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74 D Nguyen Hue | Dong Khoi Area, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(08) 823 1130
Today
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
OK

The food was average, but the staff was very friendly and tried hard to please. There are better choices in the neighborhood, but dinner was sufficient.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2014
Dean H
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San Juan Cosala, Mexico
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
San Juan Cosala, Mexico
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The food was average, but the staff was very friendly and tried hard to please. There are better choices in the neighborhood, but dinner was sufficient.

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Paranaque, Philippines
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Had only one opportunity to try this cafe and I really liked the food. The Manager is friendly and helpful. I purposely didn't go back to eat here because I wanted to try the other restaurants.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Ciao is a franchise and supposed to be the same everywhere but big mistake! I am used to Ciao @ Binh Duong where food and service are way better. Both have agreable place.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Food / drink is expensive. They served very slow and I have to wait almost 30 minutes. When I want to refill water, I have to call them 04, 05 times. The waiter was forgotten. I won't come here anymore.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

After a dusty, hot walk outside, Ciao Cafe is a refreshing retreat to drink coffee and relax. Though not cheap (135000 for 1 coffee and a plate of fried spring rolls), but the atmosphere is good. Good points : free wifi, nice decor, aircon and central location. Food and coffee average..

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a super, perfect, wonderful, fantastic, marvelous, incredible, scrumptious place to dine. Do not, do not, do not miss this!! Wow!!

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Brussels, Belgium
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

nice and large international menu at an affordable price considering the position.nice cakes and drinks

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

90000 dong for 2 tiny waters!!!! Ridiculous, haven't had that anywhere else. Didn't stay for food as it was quite empty so went elsewhere. Wont be heading back there

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The restaurant looks inviting from the outside and has a nice atmosphere inside, but that is where the compliments stop. The food is average to say the least, and overpriced for the the area. The waiters totally messed up the order despite speaking good English, and ended up serving us the wrong food and we're not prepared to correct their... More 

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Unless you are sick of local food and really must have your fill of Western food and Matrix re-runs, don't come here. Overpriced, bad service, and waiters don't speak English despite clearly targeting an English-speaking demographic. Menu contains huge variety of choices, but in a way that makes you nervous...like why are a burger and fries offered on the same... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 74 D Nguyen Hue | Dong Khoi Area, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: (08) 823 1130
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?