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38 Ly Tu Trong St. Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 3822 6814
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Melbourne,
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely dinner here whilst in Ho Chi Minh. The restaurant has a lovely decor and is nice and relaxed. We booked via email and enjoyed the kind service. Food wise I would recommend the mushroom and tofu claypot and the vegetarian fried rice.

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Thank LN0909
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't check but just stumbled upon this place and it was amazing! The food was fresh and tasty! You could smell it as soon as you walked in. This small restaurant was fully booked and somehow they squeezed me in. Totally worth visiting!

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Thank ronsaw
St. Petersburg, Russia
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118 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service staff was claimed to be orphans and street children which was a nice atmosphere creator. They looked genuinely glad to work there. Food was nice as well. We ate things here that we did not try anywhere else.

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Thank Andrei B
Amiens, France
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170 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to taste something local you should visit this place and order of the wide spectrum of traditional dishes. You can order also set menus which are very good in size and price.

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Thank VihrenMitev
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The eggplant dish here is amongst one of the best we tasted during our 2 weeks in Vietnam. All the dishes we ordered from the set lunch menu exceeded our expectations. The wait staff were professional and the ambiance calm and quiet with jazz playing in the background. Well located near some of the major tourist attractions for a break... More 

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Thank Lydia S
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place and very friendly staff! The shrimp noodles and the eggplant especially were amazing! Would love to go again

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Thank VyaraZ
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had our lunch here on our 2nd day in HCMC. Chosen one of their lunch set. Overall all the dishes turned out to be so delicious and the portion is really generous. Both my partner and I especially loved the Lomongrass chicken. In short, fantastic food, great service and nice environment. Keep up the good work!

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Thank kljase
New York City, New York
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had to come back here 3 times over 2 days before we were able to get seated (there was a sign in the door saying they could not fit anyone the rest of the day when we tried the first 2 times). Once we did get in, however, the food and service were very good. We would recommend eating... More 

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Thank Michael M
Minato, Japan
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101 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had lunch at Huong Lai. Everything we ordered, fried rice, eggplant dish and prawn dish were all good however it was a little bit on the pricey side. Since it's for a good cause... well ok but the food wasn't excellent to the point where I would go again.

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Thank hangontravelingwoman
Copenhagen, Denmark
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

This is a must if you appreciate good standard cooking, nice and warm service, very good food at a reasonable price

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Thank Claude L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $15
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Ly Tu Trong St. Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3822 6814

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?