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Darwin, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The location on the rooftop was sensational, but the food was even better.... will be back, loved everything about it..... make sure you visit and have the hotpot

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Arriving at De Syloia Hotel after a long and rough flight that made me too sick to eat the in-flight meal, the food at Cay Cau Restaurant, located on the hotel ground floor, was the first food I had in Hanoi that turned out to be the best during my 4 day trip in the city and made me recover... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I have been eating here for the past 10 years when ever I go to Hanoi for business. Friendly staff, prompt serving, nice food. They have live classical Vietnamese music as well.

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Geneva, Switzerland
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

I stay at the hotel and ate a few times at this restaurant. Food was average but the prices are reasonable. There aren't many good restaurants in the area, I think. Live traditional music at dinner time was a nice addition.

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London, United Kingdom
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169 reviews 169 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

A very nice restaurant serving good Vietnamese food. The place was originally designed to provide meals for the hotel guests adjacent to the restaurant but was so successful it expanded to being a proper restaurant. Good food and atmosphere with helpful staff. Downside is that it can get quite smokey with inconsiderate diners. Well worth a try

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

The food here was really delicious, lots of choice compared to some of the places we had also eaten at. We had to wait a few minutes for a table but it was worth the wait.

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Berlin, Connecticut
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178 reviews 178 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Hanoi has many eateries, some challenging some good. One needs to have the right expectations for food when in this city. I've had mostly good experiences, perhaps due to our connected local friends. Nothing fancy, but are well at this place. It was one of the best places in Hanoi and we have tried quite few.

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Enschede, The Netherlands
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Ate here a couple of times, as it was next to my hotel, but especially because of the tasteful Vietnamese cuisine. Guests seem to be mix of Vietnamese (good sign!) and foreigners. Each evening from 7pm two musicians played traditional instruments, though (almost) exclusively interpreting western evergreens.

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Manila, Philippines
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This restaurant has always been one of my favorites, I don't know why I did not write a review earlier. The restaurant is next to a hotel and not really in a tourist area. But it really is just a short walk away from tourist areas, or a very short taxi ride and it is definitely well worth it. It... More 

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Top Contributor
281 reviews 281 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
363 helpful votes 363 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Nestled beside a hotel, Cay Cau is very unpretentious, just a down-home, authentic, upscale Viet Namese restaurant frequented mostly by locals. The ambience is excellent. The food is fantastic and tasty, every morsel delicately flavored and tinged with just the right spices. The Pomelo Salad was memorable as was the shellfish soup.

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Address: 17 Tran Hung Dao Str., Hanoi, Vietnam
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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