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V Cafe (Restaurant/Bar/Live Music)

1/1 Bui Thi Xuan, Dalat, Vietnam
84-63-3520215
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Ranked #7 of 103 restaurants in Dalat
Price range: $2 - $10
Cuisines: Asian, Dessert, Mexican, International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The V Cafe is the home of LIVE MUSIC and great food in the central highlands of Vietnam.The story...Opened in 2002 by long-term Vietnam resident, Dr. Michael Sterling, the V Cafe carries on the tradition of good food and good value, and is now adding a "taste of the blues," as Curtis King and friends light up the V Cafe with their live blues and acoustic music.The menu... A great mix of Western favorites (including some of the best Mexican and tastiest pizzas in Vietnam), a smattering of Asian dishes, including a few Vietnamese all-time favorites (pho, spring rolls, etc.) Vegetarian? You'll enjoy a full selection of Vegetarian dishes, including some great curries. Good selection of local and imported beers and wines. (No MSG added to our food.)We've added a great breakfast menu, and are opening up early for travelers wanting to get an early start before heading out to see Dalat.Nightly live music - acoustic, rock 'n' roll, blues, folk, country, international.Free WIFI.Delivery within Dalat!Smoking section outdoors. Location: The V Cafe is about 200m from the lake (Xuan Huong Lake) up Bui Thi Xuan street. Opening hours: 7:00 a.m. until about 10:30pm (a bit later on weekends and eves of public holidays)
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Such good music and food. The owner was such a funny guy! He has been in Vietnam for a long time and he taught me everything I needed to know about the rest of my trip! He is also a very great guitarist! There were other great musicians, local and otherwise, performing as well. This place is world class!

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Visited the V Cafe Dalat because the TA rating was so good. I was disappointed, the atmosphere was wonderful and the staff friendly, however the food was a disappointment. Meat was very under done and not seasoned, covered in a sauce that had obviously split. I returned the meal and asked for sauce to be on the side that returned... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The staff are very friendly, the menu is impressive and the customers were a great mix of locals and other nationalites. It felt like I was truely experiencing the vibrant music, food and bar scene of Da lat all in one place. The veranda that makes up the enterance is nice as well. The live act, which I think may... More

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Ubud, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Very eclectic menu, everything I tasted was nicely done: salads, entrees, and desserts. And prices are reasonable. Live music is basic but very nicely done. Unfortunately it ends early; get there by 8 for best show.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I came this reataurant for dinner, I felt comfortable with the warmly service, nice staff over here. Good Westerner food with orginal flavor as well as some Vienamese food. Moreover, the live music, i think it's blue, jazz, rock n roll , really great for dinner out.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Dalat is a sleepy picturesque town in the central highlands of Vietnam, with colonial architecture and is surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in the country. So you may expect early nights and traditional local food, which of course can be found; however when the serenity and tranquility becomes too much you'll be pleasantly surprised to find that... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

For everones sake I hope our experience was a one off. We decided to have dinner as TA reviews were pretty good. Nothing exciting jumped out on the menu and we noticed the price was almost double what we have been paying elsewhere in Dalat. The waitress was friendly enough without speaking much English and we had just ordered and... More

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Visited this place on Saturday night. There was some great live music playing. Ordered a pepperoni pizza and nachos (menu is mainly western). The pizza had a nice flavor and was US style with thick crust and cheese. Nachos were deep fried and not great.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

They make average western food. I mean if you really dont like asian food culture then this place is for you

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Penrith, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We called in to The V Cafe on all 3 nights of our stay in DaLat, owned by an American musician Curtis & his wife, they have a menu to suit everyone, the atmosphere is laid back, staff are very helpful, & the music & musicians are just wonderful with Curtis often joining in. The photos on the walls tell... More

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