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Au Lac House

#160 of 1,457 Restaurants in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
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13 Tran Hung Dao, Hanoi, Vietnam
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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385 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We were here for dinner and it was delicious! The restaurant is beautiful and the service is quite good. Highly recommend it!

Thank MingmeiHong
Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Went to Au Lac on recombination from our tour guide for authentic Vietnamese food & it didn't disappoint, but a little pricey by Vietnamese standards. Our bill for two came to 813000 dong for 1x prawns with cashsew nuts? 1× deep fried prawns, glass egg noodles with crab (exceptional), 1× fried egg plant& salted egg & 2× beers. Lovely old... More 

Thank Michelap01
Singapore, Singapore
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Decent local food though I must confess to the opinion that northern cuisine hasn't the variety of the south. We sat outside on the veranda. The air was refreshing on an April evening. Unfortunately, the parapet next to our table had several months' worth of dust and grime. Food was decent, but slightly pricey. Worth a visit just to see... More 

Thank Curvermac
Melbourne, Australia
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164 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

I have been traveling through Vietnam now for 2 weeks and this meal would easily be the best I have eaten. Fresh Clean and not oily. Very authentic and amazing flavor to match the old French decor of the house. The wine was well priced and I would highly recommend it for anyone

Thank Damorob
Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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308 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Grand old place on a wide boulevard. Lovely building. Excellent food with great service. A splurge well worth taking, it will be a memorable evening for you

Thank Leonard S
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

A high-end slightly formal restaurant, housed in an old colonial house in the French quarter, along the leafy Tran Hung Dao. Very good vietnamese food, including veggie choices. You'd need to book, number of tables is limited, and some tour-operators have it on their schedule. Popular for business lunches as well. For the cooler months, try the tables outside on... More 

Thank JJEast64
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

I enjoyed a business diner at this beautiful restaurant. The restaurant is formerly a very old and elegant house. The dining is in the old rooms of the house, so there is a limited number of table in each room. This made for a very pleasant atmosphere. The food was excellent. I highly recommend Au Lac House

Thank 866Paul
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

This restaurant was recommended in guide books and by our local guide I could not believe the meal we had for less than fifty dollars including a bottle of nice wine. The service was perfect, portions large (please share!) and the food delicious. The atmosphere is very nice and if you're lucky and the weather is warm, you can eat... More 

Thank Stexon
Hanoi, Vietnam
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

If you want to experience quality Vietnamese food in a setting of past French colonialism, this is the place to go. They have several floors with separate dining rooms and an outside dining terrace. The service is very good, although the vastness of this place sometimes makes it difficult to find a waiter to attend to your needs. The menu... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

This place was recommended by one of the high end guide books. It was our last night in Hanoi and we wanted to leave with good memories. We arrived at about 6 45 PM (without prior booking). The Au Lac House is on two floors. As we walked in the staff (including some of the cooks) were sat outside by... More 

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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
Vietnamese, French, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Tran Hung Dao, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: 0439333533

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