Chi's Café, as well as the neighbouring extension Sister's Café (same owner, same style, same kitchen) is my all time favourite when it comes to chilling in a relaxed atmosphere, accompanied by delicious food. They have a formidable taste when it comes to good music - from Elvis over blues to Latin American tunes.
The interior is held in the light and tasteful wooden style that can be seen at several places throughout Hồ Chí Minh city, but they had an artist paint the walls with colourful and lively street scenes, depicting Sài Gòn and Hội An. In the evening you can enjoy your food or drinks, and watch the life flowing by through the "hẻm" between Bùi Viện and Phạm Ngũ Lão street.
The service is always nice and the menu consists of the typical dishes you find at restaurants in the area: Vietnamese, Western, Italian, Mexican and Thai. However, it seems that they always put one pinch more effort into quality dishes than similar competitors. I highly appreciate that.
Today I had butter fried chicken in creamy pepper sauce with mashed potatoes and a mixed salad, together with a nice mango shake. The chicken was perfect and if you would add a pinch more salt to the potatoes, they would taste exactly like mother's. Together with the sauce it added up to a heavenly delicious lunch, which made me leaving the place with a big smile on my face. And the price is fine as well: 99.000đ for the chicken and 25.000đ for the mango shake.
Since I am a regular customer here, I can also recommend the vegetarian burgers, the fruity crépes and the pineapple-chicken fried rice.