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Five Oysters

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234 Bui Vien St., Pham Ngu Lao Ward, | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 90 301 21 23
09:00 - 23:00
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The staff were very helpful and attentive. Our first order came out wrong but they were quick to rectify. Very reasonably priced, food was delicious especially the garlic rice.

Thank nickyjamieson3
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I went there with a friend,we were starving so we looked at the menu and it seemed super good. My friend order fried spring roll and I ordered the fresh ones plus a grilled octopus with chilli oil. The friend spring rolls arrived after 4 minutes we were sitting,surprisingly! You would expect the fresh ones to arrive first as they... More 

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Man_Quang_Ho, Manager at Five Oysters, responded to this review

Hi, For your information, the fried spring rolls need to be prepared in advance (normally keep frozen) and just fry it before eating. Can not prepare everything after the order since it takes few hours to prepare. However the fresh one is just to be made when customers make the order. Can not make them in advance. So you have... More 

Mermaid Beach, Australia
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ate at Five Oysters restaurants on several occasions. The pork and prawn banh xeo (Vietnamese pancake) was delicious as were the grilled oysters with cheese. Big bottles of Saigon Green beer were 12000 dong, Chilean red/whites 50000 dong per glass and Australian red/whites 65000 dong per glass. Try the rooftop section of the restaurant with great views of the street.... More 

Thank K9Asia
Darwin, Australia
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I had dinner here last night. The food was delicious, the duck with passion fruit sauce was amazing. Beers here are very cheap, Tiger beer is 22000. We had 2 cocktails at 70000 each which were very nice. For entree, we had crab and corn soup then the duck and pork for our mains, 2 cocktails and... More 

Thank Tanya D
Szombathely, Hungary
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 2 dinner here. We came here to try the fried oyster. It was absolutetely perfect! So fresh and so tasty. The squid and prawns were also superb (we have tested 3 different type). But the snail stuffed with minced pork was nothing extra. The staff is polite and look your wish. The prices are reasonable.

Thank Gergely A
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love coming here when I visit Saigon with my wife. Excellent Vietnamese food and charming atmosphere. Cheap strong cocktails handmade to order and great value for your money

Thank KingSlammm
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The foods were really great and fresh, taste was so nice. Must try place when you are in HCM. The price was also reasonable. Great!

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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant serves very good food for a very cheap price. The steamed pork-prawn springrolls were amazing, you should try them! We can also recommend the pho bo soup, chicken curry, grilled eggplant with soy sauce and deep fried sprinrolls with pork. Friendly, English-speaking staff!

Thank martarK4078TB
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service at an amazing price. The value you receive at this restaurant is wonderful. Walk a little further down Bui Vien to reach this restaurant and pay 2/3 the price you would for better food compared to restaurants at the beginning of the strip. I have been to Saigon 6 times and I have not had a... More 

Thank SaigonTrip
Montreal, Canada
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was just in front of our hotel, but it actually took me a few days to notice it even though I had read about it. We ate there twice and were very happy with the meals. A little more expensive than some other restaurants around, but to my surprise the portions were very big. We ate there 2... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$4
Seafood, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Bui Vien St., Pham Ngu Lao Ward, | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 90 301 21 23
Five Oysters Restaurant proposes an authentic and fine Vietnamese cuisine, especially seafood. It is located in the busy Bui Vien St. but not in the noisy part of this backpacking street. You can choose a seat in front of the resto to watch people walking and the traffic or a table inside to dine in the cozy dining space. Since the resto owner's hometown is Long Hai beach where is famous for seafood and oysters, you can find seafood and other local food here really fresh. Not like amost other restaurants in backpacking area which are owned by foreigners, this resto is 100% Vietnamese. Check out this place if you 'd like to try a True Vietnamese kitchen in Saigon.

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