The Mach House Restaurant, Saigon - review by Rusty Compass
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The Mach House Restaurant, Saigon

| 20 Apr 2016
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The Mach House Restaurant, Saigon
Upstairs 75 Pasteur, Bến Nghé Quận 1 Hồ Chí Minh City
+84 8 3827 3829
Lunch and dinner

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Price guide: $$$

Our rating
20 Apr 2016

The Mach House is a cosy downtown refuge of unpretentious, tasty, French cuisine and wine.

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The Mach House owners, Caroline from Saigon and her French partner Jean-Luc, have a history in the coffee business. The Vietnamese Mach family have been roasting coffee since the 1940s. Now they’ve created a uniquely intimate little French restaurant. It’s a cosy casual spot with occasional service clunkiness that is more than compensated by the atmosphere and the food.


I’ve eaten here several times - everything from duck to steak, salads to pasta. It’s become a favourite Saigon stop for a quiet meal and a glass of wine. The owners are serious about their produce too and, they’re usually on hand to tell you about it. Everything’s well priced.

This is very much a domain of the French - which is reassuring in a French restaurant. English is spoken by staff and owners.

 

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