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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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This restaurant serves some western foods like hamburger, sandwich, salad, snacks,drinks. Also, it has a tour desk which has unique tours of Ninh Binh province,
$3 - $10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Australian, Cafe, Pizza
Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer
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All reviews burger tuna melt fries sandwiches fried spring rolls papaya salad springrolls western food taste of home vegetarian food speak good english great coffee local beer tam coc across the road nice staff amazing service
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Delicious food with a such a large variety of options! I ate here three times and everything I had was delicious! High recommended. Also had a laid back atmosphere with hammocks and beanbags.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank emlauts
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ninh Binh is a gritty and fast paced city and it was a great relief to find the quiet ambiance of Chookies on our last night there. Too bad, wish we had found it sooner. The sofa seating was comfortable, music was easy listening and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank manonpellman28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an ok meal here but couldn't really understand the rave reviews, pizzas were fine but not worthy of the hefty prices. Staff were efficient but not that friendly unlike many of the family run places in town. Music was good & little hammock...More

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank sunnydaystocome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an early dinner here after arriving in Ninh Binh from Cat Ba; a 4 hour journey. We found Ninh Binh quite hectic on arrival so finding Chookies was a welcome relief. It was tucked away from the main road and you couldn't hear...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank bris2lrocks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, excellent music - hammocks for an after-lunch relaxing swing! Perfect. Comfy chairs, nicely decorated too.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank DrPuffy
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Food was good, my partner did really enjoy the tofu scramble. Coffee was really good also. Service on the other was what let the place down, from ordering it took roughly an 45 mins for the scramble to be served, I was pretty surprised at...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank sturmanluke
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

When you’re in need of a bit of a break from the local food, give this place a go for their fantastic food and beverage options!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kitster13
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

If you’re in the mood for a relaxed happy hour with some western food, Vietnamese food, and vegan/veggie options this is the place for you. The people are lovely, good prices, and amazing food. The grounds are cute and relaxed with fairy lights, hammocks, and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 134lindsayh
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

The excellent pizza here was a welcome treat whilst travelling Asia. Excellent choice of beverages with a highlight being Berry Magners. Great outdoor setting with friendly service. Beautiful stone baked pizza. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank TravelWithCMH
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

We got a bit confused finding the Place as there seem to be different Locations (?!), which is not clearly communicated on the webpage (hint hint 😀). So we were Looking for a store front, which the Beer Garden in Ninh Binh doesn‘t have. But...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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December 6, 2018|
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Response from Van V | Property representative |
Chookie's @ 17 Luong Van Tuy is now closed and moving to a new location near the Train Station. Chookie's in Tam Coc is still open.
December 5, 2018|
Response from Harold_Phan_NB | Reviewed this property |
Do apologize for that. Actually the restaurant is based on local business and by family business. So that somehow owner could have family reason caused closing time changed but it is not usual.
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