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Travellers' Choice2023
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AU$4 - AU$30
CUISINES
European, Vietnamese, Healthy, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

"Compliment: Nhu is an incredibly friendly staff member at the downtown cafe & restaurant, and the food there is absolutely delicious!"

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice restaurant and server Nhu is awesome excellent back story the food is excellent try the sweet sour grilled fish the soup with noodles and chicken also a main dish not bad

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

6 out of 6 fell ill with severe food poisoning, we went there for group lunch on 28 Mar and chose this restaurant as this had a highly rating. Still recovering today (1 Apr) from the food poisoning episode.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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David Nguyen, Owner at Downtown Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear valued customer, I hope this message finds you well. My name is Tho, and I am the manager of Hanoi Downtown Cafe and Restaurant. I want to start by expressing our sincere gratitude for choosing our establishment and taking the time to share your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very attentive staff, we did not ask the name of the guy who served our table, but he was superb, answered all the questions and even gave a short lesson how to make vietnamese rolls . Food is excellent, egg coffee, too. Cuttlery clean. Great...experience, overall!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, very friendly staff and they even ran after us all the way down the road just to return our umbrella! Would recommend for a chilled dinner

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 7 March 2024

Good service from staff Duong. Awesome food and drinks here too! Definitely will come back agin for my next visit in Hanoi!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 6 March 2024

Very good restaurant for dinner with friends. Reasonable price along with good quality dishes. Last but not the least, the star of our meal the waiter named Minh, very friendly and give us a lot of recommendation on where to go in Hanoi

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 27 February 2024

Very great experience, the food was really good! The server Minh was very nice with us! I recommend this restaurant. We will come next time!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 10 February 2024

Duong was amazing! Definitely if you come to this place, ask to see him. The friendliest local we have met! Food was absolutely great too

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 10 February 2024

The food is great and Duong was incredible! The most genuine man you’ll meet in Hanoi!, the best server ever! Couldn’t recommend enough.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 2 February 2024

We were looked after amazingly by duong, he was extremely helpful and spoke very good English. The breakfast was fantastic and would highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 31 January 2024

Food was wonderful! Excellent customer service and reasonably priced. The banana bread and ice cream dessert is a must order. Tim was the best host!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 30 January 2024

The food is good. Mocktail is the best. I love the atmostphere and how Duong give us so many laughs. Thanks alot for everythings !

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 30 January 2024

The staff were extremely friendly and the food was great. Minh took a great care of us and were very attentive. Would definitely come again! 🙂

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 29 January 2024

Delicious food for a good price. Service was great. Thank you Minh! Great atmosphere. Will visit again. Highly recommend

Date of visit: January 2024
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JulieH6061
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Thanks for your reply - makes no sense to me! All your good business reviews (which are very valuable in your very competitive market) are now gone forever. Renovation shouldn't change the fact that your restaurant offers... More
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You can check it through the website of the restaurant. It's about 1m for 2 person
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DOWNTOWN CAFE & RESTAURANT, Hanoi - Updated 2024 Restaurant Reviews, Menu & Prices - Tripadvisor

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Downtown Cafe & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5