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Royal Saigon Restaurant Bui Vien

201 Bui Vien | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
+84 96 292 17 73
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“braised pork” (38 reviews)
“banana cake” (33 reviews)
“pho bo” (23 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 10:30 pm Hours
Vietnamese, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
201 Bui Vien | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wide variety of well prepared dishes. Excellent BanXeo and great yellow squash flowers. Reasonably priced and decent service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Charles R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had Chicken with Cashew nuts and chicken in a bamboo, both with rice and they were excellent. The place is nice and the staff was friendly as well.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jh8383
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of 4 had dinner here - the service by the young guy there was fantastic, and he spoke perfect English and had good recommendations; the food, however, was OK - only moderately tasty by Vietnamese standards. I was honestly slightly disappointed as this...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cherylwA1293IQ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good restaurant in the heart of district 1! Very kind staff as well. We had diner here and had a good price - quality for the food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank annvM2301HV
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our favorite place to eat during our stay in hcmc. Food was excellent and was reasonably priced. But more than that the staff were very friendly and was very helpful in explaining the various dishes they had. topclass place!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Thaveesha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wide selection of Vietnamese food, presented in a different way. Cheap food, beer and nice staff. 100% recommend!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Juanma596
Reviewed 1 week ago

This street is crazy. If you want night life, this has lots to offer. We found this little restaurant at the quieter end of the street. Group of 17 so we made a booking. Nothing flash and a bit warm , but the food was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Clarkstravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really tasty, inexpensive food with great service (curious about the guests and their country:)). I had rice with pork, which at first I found insufficient in quantity, but later on realised the portion was just perfect. I have been travelling around Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank altmaneq
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know how this restaurant can have the kind of good reviews you see here. As someone stated before something has to have happened here because the food is not good at all. They tried to sell spaghetti noodles as rice noodles and stiff...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Raúl A
Yen-Linh T, Owner at Royal Saigon Restaurant Bui Vien, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr. Raul A, I would like to respond to your review. Firstly we DO NOT USE any pasta as rice noodles. We do carrot rice noodles recently which are home-made and colourised with freshly pressed carrot juices. You might have mistakenly thought they are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first day I arrived in HCM I went to this place 'cause I really felt like having a smoothiebowl. I got one with strawberry, banana and mango, together with a passion fruit juice, and it was amazing! <3 The same can I say about...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Naomi v
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Andrew A
21 October 2018|
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Response from Yen-Linh T | Property representative |
That's correct. We show our prices!
18 May 2018|
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Response from Yen-Linh T | Property representative |
Dear DG, yes we have Vegetarian options. Such as Fresh Vegetarian Spring Rolls (Vegan) Fried Vegetarian Spring Rolls (Vegan) Savory pancake (Banh xeo, vegan) Savory mini pancakes (Banh Khot, vegan) Rice Noodle Rolls (Banh... More
18 April 2017|
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Response from 585ducl | Property representative |
Dear HappyTraveller882, thank you very much for your question. Our peak time is between 7pm to 9pm. We accept reservations for any day or evening time of the week. In case we are having no capacity left, we will note your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Bui Vien | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 96 292 17 73
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Based in the busy tourist/backpacker area of Ho Chi Minh City. We serve you our carefully selected, fresh and delicious Vietnamese dishes with various Vegetarian and Vegan options with a service that makes everyone feel welcome and special. Our food products are of the finest quality and prepared with sensitivity, care and passion. Portions are modestly sized with an attractive traditional presentation. Prices range from from VND 35.000 to VND 160.000. Our lunch set menu offers 6 sets offering chicken, beef, pork and vegetarian/vegan option. New on the menu: Granola Smoothie Bowl and Durian Pandan Crepe. Free Wi-Fi service and air-conditioned rooms on the first floor. We are a plastic straw free restaurant and offer a water refill station to you by hoping you to support the mission of reducing plastic. We speak fluent English, German, Cantonese and understand basic French. We look forward to welcome you at our family business. Enjoy your time in Saigon!
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