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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
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 31
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  • 8
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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
Great Environment, Reasonable Prices

Prices are pretty reasonable for a nice air conditioned restaurant with good views of the street and an eclectic sitting room style up stairs. The staff were very attentive and friendly. Food tasted great and was nicely presented.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Tracy W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Prices are pretty reasonable for a nice air conditioned restaurant with good views of the street and an eclectic sitting room style up stairs. The staff were very attentive and friendly. Food tasted great and was nicely presented.

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Trondheim, Norway
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38 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

After a week in Vietnam I was in the mood for more Western food, and had duck breast with potations etc. here. Should mention that they have a big menu, including Asian as well as Western food. Good quality, good prices, and also good service. Might well return before i leave Saigon!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Stop by after a relaxing walk on the surrounding area and was thinking of cakes and ice creams at 9.30 pm Saw this cafe and decided to stop by , The service was prompt with attentive waiters The brownies was so good and so was the ice creams Ambience is great with soft music playing Good place also for a... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I usually go here when in Saigon. It has a nice aged feel to it. The food is ok but not outstanding. Staff always nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had the pad thai and exchanged seafood for chicken and pork which was excellent. Nice quick lunch close to the skybars of sherathon and grand hotel.

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San Juan Cosala, Mexico
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48 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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
7 helpful votes 7 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
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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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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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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