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Lac Thai Restaurant

71/2 Mac Thi buoi St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
(84-8) 8237 506
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (19 reviews)
“tom yum soup” (2 reviews)
“green curry” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
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71/2 Mac Thi buoi St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Reviews (97)
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say that this restaurant offers fusion Thai rather than an authentic Thai cuisine. I'm a fan of Thai food and i got big disappointment when getting 2 dishes out of 3 dishes which tastes like fusion food. I ordered Pad Thai, Tom...More

Thank phuccnn
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

A relatively authentic Thai restaurant but i was surpsied that they put too much pepper in the pineapple rice..i did not enjoy it as it was too peppery. My friends said their green curry and Tom Yum soup was ok. The sticky rice mango dessert...More

Thank 842emilyh
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

One of my all-time fave restos in HCMC! I always recommend this place to my friends who visit HCMC. Do not forget to order the catfish salad and the tom yum! The taste never changed after all these years! I still cannot find a similar...More

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Everything we ordered was really tasty even though I'm not a big fan of Thai cuisine. Service, design and atmosphere are good. The restaurant is located in heart of the city, however we struggled to find it in small alley. Prices are affordable and definitely...More

Thank nikitasgrishin
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

There are many Lac Thai restaurant but I love this place because it is more ethnic and my style. It is very near Dong Khoi Street and always no empty seat. The dish is yummy and big and the price also quite good. I tried...More

Thank Soran C
Reviewed 14 January 2017

My husband and I came here as our friend from Thailand recommended. We ordered seafood salad, fried chicken covered with sweet rice, vermicelli in clay pot, steamed fish, desert with sweet fruit cocktails ...we were very satisfied with the price, and the service. Food was...More

Thank hoanglechi
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

A good find, here in Saigon. This Thai restaurant made us welcome and had a relaxed and unhurried atmosphere. The food was excellent. Top Tip... if you want chopsticks and a rice bowl, just ask.

Thank Ched1000
Reviewed 2 December 2016 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
Reviewed 20 November 2016

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...More

Thank JimmyinChina
Reviewed 13 November 2016 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...More

Thank Frick T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: (84-8) 8237 506
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