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244 de Tham, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely lunch at Gon Cafe. Stumbled across it whilst looking for lunch and it's been one of our best meals in Vietnam so far. Very cost effective, delicious food and friendly (and not pushy) service. Absolute gem and we'll be stopping there for lunch again before we leave.

Thank Hungry_Ali
Moultonborough, New Hampshire
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611 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

One of many restaurants in the backpackers area to offer descent food and cheap beer (10,000 VND, < $.50 USD).

Thank clairmontjeff
Shinjuku, Japan
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Normally I do not recommend places because I fear they will become over-run, with the usual drop in quality and rise in prices. But I dearly hope that Gon gets enough business to carry on. Gon continues to offer, in an unstable market of here-today-gone-tomorrow eateries, relatively consistent fare at relatively good prices. Yes, better quality places exist, as do... More 

Thank rutherford25
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

What a great restaurant with great food where you are really treated as if you are at home. The staff is friendly and the food is cheap and tasty. Over the 5 days spent in HCM we visited every day and met the same people. The attached pictures are proof of the people and staff that we met there everyday.

Thank advpot
Cambridge, Canada
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91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Widest ranging menu for a small cafe,American,European,Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. Loved the atmosphere, like a place where they treat you like family. Clean washrooms upstairs, front of restaurant open to street. Could not believe how reasonable prices were for quality and quantity of food.

Thank Robbodobbo
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129 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Great to see some things don't change, came back after nearly a year, staff all remembered my name, was great. Just around the corner from Bui Vein, next to Sinh Tourist office this place is still half the price for drinks and food compared to Bui Vien without the chaos involved getting there. The food is good, and the prices... More 

Thank Glenn W
Sydney, Australia
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157 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This cafe is also good. It competes with Sasa cafe next door. Cheap beers 10k for green Saigon. Staff friendly, quick service and food is good.

Thank Richo4321
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2 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Had breakfast here with my family and came back for our last dinner in HCM as it was near our guesthouse. It is one of the two restaurants beside the Sinhtourist office but I prefer this one just a bit. While my family went for last minute shopping after hotel check out, I came back just to have coffee and... More 

Thank Miriam C
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable meal with plenty of options, and much better prices than some of the nearby competition. Vegetarian friendly.

Thank DavidSainty
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

I was very impressed with this little restaurant. They do an excellent range of breakfasts at a very reasonable price. Also a wide variety of main courses including Vietnamese and Western God (including plenty of Italian) and lots and lots of vegetarian options. The quality and the price were absolutely brilliant. Definitely recommend to anyone on a budget.

Thank Liz Y

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Restaurant Details

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Asian, Vietnamese, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: 244 de Tham, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?