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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“burger” (64 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:30All hours
American, International
$$ - $$$
52, Pasteur Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My last review is still posted on TA. We had several good experiences with this place and believed they had far higher sanitary standards than most...not so. We found hair in our food today. After nearly a year of good service...it looks like they've gotten...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fairly quick lunch here recently which went smoothly with nice food. It has a nice ambience, nothing spectacular but nice as it is. The service was efficient and our lunch order was served very quickly which is what you want at lunch time....More

Thank Warren007
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Had meatball sub with friends, pretty good service, not busy at the time. Food was good,staff friendly good western menu when you get tired of rice, haha

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Elbow Room is one of the best options in the city. We live here and order quite frequently. The food is high quality AND - one of the hardest things to find in the city - CLEAN! No hair, no sickness, nothing. Every time has...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Enjoy going here for almost any american dish. The servings are big and taste good. Service is good and fast. Most of all the environment is relaxing...great escape from the craziness of HCMC.

Thank ErikO_NYM
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I needed some carbs (great pizza) and immediately ordered a milkshake when I saw it on the menu - wow. Very quiet and nice ambient atmosphere despite being right on Pasteur. Great service, good location. I'll be back!

Thank R M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Elbow Room has been around for a while and getting good mentions so I thought that I would visit. The food was good, service attentive and it's certainly a good addition to my places to visit. I went a couple of times, had the...More

Thank Del E
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I want to be clear, if you're looking for brunch or lunch, L'sine wears that crown very firmly. However if you've rinsed tht place a few times and want to try somewhere else, the Elbow room is a refreshing alternative. Attentive staff, some good tex...More

Thank Kayanna O
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I tried to order something from the menus I saw online. I spoke to 3 different staff members before they could understand what I wanted (grilled chicken focaccia burger). The third person took my order, then another person got on the phone and repeated my...More

Thank JaneWQ
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Came there on a week day for breakfast. We were the only ones. The deteriorated walls behind my guest put me a bit off but the food was ok for the price, but not the most outstanding burrito I have had for sure. Drinks were...More

Thank Je I
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Questions & Answers
8 December 2015|
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Response from K C | 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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
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 Bistro, American & International cuisine. Breakfast served all day. Popular weekend brunch. Live Friday night band.
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