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Luong Son (Bo Tung Xeo)

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31 Ly Tu Trong | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We went here in a big group (16 people). A friend and I good cold an unsalted fries, my deep fried crocodile was loaded with bones and flakes which was unbeatable. My friends dish never came and when we asked for it they just said that they were out of stock! (20 minutes after they served his fries and almost... More 

Thank Alina P
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

My family and I went here specifically for the fried crickets and they did not disappoint! The crickets were well prepared and delicious. One order includes 10 pieces. Overall, the menu has "exotic" items which aren't found on many menus in Vietnam. in other words, these are not commonly eaten by the locals. In Bangkok you can buy fried crickets... More 

Thank Asiarep
Hilo, Hawaii
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81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We have been there many times and always enjoyed it. However, recently that has changed. Food quality is down and the prices are up. Ordered the BBQ beef and we noticed the amount was less then in the past, and when it was ready to eat it was really tough meat. Now for the really bad.... once my bill was... More 

Thank Gojoban
Newcastle, Australia
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by a local. The food was delicious. There are plenty of unusual foods on offer here like scorpions, crocodile etc but we didn't try any of those. Staff were friendly and helpful and one spent time playing with our young son which was a nice experience

Thank Sensei2010
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I've try a deep fried scorpion, it was a little bit crunchy. Crickets tasted better. And I tried a crocodile also, it tasted similiar to pork but fatty with taste of fish. I quess, a fair, clean BBQ restaurant with reasonable prices..

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Just arrived in Saigon as last part of our Vietnam tour.This place was suggested by our travel company and was great.Authentic Vietnamese experience with exotic menu but everyday favs like beef and prawns.Fantastic service and food.Cold beers.Clean toilets(as in most places we have been in Vietnam).Good fun and highly recommended-might go back tomorrow!

Thank SingaporeMario
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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112 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

I visited on my last night in HCM. Prompt attentive service and tasty BBQ you cook yourself at the table over charcoal. Delicious sauces, cold beer. What's not to like?

Thank Peter S
Hanoi Vietnam
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is an open restaurant on Ly Tu Trong street in HCMC. It is very well managed and the service is excellent with great food and cold beer. The signature dish is slices of marinated beef BBQ'd at your table. The meat is tender and served with salad... amazing flavour. french fries are available of course. Other delicacies are oysters... More 

Thank Hanoidave
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I have been to this place many times and while there are many good BBQ places around in my opinion this is the best. Mostly filled with Vietnamese people all enjoying the quality food and attentive staff. It is not flash but it is authentic Vietnamese food in an authentic Vietnamese environment in the middle of the city. You can... More 

Thank Peeetaa
Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Was there on a Sunday night. Very fast service. Their marinated beef was really good and the waiter will cook for you. Ordered the crocodile meat too. Overall nice meal. Only you will be smelling of bbq after your dinner

Thank Hamham

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Barbecue, Asian, Vietnamese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Ly Tu Trong | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: 84-8/825-1330

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