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Bamboo Buddha Bar Lounge Restaurant

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Nguyen Hoang St, An Hoi islet | Across night market, Hoi An 99999, Vietnam
+84 510 3925 000
15:00 - 22:30
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2013

Sat on the balcony looking over night market. Do that if you can. There are Western and Viet options. Everything was good and cheap by Western standards. The tasting menus looked like an especially good value.

Thank CheckPleaseChiTown
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2013

My wife and I enjoyed a very nice dinner here of foie gras and matched wine and the jambon mango entrees, the duck and the roasted vegetable mains, a bottle of French wine and a cointreau appertif. The venue was beautiful and the service impeccable. The bill was a shade under 2,000,000 dong but that was mostly the cost of... More 

Thank Alex R
Hong Kong
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273 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2013 via mobile

We went with friends to celebrate a birthday, engagement and anniversary. Renaud was fantastic, the set menu at 15 usd would still be a bargain at 100.... Delicious! And great wine too and even desert wine. The a la carte was so good we could go back every night!

Thank HongKongCallisto
Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2013 via mobile

Everything we had at bamboo Buddha was very nice. Would recommend highly the crime brûlée for dessert. The pumpkin soup is also very good . And French fries are fantastic too!! The toilets are very nice too. Overall a lovely experience.

1 Thank Sarah B
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

We found this wonderful little restaurant while walking around the town. What a great night. The foi gras was to die for and we all had the Australian beef for main course very tender and very tasty. The beer was icy cold and the French wine very nice. The host was excellent. It's is nice to see the owner on... More 

Thank Biggeoffrey
Hoi An, Vietnam
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2012

Since coming to Hoi An and learning of all the great food options, both Western and Vietnamese, it was hard to sort through the choices. This one is certainly worth a try though. The location is perfect- out of the way of the usual central touristy area, but a close walk over the charming Lantern Bridge and always accessible to... More 

Thank catbesch
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2012

We ate dinner on the upstairs balcony that overlooks the street. The service was exceptional. We split a bottle of wine, and shared several of the starters. The bruschetta with gorgonzola and ham, the goat cheese, the cheese with honey and mango and the fries. All were delicious. I would highly recommend if you grow tired of Vietnamese food, and... More 

Thank travelnurse78
Da Nang, Vietnam
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2012

Nice tapas (try the bruschetta with ham) and excellent steaks with green pepper sauce. Creme brulee is a must, my friend had the chocolate cake which was very nice too. The wine list carries mostly French references and they have a great sangria. The setting is beautiful, king of ethnic-chic with lots of bamboo (hence the name?). Will definitely be... More 

Thank johnny5345
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2012 via mobile

We popped in for a starters , using local ingredient with a western feel . Didn't quite work for me . Food quite bland

1 Thank Darrenlinh
New York City, New York
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2012

The ambiance/decoration of this restaurant is very good as is the service. However, the food left much to be desired. If you were expecting 8 out of 10 in terms of food quality and paying 4/10 in terms of price (as compared to real French food) ... you should adjust your expectations to 4/10 in terms of food quality and... More 

Thank WorldTravelr8
renaud m, General Manager at Bamboo Buddha Bar Lounge Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear World traveller, Yes, there are better French restaurants in Hanoi and HCMC, we agree on that. Checking you bill, I see that you had a gaspacho and a grilled steak. These might not have been the best choices if you wanted a culinary experience, as they are good but not very adventurous options. Maybe you could have tried our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
French, European, Asian, Grill, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:30
15:00 - 22:30
15:00 - 22:30
15:00 - 22:30
15:00 - 22:30
15:00 - 22:30
15:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nguyen Hoang St, An Hoi islet | Across night market, Hoi An 99999, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Hoi An
  • Phone Number: +84 510 3925 000

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