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Laugh Cafe Restaurant - CLOSED

126 Tran Cao Van St, Hoi An, Vietnam
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wontons” (24 reviews)
“spring rolls” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
126 Tran Cao Van St, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

The spring rolls were unbelievable, I would go back just for them. The price was reasonable and the staff very friendly. If you are in this area it is worth checking out.

1  Thank Ben W
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Relaxing and inviting music greeted us as we walked in.The restaurant may look small but the food was great. My daughter and husband came with me. The spring rolls, clay pot eggplant, and lemongrass chicken in the banana leaf were marvelous and overall it was...More

1  Thank Amira M
Peter B, Owner at Laugh Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2017

Thank you Amira for taking time to review Laugh Cafe. We appreciate your comments. Peter

Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

The service here was slow. We waited quite a long time for our meals and we were the only customers in the restaurant. In fact, we almost left as we had to get to our tour at a certain time. However, the food was decent...More

1  Thank AngeAussie
Peter B, Owner at Laugh Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2016

Thank you for your review. The NGO details are available at the front of the menu. MAD Indochina has been working in SE Asia for more than ten years. Laugh cafe was set up to train young Vietnamese in how to run a restaurant. We...More

Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little cafe. The food is delicious and cheap. It is also away from all the city noise. I wish we were here longer so we could go back and have another meal here. ^^The wontons and coconut cakes were amazing. The...More

1  Thank Rebekah B
Reviewed December 27, 2016

We went here on our last day in Hoi An for lunch. We were actually headed somewhere else, which turned out to be closed, so we stopped in here as it looked promising. Overall, we were pleased with our choice - the food was good,...More

1  Thank Jon C
Reviewed December 14, 2016

The food here is just as good as the places in the main town center, but a quarter of the price. I think it's definitely worth it to get out of the crazy toursity section and come here for a meal.

1  Thank Catherine J
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Located on a side street a few blocks outside of the Old City is this great little café. The menu has a good selection of simple Asian and Western dishes. The veggie omelette tastes even better when stuffed into the accompanying crispy, freshly baked banh...More

1  Thank Sean F
Reviewed December 4, 2016

I bought a mango shake- it was delicious- not too sweet but could definitely taste the mango. Pleasant staff.

1  Thank Anne R
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Food is pretty good and the staff is so nice and friendly. We liked it a lot to stay here. And I don't like that TripAdvisor is telling me now that I have to Tltext more about a restaurant. Lovely TripAdvisor, it's my decission and...More

1  Thank Claudi D
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Just enjoyed a nice relaxing breakfast, perfectly cooked eggs and really fresh bread. Friendly service and good prices, a little out of the main tourist roads which meant less noise and hawkers. Worth a visit and supports local charity.

1  Thank Liz B
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Tran Cao Van St, Hoi An, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Hoi An
  • Phone Number: 845103917139
  • E-mail
Laugh Cafe was set up in 2007 to provide hospitality training to Vietnamese youth. Many young people from the area around Hoi An and Danang come to Hoi An seeking work in the tourist industry. With minimal English and no experience they can only find work in menial positions. Laugh Cafe offers training in hospitality English, service skills, safety and hygiene, restaurant and kitchen management and cooking skills. When our trainees leave we help them find a job in the area that the area that they wish to work in.Laugh Cafe is supported by MAD Indochina, an Australian NGO.
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