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All 949 Hanoi Restaurants

KOTO on Van Mieu Restaurant

59 Van Mieu | Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 4 3 747 0337
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Ranked #34 of 949 Restaurants in Hanoi
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

I so wanted to like this restaurant. I love the concept of giving young people the chance to learn the restaurant trade with the massive benefit of turning around their lives. However the food was poor. For example the chicken satay was completely bland, although it was tender. Stuffed squid was also lacking flavour. So disappointing. The service was friendly... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is well worth going to, owned by an Australian working with disadvantaged kids. The service was excellent, food excellent and it was clean and had a really good vibe. It was packed when I arrived so was shown to restaurant upstairs, there was a constant flow of people. The waiters and waitresses were attentive and efficient and the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

KOTO is a training centre cafe for disadvantaged youth just across the road from the Temple of Literature. It's a worthy cause and the food is a lot more expensive than other cafés or hole in the wall shops (obviously) but because of the idea of it we thought 100,000 plus for a main was ok to pay. The staff... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Really enjoyed our visit to Koto. The food was fantastic even though it's a bit on the expensive side compared to other restaurants. The important thing is that it's all going to a great cause and once you've been there and had a chat to the staff you'll realise it's worth spending every cent. We went there as a family... More

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Florence, Italy
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

the food at KOTO is quite good, and I would recomment it especially if you want a bit of a break from eating on the roads. I had fried rice and nem, and they were both pretty good. the price is fair.

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Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We were taken to this restaurant on a recent trip to Hanoi. The staff were all trainees and very enthusiastic. We had a set menu which was excellent. It is a great idea,taking kids off the streets and training them,brainchild of an Australian living in Melbourne. I would advise getting there around midday as it was very busy.Only downside would... More

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Sydney
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

One of the better restaurants in our trip. Food and drinks were excellent, service was attentive and lots of options to choose from of the local food. Also this restaurant gives back to the community.

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Singapore, Singapore
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had dinner there for the first time of recommendation from our friend. That's the most famous restaurant nearby Temple of Literature. We like " bun cha" with Vienamese mint pork., but we could recommend that the chef cook should improve the tiramisu recipe before bringing to the customer. Anyway, we are not easygoing customer, we had many experiences in... More

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Perth, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We came here two years ago and again today. Good service and good food. Really tasty duck with subtle flavours. Best Bun Cha so far in Hanoi

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Very nice meal in the bar area, the koto organisation is set up to help the street kids. So you can eat well and contribute to the aims of koto, which is a pretty good thing for everyone.

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