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Secret Garden Home-cooked Vietnamese Restaurant

158 Pasteur | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 90 990 46 21
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
158 Pasteur | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If this was the first restaurant you visited in Vietnam it will impress - good menu, beautiful atmosphere and they got us a table quickly for a big group (tick tick tick). We had a nice night however in comparison to the Meridian of fabulous...More

Thank DonStanK
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went with a big group of friends and we're all quite satisfied! The food is generally quite good especially the Tonkin creeper, winged bean, lotus meatballs, beef salad, fried corn.. I'd come back again!

Thank kiwixora
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

2 stars for the atmosphere only. The food simply was not good. We had garlic fried rice which was very bland, fried mackerel which was severely overcooked, and chicken wings which had a good flavor but were nearly meatless, filled with cartilage and bones, and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After we made my elderly parents walk from our hotel to the restaurant they made the exhausting walk up the staircase to the Secret Garden! Well worth the adventure as the food and service was amazing! Every dish was fresh and tasty we loved our...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hard to find and a bit of a climb to get there but we loved it so much we went twice. It’s a little oasis - like being in a village instead of the busy city. Plenty of gluten free and vegetarian choices which makes...More

Thank Fitoby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this restaurant only because a friend suggested it, when you arrive you really don’t think that there could be a restaurant there. After climbing few flight of stairs of a local residential building, you reach the top and the surprise arrives. The place...More

Thank pie33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was so delicious. We had drinks, appetizers and meals and paid just under $50aud. The atmosphere was great as well. Best to make a booking as it is a very popular venue.

Thank Bonni M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away in a secret alley, up a couple of flights of stairs, an inviting garden restaurant with a great variety of menu and tasty food. An afternoon here highly recommened, if you can find it!

Thank Schnauzies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very happy with the service here as well as the food provided. The food quality is 10/10, customer service is very inviting, the environment is absolutely beautiful and was extremely affordable!! So cheap, so yummy and soooo amazing! Strongly recommend you try this place

Thank Isabella L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this venue by our AirBnB host and we were unimpressed. The venue itself was the best part, it's tucked away in a small alley way and was on the top floor of an apartment block. It was decorated nicely with many plants...More

Thank Hayley B
Nhu D, Manager at Secret Garden Home-cooked Vietnamese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Hayley, Thanks for your review and vote on the location and decoration. The nature of concept was set up in a small alley to give customers a sense of vietnamese culture in a chaos of saigon. That's a purpose of name Secret Garden :)...More

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22 August 2017|
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Response from ColinRosewarne | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
24 May 2017|
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Response from K H | Reviewed this property |
Maybe if you want traditional Vietnamese but we went for lunch so I'm not sure
5 April 2017|
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Response from jackhiker99 | Reviewed this property |
I was lucky. It was just me for dinner. No reservation but they placed me at a table with a three couples, all traveling separately. You should call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Pasteur | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 90 990 46 21
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Secret Garden home-cooked vietnamese restaurant is located on the rooftop of old building serving vietnamese authentic foods.
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