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Asian, Vietnamese, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 14 January 2020

Located in a small alley, among several other restaurants, we chose here and sit outside. Lovely atmosphere to this place, and friendly staff. Can't remember what we had to eat, big fish in breadcrumbs, a chicken dish, and a wedge. . . and cocktails are...also greatMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 3 March 2019

We had a good meal at this restaurant - good variety, good service, affordable. We would go again and do recommend it.

Date of visit: February 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Had lunch here whilst in Saigon. Lovely little restaurant in a courtyard off the street. Menu is great with loads of choice. The food was top class. Soft shell crab was amazing and my wife’s honey chicken clay pot dish was so tasty. We had...a lot of food and drinks and the bill was very reasonable. Definitely check this place out.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

They must have made some improvements (see previous reviews) as the food was nicely seasoned, with fresh ingredients, and very delicious. The green mango salad was refreshing, the crab spring rolls scrumptious, the grilled prawns fresh, and the spinach soup a lovely ending.

Date of visit: January 2019
Helpful?2  
Reviewed 2 December 2018

One of our best meals in Ho Chi Minh. Definitely different but delicious. We had squid in tarragon and chicken in ginger, I would highly recommend both. Service was a little slow but well worth the wait.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Me and My friend had a wonderful experience at Citadel Saigon. The food was so delicious and we could not expect something better than it . Specially, there have alive seafood menu. It’s so interesting and many kinds of seafood to choice. I recommend you...should order Sturggeon fish or oyster or Tiger Shrimps that was so perfect here. However, the service was so friendly!!! I couldn’t wait for My next visit.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

I came here severals time with my company. We all booked set menu. Food were good. So, yesterday, I came with some friends, of course with a high expectation when my friends asked me for a good restaurant. I ordered a-la-cart. To be honest, staff...were very nice and friendly when saying sorry for bringing food late because there are not enough chefs. We waited for nearly 40 minutes to start our dinner. One thing made me more disappointed is the quantity of food. Have to say, it is just a little for everything even the price is not totally cheap (120.000vnd -180.000vnd). We drunk 7 biers and 3 glass of 0,5 lit of white wine. We paid nearly 2.2 million for 5 people (4 men and 1 woman). Actually, the meal could not fullfill half of my stomach ( I am a girl) even we ordered some more rice. I definitely won't come here again for a dinner. I definitely won't come back here again.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We came here for dinner on Fri 2/11/18 The staff were rude the restaurant was empty & the aircon was broken. Don’t bother coming here this restaurant won’t be open for much longer with the poor attitude of the staff.. Goodluck you need it!

Date of visit: November 2018
Helpful?2  
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Off the main drag in a courtyard and sandwiched between a French bistro and a “contemporary Vietnamese” restaurant and cookery school the Citadel is refreshingly authentic. Chicken and pomelo salad was crisp and tasty as were the beef skewers on lemon grass. Wine very reasonable...by Vietnam/Saigon prices. Service friendly and informed - a real hit!More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

What more can one ask for than to leave a restaurant happy and sated? The restaurant is located alongside others inside an old courtyard. The ambiance outside was wonderful. Locating the place took a bit of effort but was worth it. Look across the street...from the Hyatt hotel and enter through the gate into the courtyard. When we entered we were taken upstairs and the decor and seating were cozy and tranquil. As a taller couple, we found the low table a bit unusual but not uncomfortable. The menu was full of interesting Vietnamese dishes and the photos helped us to decide. The service was quick and not overbearing. As one who eats out quite often, there is one thing that simply drives me batty and that is when a dish or drink is offered on the menu but is not available. Managers should simply place a wee note on the menu or have the server mention it when the menus are given. Too often I decide on my starter, main, and drink only to find one of them is not available and I find I have to rethink the whole thing. I mention this because the menu had an interesting list of draft beer...the restaurant didn't. The food came out at a good time and in order. The food was flavourful and a proper portion. If you want fine French dining go someplace else. If you want a cheap meal go to McDonalds. If you want cleverly crafted Vietnamese dishes served in a lovely restaurant with friendly caring servers then I would recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Yes, they have a special menu. You can ask the staff is there. They will show you.
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I do not have the information to provide you with an answer. Best to ring the restaurant up and find out since you presumably lives or stays in HCM City.
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Yes, Citadel Saigon offers takeaway services.

Citadel Saigon is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5