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Trung Bac

87 Tran Phu St., Hoi An, Vietnam
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (7 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
“noodles” (6 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
Asian, Vietnamese
87 Tran Phu St., Hoi An, Vietnam
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for late lunch. It was ok. Food was good. However, there was not so much ambiance here. It was a family run business as family members are cook, waiter, cashier, etc. Although it was like 3PM, the house was so dark that...More

Thank Thehotellover
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Tried this restaurant because seemed to have a fair bit of local custom.Didn't find food up to scratch compared to all other restaurants tried in Hoi An.Food was amazingly bland and flavourless.Would not return to this restaurant.Cheap prices shouldn't mean rubbish food.

Thank Jeremiah O
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Nice and flavourable Chinese lunch we had at Trung Bac restaurant at Ancient Town of Hoi An on 25 June 2017. We had pork cooked with onion and mushroom, shrims in onion and tomatoes with fried noodles and rice for three of us. The fried...More

Thank Lian Tiong G
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this street food stall in the old town in Hoi An, tried the Cao Lau and Com Ga, which were both great, and then tried the duck salad after watching Mr Trung make a big bowl of it for a takeaway customer....More

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Long history of producing Cao Lau. Low prices and delicious. We also shared the spring rolls. Highly recommend.

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Ate here 2 nights in a row. Delicious vegetarian versions of local dishes as well as all the classics. Really cheap , especially compared with the restaurants one street over on the water. Highly recommend the vegetarian Chao Lau.

Thank Jacki A
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Went there based on online reviews, very average food, the white rose dumplings were a bit dry and hard on the outside. The cao lau was not so flavoursome. I'm sure you can find better in Hoi An

Thank thaithibaut
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Our tour guide recommended this restaurant for an authentic Vietnamese lunch. The food was good and great value.

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

If you want to try the original cao lau, this is the place you should go to! I hv been coming back to this restaurant for over 10 years already, and food quality is still the same. The place itself is already almost 100 years...More

Thank Milan Z
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Walked into the restaurant because we still wanted to try some of the food typical to Hoi An and the place was full of locals. The place is inexpensive and the food is very good. Try the 'white rose' and 'grilled pork' (grilled inside a...More

Thank Pedro M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Tran Phu St., Hoi An, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Hoi An
  • Phone Number: 0510-864622
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