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Cau Ba Quan

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Streetfood type restaurant with quality ingredients that serves mainly fresh seafood and contemporary dishes created by the chef/owner. Absolutely no MSG used!
$5 - $20
Dinner, Lunch
Asian, Seafood
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is "rough". There's no finesse to the presentation or cooking but the FLAVOURS! Puhh, they are on point and amazing. The location next to the canal and the ambience makes this a place to remember. We had Cajun style crayfish, some morning glory...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Christoffer N
Reviewed September 10, 2018

After having seen Davig chang's show we were willing to try this place, I am still wondering how can someone recommand this place, probably my worst experience in Vietnam so far. The special Cajun sauce is far from what we had been promised, the crab...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Canardlaqu
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Business hours from 11:00-23:00 hours . Taxi ride from Benh Tan market to the restaurants ( 50k Dong ) Party of 3 . We came here at 12pm and was seated on the second floor. Ordered the following: FYI: “Portion are big . Good for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank SoloJoe
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Saw this spot featured on the Netflix show “Ugly Delicious,” so we were excited to visit. We went with the shrimp fusion dish. As you can see from the photos, these shrimp are huge. Try the seafood fried rice, too. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We were seated on a different floor. The staff was nice but the specialty dishes that we chose did not impress us. All the press and hype didn’t make sense. The happy salad, Cajun shrimp and we ordered another dish that I don’t even remember....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank chellenguyen10
nikkytran, Owner at Cau Ba Quan, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

I apologize for the tough beef. Will investigate the reason why and will be more careful about our supply. We are also sorry that your trip to our place was a disappointment. However the happy salad is not a fusion dish at all since there...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

My sister and I have been looking forward to visiting this restaurant for such a long time now, and this is some of the best seafood we have ever tasted! Big juicy shrimps, lots of spicy goodness and the happy salad made us SO HAPPY....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Penny0081
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

My sister and I had been planning our trip to Vietnam and very early on we watched the somebody feed Phil episode featuring this restaurant and Nikky Tran and we were not disappointed. We WOULD have loved to meet Nikky but it’s wasn’t to be....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 152justenes
nikkytran, Owner at Cau Ba Quan, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting our restaurant! I'm currently on a project away from Saigon but when I'm in NZ, I'll sure say hello to you :-) Nikky Tran!

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Having watched Nikki talk passionately about her cooking on two programmes on TV, my partner and I knew we had to come and taste what was on offer. We were not dissapointed! Hands down the best seafood we have ever had, packed full of flavour...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank shannenlhitchin
nikkytran, Owner at Cau Ba Quan, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Thank you so much for stopping by. I've been working far away on another project but to get reviews like this always gives me more strength to continue doing what I love! Nikky Tran

Reviewed July 2, 2018

When in HCM, you must visit Cau Ba Quan, it is a bit difficult to find but when you get into a taxi, you will get there easily. We had lunch there and I took the happy salad, which was amazing, the flavours were super!!!...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Betty L
Reviewed June 10, 2018

You must stop here and dive into the Vayjun shrimp. The flavors are incredible! Don't forget to order the bread to soak up the spicy butter sauce. Its awesome!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank turnblatt
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