are a bit high but...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Steaks are the real deal....nice, thick, fresh, perfectly grilled, and not frozen. The chicken fried steaks are beautifully battered and taste excellent with the white cream sauce. The side dishes are delicious....steam potatoes, spinach, and mash potatoes. Server were professional and our family had a...More

Thank Mark T
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Questions & Answers
Cherie L
9 December 2017|
Response from Tristan N | Property representative |
Yes of course. We can do baked eggplant zucchini casserole, veggies pizza, assorted pastas, grilled vegetables so forth
8 December 2015|
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Response from | 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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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 American bistro / diner. American & International cuisine. Breakfast served all day. Popular family weekend brunch.
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