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Hoa Tuc

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Asian, Vietnamese, Contemporary
As featured in Fun, cosmpolitan city
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74/7 Hai Ba Trung, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3825 1676
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We came across a court yard of restaurants after searching for quite some time. The atmosphere of the restaurant looked as appetising as the food. We both had the grilled sea bass with mango and avocado salsa, and it was just melt in the mouth good. The food was good, service was good and it was relatively inexpensive.

Thank Banmaster-General
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Recommend by our guide Jerry & fabulous meal! So different from the meal we had at the Secret Garden restaurant the night before. Attentive staff & food arrived quickly & delicious!

Thank AtPat
Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You can tell that thought was placed into the construct and presentation of the dishes. Overall, the food was not bad. The grilled chicken & mustard leaf rolls were stand out dishes - very delicious. However the experience was ruined by the poor service. The wait staff taking our orders was sulky and slightly impatient, and when we placed an... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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261 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros: the food is great All waitstaff speaks adequate English The atmosphere is great as the clients are mostly young locals or tourists who are mostly young too I prefer the appetizers more, skip the main meals Cons: there's a restaurant across from it that has free live entertainment (middle eastern dances) that is rather loud

Thank Hung T
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a business dinner here between American and European colleagues wanting to sample local cuisine and was impressed. The restaurant required reservations and was quite busy, but service was good and the a wide variety of Vietnamese food we sampled was excellent. Loved the spring rolls and hot pot in particular, but everything was good. My only suggestion for... More 

Thank Thomas A
new jersey
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199 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On our first night in Saigon we visited this quaint place located on a small street of restaurants. Menu was varied with many different dishes and the waiter took his time telling us about the dishes and how they were prepared. Inside and outside dining! Food and service was excellent.

Thank emtdpw
Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here several times and this place just doesn't disappoint. Yes, you can find local delicacies in almost every corner of the city and probably at a fraction of the price, but that's not the point. You go here because the food is good. That's it. My all-time favorite is the pomelo salad with crab and squid. Sweet pink... More 

Thank uglybonesdavis
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the food, but it started to rain as we were finishing the meal, so we asked the our waiter to call us a cab. After we completed dining, the taxi had not arrived and the manager asked one of the bus boys to go and flag a cab on from the steeet and have them come into the courtyard... More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gets a good wrap in the press this resturant, but does not present as good when you are there. Good food, but still average

Thank Mark B
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the last night of a 3 week trip and I'd say this may be the best Vietnamese meal we had. The outdoors space wraps around the place with is in an alley with other restaurants off the main street - so it is lovely sitting outside there. The food is creative. The fresh pan fried tofu app melts... More 

Thank David M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$17
Asian, Vietnamese, Contemporary
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74/7 Hai Ba Trung, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 8 3825 1676

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