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“Outstanding service!”
Review of Huong Lai

Huong Lai
Ranked #27 of 3,578 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I discovered this place from the Lonely Planet and we are so glad we did! The service here was AMAZING!!! Nothing was too much bother and everything was done with a big smile on their face. For the first time in Vietnam I tried vietnamese coffee and the waistress kindly explained to me how to go about drinking it. I have never seen a waitress smile so much in my life.

The food was yum and although the portions were small it was enough for my hubby and I to leave comfortablly full.

The added bonus of this place is that thr money goes towards a worthwhile cause.

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Thank SarahandMarkW
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Reviewed April 14, 2013

As previously noted this restaurant is staffed almost entirely by orphans whom the owner mentors for a career in the food and beverage industry. The service is great and the food is outstanding. Ho Chi Minh is a city that has almost universally good food so the fact that this restaurant appears near the top of the list is really a testament to what they've accomplished. You can't go wrong with anything in the menu!

Thank R993
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Reviewed April 14, 2013

This restaurant helps orphans and street children by training them in the restaurant business so that they can go on to gain employment elsewhere and so care for themselves. Good food, reasonable prices and pleasant surroundings

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Reviewed April 5, 2013

Good food, small servings. Can't say I would come again. Possibly good for couples but I think you could do better in the area.

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed March 26, 2013

This is a small restaurant but fantastic food. Tucked away on a back street in District 1 it is well worth finding. Steep steps upstairs but a welcome awaits. Great service, piping hot food and very good value. A pork dish, chicken dish, vegetable dish + rice and an excellent bottle of red wine and water for under £20.

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Thank Rachel K
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