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Hai Ba Trung Street | Can Tho Market, Can Tho 65000, Vietnam
+84 710 3815 616
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6:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Mekong delta and Vietnamese cuisine, but also western dishes to...
Mekong delta and Vietnamese cuisine, but also western dishes to accommodate travelers with kids; overlooking the river in a unique setting.
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  • 53
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  • 29
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It's okey, not great.

This restaurant is near the river, the building looks great. The setting is quite nice too, with a view of the Mekong river We had a fixed menu, part of our trip. The food was okay, mostly for the western taste. If you want Vietnamese food, look elsewhere. The great thing about this restaurant is... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Hoorn, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We where 3 persons and would say that 50% of the food was ok and 50% poorly made, and that's just not good enough. The staff also seemed confused and uninterested although there were only 5-7 guests there.

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Hoorn, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is near the river, the building looks great. The setting is quite nice too, with a view of the Mekong river We had a fixed menu, part of our trip. The food was okay, mostly for the western taste. If you want Vietnamese food, look elsewhere. The great thing about this restaurant is that is is next to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The food here was quite good (I recommend the egg-fried noodles), although quite expensive for Vietnamese prices; in the evenings it is bustling with visitors. The view is quite good, too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Went there to sample some local food including snake spring rolls, snake curry, pumpkin flower fritters and morning glory in garlic. staff very friendly and dressed in traditional vietnamese outfits. Near to the night market too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We shared a set vegetarian meal and it was fine, not the best meal we had during our trip but the veg curry was nice . Location of restaurant is good with views over river. Friendly staff.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Sao hom stayed in central of Can Tho market, very nice river view, menu is same same with nam bo restaurant but more expensive, i think both of nam bo and sao hom have the same owner, i had steak and fries here, service very slow, steak is not good, fries is not crispy and price is too expensive, 190k,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Nice setting restautant at the old market by cantho riverside. I ordered sour soup with shrimps and taste was not authentic Vietnamese as I tried some places before. Local BGi beer was cold that I liked and the view. Thats's it. Really don't bother again If you need real taste of Vietnameser food. You may find somewhere else

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The location is great, the staff did there job ok The food was poor, to be fair the tomato soup was ok, to be balanced Ordered the chicken in ginger, not sure ofvthd chicken if it was then very lowcquality in my opinion, see the photo and make your iwn mind up, I ate tge ginger and oniin what you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is located right along the river so it has prime real estate. Great view, cool breeze, clean, right in Ben Ninh Kieu so there's a lot to see and do if you're a tourist. However, food and drink here is NOT authentic I brought my nieces (who live in Can Tho) for a treat. They said nothing we... More 

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Benoit P, Owner at Sao Hom, responded to this review

Dear Nlt15, Well, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. If you have read other reviews you know we prefer to spice our dishes down a notch and put the spices on the table so everyone can tune them to their liking. This is not the authentic way. The authentic way is to spice them to the owner's liking... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Me and my friend had the banana blossom fritters as a starter, then had the fish in a clay pot, and pork in clay pot as entrees. Starter was yummy-- the ground pork stuffing inside was flavorful though the fried outer layer was a bit greasy-feeling. For our entrées, my friend really didn't like her pork in clay pot. It... More 

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Additional Information about Sao Hom

Address: Hai Ba Trung Street | Can Tho Market, Can Tho 65000, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 710 3815 616
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Mekong Delta  >  Can Tho
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $4 to $20
Cuisine: French, Vegetarian, Vietnamese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hai Ba Trung Street | Can Tho Market, Can Tho 65000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Mekong Delta  >  Can Tho
  • Phone Number: +84 710 3815 616

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $4 to $20
  • Cuisine: French, Vegetarian, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

Mekong delta and Vietnamese cuisine, but also western dishes to accommodate travelers with kids; overlooking the river in a unique setting.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:30 pm

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