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“Need to chase down staff for service”
Review of Hai Cafe

Hai Cafe
Ranked #147 of 1,027 Restaurants in Hoi An
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: oused in a traditional Hoi An shop house, along the trendy restaurant and bar strip Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hai Cafe specialises in traditional Hoi An dishes, along with its popular nightly barbecue grill served in the cafe's spacious garden courtyard.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The food was okay, looked and smelt better than what it was. Basically a bbq with okay dipping sauces, cooked adequately but nothing exciting. Service was the major let down, staff ignore customers as they seem completely overwhelmed and disorganised and no idea how to cope with a busy restaurant. If u want a basic bbq dinner this place would satisfy, but no great advert to attend their cooking school as a result of what we tasted.

Thank ChrisZ Z
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We came here as we thought given they run a cooking school the food would be good and this was true. The service however was terrible. We arrived and there seemed to be confusion as to whether we could eat or not and the lady was a bit rude. Sat down and then waited ages to order a drink and then about 40 minutes to get food. When food came it was the mains and no starter and she asked us if we still wanted it! This was what we came for so we said yes. Bathrooms ran out of toilet paper and no one seemed to care or to be able to help. The food was fantastic but the service really spoiled it. There were so many employees and none were helpful. Such a shame

Thank maxtedandlily
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here for dinner, had bbq and sides, plus dessert. The food was incredibly tasty, and there’s a broad menu to choose from. Service was awful, very unusual in Vietnam, and it would put us off going there if hungry on arrival!

Thank dgg81
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I came to this cafe three years ago and loved it then. My first visit back today and nothing has changed - the food here is fresh and sensational! Do not miss the Hoi An pancakes - they will blow your hair back they are this good! It won’t be the last time I visit during this trip!

Thank RoxyGirlPerth
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Consideing that it is located right in the middle of the old town and in a busy street, this cafe is well priced and coffee is great. Sit down at the veranda and just do some people watching.

Thank JSydAUSTRALIA
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