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Tib Restaurant

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187 DL Hai Ba Trung, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(08) 829 7242
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I ordered three dishes Vietnam traditional food, it said the imperial court food. The food was included chemical ingredient, "ajinomoto," and I found a hair in the food.

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Thank Tsunemi S
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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30 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were told good things about this place but I would describe it as anything but good. Food was very slow, service was bad and the tastes were bland and some of the worst food I've had in Vietnam. One to avoid.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

There are several branches in Ho Chi Minh and my personal experience was in the District 1 branch of TIB. The entrance to this branch looks like a spooky alley but this is the very same one that George Bush visited as I saw the various posters on the wall. Food is excellent and the presentation is wonderful.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Vietnamese food from Hue region is different to Vietnamese food from Ho Chi Minh city or from Hanoi......so if you haven't been at Hue(or middle Vietnam) or just want to taste, this restaurant is recommended. Indeed I was introduced for business dining by my friend and I found its interior and decoration as well as furniture are representing old days... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The fact that an US President ate at a place doesn't necessary make the food fantastic. However, the price is fantastic. The 4 of us paid over US$50 each for a few beers, spring roll, crab crawls, tiny clam with rice biscuit, and 1 or 2 more dishes. The food is nice but no fantastic; I am comparing the food... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We went here for dinner yesterday after reading some "great reviews" about this restaurant. Wanted to celebrate the beginning of our holidays. Honestly, It was nothing special at all and even tasteless & way too overpriced in my opinion.The service and the setting was kind of nice but too much contrast with the "nothing special" food (that we didn't appreciate... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I can't say I'm a massive fan of either George W Bush or former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, but they got it completely right when they decided to come to Tib for dinner. I have had some fantastic meals while on holiday in Vietnam, but this one just kind of knocked it out of the park. The restaurant is... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

A very sad experience indeed. This restaurant was recommended by a friend and either she has awful taste or the quality has dropped. Vastly overpriced food which can be found in many other places with a better atmosphere.We took some visiting clients there and really wish we hadn't. After eating here we took them for some street food which they... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located next to siam square mall and u have to walk in a dark alley to reach: it feels safe though, I think the restaurant employed people to watch the safety of the alley. This place has a western table set up with square tables and wine glasses. My business associates who brought me there said that... More 

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Thank Girder22
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

TIB Hai Ba Trung Style Newspaper Entrepreneur Center has called her Vinh Trinh , owner of the restaurant is Tib " he brought the rustic elegance of Hue in place ." Just as the world capital of Hue is a time of the Nguyen Dynasty . All the dishes to serve the court and the traditional dishes are not widely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 DL Hai Ba Trung, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: (08) 829 7242

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?