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56 Hang Trong St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+849455 82240
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Brussels, Belgium
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

Thank vanessa w
Shepparton, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Wayne K
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

Thank Sharky668
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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.

Thank ellyc3
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168 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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.

Thank lunamare62
Leeds, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

Thank PopcornMonkeyReviews
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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.

Thank amys-world-of-travel
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

Thank jksmi
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Ultra friendly service and great food, would recommend all traveller to Vietnam visit this café in Hanoi

Thank ericajreynolds
Gold Coast, Australia
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29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This place is great for a better meal on a budget. Really cheap and delicious food, lots of different options to choose from. The mocktails were up to a high standard and they had cheap beer.

Thank Becky G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Asian, Vietnamese, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Hang Trong St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +849455 82240

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