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KOTO on Van Mieu

59 Van Mieu Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi +84, Vietnam
4 3747 0337
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Ranked #29 of 866 Restaurants in Hanoi
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Asian, Bakery, Vietnamese, Fusion
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: KOTO is a non-profit social enterprise dedicated to providing hospitality training and life skills to disadvantaged youth in Vietnam. Open for lunch and dinner.
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86% Recommend
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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We had lunch here on our way to the temple of literature (it's right opposite). The food was very nice, particularly the cakes! Prices are slightly more than equivalent eating places in Hanoi, but that's not a problem when you know it's going to a good cause. Service was quick and friendly.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Really liked lunch at Koto. Training ground for disadvantaged youth. Good meal, portions very big. Opted for Vietnamese dish with duck and it was yum!

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

When we are in Vietnam it is very crucial to find a good restaurant for our taste of food. Provided that if you are not very interested in Vietnamese food. KOTO was introduced to us by our Hotel. After visiting Temple of Literature, it was time for lunch too. Service was excellent. Food was bit expensive though.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

It was very far from where we were staying, and took us getting lost a few times before we found it - but it was definitely worth it. It is a little more expensive than other places in Hanoi, but is worth every penny. The restaurant helps to train underprivileged Vietnamese youngsters to help them have a stable foundation for... More

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

We had lunch here after visiting the temple of literature nearby. The food was lovely and the setting and decor are very pleasant. The restaurant also work closely to train under privileged locals.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

I brought my tourist there for lunch during the tour. We ordered the foods and they bring few dishes on the table and we asked for 1 dishes for another person that haven't brought up. We asked so many time to bring up and they said that they would bring soon and finally they forgot our order and we have... More

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Dallas, TX
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75 reviews 75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

My family enjoyed KOTO-Know One Teach One. It's a great restaurant with lots of choices and huge portions. After the appetizer, I was already full! I had the spring rolls which were delicious! It's also a neat concept to help kids get off the street and learn a skill. I highly recommend this place for clean, delicious food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Fabulous experience cooking Hanoi Street Food. We got lucky and it was just the 2 of us! Fantastic chats with out guide about Vietnamese culture, food and people.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Koto is a fantastic place with really lovely food. It was great to enjoy such amazing food served by really charming young people. What a fantastic project which makes a real difference to the lives of young people. I would encourage anyone visiting Hanoi to visit, a fantastic range of amazing food at really great prices. I will definitely visit... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Very good food, very good cause. Slightly expensive for Hanoi but worth it. The 5 spice duck breast was delicious. The staff are keen and want to practice their English. If you are in Hanoi or Saigon it's a 'must visit' place

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