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Cafe Hanoi

Galway St & Commerce St | Britomart, Auckland, New Zealand
09-302-3478
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Ranked #22 of 1,195 restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Opened 7 months ago
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Opened 7 months ago
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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
17 helpful votes 17 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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110 reviews 110 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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6 reviews 6 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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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The food was just divine - real taste sensations! Great service - couldn't fault it. Though we were lucky it wasn't a busy night - everyone must have been watching rugby!The previous night we just gave up - the queue was miles out the door. I can see why! Evidently the cocktails are great but we just had wine -... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Vietnamese, modern, delicious fresh food to share. Signature dishes definitely worth trying. Stylish décor. Cant book, but can turn up and reserve a table for later

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We have been a few times and I would say four our of five on those occasions, but just he'd to say, the last visit was absolutely stunning food!

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