Mai Thai

Authentic Thai

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What we say: 4 stars

Tucked away on a street populated with mostly Western fare, the cosy two-story Mai Thai is a great find.

Traditionally decorated right down to staff dressing in Thai style clothing — this is one of the few restaurants in Saigon delivering authentic Thai cuisine.

With a large menu covering the standards they remind you what Thai food should taste like in a city where it can often be hit or miss.

Get in early if you're heading there for lunch as their lunch sets attract many workers from nearby office buildings.

Contact details
19 Ton That Thiep, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
T: (08) 3821 2920
Open: Open 11:00-14:00,17:00-22:00
About the author
Stuart McDonald co-founded Travelfish.org with Samantha Brown in 2004. He has lived in Thailand, Cambodia and Indonesia, where he worked as an under-paid, under-skilled language teacher, an embassy staffer, a newspaper web-site developer and various other stuff. His favourite read is The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton and he spends most of his time in Bali, Indonesia.

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Mai Thai
19 Ton That Thiep, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
T: (08) 3821 2920

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