Food Trip: Central Restaurant

 photo 20130411_114348_zps5853c11a.jpgDon’t you just love this lobby with the picturesque painting of a lady in a cyclo with the People’s Committee Building as the backdrop? Just lovely!

This is actually Liberty Central’s lobby along Le Thanh Ton St. in District 1 just a few meters away from Ben Thanh Market. I was only able to see this place because of a friend who had her birthday lunch at the Central Restaurant at the 1st floor of this hotel.

 photo 20130411_114520_zps01e767a6.jpgIt was still early for lunch when we arrived but almost all the tables had the reserved sign on ’em.

 photo 20130411_114559_zps471885a7.jpgYup, it was that popular especially for office workers.

 photo 20130411_114624_zps711ad1c9.jpgCentral Restaurant offer a variety of Vietnamese cuisine for their buffet. And for 199,000VND, the food was pretty good.

 photo 20130411_114837_zps6beb93eb.jpgI enjoyed the snail, oyster, lotus salad, papaya salad, and main dishes.

Try the place too during the weekends for their steak special at 599kVND.

Since the place is small, you really have to make a reservation to this place. But it’s good since it means that you don’t have to deal with a crowd. ūüėČ

LIBERTY CENTRAL SAIGON CENTRE HOTEL 
179 Le Thanh Ton St., Dist.1 
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 
Direct: (84-8) 3823 9269 
Reservation: (84-8) 6291 7977

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