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Maisen Bistro

56 Nguyen Van Lac Street | Ward 19, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
+84 28 3840 5043
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, Diner, Soups, German, European, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
56 Nguyen Van Lac Street | Ward 19, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Window surround, large filled out trees in the courtyard. Luscious food. Delicious salmon, sumptuous pumpkin soup. Pleasantly cool air conditioning inside, but also, an inviting courtyard of tables under shade trees. Sidewalk past the kitchen and food preparation area to the Toileting area. Professional wait...More

Thank Jane V
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Window surround, large filled out trees in the courtyard. Luscious food, courteous servers. A mission of sorts to equip the disadvantaged youth with worthy cooking and hospitality skills. Come on, give it a try! Be pleased!

Thank Jane V
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Great place, well run, great staff, good food all in a good cause. You can sit outside under the trees in a cool courtyard, just a few meters from the hustle and bustle of Binh Thanh in this sanctuary and enjoy eggs, bacon, sausages, sauerkraut,...More

Thank rupertcdean
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We ordered the Schnitzel with chips (both perfectly cooked) & Roasted Duck Ramen (crispy duck, deep, full broth). Serving sizes VS price is great. Staff smiling & helpful. Very decent White Chardonnay Table wine. The fact it’s a hospitality training school for disadvantaged youth is...More

Thank ZephyrHousing
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Food is very good, the German food a very nice change of pace. Staff are all under privileged young people currently being educated in the hospitality industry, meaning that the quality is very high. Prices are very reasonable, staff very nice.

1  Thank Bluntpencil2001
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

I chose this restaurant for dinner (19:00). I found it through Tripadvisor. After reading the few but good reviews I had kind of high expectations and decided to pay them a visit. Besides I already had very good experiences with culinary school restaurants. Mai Sen...More

Thank Tim L
Julia B, Trainer at Maisen Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Dear Tim, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about the Maisen Bistro! As you wrote, it is indeed very important for us and our trainees to improve ourselves and to learn for the future. I am very sorry that...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

A very good and clear review of the restaurant and school by Arik Janh for "Food & Drink" in iAMHCMC

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This Bistro is a training under-privileged young adults. Where they learn both restaurant and the hotel industries. Students are accredited with a German industry standard, the food beautifully presented and very tasty. Bakery on the premises with daily fresh bake cookies, brownies, baguette and country...More

Thank mya93080
Reviewed 10 September 2017

On this latest visit I took my Canadian friend along with his Vietnamese wife to this wonderful German Culinary school. Now it is important to remember it is a training school and mistakes can and do happen due to language misunderstandings etc. This is to...More

Thank DirtyPierreOnTour
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We went here for a late lunch today after reading about the school and wanting something a little different. We ordered mostly traditional German fare, potato soup, cordon bleu, and spaetzle with cheese. All of the dishes were excellent, cooked with love, attention to detail,...More

Thank tinkykat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Nguyen Van Lac Street | Ward 19, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 28 3840 5043
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