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We have been operating since 2008 and hold half day cooking classes for visitors to Nha Trang. It is a great experience of travelling to the local market, buying food and then preparing 3 dishes as chosen by the guests. We also provide a small recipe book at the completion of the tour, as a memento and keepsake. We are also keen to differentiate ourselves from all the other dining places in Nha Trang and give the customer a unique Vietnamese experience. One area is, we are strongly supporting 12 local orphanages. I spent 2 months travelling through Nha Trang & Vietnam & spent a lot of my time with the children at orphanages. As a result, I am trying to give back to these kids, by teaching them
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Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed August 9, 2020

We enjoyed the open air of the restaurant, the service, food and prices! The restaurant is up a narrow stairway with open air seating, the staff is friendly and attentive. Our main server, Ngoc, taught us how to say some of the menu items, chatted...with us and gave us honest recommendations. All of the staff work the room to ensure everyon has what they need in this bustling tourist, yet pleasant restaurant. The food was really good and a great value. We had bon thit nuang (my favorite), pancake, fried spring rolls, stewed pork and a pork claypot. All were delicious and filling and our bill never exceeded about $14 US, with beer. By our final meal, several of the staff stopped by to say they remembered us and Ngoc asked to take a picture with us. Highly recommend and can't wait to go back! ( we were actually there in November 2017 and I just realized I never finished this post)More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed June 10, 2020

Signed up for a cooking class with my friend, we were taken to the fresh market to buy ingredient and it was fun seeing the local markets. Did a few dishes and we get to eat them as well. It was fun!

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed April 13, 2020

Good fresh food and good drinks. Busy in the evening but you do not need to book in advance. we recommend this place.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed March 16, 2020 via mobile

We did a cooking class with Châu, the enthusiastic teacher, she was excellent! We are vegetarian and our diet was catered for really well. There was a trip to the market to source all the ingredients, Chau explained anything and everything we weren’t sure about....After we got back to the restaurant, she demonstrated as we cooked along with her. She was so informative and helpful as we went along. We made a starter of spring rolls, a tofu clay pot curry and fruit flambé. Highly recommend this class, excellent way of learning how to cook Vietnamese food the right way. Also really good value for money! We were given a present of a short cookbook, spoon and grater/peeler tool, which, whenever we use them will remind us of our trip 😃 Highly recommended!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 12, 2020 via mobile

Had dinner here after finding some great reviews. It certainly did not disappoint! Great food, service and price. Dont go past here, stop in for a visit!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

Visited Lanterns on the recommendation of a tourist guide and were not disappointed. The food was some of the tastiest we have had during our eight weeks stay and the desserts were delicious. It was a unique experience to have attentive staff who were responsive...to our requests friendly and helpful and who were not glued to their phones. A very pleasant dining experience.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 3, 2020

Expensive! Totally over rated, the food served are by apprentice cooks level. Taste awful and overall it's a tourist trap. Another thing are the waitress are rude, they don't like Asian.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed March 3, 2020 via mobile

We ate here one night as we were staying in a resort half an hour away that was soo expensive to eat and drink So glad we did the food was superb portions too large for me Spring rolls were crispy and delicious Squid prawns...and pork in a clay pot !!! Yummy Beers were cheap You can take your own alcohol but we didn’t know they charge you corkage 10000 vdn It is upstairs from the pizza restaurant and you can sit on the open terrace above the street breezy and great for people watching Worth a visit Friendly staff tooMore

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 28, 2020 via mobile

It was my Aunt and Uncle’s 40th wedding anniversary and we had an amazing time!! Our instructor was fantastic and truly one of the highlights of our trip.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 27, 2020

Had a casual dinner. This food is acceptable for Western tourist or Korean, however not for ASEAN tourist. Normal taste but still acceptable. Restaurant environment is good and chill with few of friends.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Our guide was Mai she very inform about the orphanage and will answer to all the questions. She speak a very good English. They was 19 children’s and 10 young girls who expect a baby. The children’s was in good health... More
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yes they take bookings
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Taxi's would be readily available from the terminal
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