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KOTO Kumho - A Training Restaurant

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3rd rooftop, Kumho Link, 39 Le Duan | Rooftop, Kumho Link, Kumho Asiana Plaza, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
+84 8 3822 9357
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11:00 - 22:00
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Wed 11:00 - 10:00
Thu - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic night with a lovely and cozy restaurant named KOTO. I and my friend come to enjoy a late dinner and we were service very quickly. All together a memorable dinner and all the more impressive that the attentive and helpful from Staff.

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Thank Chan E
Sydney
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We specifically sought out this restaurant as we liked the concept, and had previously been to the one in Hanoi. When we got there, we were a little taken aback by the very high prices for a fairly ordinary menu. Sparkling mineral water is 90000 dong - the same water at top Hoi an restaurants was costing 30-40000 dong! As... More 

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Thank Keyah
Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here prior to heading out into the city to celebrate NYE and having read the reviews were really happy that the restaurant lived up to our expectations. The service was great and you could see that the staff were trying really hard to remember their training and get everything right. The food was delicious, we all had something... More 

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River Forest, Illoinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious Vietnamese cuisine, served by eager trainees who are poised and very helpful. This is a superb restaurant with a good social purpose as well. Every dish was perfect, with fresh ingredients and cooked just the proper degree. A fabulous dining experience and absurdly reasonable. One split appetizers, two main courses, two fruit drinks and one glass of wine, all... More 

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Thank Henry F
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We ate here as part of a group tour. This restuarant was set up to give underprivileged youth an opportunity to train in the catering industry. After doing an apprenticeship here, their earning potential is greatly improved and allows them so much more freedom of choice in their future. The set menu was execellent and the trainee staff were extremely... More 

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Thank Stephen H
New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

It was good to give kids from troubled backgrounds a chance to show what they have learned about the restaurant industry - but the bottom line is this is one elegant and delicious meal. Attentive service and very special food, thoughtfully prepared and beautifully presented.

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Wynyard, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The restaurant is located in downtown Saigon on the rooftop of a shopping mall, so wouldn't be easy to find from the street without specific directions. However, the food was very tasty, well presented and in ample portions. I tried deep fried Tofu for the first time and I really enjoyed it. It must be remembered that this is a... More 

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Brookmans Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This is my first visit to KOTO in HCMC, having eaten several times at the branch in Hanoi. Another 5* experience. Wonderful squid followed by a delicious fish dish with morning glory. Nice house wine by the glass. Great service from friendly and helpful staff. Well done KOTO this is excellent.

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Thank breweruk
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

A FANTASTIC WAY FOR LEARNING A SKILL for future opportunities meaning is Know One Teach/Train One I am so pleased that another traveller advised us to take the opportunity to visit KOTO and I hope all tourist will take a meal here

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant offers a variety of foods all with a twist, the food is excellent and the staff were fantastic, well worth the walk and a must if you are in HCMCity.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 10:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3rd rooftop, Kumho Link, 39 Le Duan | Rooftop, Kumho Link, Kumho Asiana Plaza, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3822 9357
Description
KOTO Saigon is a new restaurant opened in October 2011 with Modern Vietnamese fusion menu. KOTO is a not-for-profit social enterprise, which works with disadvantaged youth in Vietnam and empowers them with to learn and strive in their lives.KOTO stands for “Know One, Teach One”: learning should be passed on; knowledge is there to be shared.

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