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La Salsa

#146 of 1,096 Restaurants in Hanoi
#167 of 1,242 Places to Eat in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
French, Mexican, Spanish
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5 Pho Bui Thi Xuan | Center Area, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3995 0950
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good tapas, excellent paella

Its new location is larger and more modern, all on one floor, but not as conviently located for tourists who don't rangr far from the Old Quarter.The menu and wait staff remain the same. I'm a fan of the tapas, but friends have raved about dishes from the other menu. Service is good but yet to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
VNvet2015
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Connecticut
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Connecticut
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Its new location is larger and more modern, all on one floor, but not as conviently located for tourists who don't rangr far from the Old Quarter.The menu and wait staff remain the same. I'm a fan of the tapas, but friends have raved about dishes from the other menu. Service is good but yet to tested by crowds in... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We used to come here two years ago & it was excellent. This time we found that the restaurant had been extended. The majority of the tables are now outside. No air-conditioning, it was quite uncomfortable. My steak special was good but my wif'es seafood salad turned out to be seafood with garnish, not a salad,

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TLynnDao, Owner at La Salsa, responded to this review

First, we are very sorry for the discomfort, but you must have mistaken our restaurant (La Salsa Bui Thi Xuan) for the other La Salsa (Xuan Dieu). We actually don't have any table outside, and our air-conditions work very well. Since it's a misunderstanding, please remove this review of yours so that it won't affect our average rating. Hope you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Good variety of food choices, all well prepaired. Lovely decor which is great mix of Western and Eastern culture Good service. Highly recommended!

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We love the charcuterie at La Salsa - lots of good cheese and pate, a great bakery, and wine and spirits available at not too outrageous prices. The restaurant is also nice, overlooking the water, but depending on which way the wind is blowing, can be somewhat smelly; be warned!

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TLynnDao, Manager at La Salsa, responded to this review

Hi Pamela, It is great to know that you love the restaurant. We would love to inform you that La Salsa Nha Tho has relocated to a new address: No 5 Bui Thi Xuan Street, Hai Ba Trung District. It is quite close to 25 Nha Tho and very central also. Looking forward to welcoming you again! Lynn D -... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The Things I love about La Salsa: Perfect for when you're tired of Vietnamese food Very affordable tapas - we had the bruschetta, meatballs, clams, mushrooms, chorizo. All very good and comes with complementary bread (french, of course) Drinks - as a wine drinker, its nice to be able to have some decent wine to drink. Sangria was pretty good... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Nice homemade feel about this place serving all manner of tapas and Spanish dishes with a French touch as well. Very reasonable prices wont leave you out of pocket. Staff seem friendly as well. Recommend highly

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gatineau, québec
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27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I enjoyed a very good meal at La Salsa: tapas, cheese plate, soup, salmon and lemon pie. It eas a bit pricy but I had my moneýs worth. I received a good advice for the main dish from the manager.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

By and large our party struggled to find reasonable eateries in Hanoi.....and then we found La Salsa near the Cathedral on our last night in Hanoi. The menu displayed outside looked very good so we entered sat and received the low down on what was on offer that night. It didn't include tapas! Puzzled looks and quick exit as we... More 

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Doylestown PA
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50 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Clams tapas in white wine and garlic baked in a terra cotta pot, 30 of them for 40k dong or $2 and the best lunch special with a French pastry and ice cream for $7. in Hanoi.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Authentic tapas in Hanoi!! A great find. Reasonably priced and some of the best tapas we've encountered outside of Spain. The fried calamari is excellent, as is the Tortilla, the meatballs, the pan tomaca (bruschetta), etc! The Sangria is also very good - not too sweet. And the service is good too.

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Additional Information about La Salsa

Address: 5 Pho Bui Thi Xuan | Center Area, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 4 3995 0950
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: French, Mexican, Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Pho Bui Thi Xuan | Center Area, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3995 0950

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Mexican, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?