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14 Pho Cha Ca, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Ranked #479 of 1,040 Restaurants in Hanoi
Price range: $5 - $10
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Visit this street after a long day of sight-seeing for a traditional dish of fish fried tableside with herbs, spices, onions, peanuts, and rice noodles.
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Vietnamese first
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English first
California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

If i have a chance to eat again, i will get more than i did. I had been as local people, coming then choose a seat and eat. The price is cheap.

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Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Having eaten here in the past and enjoying it wonderful old world charm of dark stained wood and charcoal burners at the table which spoke of its heritage I was extremely disappointed to return and find it a shadow of its former glory In its attempt to have a cleaner look it has removed its history, the gas burner at... More 

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Had our best meal in Hanoi here. Enter, sit, eat, pay, leave. Very strait forward. If it's your first time to eat this type of dish, don't be shy to ask the staff "how". They will promptly teach you and you will definitely keep coming back for more.

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London, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The last time I visited Hanoi this was one of the most memorable, stand-out experiences of the whole visit. We liked the cha ca la vong so much that we ordered an additional portion of it. However this time, while the food was just as good, I don't whether it is my imagination or bad memory, the portion size was... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We have total 9 persons in a group and heard that it is a Must try dish in Hanoi. However, when we first arrive the place, we are not welcome and served as we have too many people. The visit is at morning 11am, which do not have much person visit them yet and what they did is just throw... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

It isn't worth visiting even it's the oldest joint in town. The food is simply too little and too boring. Furthermore the staff is way too uninterested attending their custumors, and the place seems sloppy.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

According to many vietnamese, Cha Ca La Vong is a must-try food when in Hanoi and this restaurant was highly recommended everywhere so i decided to give it a try. Like many other travelers mentioned, they served only one food, which to me tasted average. The price was relatively high as well, it was 170000 VND per person with a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Read about this place online and it was also recommended by our tour guide so decided to give it a try. As you sit on the table, you see a card stating they only offer one fish dish. Though a bit expensive by Vietnamese standards (approx £5), I decided to go for it as by now my expectations were quite... More 

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Food is so good that you can not miss it. Buncha, only one menu. But they should change their face when meeting people, because they are really unpolite.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I had the real pleasure of having dinner at this restaurant last week. The restaurant is authentic, and the Cha Ca they serve is excellent. I hope to have the opportunity to visit again.

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Address: 14 Pho Cha Ca, Hanoi, Vietnam
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

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