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“Colonial style at local prices.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of May Restaurant - CLOSED

May Restaurant
Price range: $10 - $50
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Southern Vietnamese family dishes are the main focus of the restaurant. We will welcome you as if you were coming in our home, with smiles and soft atmosphere, believing that good food brings people together. In a French colonial house, we went back to the roots of Vietnamese cuisine as it was done in the Sixties without MSG.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Colonial style at local prices.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

This is a great restaurant tucked away in District 1 near the zoo. From the grand colonial architecture to the authentic and delicious food, from the rooftop terrace to the affordable prices, this restaurant is a winner. I'd highly recommend it for a celebration or a romantic dinner. I have only visited once but will certainly be going back. Be warned though - our waiter filleted our fried fish at the table and basically destroyed it! Probably better to do this yourself...but try it, it was delicious (Fried fish with green mango). Staff were great also, and the best thing - it is just behind my apartment! :)

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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2 Thank richielattin
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Level Contributor
39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Very nice experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

May was one of the most interesting restaurant i have visited in hcmc. It is like going back in time regarding the decor and style of the vn food. so nice, so full of flavour and so freshly prepared. The staff are very friendly and professional. Would recommend anyone to come here.

Visited July 2012
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2 Thank Amaryska
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Sidney
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“fantastic local restaurant in saigon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

by recommendation, we went to may restaurant and we were not disappointed. They had lots of varieties for you to choose. very special cuisines in Mekong delta, even from northern vietnam.
Displayed at special setting, they left a strong impression on traveller with reasonable price.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank zeusaustralia
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Dublin, Ireland
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Lovely setting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We only came here during the day for some juices. They had a very big juice menu which surprised us. The staff is friendly and they have free wifi.

Visited December 2012
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3 Thank Sabrinavc
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Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Attentive staff, great decor, scrumptious and flavor some food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

Great experience - the food was great and the staff competent. Atmosphere was most impressive with a relaxed vibe but 5 star menu! Definitely recommend!

    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank Jessy_dee04
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