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The Elbow Room

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52, Pasteur Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Name/address in local language
+84 8 3821 4327
07:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:30
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93 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 burger with a side of chilli (pictured) and also the Reuben sandwich. The sandwich was... More 

Thank Del E
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 mex options and reasonably priced drinks. We arrived around lunchtime and ordered breakfast burritos and... More 

Thank Chinagirl1902
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 order - to make sure it was correct. It was not. I was then told... More 

Thank JaneWQ
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346 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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 fine too. Not sure I would be back for breakfast.

Thank Je I
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for an easy night in HCM and walking to the Elbow Room never disappoints. Had the blackened chicken street tacos and they were as good as always!

Thank Crayle
San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I came in for a late brunch after reading all the positive reviews. She ordered one of the breakfast platters and I ordered a burger and clam chowder. When the food arrived, she told me her bacon tasted burnt so I tried a piece and it tasted like cancer. Then I proceeded to bring that to the... More 

2 Thank pasu1985
Garden Grove, California
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favorite place to get pancakes, burrito breakfast, french toast, and any other related brunch items or hot sandwiches. Hash browns are cooked to perfection while customer service has always been great to us. Food is always very consistent here and we always know that our hunger for American dishes will always be well satisfied here!

Thank annamx
Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slightly on the expensive side but good food and excellent service. Good atmosphere, would recommend

Thank MillyNZ2016
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bring your appetite, the lumberjack breakfast entre is quite filling. Service prompt, coffee just fine.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Worthing, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to get a break from Vietnamese food. This restaurant looks and feels like a westernized style restaurant. My husband had the onion rings and I had the deep fried mozzarella to start which was nice however I found the mozzarella slightly greasy and the portion size of the onion rings was massive, the biggest onion rings I have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
American, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?