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Cafe Alex

17K Street 10C Ward Thuan Tay, Quan 7 | (Off Nguyen Thi Thap Lam Van Ben Street 5K), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
0903988034
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Ranked #11 of 1,437 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $8
Cuisines: Asian, English, Vietnamese
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Dalat, Vietnam
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Great fish and chips. Just like home. The english breakfast. the same. Good price too. I think. Cafe Alex is a great place to chill. You get greatEnglish food but in a unique non expatty environment..in D7. Unique.

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Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

A co-worker took me to Cafe Alex one day to eat and I had the best Fish-n-Chips platter. Since then, I have been back there many times. I have eaten almost everything on the menu. I have never had a bad meal at Cafe Alex. They have fried chichen, pork chops and great burgers. It is not expensive to eat.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Was looking for a good 'Full Emglish Bleakfast' and found Cafe Alex. Definitely the best break my friend and I have had in Viet Nam!

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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Yummy burgers, cold beers and good tunes mixed with good company. WINNING LOL, Also real bacon and sausages

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Had a difficult time finding it but brilliantly my husband had phoned a few weeks ago with a description and luckily the owner Chris heard his big bike drive past and came out to meet us . Hubby ordered the big breakfast which had prober English bangers and uk style back bacon. I ordered a sausage sandwich which came in... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I've been coming here for about 12 months now - the food is excellent - especially the Full English Breakfast - superb. The staff are great, and the owner, Chris, is a pleasure to chat to. The new location is in a really nice, quiet street. Great place.

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Midway, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is a must experience for all but especially for the English speaking traveler. The food is what I call "comfort food," you know, like home. Beer is very reasonably priced and the atmosphere is warm and friendly!

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Cafe Alex has moved? What am I going to do to get my 'fix of bangers and mash or fish and chips? No worries mate! The new Cafe Alex is still an English speaking beacon and safe haven in what can at times appear to be a mad, mad world. The food is still top shelf British fare. Cafe Alex... More

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Durham
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

He is called "angry Chris" don't ask him why they call him that or you might find out!!! He is an excellent host and very accommodating great cheap beers and really nice food

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Went to Cafe Alex last friday with my friend from UK. Breakfast was really superb and we enjoyed slipping tea and chatting with Mr Chris. Will be bringing my other friends there real soon.

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