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$2 - $8
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Vietnamese, Asian
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Reviewed March 22, 2020

In our opinion this place now relies heavily on its Obama association and is 100% lacking in any charm, charisma and service it once had! On top of that.. the food is gross. It's been taken over by tourism and clearly forgotten its routes, its...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Had the same lunch as featured on TV show. Excellent flavor and great value. Must stop for lunch in Hanoi

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed February 29, 2020

This place is turist trap...bad service..bad food...for me I ate best bun cha in the streets good flavors and good raccion

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

a total heartbreak! Far away for the original Bun Chá! Very small dose and the hanoi spring rool super small and sad! Mabye in the past they are good,but sometimes the fame takes all the best of the spots! You cam find in the old...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 27, 2020 via mobile

Friends told us about this place, we were forewarned that it is a no nonsense in and out kind of place made famous by Anthony Boudain and Obama... being In The restaurant trade and food lovers we decided to give it a try.. on arrival...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020

If Anthony Bordain felt this restaurant was presidential worthy, we had to make a visit as well. We enjoyed a delicious, no-nonsense dinner with friends, at a reasonable price. Packed with diners, we were led to a table on the 2nd level. Do search out...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2020

Even if this was not the place visited by Obama and Bordain, it would still be special! Bustling, small restaurant spread over 2 floors with freshly made Bun Cha that is as tasty as can be. Lots of atmosphere and fun here as well. Filled...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

To be honest, I did not eat there. I just wanted to be in the place where Anthony Bourdain and President Obama had eaten a meal together. The staff was very friendly and allowed me to go upstairs to take photographs. I wish I wasn’t...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 5, 2020 via mobile

Great food and a great atmosphere. AB really knew what was up. Highly recommend. Friendly staff as well.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 30, 2020 via mobile

Like many we went for its fame. What a mistake. The food was ok. The service was absolutely a nightmare. The food came out and we had to wait 10 min for the sauce. The waitress was no friendly. They are yelling among themselves. It...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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WilliamTang915
January 8, 2020|
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Response from 505victoriaa | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
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134wuj
March 25, 2018|
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Response from 371MikeH371 | Reviewed this property |
There is nothing vegan available at all. They serve a single dish of pork in fish sauce with a side available of pork and crab spring rolls.
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Jodie M
December 29, 2017|
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Response from LieuN19 | Reviewed this property |
They just have one dish and that dish is the "bun cha" which is a grilled pork dish w/ vegetables. Being in a foreign country, I would suggest you stay away from raw vegetables. If you are a vegetarian, this is not a place... More
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