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Ben Tau Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


Seafood, Asian, Vietnamese
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

I'm really sorry I have to write such a bad review, but all other good reviews of this restaurant didn't stop me from going there and I wish they did, because I was really disappointed with my meal. I ordered fresh spring rolls with shrimps...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Кира Б
Reviewed May 3, 2019 via mobile

Amazing food, impeccable service. Best in area and in my wider experience in Hoi An. Highlight of eating out experience overall across SE Asia. Highly recommended

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Aaron O
Reviewed February 15, 2019

We were happy to find a seafood restaurant and loved to pick our seafood from the plastic basins with clams, crabs, lobster etc outside the restaurant. We were not at all impressed with the cooking however. And I would not recommend the crab to anyone....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sonja B
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

The idea was to get fresh seafood, which we did. Prawns, clams and a lobster. Everything tasted ok but the lobster was small, basically tasted like butter and was overpriced for Vietnam standards. 600k VND for maybe 300 g or so. The seafood is kept...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Krisu11
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

We are staying in the lovely Palm Garden across the road. This place gives a taste of authentic local food , seafood in particular , which you can select from the coloured basins outside the restaurant. Last night we feasted on oysters, prawns in tamarind...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

Lovely restaurant, nice staff and wonderful food. We love chickend rice and the meals are great. We love it. We will come back soonnnnnn. Thank you Thao and her family.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lena28nguyen
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Fantastic good at brilliant prices and 2 for 1 on best and cocktails! Not many places you can eat out with two main courses, two deserts and four drinks each for £15-£18.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jan G
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Dinner one night and was OK. Had chicken rice which is a popular dish in Vietnam, nice but could have had more flavour. Cheap drinks, Family run business.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Brad J
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Lovely restaurant just a walk over the road where the meals are delicious reasonably priced and fresh. Lily speaks good English and made us welcome. We also went on 4 tours from her family that were excellent value great fun and amazing: Ba Na Hills,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank kelvinrbritton
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

While staying at a 5 star hotel across the road You have a five star restaurant on the other side of the street. The service is outstanding, very helpful and speaks english well. The seafood is fresh. It is still swimming when you arrive. The...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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September 5, 2016|
Response from Anne A | Reviewed this property |
We were there in April this year & it was open.
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