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Song Ngu Seafood Restaurant

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70 - 72 Suong Nguyet Anh Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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+84 8 3832 5017
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10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We searched for a restaurant local to our hotel and this restaurant had a number of good previous reviews and also our hotel recommended it. Upon arrival the restaurant was very busy full of what appeared to be local Vietnamese families which we thought was encouraging. The initial service was slow and the waitresses did not smile or particularly welcome... More 

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Thank DJR66
Seoul, South Korea
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great dinner with 3 people but the price was very expensive for Vietnam. Our bill was $250 US dollars, but the food was fantastic.

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Thank Sang P
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Huge selection of great seafood. Lot's of locals dining here, seems to be a very popular place. Service impeccable. Various live entertainment, music, singing, dance (Thursday night). A little pricey, but excellent price vs. quality ratio.

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Thank Torbjørn S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Local food as its best ! We had fried rice, spring rolls and shrimps. Interior design is old, but the food definetly ameks up for it. Service is efficient. Short show of traditional dances and music is good to discover local culture, but careful if you are sitting too close from the stage, it gets noisy and less intimate.

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Thank Pierre L
Ahwatukee, Arizona, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Saigon has 2,465 restaurants, so there is no shortage of great restaurants, especially seafood restaurants. Many years ago, my Vietnamese client and his wife took me to their favorite seafood restaurant, which was Song Ngu. Every visit since to Saigon included dining at Song Ngu. This is a beautiful calm restaurant which some excellent food. The menu has a large... More 

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Thank Robert V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

To me yeah, i think this place was lovely and homey. I had felt good about this place even before i had my meal and the restaurant sure did not disappoint me. The service was good and had a chance to have met with the owner. He was attentive and friendly. I would recommend first time visitors to check out... More 

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Thank EnzOnTour
Singapore River, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Good selection of food Great taste Dedicated waiter to the table. Good personalized service Open the whole night A little expensive

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Thank IndranilGoswami
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

In Saigon, there are many seafood restaurants, but Song Ngu remains a consistently popular dining experience. From the quality of the dishes along with that "freshly caught" taste, this place is hard to beat. Service is swift and polite, and prices are reasonable for such high quality. I first visited this restaurant 15 years ago and it continues to remain... More 

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Thank Jason P. G
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Still Super Viet food after all these years. No wonder Song Ngu can still pack out these days. The photos speak for the review. I will add - not being a fan of the fresh spring roll goi cuon in Song Ngu is really good and the sauce is yummilicious.

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Thank GourmandBC
Helsinki, Finland
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

The food was good and music performance interesting but obviously the large amount of tourists caused the high price level plus not so authentic atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$100
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 - 72 Suong Nguyet Anh Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3832 5017
Description
Locating right in middle of Saigon downtown, at 70 Suong Nguyet Anh, District 1, Song Ngu Restaurant, a twinned villa with a vast garden on an area more than 1,000 m 2, divided into 8 different dining rooms, welcomes from 350 to 400 guests every night.

Song Ngu Restaurant has been established since 1996 and become famous for its delicious, Vietnamese authentic and diversified menu. It offers wide range of dishes, cooked from fresh seafood such as shrimps, crabs, fish...; all have passed the severe tests for hygiene, freshness and quality.

Many menu items have been well known beyond the border to neighbor countries Japan, Korea, China, Malaysia and Taiwan...; such as lobster congee, mantis shrimp fried with garlic and crab spring roll

Besides food, Song Ngu Restaurant introduces many aspects of the Vietnamese culture and gastronomy to all nationals, expatriates and foreigners, presenting to them the diverse aspects of Vietnamese culture, gastronomy, decoration art, and also the particular character of Vietnamese people. Everyday traditional Vietnamese music is performed by an orchestra with ladies wearing the traditional "Ao Dai" and playing with traditional instruments.

Song Ngu Restaurant is the ideal venue for meeting with friends in an intimate and healthy ambiance. Not only businessmen and high income family, but also the high graded leaders of Vietnam have always chosen us for hosting their. We have been honored welcomed Prime Minister of Japan, President of Bulgaria, President of Ireland and Vice Prime Minister from Denmark. Furthermore, there are 5 foreigner television stations have filmed Song Ngu to promote Vietnamese authentic cuisine to their audience.

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