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Hai Ba Trung Street | Can Tho Market, Can Tho 65000, Vietnam
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+84 710 3815 616
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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176 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was really good, service was excellent. You're right along the river so you'll catch some cool breezes in the open air restaurant. Everything we had was delicious so try anything on the menu. And all quite affordable too.

Thank Vickie W
Basel, Switzerland
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126 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had delicious courgette fritters, fish with tamarind sauce and stir fried veg. The Saigon beer is good. The restaurant was very busy so book if going in the evening. Nice riverside view. Was recommended to us as having good local cuisine. Portion sizes are generous so don't order too much but share dishes if in a group.

Thank judithvb
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Boring tasteless food. Don't waste your time! The setting is great, service was good, waitress very attentive.

Thank Michal G
Rome, Italy
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place as it was suggested by rough guides.. such a disappointing meal, the location is great but the food is horrible. The food came 4' after the order which is always a worry and I'm not entirely sure how to describe my fried calamari, it seemed like eating fried flip flops! They both can be fished in... More 

Thank biancaqwert
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lack of waiting staff and the place was pretty full. One table hogged a waitress asking her about all sorts of things that only a tourist guide could tell them about. The waitress was very polite and patient with the Chinese tourists but she was neglecting waiting customers. I think a simple referral to a tour guide would be sufficient.... More 

Thank George P
Benoit P, Owner at Sao Hom, responded to this review

Dear George, Thanks for coming back despite your previous disappointment in September. And to be disappointed again. This must be painful for you. It is for us: we welcome all our guests, and can do little about obnoxious tourists asking questions. Also, we can act on our service, but have little if any leverage on anyone's preconceptions (last time you... More 

Delta, Canada
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on the bank of the Mekong River, and attached to Can Tho market, the setting is great, but the food was mediocre. We ate a noodle dish, salad rolls, and a chicken dish, all were disappointing, and not steaming hot. Not cheap, by Vietnamese standards, wouldn't recommend it.

Thank Karen S
Perth, Australia
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66 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

Given your street food option this wasn't one of the better meals in can tho. Found the meals had a lot of fillers in them and pricing compared to street food is a lot more although still a reasonable price given Exchange rates.

Thank Josh T
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

We had a very good diner!! We travel a lot in Azie and like Indonesian, Chinese and Thai food. I had grilled duck with 5 spices and it was great!!! Erik had papaya salad and crispy mie seafood and that was great too. Nice wine; chardonnay i had. We payed 800.000, that is more than usual but definitely worth it... More 

Thank Wendy P
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2017

We liked the food, location and attentive service. We had pineapple fish soup, frogs in butter, duck breast and mango smoothies. All tasted very good and location was great. We normaly ate at 50k/dish rate and this time we wanted to try something else before we leave Can Tho. The total bill was around 500k, which was still a good... More 

Thank Wojciech_Bu
Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

It was the worst food we had since we travel in laos and vietnam for 6 weeks! We had two different menus, each with 6 dishes, so we had many samples.... Additional it is absolutly overpriced, it would be ok for a special tourist evening on the river but not with this kind of food!

Thank mo_elle_sch
Benoit P, Owner at Sao Hom, responded to this review

Dear Mo Elle Sch 1931 Thanks for your contribution, but it is useless for us to know how to do better. Maybe you came hoping for tastes we do not know to offer. We shall not know. I see you visited 125 countries and among the very few reviews you made, ours is the damning one, and it unfortunately falls... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $20
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hai Ba Trung Street | Can Tho Market, Can Tho 65000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Mekong Delta  >  Can Tho
  • Phone Number: +84 710 3815 616
Mekong delta and Vietnamese cuisine, but also western dishes to accommodate travelers with kids; overlooking the river in a unique setting.

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