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Crazy Buffalo

₱₱ - ₱₱₱,
De Tham and Bui Vien streets District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 90 842 40 37
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Overview
  • Excellent5%
  • Very good19%
  • Average20%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible35%
Dec 24, 2017
“Decent atmosphere but crazy expensive. ”
Dec 14, 2017
“Craziest thing About This Place Are The Prices”
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De Tham and Bui Vien streets District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Very comfortable bar with good value happy hour.At intersection so plenty to see, street or inside tables.Clean bathroom and very nice staff. Food is atandard pub grub but ok.Best bar in Bui Vien area.

Thank PeterC7505
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Avoid at all costs. The biggest scam if I ever saw one. Drinks inflated +20% because it’s after midnight and that’s not what the promoters tell you when they try and get you in.

Thank TravelExpert32
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Saw this place when we first hit Bui Vien street and thought "why not?" I hadn't gone upstairs to where the food is so can't say much about that. Instead I just sat out the front on the corner to watch the locals go about...More

Thank PeterV5737
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Worse! They try to cheat you. Even they indicate “happy hour” they do not apply at the bill. Drinks are less than average. So: keep out of this restaurant, it is not worth at all.

2  Thank renard7474
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

What a disgusting place with disgusting staff. ‘2 drinks for 1’ gave over 1m dong for 577,000 bill(as it was between 8 and we didn’t all have change as tourists), argued for over an hour and they didn’t give us the full bill back. Was...More

1  Thank Sam H
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Fishing the guests with "buy 1, get 1 free cocktail", and at the end have to pay the full price with stupid reasons. Zocken die Leute ab mit "buy 1, get 1 free cocktail". Am Ende muss man alles bezahlen, wegen bekloppter Gründe. Kleine Kellner/...More

1  Thank nevzat_ist
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Be warned, this place looks good being on Main Street with lights drawing you in...DON’T DO IT! food is way overpriced for what it is, actually we mostly got burgers and the boys counted 10 fries being served on each plate with a tiny burger....More

1  Thank Valerie N
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Even the cheapest beer (Tiger) was 70,000 VND/bottle. There was a DJ and my friends and I had a good time dancing however there isn't a dance floor but nobody seemed to mind that we went for it anyways.

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 15 December 2017

The location is likely the best in Saigon but this place is way over priced. Just yard away you can get drinks for a fraction of the price that this place sells them at. Do't go here just for the location when there are many...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This place is horrible. Very expensive drinks, bad service and very unclean. It gets so noisy you can't talk to the person next to you. Seems more staff than customers ! Toilets are disgusting also. Check your bill closely before you leave, not that anyone...More

Thank Glenn W
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Tham and Bui Vien streets District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: +84 90 842 40 37
Description
Good spot for people watching an overpriced beer (45-50 Dong). Stopped for happy hour drinks, buy 2, get 1 free. There's security to keep street vendors from bothering guests, blaring techo/pop music, Western seats (aka chairs that aren't mini stools) and a Western menu. Fine for a drink, but I preffered joining the locals at the other establishments on the main drag. My favorite spot boasted draft beer for 6k dong (.29 cents) and a fierce grandma/owner that only provided seats to drinking customers. It was less than a block away from Crazy Buffalo.
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