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Chi's Cafe

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30 185, Pham ngu Lao St | Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 90 364 34 46
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Singapore, Singapore
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83 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Food is reasonably good. Kitchen cannot cope for more than 10 guests. Waited far too long But beer is cheap vnd 15'000 /bottle. Plenty of time to get drunk until your food comes

Thank MarcoPolo2604
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Located in a small street, is was calmer than the main touristic road. We arrived pretty late at 9pm so restaurant was almost empty. Our meal was pretty fast to arrived and the vegetarian burger was tasty and big. Prices were reasonable for the touristic area.

1 Thank Claire P
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Chi's café is a very nice and quiet place where the noises of this big city are replaced by cool music. I tried the chicken burritos and a fresh orange juice (should have asked without sugar). It was really good.Tasty food, not too spicy, with fresh ingredients. It worth the price. I did not try the visa extension service nor... More 

1 Thank 626loic
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

We needed a quick dinner so found Chi's on TripAdvisor, however (given the reviews) we left quite disappointed. Service was abysmal. The wait staff said two words to us; 'sorry' when she dropped a chopstick on my partner, and 'thank you' when we paid. I'm not sure if we went on a bad day, but certainly wasn't what we expected... More 

Thank keedi
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Best Margaritas I have had in Asia so far ❤ Otherwise very nice and cozy place with reasonable prices, nice local food and very tasty springrolls too.

Thank Annika A
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

tried the müsli which was very good with fresh mango and bananas. but the coffee wasn't good - so better got something else to drink with it!

Thank Fiona S
Oberon, Australia
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81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed November 13, 2016

This cafe is a bit hard to find but worth the effort. good food, cheap prices. I had a pork dish, cant remember what it was called but I did enjoy it!

Thank kjones44
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Overall the local cuisine is very good and reasonably priced, stick with the Asia influenced menu items and you should be very happy. In a quit street off the busy backpacker area.

1 Thank Dustin L
Dumaguete City, Philippines
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Nice owner and staff. Lovely salad, iced tea and chicken curry is wonderful. Down an alley off main road, comfy place.

1 Thank PattyandTim
London, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

I ate here this January and I recently returned three days running in early august. Utterly delicious food, served pretty swiftly, by lovely staff. I just cannot fault this small eatery. I cannot wait to go back. Well done Chi. Andrew Bruce, Scotland, UK.

Thank andrewbruce

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 185, Pham ngu Lao St | Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 90 364 34 46

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