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Gecko Cafe

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56 Hang Trong St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 94 558 22 40
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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's quite a few of the gecko cafe chains around Vietnam and they're usally pretty good. Came here for lunch while exploring the Old Quarter in the city. Fairly quick service, good lunch options (including a few more western meals) and nice relaxed spot with free wifi.

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Thank Granules2013
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

The pub is fairly cramped. Atmosphere pleasant. Best place to be seated is the balcony, albeit small. Grand view of the surrounding bustling streets. Beer ice-cold - only bottled though. Best time to frequent is during happy hour - half price. Worth a visit.

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Thank kishore r
Brussels, Belgium
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

The menu is amazing, more than 20 pages of choice. We ordered couple of sandwiches and couple of Vietnamese dishes. The sandwiches were very tasty but the local food was not good at all. My fish dish was really bad, I asked to change to another dish, which they did with no problem. Unfortunately the replacement dish was not much... More 

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Thank vanessa w
Shepparton, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We dined at Gecko several times during our stay in Hanoi and found it to be a cheap place to eat with a great variety of food

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Thank Wayne K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

There are 8 of these restaurants around Hanoi. For us, it was a safe place to take our three kids, where they could eat something the liked. We also have nut allergies, so they were very accomodating.

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Thank Sharky668
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

The best vodkas with fresh pineapple juice or passion fruit for less than $2. Friendly staff and good meals (but don't get sandwiches or burgers). Garlic prawn pasta is to die for.

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Thank ellyc3
Nice
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Music was great, atmosphere was pretty cool. But the food - for us - was nothing really to write home about.. Too bad.

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Thank lunamare62
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We came here on our last night in Vietnam for a final dinner. We ordered pork spring rolls which were amazing and then some Banh Mi as we had been meaning to eat this famous Vietnamese dish and finally got the opportunity to do so on our last night! Unfortunately the Banh Mi was awful. It was extremely dry, the... More 

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Thank PopcornMonkeyReviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

This place has a beautiful dining area out front and back. The food they offer was very average and lacked good flavour. The meals are very cheap though so if you are after a quick and basic feed, you can get that at this place.

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Thank amys-world-of-travel
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

We were looking for another place that was closed, and stumbled on this restaurant - not too far from Hoan Kiem lake - a street over in the Old Quarter area. There was quite a variety of food to choose. We had a Vietnamese starter - chicken salad which was very good. One of us tried the seafood with spinach... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Hang Trong St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 94 558 22 40

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?