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38 Ly Tu Trong St. Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 3822 6814
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Friendly staff that were attentive to our needs. They also displayed the fact they enjoyed working there. Very good food and the set menus were good value.

Thank Craig H
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff were delightful and couldn't have been more helpful. There was a lot to choose from and all reasonably priced. The set menus had lots of variety and everything was tasty. No problems if you have a seafood allergy. A great atmosphere. They organised a taxi for us and almost placed us in it. Definitely book.

Thank Jill M
Brisbane, Australia
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went back to this restaurant twice mostly for the 5 spice squid. Whilst its not the cheapest prices by Vietnam standards it's still not too bad, as you can easily get hung up on thinking you should only be paying a $1 for meal, eat street food then and not in a restaurant. The service and food quality was great,... More 

Thank BTS_29er
Essex UK
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152 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought we'd try this place one night and were so impressed we came three nights running. The food was lovely and the service attentive. The customers were a mix of tourists and locals and knowing that it was for a good cause made us enjoy it even more. It would have been nice though to be able to read... More 

Thank Gapmonthers
London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant with a good variety of dishes to choose from and also interesting set menus. The prawn with coconut milk & turmeric is particularly delicious. It is popular so consider booking at peak times.

Thank neitherheren0rthere
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely dinner here whilst in Ho Chi Minh. The restaurant has a lovely decor and is nice and relaxed. We booked via email and enjoyed the kind service. Food wise I would recommend the mushroom and tofu claypot and the vegetarian fried rice.

Thank LN0909
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't check but just stumbled upon this place and it was amazing! The food was fresh and tasty! You could smell it as soon as you walked in. This small restaurant was fully booked and somehow they squeezed me in. Totally worth visiting!

Thank ronsaw
St. Petersburg, Russia
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119 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Service staff was claimed to be orphans and street children which was a nice atmosphere creator. They looked genuinely glad to work there. Food was nice as well. We ate things here that we did not try anywhere else.

Thank Andrei B
Amiens, France
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170 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If you want to taste something local you should visit this place and order of the wide spectrum of traditional dishes. You can order also set menus which are very good in size and price.

Thank VihrenMitev
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The eggplant dish here is amongst one of the best we tasted during our 2 weeks in Vietnam. All the dishes we ordered from the set lunch menu exceeded our expectations. The wait staff were professional and the ambiance calm and quiet with jazz playing in the background. Well located near some of the major tourist attractions for a break... More 

Thank Lydia S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Ly Tu Trong St. Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3822 6814

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