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Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge

Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi | Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street, Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 616 6149
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“pho ga” (116 reviews)
“wasabi prawns” (35 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Japanese, Asian, Thai, Singaporean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi | Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street, Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We went to Cho Gao,Crowne Plaza Hamdan, while we are on short vacation and deadly miss that place. Staff are around you and try to assist all the time. Food was amazing also. We are more comfortable to sit in the corner side. Host was...More

Thank May S
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Dear Ms.May, Thanks for the review! We are glad to hear that you were satisfied in service experience at Cho Gao Asian Restaurant. I have shared your kind words with the restaurant team and we all hope you will be again and dine with us...More

Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

I was at Cho gao thinking I could enjoy my evening,but it turned out to be a bad mistake that I chose this place.i ordered an old fashioned cocktail from a person called nithya.it turned out to be really sour and it's not worth the...More

Thank TREVO W
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Dear Mr.TREVO W, First of all we would like to say thank you for your time reviewing for cho gao restaurant. We will share with our team regarding with your feedback. We will make exactly the same taste that you want for your next time...More

Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much for the warmth welcome..great food..affordable price, nice ambiance, accommodating and friendly staff great service and Good people! 😊😁.More

2  Thank Jen L
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Dear Ms.Jen L, Thank you for your time reviewing Cho Gao on TripAdvisor. Your dining experience is exactly what we aim for, great foods and drinks served in a warm venue with great ambiance. I have shared your review to the restaurant team and we...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Getting real Gluten free food is not easy in a lot of places but this place was amazing and they knew all about gluten and what to suggest me to eat that was Gluten free!! Will definitely visit again!!!More

Thank Giovanni M
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Dear Mr.Giovanni, Thank you for taking the time to write this positive review for Cho Gao. We are happy that you have enjoyed our Gluten free food. Looking forward to see you very soon. Best Regards. THIN AYE ASSISTANT RESTAURANT MANAGER CHO GAO Asian Restaurant,Crowne...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

After reading other reviews, decided to have dinner here. Part of the intercontinental hotel, it has a terrace but we preferred to sit inside. On Wednesday they had an unlimited sushi deal, so our son was very Lucky and happy. Friendly staff. Although they served...More

Thank Grace2764
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Dear Ms.Grace, Greetings form Cho Gao Asian Restaurant , Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi and we are not the one from Intercontinental Hotel. However , in behalf of Cho Gao Marina Walk , we would like to say thank you for your time reviewing. We will...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017

We went there last Wednesday when the restaurant offers unlimited sushis and 3 glasses for 165:-. Not only was the food delicious (you could see the chefs in the process of making the sushis, sashimis and makis) but the playlist was really entertaining and not...More

Thank Sarah V
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Dear Ms.Sarah V, Greetings form Cho Gao Asian Restaurant , Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi and we are not the one from Intercontinental Hotel. In behalf of Cho Gao Marina Walk , we would like to say thank you for your time reviewing. We will surely...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017

This restauranthas a lovely ambiance and most friendly and accommodating staff. The sushi is fabulous, especially when combined with free-flow prosecco during the happpy hour!More

Thank Jelena M
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Dear Ms.Jenela M, Thank you for your time reviewing Cho Gao on TripAdvisor. Your dining experience is exactly what we aim for, great foods and drinks served in a warm venue with great ambiance. I have shared your review to the restaurant team and we...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I came back to town and was desperate for some Sushi, a friend suggested we do dinner here. I wasn't blown away by the sushi options but I liked that the service was very thoughtful and deliberate.More

Thank Marie S
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Dear Ms.Marie, Thanks for the review! We are glad to hear that you were satisfied in service experience at Cho Gao Asian Restaurant. I have shared your kind words with the restaurant team and we all hope you will be again and dine with us...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a decent Asian restaurant that served alcohol - always nice to have a wine with dinner! I came across Cho Gao on trip advisor, located in the entrance of the Crowne Plaza Hotel. We hadn’t booked but whilst...More

Thank Gary C
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Dear Mr.Gary, Thank you for your kind feedback and reviewed for CHO GAO Team. I have shared your review to the restaurant team and we do hope to see you again very soon. Best Regards. THIN AYE ASSISTANT RESTAURANT MANAGER CHO GAO ASIAN RESTAURANT ,CROWNE...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We received a very warm welcome - great service and friendly waitress at the bar where we sat to wait for our table. The menu had lots to chose from, they were even able to make a few adjustments for my dad (76 yrs old)...More

Thank SabsoS
IHG_AUHDTWN, Manager at Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Dear Mr.SabsoS, Thank you for your time reviewing for CHO GAO TEAM. We are glad to hear that you and your family happy on our service and food. Looking forward to serve you very soon again. Best Regards. THIN AYE ASSISTANT RESTAURANT MANAGER CHO GAO...More

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We do have rich paper rolls.wrk-fry veg ,fish off the day Duck .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crowne Plaza Hotel Abu Dhabi | Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street, Abu Dhabi 3541, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 616 6149
  • E-mail
Description
Cho Gao which means “rice market” in Vietnamese, combines the creativity, energy and senses of ancient Asian culture. Guests can experience an adventurous culinary journey through Asia with a menu that takes its inspiration from Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, China and Japan. The restaurant is an escape for all the senses as it blends the sights, smells, sounds and contrasting tastes of East Asian streets. From its dark wood décor reminiscent of a Hong Kong market, to its authentic cuisine, infused with the freshest herbs and spices, Cho Gao is one of Abu Dhabi’s favourite dining destinations.
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