"The Club with the Best Band" Top 5 Page for this destination Carmen Bar Tip by bpacker

Carmen Bar, Ho Chi Minh City: 3 reviews and 2 photos

  Magaritas at Carmen
by bpacker

How often do you step into a club only to realise that the band or DJ suck big time? All too often, I suppose. Not at this place though, the band here is excellent as does the Vietnamese singer who sang in Spanish all night long. This place is a favourite with the locals and a great place to chill out with a magarita. I preferred this place to the loud pit stop at Apocalypse Now.

Guess the only thing that bothered me was the steep staircase and the small, cavern-like entrance that was more suited for Dr Evil's mini-me. Sigh, I think I hit my head before I entered.

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Dress Code: Lots of expats and trendy locals hang out here so dressing is chic yet relaxed.

Address: 8 Ly Tu Trong, District 1
Phone: 829-7699
Theme: Nightclub

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 21, 2004
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