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Brother's Cafe

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27-29 - 31 Phan Boi Chau St - hoi an | Hoi An town, Quang Nam province, Hoi An, Vietnam
+84 5103914150
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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To walk in from the street and go through to the river is fabulous. The garden is just lovely and the seating on the river is to die for with the soft lights quite romantic. Pity about the food. Not fantastic and overpriced. Believe the place used to be owned by Khai Silk people and we have dined at their... More 

Thank slwityk
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Colonial style restaurant, inside and outside seating. Great local food, and when you have finished an easy 5 to 10 minute walk down to the lanterns and night market

Thank IanNZ
Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here on my last trip to Hoi An and was really impressed. Sadly, this restaurant failed to meet the expectation of my memories. Seafood overcooked and poor quality rice papers.

Thank leichhardtlady66
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very lovely location we stopped for a beer an plate of prawns We got 2 beers an 5 prawns arrived on a plate very small an charged us the equivalent of $6 dollars a prawn !!! Everywhere else in Hoi an is much cheaper an tastes better

Thank sm4120
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Terrible service. Food not great for the price you pay. 525000 dong for 2 pp. We wont be returning!!

Thank philynt
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building and location by the river, however they are trading on this, drinks were 2 or 3 times what you would pay else where food was not cheap and very ordinary, staff were friendly but not great. Worth seeing because of the location but that's it

Thank clive e
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120 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting. Frog chorus. Inadequate service. Grilled duck with spicy sauce that had no spice and was reheated. Definite hints of MSG in the bland seafood soup. Fillet steak and chips was fine. Local noodle soup was also okay.

Thank galliardo
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We didn't plan to come here but arrived in the vicinity, and thought we'd give it a go. Somewhat off the beaten track it is in a lovely setting and is well appointed. There's even a friendly frog chorus to accompany your meal. Food was quite tasty and reasonable size portions though the delivery from the kitchen was a bit... More 

Thank Jeremy N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Nice river side setting. We had a party of 10 and had 5 round tables next to each other so felt quite spread out. Prices are on the high side with a marker being a bottle of Larue beer being VND75,000. It took 25 minutes for the first order of drinks to arrive. Good selection of interesting foods on the... More 

Thank Peterbkk543
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

A great place to have a drink or a dinner (in the garden). The house is just amazing. However, even if not bad, we were a little bit disappointed by the food, which has nothing special. There are many best restaurants in Vietnam and this ons seems to be overrated.

Thank Nic0las777

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $32
Asian, Vietnamese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27-29 - 31 Phan Boi Chau St - hoi an | Hoi An town, Quang Nam province, Hoi An, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Hoi An
  • Phone Number: +84 5103914150
3 french colonial building located in heart of hoi an town ( near central market) .Short walk thought a beautiful garden .enjoy lunch or diner along of riverside

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