We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Vietnam Discovery Recoleta

Claimed

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

CUISINES
Asian, Vietnamese
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
View all details
meals, features

Location and contact

Reviews (942)
Filter reviews
84 results
Traveler rating
26
24
16
11
7
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
26
24
16
11
7
Show reviews that mention
All reviews coconut ice cream pork oyster sauce hole in the wall love this place cha decoration lettuce mushrooms
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 84 reviews
Reviewed October 12, 2018

You will think you got the wrong place when you approach the entrance of Vietnam Discovery, however once you get inside you realize you are in the right place for Vietnamese food. The decoration and ambient is quite welcoming, the same as the service. Dishes...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jorge V
davidpasten, CM at Vietnam Discovery Recoleta, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Thank you very much for your words Jorge. We are very proud of the "Vietnam Discovery experience" based in years of looking for something special to offer to our friends. We hope to see you soon. Have a nice day!

Reviewed October 7, 2018

I dined in this restaurant when it was literally a hole in the wall more than ten years ago. The food was authentically vietnamese, very original and tasty with unusual ingredients. Total lack of décor yet it did not matter at all. Fast forward and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FernandoB732
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We came here two years ago. The menu was exactly the same, we order the same two things, but the quality was disappointing.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JoseAntonio92
davidpasten, CM at Vietnam Discovery Recoleta, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Dear Jose Antonio thank you very much for your opinion. We are always interested in increasing our level of experience and we will take your comment very seriously. We hope you come back soon so you can corroborate our commitment of quality. Have a nice...More

Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Vietnamita restaurant without pomelo salad? Spring rolls with duck? Sauce of beans?? Fake one The place is nice inside but I was really looking for VN food !

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Sightseer422731
Carlos P, Guest Relations Manager at Vietnam Discovery Recoleta, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Dear guest: Thank you for shering your thoughts with the TripAdvisor community. your comments will sure be taken into account so that the quality of our service and food can continue to improve. Warm regards, PR Management

Reviewed March 24, 2018

We came here for our daughter's birthday celebration. We adopted her from Vietnam when she was 11 months old and we have always tried to expose her to her heritage. They were very helpful at this restaurant and helped us find a translator for some...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Susan E
Carlos P, Guest Relations Manager at Vietnam Discovery Recoleta, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Wow, that was an amazing review! Thank you for your kind words about us. It is always nice to read comments like yours. If your travel plans bring you back to Santiago we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again. Warm regards,

Reviewed February 19, 2018

we came here after 6 weeks of travelling in south america. decor is great. maybe we are spoilt for choice in sydney for good vietnamese food but we found the pho a bit bland and the other dishes (vermicelli salad, beef and spring rolls) to...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Fiona L
Carlos P, Guest Relations Manager at Vietnam Discovery Recoleta, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Dear Fiona. I appreciate your comments about our restaurant. We take pride in attending to our customers’ needs in the best way possible. Should you come back to the area, do not hesitate to call on us.

Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

The food is really good, the place nice BUT the service horrible; while waiting for the tables to ask for food/drinks, the bartender + the waitresses chat, shout, make jokes, etc. While you try to eat in peace

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Ringale
Carlos P, Guest Relations Manager at Vietnam Discovery Recoleta, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Dear, Ringale Thanks for having taken the time to write such a detailed review. All your comments help us improve our service. We reassure you that your complaints will be shared with the entire staff. Moreover, I will personally make sure that this happens.

Reviewed February 5, 2018

by the outside it doesn't seem to be such a great restaurant, but when you get in you get mesmerized. The food, the smell, the drinks, and the personal attention it is just great.

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: January 2018
Thank franciscolY6025ML
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Terrific food, carefully and beautifully prepared and served. The mango dessert with coconut ice cream and ginger sauce knocked our socks off. Great pho! Lettuce rollups excellent!!!More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Merkincrab
Carlos P, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Vietnam Discovery Recoleta, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2018

Dear Merkin; Thank you for the comment given to our restaurant through this platform. We deeply appreciate the time and effort you have put on your review, and we are proud of having been able to please you on your time with us. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed January 13, 2018

I saw this place on a television show and put it on my list of restaurants to visit. It’s located in the Bellavista/Patronato area, which I rarely visit, but ended up having to go to that part of town last week with my wife, at...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank cgernst
Carlos P, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Vietnam Discovery Recoleta, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Dear guest: Thank you for your comment and review here at TripAdvisor. We appreciate the time taken to write about our restaurant, since the feedback received is the best way to continue improving on a daily basis. We're also glad you enjoyed so much our...More

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 215 nearby hotels
Casona Loreto
58 reviews
.10 miles away
Hotel Loreto
935 reviews
.16 miles away
Hotel Boutique Tremo Parque Recoleta
9 reviews
.24 miles away
Hotel Parlamento
64 reviews
.29 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5,535 nearby restaurants
Hansoban Korean Bbq
166 reviews
.10 miles away
Chicken Story
145 reviews
.13 miles away
Sukine
145 reviews
.15 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,431 nearby attractions
Teatro Pata de Cabra
5 reviews
.17 miles away
Iglesia de Santa Filomena
8 reviews
.18 miles away
Thelonious Lugar de Jazz
29 reviews
.16 miles away
Cooking in Chile
46 reviews
.17 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Vietnam Discovery Recoleta staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing