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“Classic, authentic Vietnamese food at its best”
Review of An Vien Restaurant

An Vien Restaurant
Ranked #731 of 3,241 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Classic, authentic Vietnamese food at its best”
Reviewed 14 February 2013

Cozy & heart warming ambience with familiar Vietnamese dishes to offer nesting in a quiet alley of a busy street. Good service. Decent food at quite a reasonable price range.

Visited January 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Vietnamese first
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English first
Honolulu, Hawaii
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Fantastic dining experience”
Reviewed 28 January 2013

The An Vien was easily our best dining experience in HCMC. The food was delicious and the ambiance was that of an old colonial villa. Service was friendly and efficient. Pricing is reasonable, in line with the high quality of the food. This will definitely be on my list for the next visit to Saigon. The address is 178A Hai Ba Trung (not 178), which is important because you have to walk around the corner and about 50 ft down an alley. Highly recommended.

  • Visited January 2013
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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Some of the best Vietnamese in Vietnam”
Reviewed 1 January 2013

A truly excellent restaurant experience - our waiter was outstanding, advising us on our meals very well. The chicken in fish sauce entrée was excellent as was the pork in a clay pot and whole deep fried fish. Hard to find and it feels like you aren't going to the right place but well worth the effort as it is actually not too far from the city. The decor is very different to that which you will experience in the majority of expensive Vietnamese restaurants but fitting with our meals this restaurant is a great example of traditional Vietnamese done very well.

  • Visited December 2012
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Vietnam
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25 reviews
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“Wonderful cadre”
Reviewed 6 December 2012

I've been there a number of times. Located on a side alley off Hai Ba Trung, the restaurant is worth going to if only for its its old colonial architecture and interior decoration - a gem of a place with a very cosy "Indochine" feeling to it. Food is typical Vietnamese - nothing special - but it is the ambience that is a must.

  • Visited November 2012
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2 reviews
“The best restaurant in Vietnam”
Reviewed 4 August 2012

I have never experienced the Vietnamese restaurant which is better than An Vien.
Taste of canh chua ca loc may be the best in the town.
Interior is the best.
I always use this restaurant when I have customer from overseas.

Visited June 2012
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