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“Worst Tom Yum Soup ever”
Review of Thai express

Thai express
Ranked #1,987 of 3,459 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Cuisines: Thai
Description: It is a chain
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

I tried in Vincom once, my friend order Pad Thai, the most popular thai noodle in Thailand which is ok nothing special, I order Tom Yum Soup noodle which is no taste at all, the soup is see through only some lemongrass and chili floating in the soup, I guess they use the Tom Yum soup instant paste to make this soup? but taste is only spicy and no flavor at all! Totally uneatable i feel sorry to say this....... BTW,the staff's English level is soooo pool even can't understand basic words, Vincom is one of the hot shopping mall in town which is unbelievable this restaurant's staff can't speak little bit English, better give them more English training....

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Reviewed January 24, 2013

We enjoyed lunch at the Thai Express in the food court of the Vin Com shopping mall. Service was excellent. Though incredibly busy, our table was upgraded within minutes. I ordered Chicken Massaman Curry, while my wife requested Phat Thai Seafood. To our surprise and delight, both dishes were delicious. We hadn't expected this kind of very high quality in a city food court... . With a Tiger Beer and a Lemongrass Tea, the bill totalled 241,000 dong; about twelve dollars... fantastic value for the price... .

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Reviewed January 12, 2013

The Lemongrass Tea that we ordered was actually quite nice - strong lemongrass flavor and not too sweet. But everything went downhill from there. The Mango Salad was too soggy with sauce, and other than taste of mango and chili, it was very bland. The only thing we could eat from the Yellow Chicken Curry was the potato since the chicken was poorly cooked and the curry tasted awful. The Seafood Otak (Ho Muk Talay) was very starchy but no taste. Everything just left a bad taste in the mouth.

Fortunately, there was an ice cream place in Vincom Center, so we managed to get some Lime Sorbet to cleanse our palate a bit.

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Reviewed November 3, 2012

This review is for the Phu My Hung branch. We called for delivery and after an hour of waiting (we live five minutes away), we called to follow up. They informed us that they were very busy, didn't have time to make a delivery, so they cancelled our order. They never bothered to call us to share this information. We only found out because we were starving and wondering where our food was. I would give zero stars for customer service if I could.

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Reviewed July 17, 2017
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