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Hai Lua - CLOSED

Ngo Van Nam, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
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“seafood” (21 reviews)
“shrimp” (10 reviews)
“bbq pork” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Vietnamese, Seafood, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Ngo Van Nam, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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31 - 40 of 68 reviews

Reviewed December 3, 2014

As a regular at the Ben Thanh Night Market, I dined here a few times with friends, as it was consistently good and convenient......always busy, it certainly caters for the vibrant tourist trade, and is a bit of a landmark, easy to find and a...More

1  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed November 2, 2014

One word sums this place up - wow! Our Intrepid guide took us here for our first meal in HCMC. I really didn't know what to expect being street food and hearing the stories. As they set up and pack down this market up every...More

Thank adam-caro_alexander
Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Came here for dinner, great location just outside the markets, the BBQ prawns were delicious and peeled for you at the table, the garlic greens were awesome and the lemongrass pork really tasty. The beers are cold and service fast and efficient. Don't expect 5...More

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed October 23, 2014

We went about 6pm on a Sunday, as they were setting up, having noticed their fiery grills & and large crowd on Saturday. Seafood is priced by the kg, and is not cheap for the area. The picture menu is helpful, as are your neighbors...More

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed October 6, 2014

The food that we ate here was the best in our four day Saigon trip. It is overpriced compared to other restaurants in Saigon, but still cheap value if you are coming from Europe or US. Service is ok because it is very crowded, but...More

1  Thank fpolat
Reviewed August 24, 2014

The food here is excellent, but more expensive than the street food we'd been eating further north. The fish is delicious, as is the hot pot. It's amazing to see an empty street transform into a restaurant every night!

Thank BeckyandRoss
Reviewed August 3, 2014

We ate here on our third night in Ho Chi Minh - we had spotted it on previous nights and took its busyness as a good sign about the food. You need to get there quite early to get a table - if you are...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed May 26, 2014

Food is delicious, you can enjoy some the Western South Vietnamese (WSV) - Mekong Delta food here. But it 's a little bit expensive. Some of my Japanese friends love to come here. Moreover, it is located on place where there are many japanese restaurants...More

Thank Travelo_Viet
Reviewed May 11, 2014

W came here with recommendation of local friends for vietnamese food. Food was so tasty not like other restaurant serve Wester food and reasonable price. i will come back if have chance.

Thank Olivier M
Reviewed May 4, 2014

The place offers open air seating, but since we're here with some local businessmen--we chose indoor seating. Our local colleagues introduced very interesting local dishes--one being the embryo egg; which I initially refused to eat. But, after gaining enough guts & confidence. I tried and...More

Thank 4ri4
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ngo Van Nam, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
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