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56 Hang Trong St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+849455 82240
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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The atmosphere, the music selection and the food. Don't remember which one of the Geckos I have been, cause there are several. But the food was delicious and the staff very helpful. They also normally have happy hour thing too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We parked our bike there just last Saturday for a couple of drinks because we thought we could see the view from the balcony in the second floor. What impressed us , from the first moment, was the no better word than "RUDE" from the waiter (probably the oldest guy, aged 30-35. No welcome attitude, no thanks, no serving attitude,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere, the music selection and the food. Don't remember which one of the Geckos I have been, cause there are several. But the food was delicious and the staff very helpful. They also normally have happy hour thing too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The promise of very very cold beer attracted us to the Gecko cafe in Hanoi on a 44 degree day, and we weren't disappointed. This is a great little cafe that offers large beers at cheap prices, and a good selection of freshly made snacks. Service is also attentive and friendly. Great for a pit stop.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This place has a nice ambiance and friendly service. The food is definitely ok - they serve western food that actually tastes like western food (which a lot of these "western restaurants" in SE Asia haven't quite mastered!). My only complaint, and why I'm giving it 4 stars instead of 5, is that they make the assumption that if you're... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We came here on our first day in Vietnam and were really happy with the food we got. We ordered traditional Vietnamese cuisine and it was all very tasty. We came back again before leaving Hanoi!

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Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Good food, nice menu, but the only serve half of the menu. The beer was not so cold. The burger and curries are good. The chicken menu is top! Nice restaurant in Hanoi!

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Byron Bay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

They have obviously found a successful formula serving Western dishes to travelers and they are rolling them out, with several outlets in Hanoi. We went to one outlet on a corner in the old city where the service was good and the food above average. For example, I requested carrot and ginger juices without sugar or water, and the result... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We went to the sister restaurant around the corner to here on Ma something street, but they have exactly the same menu. This one seems to be a bit brighter and had a slightly better beer deal, the one we ate in was a bit darker but had more tables so would probably be better If your looking to eat... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Walking into the gecko the first thing you notice is the attention to detail. Use the tables to play guess the currency....can you find the one from Argentina?? Welcoming staff who were very accommodating. They provided great takeaway food....in fact it was spectacular. Recommend the banana crepes. Improvements...more bananas on the pizza next time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This place describes itself as cheap and cheerful - it is and more. The food is as good as any I have had in six weeks in Vietnam - the staff are really pleasant and understand English although speaking it is a challenge for some. The food when delivered is well presented and the process of eating it is explained... More 

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Address: 56 Hang Trong St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
Phone Number: +849455 82240
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
Average Prices: USD 12
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 56 Hang Trong St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +849455 82240

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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