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Rainbow Cafe

#164 of 1,110 Restaurants in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
Italian, International, Vegetarian, Vietnamese
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37 Hang Hanh, Hanoi, Vietnam
0439288399
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good restaurant with friendly staff in a nice street

This restaurant was round the corner from our hotel and we went there all together 5 times for dinner (we spent almost 10 days in Hanoi). The food is a good mixture of western and vietnamese food, not super fancy, but a good kitchen. Everything we tried was really nice. However, what we liked best... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
Malin Q
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Tauranga, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Feta is not feta here but cheddar so please don't expect it. Food fills you up so does the job but not one I'd run across town for. Pizza tasted more like cheese and tomato on toast lacking flavour and fell apart. But good English spoken and prices ok. Free special dessert on Mondays and Thursday but no desserts on... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This restaurant was round the corner from our hotel and we went there all together 5 times for dinner (we spent almost 10 days in Hanoi). The food is a good mixture of western and vietnamese food, not super fancy, but a good kitchen. Everything we tried was really nice. However, what we liked best is the option to sit... More 

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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Thanks to the staff at the Rainbow Cafe conveniently located near the the Hanoi Imperial Hotel. We stayed for ten days using this geat eatery occassionally.

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Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Clean, simple, friendly service. Good value and wouldn't hesitate to recommend. Sit outside with a beer and watch the world go by.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It was recommended to us and we ate here during our stay in Hanoi. Very nice food, good price and clean. Lovely setting/location.

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Amsterdam
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93 reviews 93 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This was one of the few places in Vietnam where we were disappointed with the food. Spring rolls were not fresh, and all meals were rather bland. Price about average.

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london
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109 reviews 109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Had dinner here one evening. Compared to what else is available in the area, this was very average. Food was ok, service was well intentioned but amateurish. Prices, however, we're above average for what we had.

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Casula, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

During our 10 days in Hanoi, the Rainbow Cafe became our favourite. We ate there multiple times and were never disappointed. By our third visit, the waitress would ask if we wanted our usual table. Get a table upstairs and enjoy the best food and service in Hanoi.

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singapore
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Great service but the food was average hawker level I am afraid to say. The meal that would have cost a few bucks in Singapore in a quiet restaurant in Hanoi cost much more. service was friendly and fast.tourist prices.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Tasty food! The price is affordable and the coffee is just amazing! Right in the middle of the city. Staffs are friendly as well

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37 Hang Hanh, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: 0439288399

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, International, Vegetarian, Vietnamese

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