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Cafe des Amis

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52 D Bach Dang, Hoi An, Vietnam
(0510) 861 616
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mr. Kim was so friendly and made us feel right at home. He had this adorable journal that travelers from around the world have signed when they visit his restaurant. The food was absolutely delicious and the view of the water was very pretty!

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Thank Andrea P
Sydney, Australia
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

They serve the traditional Hoi An dish the 'White Rose', and do it very very well. They have a set menu sometimes, this is excellent if you want to try several local dishes. The chef was energetic and helpful and very creative if given the time. Go at lunch when it is not as busy, and ask them to make... More 

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Thank George B
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great spot in front of the river. Good service friendly staff and most importantly the food was amazing really tasty. I ordered the rice noodles with vegetables and shrimp.

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Thank jonathanchambers1976
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Mr Kim was so friendly and welcoming. He suggested what to eat and even served it to us. Highly recommended.

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Thank Laura G
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We loved the food here! So much we had to visit a few times. The banana pancakes were the best I had in Vietnam. We then went back for afternoon tea. We had the wontons and the white rose, so delicious. Mr Kim the owner was also super friendly! The location by the river side is also an awesome spot.

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Thank kendyl b
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I first discovered Cafe des Amis of Mr kim 20 years ago when i was backpacking as students in Hoi An. It is not often that I remember a place that long, so you can imagine how special experience must have been then. As I recollect it, it was as much the food, as the atmosphere by the river as... More 

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Thank FabriceMarcotty
New Zealand
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Attracted to this 13 seat cafe on waterfront by the owner Mr Kim, we sat down for a cool drink in the heat. We then decided to eat and were amazed at the delicious food we chose - White Rose and Wontons like you have never eaten before.

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Thank Steads
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I happened to walk past Cafe does Amis and was drawn in by the great jazz music. So glad I went in because I met the owner/chef Mr. Kim who is delightful with his interesting stories of cooking in Europe and I ate the best Pho I have had in Vietnam (for just 60D which is quite cheaper than many... More 

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Thank Mariana B
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We loved eating at this restaurant - 52 rue Bach dang - Hoi an. The owner mr Kim is a great character with a long history as a chef for the Vietnamese army and in France ( as his photos on the wall would corroborate). Prices are fantastic and food beautiful - well worth eating there !

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Thank jacquisupervision
Hong Kong
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

In a town full of incredible food, this one stood out. located just past the market, just before the ferry boats, this place also has a little more history than some of the newer places. Top of the list of must try's are the shrimp win ton (dry). Flavour was so good, our eldest even ate all the vegetables. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 D Bach Dang, Hoi An, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Hoi An
  • Phone Number: (0510) 861 616

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?