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“Very good duck dishes” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Little Black Duck

Little Black Duck
23 Ngo Gach, Hoan Kiem Distric | Dong Xuan Market, Old Quarter, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 6253 5557
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Ranked #14 of 939 Restaurants in Hanoi
Cuisines: Asian, European, Vietnamese, International
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Little Black Duck(LBD) is a restaurant and cafe with it authentic Vietnamese taste and international choices.We are providing Westerners and tourists with traditional tastes of Vietnam as well as International food to give you more choices. You might be enjoying real Vietnamese fresh, healthy dishes or international type of cooking or even some of the dishes that you have back home that you may be missing.For Vietnamese people, you can have your own Vietnamese food served in a nice, clean and modern restaurant or you might try the international food to see what it is like or to know more of other cultures in the world through their cuisine.With a young, dynamic team, Little Black Duck aims to always bring you friendly and helpful service with good tasting food at a reasonable price.Give us a chance to show you what we have here!
Leicester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Very good duck dishes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The food we had was very nice but the only problem we had was that one of our chicken dishes was still very pink in the middle. They were very apologetic and did change the dish. The restaurant is spotless and service very good.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“We kept going back”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Little Black Duck was our favorite restaurant in all Vietnam. As a family of five adults everyone love it. We ate there several times and tried different meals each time. Everything we ordered was excellent. The owner was delightful and spoke English well.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Extraordinary. ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The best restaurant we visited in Hanoi. Small but excellent service and the food is hugely and deeply tasty.
Great place, we loved it!

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Love their fried rice!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We chanced upon this cute little diner on our way to Dong Xuan market and it was a very pleasant surprise. We took the risk not knowing the reviews but we saw the TA logo and just went with it.

Thankfully, the food was good and the service even better. I ordered the duck fried rice but was served the plain fried rice. Unaware, I had a few spoonfuls and the rice was really yummy. I was wondering where was the duck hidden but before I knew it the staff informed me that they had my order wrong and promptly replaced my dish.

Two thumbs up!

Of course, the fried rice is even better with the duck. ;)

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Perth, Western Australia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
“Good meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

After going through TA to find just the right place, settled on LBD. We were happy to discover it is just as advertised - cute little place in a good but tucked away location, with great food at good prices. The staff are friendly and welcoming, and the building itself and the atmosphere are nice, but made a little difficult by the fact that the restaurant is split over two levels, with a very small dining area upstairs (where we sat). I really liked the music though! The choice was by the owner, who obviously took pride in her restaurant. The service was prompt and efficient, and we enjoyed our meal.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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