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“The Sweetest Place on Earth”
Review of Huong Lai

Huong Lai
Ranked #25 of 3,459 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 7 - USD 15
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 1 May 2012

As someone who has worked with vulnerable youth, I found this place delightful. Our food was really good, and the servers so very earnest! The kids are quite shy, and really appreciated positive feedback. The manager told me later that he had learned English in Vancouver. I was grateful this place was mentioned in a major guidebook, or we never would have known about it. As soon as it opened for the evening, the place filled up, mainly with couples, but this would be a great place to go with children.

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Reviewed 24 April 2012 via mobile

Difficoult to find if it weren't for all the reviews in various guide books and online platforms. Once you find the entrance the friendly staff does their best to fulfill your wishes.

We don't go to a restaurant for charity but for the quality of the food. But we weren't disappointed. The dishes are simple but taste great. The ingredients are fresh and expertly prepared.

The atmosphere is ok but nothing special But the staff make it a very friendly place.

The prices are unbeatable.

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Reviewed 16 April 2012

Look, it is in a good cause. Training young people with new skills for the catering business is worthy and laudable, but the setting is very ordinary and so is the food. Again it does not justify its rankings in terms of the food, but if you want to support a cause then do support it. Little ambience but charming friendly service.

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Thank Floppylion
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Reviewed 16 April 2012

We found this place through TA and was not disappointed, the food was excellent and with a family of 6 we ordered alot. The pork and shrimp spring rolls were the best we have had in one month of Vietnam. The service was great, around enough to ask if you would like another drink but not feeling like they are waiting for you to hurry up and eat. It was spacious and quiet and we could enjoy a leisurely dinner. You must try this place for a great meal! wi wish we found it earlier!

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Thank Juanita W
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Reviewed 4 April 2012

Excellent menu and good service.
if you want decent Vietnamese food at a fair price, i would recommend this place.
The new Saigon special beer is very good too!

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Thank jonpower
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