Thi Cafe

The perfect place to escape techno

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What we say: 4 stars

A standout among a packed crowd in Saigon's backpacker area, Thi Cafe offers decent food, cheap drinks and free nightly entertainment.

It is home to a light menu of standard Western bar food, with some surprising tasty Tex-Mex dishes, and drinks that are much cheaper than most of the neighbours.

But the best reason to come to the cafe is the nightly live music, mostly acoustic rock covers and some occasional hip hop funk fusion.

With no cover, this is a perfect place to head if you're looking to escape from the techno pumping nightclubs just across the street.

Contact details
224 De Tham, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
T: (08) 2210 2929
Open: Open daily 17:00-23:00
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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Thi Cafe
224 De Tham, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
T: (08) 2210 2929

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