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Cafe Hanoi

Galway St & Commerce St | Britomart, Auckland, New Zealand
09-302-3478
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Ranked #23 of 1,204 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Opened 7 months ago
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Opened 7 months ago
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English first
New Plymouth
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Once we found the place, we were in heaven. The dishes were sublime, each with fresh and distinct flavours with beautiful presentation and pace. The service was superb. The ambience was perfect. Loved it all and highly recommend. Will be back on my next visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Common to many eating venues in the area the cafe is in a minimally converted warehouse type building. Quite dark (hard to read the menu) and the concrete walls make the place quite a sound box. On the positive side the good was lovely and fresh, full of flavour and nicely presented. Staff very friendly and provided efficient service. Decent... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had fantastic evening here with friends for dinner. The food was excellent, we tried pretty much everything on the menu as we shared amongst our group. The service was great, they were happy to explain the dishes and answer our questions. Can't wait to our next visit.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Food to die for, we loved the ambience and simple yet delicious meals on offer here at Cafe Hanoi. We did have to wait an hour for a table but that was expected and well worth it - and so reasonable! I have recently been to Vietnam and the food is extremely authentic at Cafe Hanoi.

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Had a few dishes. Highlight was the chicken thighs with kaffir lime, lemongrass, ginger and okra. We also enjoyed the squid with tomato, leek, ginger and dill. Not cheap, but high quality and very good service. We sat at the chef's table with a view of the kitchen. Good fun.

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Auckland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Loved this place. Décor was great. Drinks were interesting lots on offer. Menu was a little confusing for a first timer but the waiter was really helpful in explaining and then said if we hadn't ordered enough we were welcome to order more and it would come out quickly. Make sure you get the wontons and summer rolls!! We also... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Easy with a group and sharing meals, which were just average size. Service pretty good, place seemed pretty busy when we were there on a Saturday night. Meals served in a timely manner. Quite authentic taste. Ok value.

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Sunshine coast
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113 reviews 113 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We were here 2-3 years ago and gave Café Hanoi a really good rating. It was just the 2 of us and we sat at the bench. This time it was a table for 4 and we had oversold it to our friends. the standard of food has dropped and to the attitude of the staff. The food still is... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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106 reviews 106 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The flavours of the food brought back fond memories of meals in Vietnam & Cambodia only months earlier. The food was well cooked & well presented with good service. The tables for two are located very close together and you have no choice but to hear every detail of your fellow diners conversation. Fortunately there was a spare table on... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My husband and I are still dreaming of our experience at Cafe Hanoi. We were in town on our honeymoon and came here on a recommendation from a friend. The food and drinks are amazing. The staff is just wonderful. So nice and are passionate about the food they serve. We loved the whole experience.

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