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KOTO Van Mieu Training Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, , Asian
59 Van Mieu | Dong Da District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3747 0337
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Australian, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
59 Van Mieu | Dong Da District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Koto helps disadvantaged young people train for a career. The food presentation is superb and very tasty. All the staff are keen and professional. Cocktails are also very good.

Thank cheryldawnperkins
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was amazing experience of visiting this palace with my guest in Vietnam. My tour guy was excellent and he had recommended this place for the food. Vegan food was amazing and so yummy.

Thank chitranjanm2
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We just loved our dinner. Service was fantastic, very friendly and super helpful. A not to be missed food experience.

Thank Janaontheroad
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love that this is a place where young people get a chance to train to become chefs. The service was great, and the food was also really good

Thank AliceM4207
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the tittle, this restaurant is not only for business but also a place for all Koto students to practice their F&B knowlege and skills. However, the service quality is still very good which makes me supprised. Congratulation and keep it up KOTO restaurant team!

Thank Dream768441
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited as part of our Odynovo tour for lunch while in Hanoi. It was an excellent meal with attentive and professional service. We enjoyed it so much and it is lovely to think that this is a social enterprise which helps young people. We...More

Thank biznbob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent, amazing, so good. Cannot say it enough. Very friendly and well-trained staff, food tastes great. We loved it!!

Thank athinav76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried KOTO on our first day in Vietnam. The service was quick and the staff were very attentive. They have great vegetarian options!

Thank cherry_streets
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection and variety of food. Pleasant and helpful staff. Nice ambience. Impressed with the recyclable bamboo straw with a little brush they sell there as a contribution to save the environment.

1  Thank Angela T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

KOTO means Know One Teach One, and this restaurant is a hidden treasure in Hanoi, and there is also one in Ho Chi Min city. I had heard about it and by pure chance our guide took us there for lunch. It was founded by...More

1  Thank Mike590
KOTO_ONLINE, Manager at KOTO Van Mieu Training Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at KOTO Hanoi Restaurant. We were thrilled to read your positive comments about our food and service. We hope to welcome you back to our restaurant again soon. Kind regards, KOTO Team

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January 11, 2018|
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Response from sue r | Reviewed this property |
I went for lunch. no booking - no problem! depends on the timing - book if you need a guaranteed table at a set time. if you can play by ear a bit then no need
September 8, 2017|
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Response from KOTO_ONLINE | Property representative |
Hi, Yes KOTO Cooking offers cooking classes including a tour of local flavor with a hands-on cooking class and a street food market tour located next to the restaurant. You will enjoy and learn about the savor, the history... More
September 8, 2017|
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Response from hdsjdj | Reviewed this property |
I don't work there. You should write the owners.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Van Mieu | Dong Da District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3747 0337
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KOTO stands for "Know one, teach one." KOTO is one of the most unique experiences in Vietnam for travelers who can enjoy a meal at a real working vocational training restaurant operated by one of the leading non-profit social enterprises in Vietnam. KOTO is a unique not-for-profit social enterprise that started in 1999 in Hanoi. The program targets at-risk and disadvantaged youth—aged 16 to 22—with a 24-month-long training program in vocational hospitality, life skills and English. KOTO’s Vision Positive permanent change for at-risk and disadvantaged youth through the transformative power of social enterprise. KOTO’s Mission We believe at-risk and disadvantaged youth should have access to a holistic program that provides career training and life skills in a nurturing environment, where each builds self confidence and exercises their right to live a life of dignity.
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