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Lac Thai Restaurant

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71/2 Mac Thi buoi St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
(84-8) 8237 506
10:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 several Thai restaurant but my choice is this place.

Thank Soran C
Milpitas, California
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 very yummy. We wished we came to this restaurant the prior evening instead of coming... More 

Thank hoanglechi
Chester, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
Shanghai, China
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128 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 the German Bar across the road, we searched on the internet for a Thai Restaurant... More 

Thank JimmyinChina
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 truly delightful and an amazing find in Saigon.

Thank Frick T
Trafalgar South, Australia
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

After eating Vietnamese for 10 days, my partner wanted Tom Yum. Our experience at this restaurant was good. The food was authentic, service good, lovely ambiance.

Thank Adie K
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We ate here a couple of times, a lunch and a dinner and on both occasions really enjoyed the calm setting in such a big, busy city. Service was quick and the food was very nicely presented, tasty and reasonably priced. We would definitely go back and are happy to recommend. The entree stuffed crab was really good.

Thank cr8on4
Zurich, Switzerland
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157 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Hard to find but worth it - although those on a budget might find it very expensive - try the fish in chilly

Thank HectorJonesBaron
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I and my mom have lunch at this restaurant on last Thursday ( 21 July 2016). We order 03 dishes (salas, snack and main course) and 02 drinks. The restaurant is not so crown but the staff is acting like they are unable to provide fast service for you. We wait 15 min for drink, another 15 min for salas.... More 

Thank Thuy20

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: (84-8) 8237 506

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