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Reviewed 5 days ago

Purple Lantern in An bang beach is an incredible restaurant that has got better and better over the years. The food is amazing with so much variety to choose from. The staff are always so helpful and friendly. Such a great place to eat and...have a few drinks .More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were super lucky to live across the alley from Purple lantern during 2021. This was one of the places we ate at more than once a week. Na and her family are lovely, they'll cook almost anything to make you happy. My hubby's favourite...dish was the grilled chicken, lime leaf with fried rice, and a bit of chilli. 😆 Make sure you go eat here at least once. The prices are fantastic and you won't be left hungry. Enjoy! We can't wait to go back.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a bit spoiled as I used to live right behind the restaurant. However, I think this is without a doubt the best value for money in the whole of An Bang, if you're looking for traditional Vietnamese cuisine and I have lived 5 years...in Hoi An... Na, the owner, is a real Chef and the taste and quality of the food is always constant. I personally highly recommend the mango Salad, the aubergine in clay pot or the whole grilled fish with turmeric. She's just refreshed the whole restaurant and the outside space and it's definitely much better and prettier than before. Only open for dinner at the moment. Make yourself a favour and give it a try if you're around the beach in evenings, you won't regretMore

Date of visit: May 2022
Na L, Chủ sở hữu at Purple Lantern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much,hopefully to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lot of the small family restaurants in An Bang are still closed after Covid and some of them might never open again. You can find now more and more foreign owned bars, vegan restaurants and pizzerias in An Bang but luckily some of the...original vietnamese restaurants have survived and re-opened. This restaurant has always been one of my favorites. The food is excellent, freshly prepared in the family kitchen and unbelievable cheap for the quality offered. Fresh seafood, local specialities, papaya salad.... everything is just delicious. Unfortunately still very few guests but I am sure that will change again in the future.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Na L, Chủ sở hữu at Purple Lantern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thanks you so much for you kind review, Hope to see you again soon Regard Na

Reviewed 7 March 2020 via mobile

We saw this restaurant on google and decided to eat here for lunch. The food was delicious and the owner can speak English pretty well. We ordered the platter and the chicken soup. Both were delicious and worth it! Would definitely recommend coming to this...location to eat!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 3 March 2020

Great spot for lunch or dinner that is just a little bit nicer than some of the other places in the area. Fair prices, great service and some pretty tasty vietnamese food.

Date of visit: March 2020
830nal, Owner at Purple Lantern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2020

Hello Brody Thanks for your review, Hope to see another time🙂, Thanks Na

Reviewed 24 February 2020 via mobile

I love the Purple Lantern in AnBang! The food is phenomenal. They offer a nice variety of dishes including the best chicken curry I have ever eaten! The drink menu is wonderful, including traditional Vietnamese coffee, fresh squeezed juices, soda, tea, wine, beer, and cocktails....I ask for a tea on ice, not on the menu, the bring a lime and ginger tea. So amazing! Thank you so much for the lovely experiences.More

Date of visit: February 2020
830nal, Owner at Purple Lantern, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2020

Thank you very much, glad when you said you enjoyed our restaurant, See you soon and have nice trip Na Owner

Reviewed 22 February 2020

Average food for tourists, my dish was stir fried chicken with vegetables and rice,Vietnamese style... Tasted very bland. Better options on the beach.More

Date of visit: January 2020
830nal, Owner at Purple Lantern, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2020

Hello Dante Thanks for your spened the time you wrote the review for our families restaurant, I Am really sorry about your un happy with our food on the night your visited, And thanks to gave us the feedback for improve the food in future,...More

Reviewed 13 February 2020 via mobile

Very professional. Excellent food. Keen prices. A must, when in An Bang beach. Has a great name, with many tourists.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 6 February 2020 via mobile

Of the beaten track but BOM what a surprise we had to re-order several dishes due to the great flavours! Recommend!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Hello Sorry about your time to spend come to our place but we closed 2 day ago we been closed because our holiday, We just open again for dinner last night, We will open again for lunch tomorrow on the 5th of... More
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Response from Na L | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for tour question. Yes we do accept credit card 💳,( vissa and master)
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Hello, I can't remember exactly but for starters, mains and drinks for two people we paid 200,000 something VND...
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Yes, Purple Lantern offers takeaway services.

Purple Lantern is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 5