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Cuc Gach Quan, Saigon

| 29 Oct 2015
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Cuc Gach Quan, Saigon
10 Dang Tat, Ward Tan Dinh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
+(84.8) 38 48 01 44
Lunch and dinner

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Price guide: Around 300,000VND per person for food

Our rating
29 Oct 2015

Cuc Gach Quan quickly soared to the top of Saigon's Vietnamese cuisine scene after a visit by Brad and Angelina in 2010. It's still well worth a visit.

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Cuc Gach Quan has become so popular that it's expanded its original premises and opened another space directly across the road as well. All the growth may have diminished the charm a tad but the food and atmosphere are still very good.

Cuc Gach Quan is the brainchild of an architect turned foodie. And equal attention looks to have been expended on the menu and the retro decor.

The emphasis is on fresh ingredients and Vietnamese flavours and the vibe is warm and homely. Cuc Gach Quan is about 10 minutes by taxi from downtown nearby Tan Dinh market (depending on traffic). Prices are reasonable, despite its celebrity status. Staff are friendly and helpful too.


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Mark Bowyer
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