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Khong Gian Xua

205 Dien Bien Phu, Hue, Vietnam
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Ranked #70 of 155 restaurants in Hue
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Los Angeles, CA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner here two of three nights in Hue. Excellent appetizers generously sized: banh nam, banh beo, and banh loc, all the rice flour specialties with shrimp and pork. Minao, the manager, speaks English well, is gracious and helpful, but the staff only speaks Vietnamese. The menus are in both languages. Elegant decor.

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California City, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

I really wanted to like this place after checking it out online. When I made reservation for late lunch/early dinner at 2pm, I wished the receptionist had given me a heads-up that most of the dishes on the menu would not be available since my meal was not at the usual lunch or dinner time. Well, it was the first... More

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

The interiour strikes you, it is just beautiful. Wood and mother of pearly. This is well away from the toursit strip, and frequented by local with a bit of money. Wide selection of Hue foods, as well as Vietnamese classics. Food is great, surroundings beautiful, prices are very low, but service might not be the absolutely best. They try hard,... More

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Vin, Ha Giang, Vietnam
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I love the antique design of this restaurant, the environment and specially the foods. There are all kinda traditional dishes of Vietnamese and Hue food that you can chose. And the foods are delicious and lovely! The price is reasonable (cheaper than HCM). We really enjoy This restaurant isn't in the central of Hue, but...

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Luxembourg
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Restaurant looks great from the outside. Just what you might be looking for in a historical city as Hue. But immediately after stepping inside you get hit by a smell of rotten fish or mussels. Although you get used to it, it somehow stays around you all the time. Not many Western tourists present when we were there. So that... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, null, Vietnam
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I love the antique design of this restaurant, the environment and specially the foods. There are all kinda traditional dishes of Vietnamese and Hue food that you can chose. And the foods are delicious and lovely! The price is reasonable (cheaper than HCM). We really enjoy This restaurant isn't in the central of Hue, but it take about only 50,000... More

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Hue
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6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

That was the second time I went there with my group, the first time was fine with good food but the next was not satisfied us and it seems to ruin our good though about restaurant. We ordered 3 bowls of fish soup that were a bit expensive so we were made sure that 1kg of fish for 3 bowls.... More

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Bli Bli, Australia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Twice in the One week I have the pleasure of going to another delightful location for Lunch, the Place was full of Locals or at least Local Tourists, but I am told at Night many western people go, the food is lovely and a selection of set menu from 100.000 (5.00) up to 250.000 I was with the people I... More

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Tokyo
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

If you'd like to sample Hue foods, this place is definitely among the best in the city. This place is a bit away from downtown - about 5-10 mins taxi ride from major parts of the city- but worth a visit. The place is always filled up with local people, showing that this place provides good foods - and it... More

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San Francisco, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

We had dinner at this restaurant on our first night in Hue. When we came, the hostess led us to the second building, which was basically empty, and kind of eerie. All dishes were salty, cold, and pricy. The service was inattentive. We couldn't blame on the servers since they earn very low salary, and they aren't permitted to keep... More

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