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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.

Club Opera

59 Ly Thai To St.


Upscale setting for gourmet, if somewhat Westernized, Vietnamese cuisine. Restaurant also has a Western menu for those less adventurous.

Wild Rice

6 Ngo Thi Nham

84-4-943 8896

A popular spot for contemporary Vietnamese cuisine in a renovated colonial villa setting.

Emperor Restaurant

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.


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.

Caravelle Hotel

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.

Rex Hotel

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.

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