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Bale Well

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45/11 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoi An 00000, Vietnam
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Dublin
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did not find this particularly off piste gem till our third day in Hoi An, so had already experienced everything from the bland to the challenging. This hole in the wall type eating house with its set menu of rice paper rolls with half a dozen different fillings was one of the most authentic and excellent meals that we... More 

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Thank Drapier
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i dont know why they can treat with their customer like this. i went to restaurant with my friend on vacation. when i got inside the restaurant, one man came and gave us the menu. i couldnt find anything except one meal set they put into the menu. when i asked, the waiter answered with an impolite way : you... More 

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Rome
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a good fun restaurant which has a very practised and organised formula which I would recommend to anyone to try, a set menu , reasonably priced where you make your own spring rolls

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Thank Jane C
Patong, Thailand
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

too salty I dont know why this restaurant is recommended. Mango and chocolate pudding is just not bad. I think the dessert is included in spite of myself. I am not sure if the food deserves the price. too expensive compared to other vietnamese food. STRONGLY NOT RECOMMENDED!

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Thank dalnuna
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this place by asking a local to recommend her favourite place to eat. It's tucked down an alleyway and there were only locals in the restaurant. There is just one choice of food to eat - the set menu which comes with an assortment of delicious local cuisine to wrap in rice paper. I cannot express how mega... More 

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Thank Emma W
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Mmmm mmmm good! I love a place that doesn't give you an option, but just starts bringing out the ingredients for their specialty. Pork and chicken wrapped in rice paper with lettuce, Kim Chi, seafood fried rolls/pancakes, and greens. You only pay for the number of skewers you eat!

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Thank Jennifer Z
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some assembly required in these rolls - but the very nice staff will show you how it's done, and the result is great ;-)

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Thank Dennis B
Beijing, China
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although a bit pricier than most local eating options in Hoi An, the food is delicious and there is a ton of it! You pay a set price for a set meal but can always ask for more greens and rice papers free of charge. The staff will even adjust the dishes if you request, such as preparing the banh... More 

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Thank Sara M
Hanoi, Vietnam
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here last year! when i have any friends coming to Hoian , I always recommend my friends to try this restaurant. Food is great! it is better than one in Hue city! Services are good and staffs are so helpful! Highly recommend anyone traveling in Hoian, must try this restaurant at least one time! I will come... More 

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Thank David_Tu_Nguyen
Hoi An, Vietnam
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ba Le Well Restaurant has a set menu - 120,000 vnd per person. Our bill for four, with 15,000 beers came to 540,000vnd, or about $24 US. Definitely more than we usually spend for lunch, but I must say we got a lot more than we usually do, as well. The service was great, the food was delicious, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue, Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45/11 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoi An 00000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Hoi An

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