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Restaurant Bobby Chinn
1 Ba Trieu (at Hoan Kiem Lake)
Vietnam's highly acclaimed chef, Californian Bobby Chinn, mixes Vietnamese influences with his California fusion cuisine, drawing foodies from around the world to his stunningly designed restaurant and hipster bar.
59 Ly Thai To St.
Upscale setting for gourmet, if somewhat Westernized, Vietnamese cuisine. Restaurant also has a Western menu for those less adventurous.
6 Ngo Thi Nham
A popular spot for contemporary Vietnamese cuisine in a renovated colonial villa setting.
18b Le Than Tong
Classic Vietnamese cuisine in a traditional setting.
Furama Resort Danang
68 Ho Huong Street, China Beach
Five-star luxury resort on the World Heritage Road and a pristine stretch of the historically significant China Beach.
HO CHI MINH CITY
The Mandarin Restaurant
11A Ngo Van Nam St.
Ho Chi Minh City's well-regarded restaurant serving dressed-up and decorated traditional fare in an atmospheric setting.
19 Lam Son Square
This venue for the Five O'Clock Follies press conferences during the Vietnam War has been completely renovated and is now the top choice of business travelers.
141 Nguyen Hui
The former U.S. Officers' Club on the roof still operates as a terrace bar, swimming pool, and tennis court, maintaining an atmosphere of kitschy opulence.