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Lac Thai Restaurant

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71/2 Mac Thi buoi St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(84-8) 8237 506
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fancied a change from Vietnamese food so thought we would try here through a recommendation. Having been to Thailand I felt the food was tasty but lacked any spice and was slightly oily compared to what we have had. Service was ok.

Thank jilly145
Shanghai, China
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123 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading some negative reviews on the service, I was surprised. We did not plan to go there as we were dropped off by our tour guide at the Majestic Hotel after our Mekong tour. After a couple of beers regaining our soul back in the German Bar across the road, we searched on the internet for a Thai Restaurant... More 

Thank JimmyinChina
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was 9pm already so my friend and I were famished. We wanted to have dinner right away and fortunately, Lac Thai is just across our favorite hotel. Lac Thai didn't disappoint. We had an assortment of Thai dishes which tasted authentic. It was a truly delightful and an amazing find in Saigon.

Thank Frick T
Trafalgar South, Australia
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

After eating Vietnamese for 10 days, my partner wanted Tom Yum. Our experience at this restaurant was good. The food was authentic, service good, lovely ambiance.

Thank Adie K
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We ate here a couple of times, a lunch and a dinner and on both occasions really enjoyed the calm setting in such a big, busy city. Service was quick and the food was very nicely presented, tasty and reasonably priced. We would definitely go back and are happy to recommend. The entree stuffed crab was really good.

Thank cr8on4
Zurich, Switzerland
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148 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Hard to find but worth it - although those on a budget might find it very expensive - try the fish in chilly

Thank HectorthePink
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I and my mom have lunch at this restaurant on last Thursday ( 21 July 2016). We order 03 dishes (salas, snack and main course) and 02 drinks. The restaurant is not so crown but the staff is acting like they are unable to provide fast service for you. We wait 15 min for drink, another 15 min for salas.... More 

Thank Thuy20
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We love to go there. The food is delicious and good value for money. The restaurant is well decorated and staff is very nice. For sure we will come back again.

Thank PMT-76
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Went there with a Vietnamese friend knowing that I liked Thai food. I was not disappointed. Very busy restaurant, which says a lot. Very reasonable priced in the heart of HCMC

Thank Roger H
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I never usually leave reviews on trip advisor but I was so disappointed with the food and the whole experience that I thought I'd give my opinion. The staff was very rude to us. I understand that the language barrier can be challenging, especially with us not talking Vietnamese but the staff barely looked at us and just gave us... More 

Thank Kenza56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71/2 Mac Thi buoi St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: (84-8) 8237 506

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?