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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
158 Pasteur | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Being British Vietnamese, I really miss Vietnamese cuisine when I am not in Vietnam (if it's not my dad's). Coming here makes me feel at home again instantly. I like that the 10 flights of stairs and no lift puts some people off. Would recommend...More

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You have to look hard to find this restaurant. Tucked away up a side alley and on several flights of stairs to get to the fourth floor. There is a great atmosphere when you arrive and a mix of locals and tourists. Don’t be put...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you go, be prepared to climb to the 4th floor roof deck of an old apartment building. You will find a wonderful atmosphere for a group or romantic dinner. Though service is slow, it is an interesting place to eat. FOOD While some of...More

Thank larryjw1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic food with plenty of flavour, very relaxed atmosphere that makes you feel at home. Great selection of fresh fruit juices too. Would highly recommend the deep fried sticky rice with pork, morning glory salad with beef, tofu clay pot & the amberella juice. Will...More

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

No complaints whatsoever, we were lucky to get a table and the food was deliciously amazing. A must for everyone!

Thank Vahdat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meeting a business contact for dinner was a great experience in this rooftop restaurant. The menu was extensive and reasonably priced, although i thought catering a little too much for tourists. We settled for appetisers along with a couple of beers but we were impressed...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not an easy restaurant to find, hence why we believe it's name as the Secret Garden - but well worth the adventure of trying to locate it with spectacular food and a rooftop view to match. Well worth the effort and can be very busy...More

Thank Rodney_Heidi_Taylor
Reviewed 1 week ago

This takes a small bit of finding, but thanks to the guy out front we made our way up a few flights of stairs to this incredible rooftop restaurant. It was bustling, noisy, full of atmosphere and the food was fantastic. Staff were great as...More

Thank Lee J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Secret Garden is our favourite restaurant in HCMC so far. The rooftop terrace is strung with fairy lights and even if it's busy it feels super cozy. The sticky fried rice with pork and shrimps was delicious. We had to wait for 30 minutes (but...More

Thank Lotte D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken here by a friend who lives in Vietnam. Its a hidden little gem that's easy to walk past as its hidden tucked away through an alley and up a few flights of stairs. The food and service was excellent. Very cheap also....More

Thank Michelle C
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22 August 2017|
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Response from ColinRosewarne | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
23 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, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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