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“Good option for Vietnamese vegetarian food”
Review of Dinh Y

Dinh Y
Ranked #572 of 3,459 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

It is not easy for a vegetarian to find food in Ho Chi Minh, especially if, like myself, you always like to hit the food stalls and eat street food.
This place is conveniently located in the backpackers district. It is not a 'nice' restaurant with atmosphere or anything. It is a place to go and have a very satisfying Vietnamese vegetarian option.
The place is extremely basic, as is the service (no paper napkins, tables are not perfectly clean and have no table cloth on it).
Still, if you are after nice tasting food, I would have no hesitation in recommending this place. The vegetarian menu has plenty of choice and the food is very good. Even though I am pretty sure the spring rolls were pre-prepared and were just tossed in boiling oil before serving because some of them were almost cold. This said, it is very tasty,the special vegetable noodles are a real treat.
I will, for sure, go back in the time I have left here in HCMC (BTW, cold jasmine tea is complimentary and goes well with anything you are eating! Another plus).
If you are vegetarian, it is a place to try out.

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Reviewed 10 July 2014

We came here because it was recommended in Lonely Planet, and because it was close to our hotel. Unfortunately, we were quite disappointed. The food (stir-fried vegetables with rice and noodles) was quite bland and very watery.

True, it was very cheap - but honestly, there are many other places around that offer cheap vegetarian food, with much higher food quality.

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Thank sfauvel
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Reviewed 18 March 2014 via mobile

Over the course of a short stay in HCMC, we came here twice, each time sampling more dishes than we could finish and never spending more than $7 between the two of us.

The food is fresh and the flavours are bold, the menu is varied and extensive and the location on the edge of the backpacker district is convenient.

We'd eat here again in a jiffy.

Thank Alastair Z
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Reviewed 23 February 2014 via mobile

Didn't actually know this was a veggie place when we went in but glad we did - food was lovely (English menu), good portions and great value - we had 4 dishes, rice and 2 beers for 163k VND - won't do much better than that.

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Thank Barney1984
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Reviewed 18 December 2013 via mobile

The food is good, clearly prepared from fresh ingredients. Good portion size and excellent price. Well worth a visit if you re staying close by.

Thank James7778
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