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Kampung Pandan - Halal restaurant in Saigon, Vietnam

New Halal Saigon Restaurant (Kampung Pandan)

There is a new halal restaurant in Saigon, Vietnam, now catering to the halal travelers community, particularly those from Malaysia.  It is called Kampung Pandan and is located near the Ben Thanh Market in District 1 of Saigon.  It is definitely a favorite of Malay tourists shopping near the Ben Thanh Market. Kampung Pandan is […]

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Beef about to be cooked

Great Beef place in the Tan Phu District

I visited this beef place last night in the Tan Phu Districts towards the outskirts of Saigon.  The food there was really great and I really enjoyed the beef.  Yes, it may be a bit far from District 1 but for those in the Phu Nhuan and Tan Binh District areas, you will surely love […]

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Golden Elephant Thai Restaurant (Saigon, Vietnam)

Golden Elephant Thai Food

A long term favorite for Thai food is Golden Elephant located in District 1 (on Hai Ba Trung street just down the road from Mai Linh Taxi’s main office).  It was one of the first Thai restaurants I ever visited when I moved to Saigon.  Great food, reasonable prices, good service.  I visited there with […]

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Ha Lan Hamburgers in Saigon

Great Greasy Hamburgers at Ha Lan

My friend, Lee, introduced me to a great restaurant with some awesome greasy burgers.  It is run by Vietnamese who lived in Europe and learned how to make “real” hamburgers.  I had two great lamb burgers with french fries.  They are that good.  During the entire meal, my burger constantly dripped on my plate.  I needed two white towels to get most of the grease off.

Guys, this is by far one of the best hamburger places in Saigon at this time.  Prices are real great. They also offer traditional Vietnamese beefsteak as well.

I will do a thorough review my next visit there.  In the meantime, check out the menu below: (more…)

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