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Dong Hoa Xuan Restaurant

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49 No Trang Long, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 3510 1771
06:00 - 14:30
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Ft Washington
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I tried to walk from our hotel to Ben Thanh market and got lost so decided to grab a taxi and head to Dong Hoa Xuan for an early lunch. There was only one diner in the restaurant but by the time we finished the place was pretty full. We had the catfish, pork belly, ribs, and... More 

Thank Marilyn W
Miami, Florida
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We first went here because of the Eating Saigon blog, back when Hai was still living in Vietnam. Hai is a really nice and friendly guy, and there is nothing wrong with the food he serves (clay pot fish), but we felt disappointed by the distance we'd gone out to this place, because it's not particularly special or innovative there... More 

Thank Billy B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Ca kho to is a dish i discovered recently in Vietnam and it is really tasty in this restaurant that I do not order other dishes whenever I come here. It is also extremely affordable for the ca-kho-to dish (braised fish in clay pot) with really tasty sauce. You must always come by noon as the fish will run out.

Thank Amalina A
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We went in for a late breakfast/early lunch. Had soup, omelettes, fish in tomato, and another unidentified dish that sort of resembled Shepherd's Pie. All were delicious. Service was very friendly and welcoming, but our lack of Vietnamese necessitated pointing and nodding. It worked fine. 115 VND for 2 soft drinks, soups, and 3 entrees.

Thank NorthwoodsVoice
Metro Manila, Philippines
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I stayed at Edenroc hotel and happened to walk by this restaurant. I tried couple dishes like BBQ pork short rib, braised fish in clay pot. They were really good. Please mind that the restaurant has no A/C, it's more for local.

Thank Malaya A
Wellington, New Zealand
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

The very first day we arrived in Vietnam my wife and I made a beeline for Dong Hoa Xuan which is situated a decently long way from our hotel in District 1, on high recommendation from Eating Saigon blog. The taxi there and back was $12USD return. We have been in Vietnam for a week now (our trip is 4... More 

2 Thank johnsobenj
Jakarta, Indonesia
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2014

The taxi ride from our near Ben Thanh Market's hotel were more expensive than the meals itself. But the food and the honest service from the staff of the restaurant were worth the trip. We tried their caramelized fish, pork ribs, stuffed tofu, bitter gourd and they were all awesome. Saw a guest next to us having a plate of... More 

Thank Heriani
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2013

we were feeling a bit frustrated with the tourist centric restaurants in district 1 and having trouble finding really local restaurants we decided to explore the other districts. we read about Dong Hoa Xuan first on the eating saigon blog and then on trip advisor ... the overwhelmingly positive reviews compelled us to hop in a taxi and give it... More 

3 Thank jonathantweed
San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2013

I thought EatingSaigon.com was exaggerating, but it was one of the best and most interesting meals I have had in three weeks in Vietnam - and I am obsessed about food. The simple setting and menu made my husband think I was insane to get a taxi there just for a lunch -but then he absolutely loved it. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Ivana I
Manila, Manila, Philippines
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2013

Easy to find with google maps. Around 100+ dong cab ride from Bui Vien ( backpackers area). Staff very friendly and food was really great! Prices very cheap too

1 Thank Mikhail P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Asian, Vietnamese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 No Trang Long, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3510 1771

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