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Lang Chai Seafood Restaurant

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18/A2/11 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Dakao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 7307 0008
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2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2013 via mobile

This place is closed, the restaurant in its place does not have seafood. Do not look for this location, it is closed. CLOSED.

2 Thank Terence K
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88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2013 via mobile

Was not disappointed by this restaurant's fresh food and friendly service. Easy going place, no pretension in sight and the food was tasty, well prepared and satisfyingly fresh. Thoroughly enjoyed it. fab aubergine dish and a lovely fish dish served with fresh mint. The lime/mint/coriander dip was zingy with just the right amount of kick. Very very reasonably priced.

1 Thank tda7
San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2012

Highly recommended. I visited Lang Chai with my Vietnamese wife, who is extraordinarily picky about her food. Almost impossibly picky. She entered skeptical (she initially tried to talk me out of "experimenting" with what for us was a new restaurant), but left impressed. As other reviewers have noted, the food was well-prepared and delicious, the service was friendly and prompt,... More 

Thank AlexR57
Manila, Philippines
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2012

Lang Chai means "fishing village." This restaurant is a bit hard to find but if you go to the end of Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, near the intersection with Dinh Tien Hoang, on the left you will see the entrance to a village. Go down that road and you will see there are plenty of shops and Buddhist temples on... More 

Thank davidtran95
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2012

I usually bring my friends to this restaurant when I want to enjoy seafood and my favourite order is "nhum" (you can find by yourself when you visit this restaurant). Everything is fresh and you will be surprised with the bill, very reasonable. I like this restaurant so much.

Thank Hanh N
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2012

Really disappointed! I chose to make an account on Tripadvisor just for reviewing this restaurant and let people know, but you guy don't post my previous review.

Thank Klen O
Hoacuisine, Owner at Lang Chai Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Customer, I am Hoa, the owner of Lang Chai restaurant, I am writing this email to say thanks for your comment about my restaurant, and I am very sorry that you had uncomfortable time at Lang Chai. For the service and about the security guy, after reading your review, I just change the new security guy, I would like... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2012

Through seer luck we were dropped right outside Lang Chai by our taxi upon arrival in Saigon! We liked the 'fishing village' style decor so gave it a try... we were not disappointed, the food matched the decor in it's high-class style and presentation. The prices are fair and the range very good. Ms Hoa and her staff are very... More 

1 Thank Laura D
Cairns, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2012

My brother introduced me to Lang Chai in District 1 on a recent trip to Vietnam. The seafood is absolutely amazing and fresh with a huge variety.to choose from. The owner, Ms Hoa, and her lovely staff go out of their way to make sure you have a great time and are very helpful and attentive. Although the restaurant is... More 

Thank Gipsygirls
Ho Chi Minh City, null, Vietnam
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2012

I had been introduced by an acquaintance of mine... Ever since I have to confess it's the best (among the many) restaurant(s) I have been to in District 1. The price is rather cheap (around 3 dollars), but the most desconcerting is the food there: a pure delicacy! The place stands back, so far...

Thank Pierre C
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2012

I was introduced to this restaurant by a friend who knows Ms Hoa, the owner. It is in a laneway off Nguyen Thi Minh Kai street so it is not near any of my usual haunts. I wasn't sure what to expect: I was told that the seafood was going to be good so there were high expectations! The restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 5
Seafood, Asian, Vietnamese
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18/A2/11 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Dakao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 7307 0008

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