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The Little Hanoi

21 Hang Gai Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 4 3828 8333
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“baguette” (20 reviews)
“spring rolls” (30 reviews)
“pho” (28 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
21 Hang Gai Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed January 7, 2013 via mobile

We went here for lunch with kids in tow and it impressed all. I thoroughly recommend the banana flower salad and sweet and sour clay pot chicken. Whilst this restaurant is nothing amazing, it's certainly worth a lunch time stop if you're in the area.

Thank KirstMark
Reviewed January 4, 2013

This was a recommendation from our hotel. We walked past it by chance and decided to have a snack on the way through. We had Vietnamese spring rolls which were excellent. The highlight is definitely the view from the front window of what must be...More

Thank SydAstroboy
Reviewed January 3, 2013

I like to come here for dinner and sit by the window facing the busy street. The food is good and I basically emptied every single plate that I ordered. I always go for Vietnamese food as it is always good.

2  Thank Suzana Z
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Little Hanoi is one of our favourite cafe for breakfast. Located right at the heart of the city - north east side of Hoan Kiem lake, which makes it very convenient for a rendez-vous. I like their breakfast menu where you can find yourself a...More

Thank Tuan N
Reviewed January 3, 2013

there's confusion here as two restaurants are called Little Hanoi. This one is awful (I have no idea how it got a mention in Traveller magazine- may be they got confused with the one by the same name close to the lake!) This is the...More

Thank KP58
NguoiHanoi, Owner at The Little Hanoi, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2013

Dear KP58, There are actually 2 restaurants by the name "Little Hanoi" in Hanoi. The very first Little Hanoi has been established since 1994 at 23 Hang Gai street, just few steps from the Sword Lake. The other one which you came in took after...More

Reviewed January 3, 2013

there's confusion here as two restaurants are called Little Hanoi. This one- close to the lake is a great place for lunch and highly recommed. The other is much smaller with birdcages hanging from the ceiling and is away from the lake (still in the...More

Thank KP58
Reviewed January 3, 2013

I used to come to this Little Hanoi for pho, baguette & cakes when I was in Hanoi everytime. It was extremely great (value for money, excellent food, especially chocolate cake) in the past before it was decorated to the current look. Before decoration, it...More

Thank DaisyHongKong
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Helpful staffs will provide good order suggestion, the dishes are really delicious. The menu include both western and Vietnamese, grape fruit salad is the best salad I had in Vietnam.

Thank Anping Z
Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

Nice food especially the Rolls and burgers. Fairly cheap fresh ingredients clean western toilet. Even the asian foods smelt nice. We were asked to wait 5 Minutes for a table and they had us seated in 5. The only negative was that the sprite was...More

Thank Antonio T
Reviewed December 28, 2012

there are a number of these restaurants in the Old Quarter. We were at the original one, great service, great food and great price. Worth it if in a group looking for a good reasonably prioced meal where you can share dishes and not to...More

Thank TheBeigeTraveller
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Fran V
February 5, 2018|
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Response from Kien-Nguyen | Property representative |
Dear Fran V, Yes, we accept MasterCard. Looking forward to seeing you at our restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Hang Gai Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3828 8333
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