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Secret Garden Home-cooked Vietnamese Restaurant

158 Pasteur | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 90 990 46 21
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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158 Pasteur | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Several people had recommended this restaurant to me during my travels and it is effectively not only a secret garden of flavours and a "secret address" you want to share with only your very best friends. It is quite difficult to find as you go...More

Thank Impresionist
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The restaurant can be found almost at the end of a small alley. Look for a wooden sign and climb up about 5 flights of stairs to the rooftop. The place is rustic and quite nicely designed. They even have a couple of somewhat noisy...More

Thank TravelEaDrinktRepeat
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our favourite restaurant in Saigon. We had to ask for directions (only noticing the signage on our way out - once in the alley look up along the left for the sign and go through that door and up 5 flights of stairs)....More

Thank K H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

More expensive than your noodle soups but worth the visit. Tasty menu and a pretty setting, very glad we came here.

Thank Kirsty O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The secret garden is not a culinary marvel, yet I would easily return and recommend it to anyone. Don't get me wrong the food is good, maybe even really good, but what it does have that is truly magical, is provide an accesible portal into...More

1  Thank teachingtravels15-17
Reviewed 5 days ago

A gorgeous roof top secret. Service was excellent. The food is Vietnamese cooking at its best. A definite must. Booking essential.

Thank Johanna B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know how to say about this place,but i came where and it's the best restaurant ever i came. You know i taste alot of dishes in there and the one thing i felt that was delicious . Everything was better than somewhere you...More

Thank Thịnh l
Reviewed 1 week ago

At first you feel like it couldn't possible be down that alley way, but stay on course! Up a few flights of stairs, you will eventually find this rooftop restaurant. Lovely food, and great venue for a dinner in Ho Chi Minh. Definitely recommend.

Thank HeleenaMarie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place with good food! The atmosphere at level 5 in the old building.... You will be surprised when you found this place.... try it.

1  Thank hatrinh1987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have to climb several flight of stairs, but it is worth the effort. Great food, good ambience. Price mot to spendy.

1  Thank iwoney
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is this a suitable restaurant for breakfast?
24 May 2017|
Response from teachingtravels15-17 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. We went for dinner.
Can you book a table for here or do you just have to turn up?
5 April 2017|
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Response from jackhiker99 | Reviewed this property |
I was lucky. It was just me for dinner. No reservation but they placed me at a table with a three couples, all traveling separately. You should call.
Do they serve wine?
20 February 2017|
Answer Show all 10 answers
Response from Nhu D | Property representative |
Yes, we are serving drinks (beer, wine, juices and tea...)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Pasteur | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 90 990 46 21
  • E-mail