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V Cafe (Restaurant/Bar/Live Music)

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1/1 Bui Thi Xuan, Dalat, Vietnam
84-63-3520215
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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...
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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    Very good
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    Average
  • 36
    Poor
  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Western Food

If you are tired of Vietnamese food, V Cafe is a good place for western food at an affordable price. Located around the back packer area and owned by a foreigner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Dinnarmel
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Da Nang, Vietnam
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Da Nang, Vietnam
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you are tired of Vietnamese food, V Cafe is a good place for western food at an affordable price. Located around the back packer area and owned by a foreigner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Came to this place after hearing other good feedback and we weren't dissappointed! A live band played from 7:30pm, predominantly Blues music. The staff were all really nice and the service was quick. Meals were all reasonably priced and the menu mainly western, which is handy if you are looking for a taste of 'home'. For us the best part... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

When you tired of the Vietnamese cuisine, this place could be the right choice. The prices are between the mid range touristic prices, but the food was authentic. All 12 of us were satisfied.

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FORT ERIE
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

a must visit when in Da lat, great delicious food, some of the best Italian food I've had in Vietnam. The live music was excellent, nice chill music.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Went to V-cafe with some friends after our hotel recommended this place. It took about 45minutes before our food came, but exept the mexican food it was decent. I opted for the burritos and nachos, a dreadfull choice. The burrito was actually two hard shell tacos with perhaps 20g chicken and the nachos only consisted of 6 nachos. Keep in... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Enjoyed dinner here. Food is good. Really enjoyed the live music. Definitely a good place for dinner if staying nearby.

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

If you're craving a quality western meal in a tradition restaurant setting, V-Cafe is for you. Offers a diverse menu of both western and Asian foods. I ate here for dinner and loved it so much I went for breakfast the next morning. Food was of high quality and well prepared during both of my experiences. For dinner, the house... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I loved this place. Although it's quiet expensive for my young budget, I had a delicious salad, and my friends were really happy with some lasagna and a mexicain dish ! People are really nice, polite and smiling (wich is quiet rare in westerner restaurants in Vietnam), and the live music wasn't too loud and really nice !

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Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We wanted a quick lunch somewhere near where we stay. Thought the reviews of this restaurant looks good so we gave it a try. I had pork loin but it was nothing fantastic. Not somewhere I would dine again.

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Wyndham, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

This cafe comes highly recommended & does provide great live music. The other bonus is that it's heated, making it a lovely spot to thaw out from the cold Dalat weather. It is however completely aimed This cafe comes highly recommended & does provide great live music. The other bonus is that it's heated, making it a lovely spot to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1/1 Bui Thi Xuan, Dalat, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Lam Dong Province  >  Dalat
  • Phone Number: 84-63-3520215

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican, International, Dessert, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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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