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“Great food and great cause” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Huong Lai

Huong Lai
38 Ly Tu Trong St. Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3822 6814
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Ranked #32 of 1,568 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Great food and great cause”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012 via mobile

Firstly the idea of taking on street kids is fantastic but also the food and service is top notch! I recommend the purple yam soup and slow cooked pork.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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North Vancouver, BC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012 via mobile

Great mandate--helping under priveleged kids. Our poor waitress had a black eye. the service was way better than I expected, even better than a lot of places back home. Food was unreal. Must do!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sao Paulo, SP
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“Excelent food, high price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

I went for the set menu and everything was really good. The purple soup was very interesting.

Desert was a tiny plate of fruits, though.

Next time I would rather order separate dishes.

Service was impeccable.

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Worth a visit for many reasons”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Training kids to give them a future with a hand up rather than a hand out is hugely commendable.
Food, service and prices are very good, thoroughly deserves a visit and your support, you will not be disappointed.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Five star concept and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Outstanding service and a brilliant concept, this restaurant deserves five stars for it's initiative. The food is very edible - it's not fantastic but it's certainly not bad and is very well priced. Definitely worth a visit!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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