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Nam Bo

With a charming, romantic Mediterranean feel, this restaurant does a good mix of Vietnamese and Western dishes. We're fans of the lemongrass chicken and grilled sea bass in banana leaf; bananas flambéed in rice...

Vietnamese in Can Tho

Lua Nep

Set under a soaring series of thatched roofs that could be a modernist take on a traditional tribal house, this is the most sophisticated Vietnamese dining experience in Can Tho, set on a private headland jutting...

International in Can Tho

Spices Restaurant

Go for a table overlooking the river at this fine restaurant that's refined without being stuffy, and opt for the beautifully presented trio of salads (green papaya, banana flower, green mango) or the assorted...

International in Can Tho

Lighthouse Cafe-Restaurant

Set over two floors near the market, this stylish restaurant kicks off with affordable breakfasts, fresh coffee and juices, before moving on to sandwiches and paninis for lunch. The main lunch and dinner menu is...

Vietnamese in Can Tho

Nem Nuong Thanh Van

The only dish this locally acclaimed spot does is the best nem nuong in town. Roll your own rice rolls using the ingredients provided – pork sausage, rice paper, green banana, star fruit (carambola), cucumber and...

International in Can Tho

L'Escale

With tantalising river views from the top of the Nam Bo Boutique Hotel and subdued romantic lighting, this is the place to canoodle with your crush over a sunset cocktail and beautifully executed dishes such as...

Vegetarian in Can Tho

Quan Com Chay Cuong

On a street with plenty of eating options, this is one of the better and larger com chay (vegetarian) eateries in the city. The vegetable, rice and mock-meat dishes (including mock-chicken hotpot) are nicely...

Vietnamese in Can Tho

Can Tho Night Market

Every evening the space between Phan Boi Chau and Phan Chu Trinh streets comes alive with dozens of bustling food stalls selling grilled meats and tofu on skewers, as well as grilled rice-paper banh trang nuong...

Vietnamese in Can Tho

Banh Cong Co Ut

One of Can Tho's culinary claims to fame is this restaurant's banh cong, a savoury mung-bean 'muffin' studded with whole shrimp. Three generations of skilled women grate, mix and fry this local favourite. Wrap...

International in Can Tho

Mekong

Looking onto busy Hai Ba Trung, this travellers’ favourite has a good blend of local and international food at reasonable prices, though it's a case of quantity over quality. Try the tangy sour soup with fish and...