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Well-located in the very heart of the vibrant Old Quarter of Hanoi, also near the longstanding market of Hang Be, Hanoi Downtown Restaurant is one of the best choices for both locals and international travelers.
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
European, Vietnamese, Cafe, Asian, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Digital Payments
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Reviewed July 19, 2020 via mobile

We went to this restaurant purely because we saw good ratings on TripAdvisor, there are so many restaurants and I wanted to find a good one. The staff were wonderful and the food was delicious, we had the shrimp spring rolls and the cowboy pizza!...It was delicious ❤️More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 13, 2020 via mobile

Staff were really welcoming and spoke excellent English and helped us with our bad Vietnamese. Very attentive to us

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed May 12, 2020

The food was excellent and our server ( Zo) was just amazing. He new very well his menu so he could guide us in our choices and he was extremely pleasant. We were there with some friends and I can say that all of us...appreciated Zo's good services.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed April 7, 2020 via mobile

When we entered the shop we were warmly greeted by Toodee. After being seated, she gave us ample time to think what to order. But still we couldn't decide so she recommended us some of their hot sellers items on the menu. She was very...friendly and helpful. Food was serve with big and genuine smile by Tam. The have prawn crackers that is on the house (it's either prawn or fish crackers) Afterwhich he would observed us from afar to ensure we still those crackers in the basket. And if we have finished the food on our plates so he can cleared it so we can have more space. We were new in Hanoi old quarter town, so Tam assisted us in helping us to find the locations of the shops we wanted to go. He was very patient and friendly through out. As we sat in the cafe for a solid 2 hours! It was a pleasure to be able to cross path with Tam and his team that day. Each and every staff were so welcoming and friendly. We see big and beautiful smiles on their faces. Which made my day even better! I really hope they will get this message and gets knowledge from their excellent and superb service. Its getting harder to have staffs with non judgemental attitude/mindset this days. Lastly a huge shout to Tam and his team once again! Keep rocking!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 24, 2020 via mobile

We had a great meal at Downtown - one of the best we had in Vietnam. The food was amazing and the service was great. They have a good selection of beers too. Definitely one to try in Hanoi!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 17, 2020

Very friendly and good service. Zo was our waiter and treated us very well. His English is very good. Onion soup was tasty. Duck breast serving was a little small but just enough to fill you up. I hope next time they will give a...bigger portion. Overall great experience dining at Downtown Cafe ✌🏼Will definitely come back to visit Zo.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 16, 2020

The Downtown cafe and restaurant was recommended to us by some tourists from Australia. The food was delicious and Toodee was an excellent server. Toodee helped us with choosing our meal . The portions also were generous . We really enjoyed ourselves. I am sure...we will be backMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 16, 2020 via mobile

Very nice food indeed, staff seems very professional and observant. No loud music from the speakers:) Thanks to Tam and his team, for making us feel very welcome.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 14, 2020

Step inside and get away from streets busy with scooters. Very friendly and helpful staff. Our waitperson Zo was especially helpful. We had Spaghetti Carbonara (which was excellent), mixed fried rice (also very tasty!), and sizzled prawns. We plan on eating there several times as...it is just down the street from our hotel. Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 13, 2020 via mobile

Had dinner in this well decorated and modern restaurant, the food was really nice and our server Zo was excellent and made us feel comfortable and welcoming while eating! Would definitely come back here

Date of visit: March 2020
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JulieH6061
May 6, 2019|
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Thanks for your reply - makes no sense to me! All your good business reviews (which are very valuable in your very competitive market) are now gone forever. Renovation shouldn't change the fact that your restaurant offers... More
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February 11, 2019|
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Response from 334louis |
You can check it through the website of the restaurant. It's about 1m for 2 person
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November 9, 2018|
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Response from spanishsardines13 | Reviewed this property |
No need for reservation. You can just directly walk in.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Downtown Cafe & Restaurant

Yes, Downtown Cafe & Restaurant offers takeout services.

Yes, Downtown Cafe & Restaurant offers delivery services.

Downtown Cafe & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5