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Same Same But Different Cafe

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111 Nguyen Thien Thuat, Nha Trang, Vietnam
+84 58 3524 079
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New Jersey
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Evening supper as a gathering of four. Warm and amicable administration, we requested starters and fundamental courses. Exceedingly prescribe the Vietnamese chicken curry! New vegetables, astonishing flavors, wonderfully displayed!! This eatery ought to be far busier!! Sensibly estimated for scrumptious fixings all naturally arranged.

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1 Thank marcoboliero
Nha Trang, Vietnam
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great traditional Vietnamese food. Staff were very helpful with the food choices available. I'll be going back again.

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1 Thank djvegsol
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place to eat after reading reviews on tripadvisor. It's easy to find on a main road, and the staff are really friendly/attentive. We both ordered the red Thai curry and it was amazing!! Just like what you would find in Thailand (minus the potato)!

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1 Thank Holclarkson
Copenhagen, Denmark
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Very kind, smiling and attentive staff. We tried Vietnamese food and a Thai curry, and it was very good. Good value for money.

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2 Thank Styrk01
County Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I was really surprised by how nice and obviously family run this restaurant was - the food was top class and they were really attentive. The family all came out & spoke to us after we finished our meal and were having a drink – obviously it was an off night – a Monday I believe and some other restaurants... More 

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England
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We visited Same but Different restaurant on two occasions whilst on holiday in Nha Trang. The food was exceptionally good, the best Viatnamese food we experienced during our two week stay. The staff were really friendly and we sampled various dishes, all were excellent value for money. Highly recommended

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3 Thank Mickv65
vietnam
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Three of us had a great meal there last night. The prawns and squid were cooked to perfection. Cold beers at a fair price. Place was not to busy and the service was excellent. Well situated in the middle of the tourist area and an easy walk from the hotel ( Novotel ) Complimentary cold watermelon was served after the... More 

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Romsey, Victoria
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

My family of three have just eaten dinner at the Same Same But Different Cafe' in Nha Trang. I chose this restaurant because of the glowing reviews on trip Advisor. We wanted a change from eating Vietnamese food and saw on the reviews that they also serve Western food. Well as far as Western food goes it was pretty average.... More 

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant because we read the reviews and thought we would give it a go. Logistically it was difficult to get too because it was torrential rain and the street was literally flooded. However - the food was F A N T A S T I C ! We ordered spring rolls, beef rice and chicken crunchy... More 

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1 Thank Lorelieellis
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Mid range shop decor for Vietnam but the chicken and cashew nuts was top range very tasty. The waitress spoke very good Australian 😃. Banana shake to wash it down and life's good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Nguyen Thien Thuat, Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Khanh Hoa Province  >  Nha Trang
  • Phone Number: +84 58 3524 079
Description
We are a small family run business operating in Nha Trang for approximately 15 years. Our aim is to provide delicious Vietnamese, Thai and Western food to travellers in a clean, friendly environment. Recently we have been awarded a TripAdvisor certificate of excellence, of which we are very proud! Please join us for a good value breakfast, lunch or dinner. Hope to see you soon.

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