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Basilico

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Cnr Le Van Huu and Nguyen Du | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 3520 9099
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Austin, Texas
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305 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had dinner here one night while staying at the Intercontinental Hotel in Saigon. We were warmly greeted and quickly seated at a table for 2 near the windows. Perfect! Our hostess was attentive and we ordered Fettuccine Alfredo. OMG, it was wonderful and made right at the table by the chef. You are entertained and well fed. I HIGHLY... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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555 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seated quickly, and the restaurant is nice and homey as long as you eat inside and not out in the lobby of the hotel. Service was very good. We were given several different types of bread with a good dipping sauce (tomato). They had red snapper on the menu, so we both decided to have that. Well, what... More 

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Thank igolfCA
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89 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fairly nice place as long as you get a table away from the lobby.In general the good was okay, our starters were pretty good and the bread was good quality . However, my tuna main was very overlooked. It is also very expensive ny HCHC standards.

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Thank Keith E
Hong Kong, China
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

4 of us went for dinner and it was unexpectedly empty. We decided to share three of our starters: seafood salad, which was nice, risotto buffalo morzarella balls, which where quite dry, calamari, which was nice and one of us had the mushroom soup, which was excellent. For mains we had pasta which was very good, rack of lamb and... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food and service was excellent. Will definitely return. The tenderloin was spectacular and the fettuccini Alfredo to die for. Make sure to order the crepes Suzette for dessert, they present it beautifully.

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1 Thank Valeruski
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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769 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Good interior but small, tables flowing into lobby of Intercontinental hotel service apartments which is poor. Stood waiting to be seated but was ignored, they were quite full but no excuse as I had to go into the restaurant and ask someone for service For these prices the food is very poor. Yes for HCMC excellent (on the outside), but... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Was a loyal customer at Basilico before I moved to New Zealand. Came back after two years, expecting to have one of the best Italian dishes in town again but unfortunately, it was disappointing. I ordered 200gr of Sriplion for my steak, then was told by the waitress that the sriplion contains lots of fat and the meat is not... More 

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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869 reviews
616 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I would say that the restaurant is more really good Italian-American type of cooking. Their pizza is excellent. I had a thin-crusted pizza with mozzarella and a spicy salami on the top and it was cooked perfectly and served red-hot from the oven. It was a nice change from eating Vietnamese every night. The service was wonderful. They were friendly... More 

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1 Thank Justin W
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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254 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The food at Basilico was very well made and tasted great, especially the salad and pizza. The staff were very friendly and gave good suggestions on what to order. I would defiantly recommend the restaurant especially for a business meeting considering the service and food quality and additionally the ambiance is clean, inviting and well organized. The Italian food is... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant many times and tried a variety of dishes. The winner by far is the Ravioli which are exquisite both in flavor and portion size. The pizzas can be improved as they are quite bland with no rich flavor. Other notable dishes are the pistachio crusted lamb and the grilled salmon. The restaurant is located within... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Le Van Huu and Nguyen Du | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3520 9099

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?