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“Great food in a lovely spot”

Secret Garden Home-cooked Vietnamese Restaurant
Ranked #149 of 4,041 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Secret Garden home-cooked vietnamese restaurant is located on the rooftop of old building serving vietnamese authentic foods.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We visited for both lunch and dinner and each time the food was very good. Lots of veg options, reasonable prices. The okra and tomatoes and Tonkin flowers were brilliant. Pork dishes also excellent. Go early though as they can run out of dishes.

Thank expatsal
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This hard to find rooftop restaurant in Saigon is without doubt the best dining experience I have had in Vietnam and yes I am a regular visitor to this country. The menu runs the complete gamut of Viet cuisine and is tweeked up to local tastes. The green mango salad was the best I have ever eaten with gutsy chilli, garlic, lime and fish sauce dressing that was perfectly balanced, delivering a rather pleasurable assault on the palate, pork belly, grilled chicken wings and a hit of morning glory rounded out an amazing and value for money meal. The bill for three of us came to 600vnd. A word of warning it is a little difficult to find this restaurant and also a climb of around 8 flights of stairs, however the search and the climb to sample this restaurant is worth the effort. I’m back in Saigon next week so I look forward to hitting the Secret Garden again.

Thank Alan S
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Knowing the little brother restaurant quite well (Secret House), we were quite curious to try Secret Garden. The experience was very positive.
The food is authentic, portions are generous for the prices, the service is fast and efficient.
Given the central location, it's full of tourists, yet it's a good address for everyone, definitely.
As local residents, we're always skeptical with trendy Vietnamese restaurants for tourists. Secret Garden passed our test :)
If you haven't reserved, you might have the best chance to get a table around 9pm.
We highly recommend both Secret Garden & Secret House to anyone!

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Thank needlehill
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

You walk through an alley and up 4 flights of stairs to reach the Secret Garden. We did not have a reservation and had to wait only 10-15 minutes on a Tuesday night. The food was great, the ambience is also wonderful with pretty lights and lanterns. I would recommend the fried rice cake appetizer.

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Thank Julie K
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Walking up the the four flights of stairs was worth it
The ambience of the roof top restaurant was great
We had an assortment of dishes the highlights included the squid and prawns

Thank 767Crusader
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