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Laugh Cafe Restaurant

126 Tran Cao Van St, Hoi An, Vietnam
+84 90 519 25 32
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Ranked #29 of 407 Restaurants in Hoi An
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $4
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Laugh Cafe was set up in 2007 to provide hospitality training to Vietnamese youth. Many young people from the area around Hoi An and Danang come to Hoi An seeking work in the tourist industry. With minimal English and no experience they can only find work in menial positions. Laugh Cafe offers training in hospitality English, service skills, safety and hygiene, restaurant and kitchen management and cooking skills. When our trainees leave we help them find a job in the area that the area that they wish to work in.Laugh Cafe is supported by MAD Indochina, an Australian NGO.
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

3K VND beers and cheap food made this a great meal, not the best food we've had but big portions and a good cause make this a worthwhile place to have a meal and a few drinks.

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Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Great meal, excellent price and icy cold beer. Recommend fried wontons and salsa. Tremendous value after waterfront restaurants and food every bit as good. Staff lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

We looked at restaurants around the river area of hoi an and decided that they seemed over priced so ate at the laugh cafe instead which was so much more resonably priced, in fact standard prices for Vietnam. We were so impressed with the food and the staff, lovely and smiley, very attentive and just brilliant for a relaxin dinner.... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Great staff, great food and at great prices. The ham and cheese spaghetti was delicious and we tried the local specialties 'white rose' and pork wontons which must not be missed. The fresh beer was lovely and very cheap at 3000 dong a glass. We went back three times on our stay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Took on dinner at the Laugh Cafe, simple, tasty dishes with cheap beer to boot. If you're on a budget this place is great, if you're not then go anyway....

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Laugh cafe is such a great place to go for a great value healthy meal! I'm not ashamed to say that while in Hoi An we ate here nearly every day and also took the cooking class with Huey for only 300,000 VND. Try the lemongrass chicken in the banana leaf, ginger fish and eggplant and tomato in a clay... More 

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Lempaala, Finland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stopped to have dinner here by chance and liked it a lot. The young workers were the best deal. Food was also tasty considering the price. I had fish with ginger and spices. It was cooked well and very tasty but little bit too salty for me (surprising thing in Vietnam). I also don´t like that they live the... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Fantastic food at a more than reasonable price..Frigidly cold beer. Make a point of going there. Terrific variety.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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416 reviews 416 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

After looking around the old town and finding everything a little more than we wanted to pay, we came across this delight. The food was delicious with lots of vietnamese specialities to try and the staff were great. The restaurant helps train local young people in hospitality and they are obviously doing a good job judging by the service! With... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Had a number of visits to the Laugh cafe Restaurant in Hoi An, including the cooking class. The food was so delicious, the staff very pleasant and friendly and the atmosphere always genial. The cooking class was lots of fun was organised in the new, clean and nice cooking class room upstair. Now we can cook some vietnamese dishes at... More 

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Address: 126 Tran Cao Van St, Hoi An, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 90 519 25 32
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Hoi An
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 4
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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