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Nguyen Van Duc Snake Restaurant

No.4 Alley 82 Le Mat Street, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible16%
Jun 20, 2017
“Cobra was not...”
Nov 8, 2016
“Tasty preparation of Cobra”
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vietnamese
$$ - $$$
No.4 Alley 82 Le Mat Street, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed June 20, 2017

we went Nguyen Van Duc restaurant and had cobra 150usd. However, the taste of the snake meat was not our snake. We complained to them the cobra was not fresh but they did not care! never come back.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank marinetuner
Reviewed November 8, 2016

We just wandered here on our own a little after lunch time as the last of the customers were leaving and staff had already started cleaning yet they were ready to serve us. There was a lone English speaking staff who explained the process. We...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank worldiscoverer
Reviewed February 6, 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel. We asked about some of the others and we were told this is where the locals go. Our hotel arranged for a taxi. It cost about $120k dong from old quarter. It was dark when we arrived and...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank m5clt
Reviewed January 18, 2016

I came here to eat snake with my friends.This is a nice restaurant but poor service, the waiters didn't care about me so i have to waited for long time because they take care the Vietnames customers only. I really hate that!

Date of visit: December 2015
3  Thank jacson d
Reviewed December 22, 2015

The location is far from the center of the city, but its worth the trip for this authentic experience. In spite of the few negative reviews inaccuratly dismissing this as a touristy place, this is a truly northern Vietnamese experience. Our table was a mix...More

Date of visit: December 2015
2  Thank Amiad H
Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Luc and Vietnam country tour go eat snake Kill the snake and eat snake ten Plate. Very good sensation you drink blond. You drink stomac your eat hart.

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank J-luc G
Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is not a restaurant for the faint of heart. You choose a snake, either a bamboo snake or a cobra. A cobra costs about a million VND (£17). The snake is butchered in front of you and the still-beating heart is put into a...More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank Dan H
Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Once time for ever! I'm working in Eden Hotel Hanoi - 22 Đoan Tran Nghiep - Hai Ba Trung - Hanoi. Our customers asked me, where they could eat snake so i have recommendation from our hotel friends ( Nguyen Van Duc Snake Restaurant), then...More

Date of visit: March 2015
3  Thank Tonnymixxa
Reviewed February 9, 2015

First i went to this restaurant with friends, vietnamese friends, so we had a real vietnamese 10 snake dishes, the sanke was about 2.5 kg, a big one tasty, we ate good food and a lot of vodka and beers may be it helped to...More

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank monsieurChu
Reviewed January 8, 2015

This was by far the most weird food experience i've ever had, This restaurant is hidden between the narrow streets of the snake village Hanoi, it is a fancy place and not an underground thing "as we have taught" you get to chose your snake,...More

Date of visit: December 2014
Thank vins1000
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.4 Alley 82 Le Mat Street, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
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