4 Nguyễn Thiệp, District 1, Hồ Chí Minh City
Lemongrass restaurant is a very fine dining restaurant located in a small shop in District 1, Saigon. Serving interesting Vietnamese dishes that blend nicely with French cuisine and providing customers great services, the 3-floors restaurant is definitely one of the top restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City.
The first impression of Lemongrass is the a luxurious French architecture outside and a world of abundant Vietnamese dishes inside. The restaurant is also mixed with tasteful decoration in a traditional style with Vietnamese décor and high ceiling. Lemongrass restaurant aptly acts as go-between in Eastern-West flavors deliver a perfect meal in an most worthy and enjoyable environment. In addition, the soft light of candle here adds more romance into the entertainment activities which are highlighted by the lively music background.
The food here is chosen from a variety of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes on the la carte menu or maybe customers will trust the chef and choose one of the four menus available at Lemongrass. Some of the typical dishes of Saigon are tiger shrimp with garlic butter and almonds (189,000vnd), grilled pork ribs with lemongrass (159,000vnd), lemongrass clam (119,000vnd). For dessert, the homemade ice cream (79,000vnd) and the tropical fruits plate (89,000vnd) may satisfy the customers. The drinks in Lemongrass include world-famous wines from France, UK, USA, Australia, Chile, Saigon beer and imported beer (59,000vnd), cocktails like Cocktail Lemongrass (109,000vnd) and fruit juices (from 69,000 to 89,000vnd).
Launched in 1996, Lemongrass is a long time running restaurant in the city center. The restaurant is a strong attraction for domestic and foreign customers who appreciate the “French” and “Quality” of Vietnamese cuisine. Due to the widespread popularity among locals and foreign tourists in Ho Chi Minh City, Lemongrass has the second branch at Palace Hotel Saigon, sited on the 14th floor, 55-56 Nguyen Hue, District 1, Saigon. As a result, diners can see the fascinating views of Nguyen Hue Avenue and Saigon River.