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Tamarind Cafe

Global Vegetarian. 80 Pho Ma May | Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam
(04) 3926 0580
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Ranked #146 of 849 restaurants in Hanoi
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Mauritius
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I am a vegetarian and was very satisfied with the variety of choices available at this restaurant. The food was above all very tasty and fresh. It was definitely one of the best restaurant that I experienced in Vietnam in term of food quality and extensive vegetarian menu provided. The restaurant also has some non-vegetarian options which worked great for... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Good food, great ambience and a great location. A very extensive menu for the vegetarians. Food prices start at about 80000 dong for a dish ( either a bowl of pho or a clay pot). I had a mushroom clay pot with rice which was dong 137,000. the prices are a bit steep but you are paying for the service... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I visited this restaurant for lunch after reading positive reviews. It was close to my hotel and the inside was cool too. I ordered a green tea and a baba ghanoush burger. Service was fine, not excellent, but OK. No problem there. The food seemed to be fresh, lots of green vegetables in the burger, just what I was looking... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Greta food and drink selection, the menu is extensive and covers vegetarians as well, there is vietnamese and western food on offer as well s a tasty range of smoothies and other drinks, great value for money.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

If you are travelling in Vietnam and looking for a place in the early morning where to rest while you wait for the next part of your trip or for a travel agent to pick you up this is a perfect place to go. Wifi, good breakfast and coffee (available in both the Vietnamese and Americano variation) and it opens... More

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Perth, Australia
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40 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

They have quite a nice menu offering vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals. The food we had was quite tasty and presented well but the service was pretty slack, it was almost like we were interfering with their rest time in the middle of the day. Worth a try especially if you are vegetarian I guess as there is probably a larger... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

A great little veggie restaurant serving a great variety of full flavoursome foods. Had to go there 2 days in a row! The roll it yourself pancakes is one to try out.

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Berlin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

If you're a veggie or vegan like me who enjoys tasty food, then forget this place. We had the fresh spring rolls (the sauce was tasteless), the falaffel balls (totally tasteless) and the cous cous (passable, but a very small serving, and not so far from tasteless). If on the other hand, you have the tastebuds of a baby and... More

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Hanoi
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Wifi is called "spices"... Must be a joke. Food is allright, but a little bit too expensive. Nice staff, cozy place

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ACT
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45 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Vegetarian food on offer but also meat dishes available. Tonight we had chicken and chilli hotpot, eggplant hotpot, tropical fried rice and fresh rice paper spring rolls. DELICIOUS, chicken a little dry and not much of it but awesome flavour all round, with the eggplant dish being the pick for us. Finished off with hard to resist sticky rice with... More

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