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“interesting dinner”
Review of Tan Hai Van

Tan Hai Van
Ranked #794 of 4,393 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Good fine dinning Chinese restaurant, suitable for family and business.Love the food, the ambience, the bg music is just set to a low decibel, where you can talk to each other and have a good conversation. Super friendly staff. loveeeet here

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Thank Vân P
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is one of my favorite to-go places whenever I’m in Saigon (past 10 years). The standard & quality of food is still the same after all these years.

The menu is really extensive and will take you some time to go through each and single dish. Word of advice: if it’s your first time there, go for the Peking duck and the various dim sum dishes. The menu has English translation of the dishes but some can be quite hilarious.

Don’t see many Westerners there and the diners are mainly locals and Asians. It can get quite crowded closer to midnight and after as that’s when people who start to come for supper after partying.

The prices are quite reasonable but the fresh seafood you order are subjected to market prices. Do try the more exotic dishes like the ox penis soup. Though it may sound repulsive for some people but this mild Chinese medicine tasting soup is really good - comes with the penis & testicles.

Overall the service is nothing to shout about and the staff are attentive if they are not busy. Most of the staff can’t really speak English or Chinese. You can grab the staff who are wearing long sleeves with tie to converse in Cantonese or Chinese if you want them to recommend the better dishes.

Thank Burly_Traveler
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Here, food is delicious. Service is the best.
Special, noodle soup is good, seafood is fresh. I'll comeback.

Thank PhucN177
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Overall this was a very good meal until the bill came lol. Maybe this was our fault but we ordered soup with our meal without actually specifying which one. Turns out they had brought us the most expensive bowl of soup in HCM, it cost more than all the rest of the substantial meal for 2 plus drinks.
Lesson learnt on my part but dont think I will go there again

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2  Thank dt9954
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Authentic Chinese food but at a higher price when compared to other similar restaurants in Saigon. Food was average and the cost of wine was comparatively expensive. Other city eats are better.

Thank PeteDa123
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