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Mandarin Cafe

24 Tran Cao Van St. | South Bank, Hue 47000, Vietnam
(054) 821 281
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pho” (27 reviews)
“bun bo hue” (18 reviews)
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06:00 - 22:00All hours
Cafe, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
24 Tran Cao Van St. | South Bank, Hue 47000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

During our one day in Hue we (we're 4 friends treveling) ate 2 times at the Mandarin Café because we loved it so much. The Service is amazing and we got the most beautiful Postcards as gifts. Make sure you try the Nem Lui as...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such a good variety of food and the food was excellent. We went with a large group(large variety of different foods ordered) - food didn't take long and the service was great! The owner is very nice and their dog is super cute!!

Thank Dijana D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went here with a bit of trepidation thinking it was another tourist trap kind of place. Turns out the food is nice, reasonably priced and yet the place is clean. The owner David Cu was around and interacting with guests and yes hawking his...More

Thank Kartikeya S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ate here twice on the recommendation of our tour leader (motorcycle ride) and we were not disappointed. Cold beer, large menu selection and extremely friendly staff. Would have no hesitation in recommending this to any traveller.

Thank Phill M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At first I thought this was just another old backpacker kind a place that was nothing really special. My table was near the tour desk and there were people coming in and out inquiring about trips. The place looked kind of old and it was...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a tough time finding good food in Hue. We went to 2 of the top restaurants in Hue and 3 of the top 20 and this is the only one that was good. Most have English names and are just there to attract tourists....More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Pho and Nem Lui here at a small restaurant in Hue. The owner is also a fantastic photographer, who likes to give out postcards of his work. He also has an interesting story to tell. Go there...yummy food!!

Thank Nancy--RTW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is authentic and very reasonably priced. We were fortunate enough to speak to the owner/ photographer and we chatted a bit about photography. Unique experience.

Thank Johnny W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here today with my boyfriend to buy some of Mr Cu's amazing pictures to bring home as a memory of this wonderful country. The best thing was to meet Mr Cu in person who signed all the photographs we bought, took a picture with...More

Thank Gaia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My students surprised me with a birthday dinner here last December and I was so impressed I have brought another group back. The staff are warm and welcoming. The food is fast and delicious and extremely great value. If you're stuck for choice ask for...More

Thank MeeksR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Tran Cao Van St. | South Bank, Hue 47000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Thua Thien - Hue Province  >  Hue
  • Phone Number: (054) 821 281
  • E-mail
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