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“Awesome feast” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bale Well

Bale Well
45/11 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoi An 00000, Vietnam
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Ranked #47 of 433 Restaurants in Hoi An
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Awesome feast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Was taken to this restaurant by our Intrepid guide leader. Awesome feast but take a big appetite. A fun dinner where you have to roll your own wraps with all the goodies they bring out. Recommended

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Canada
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“Stuffed!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We came here because my husband had a craving for banh xeo...which was thoroughly satisfied along with many other delicious dishes. The restaurant is off a bigger street with seating indoors and outdoors. The service was quick and the food came out fast. We had the banh xeo (yellow pancakes), grilled pork, rolls and as other reviews mentioned, the owner demonstrated how to eat it all and basically fed my husband. It was definitely one of the best dining experiences we had during our month long SE Asia tour!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great value for money, so much fresh food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

Tucked away from a main hoi an street this restaurant is a real find. Indoor or outdoor seating, huge amount of fresh food. Clean - we have now eaten there many times. Staff - especially Thianh (Tun) - so helpful and friendly. Mix of local and tourist customers. Banquet type meal including simple dessert and pineapple at end for less than US$5. Char grilled pork so delicious. Roll it into rice paper or hoi an pancake with lettuce and cucumber and herbs then dip in one of the sauces if you like. So yummy.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

So glad we came here on the strength of the reviews.
Set meal served (and prepared) by charming staff. Food was simply delicious and the service memorable.The young lady serving us even helped my wife to eat her meal!!
Great value, well worth finding

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Great simple food - Excellent value and service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We stumbled on this local gem one evening after taking a short cut down a little lane way. The aromas of char grilled meat lured us closer. A patron eating there noticed our curiosity and shared his praise of the food and value. This convinced us eat there. The waitress quickly prepared a table and explained the meal was a set menu and cost $4.50 per person plus drinks. The food was quick to arrive at the table. There was several grilled skewers of pork and chicken, a plate of fried spring rolls, a large plate of salad and herbs, fried hoi an pancakes and fresh rice papers. The waitress showed us how to wrap the food and even hand fed us. It was a unique experience. The food was so fresh and tasted great. There was more than enough food to satisfy us both. There was even a small desert offered. I have no hesitation in recommending this restaurant. I for one will certainly be coming back.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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