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Viet Emotion Cafe Restaurant

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065 Phan Dinh Phung St, Lao Cai, Vietnam
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+84 20 3820 354
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had to grab a quick bite before getting in to the train tot Hanoi. Food wasn't great, bearly OK for quick bite; for that heavily overpriced. Service took quite long. Location is nice (100m from Lao Cai train station).

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Thank Daantjedekker
Ramat Gan, Israel
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55 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located 2 min. wall from the train station. It is open from 04:30 am to welcome passangers arriving on the night train from Hanoi. Breakfast was good ( eggs, toasts, coffee/tea). We used the same resturant on our return back from Sapa to Hanoi . The retstaurant offer rich menu for dinner.

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Thank 4birdsrg
Jerusalem, Israel
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Convenient place to wait for the train back to Hanoi. Had the tofu in tomato sauce which was nothing more than ok.

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Thank mafame
Seattle, Washington
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78 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

This place offered a large menu with a variety of different meals. They also had Frappuccino's which were quite refreshing on a hot day. The restaurant is located on the main street and easy to find due to all the greenery decorating the outside of the building.

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Thank TYJT
Paris, France
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

After coming from SAPA our tour guide brought us directly to this restaurant. The service is nice and the food ok. We had basic pizza and pancake. After reading TA, this looked like a safe way to go for our family.

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Thank vdEijk
Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Obviously many tour groups drop off here to wait for the night train where they offer air conditioning and no great pressure to buy much food or drink. We did buy food, average and over priced. Not sure what else was available but it's close to train station but food quality and price isn't great

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Thank Edkeo
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

Avoid going here at all costs. The food is microwaved. For the price this is not acceptable. They buy their food in the frozen section of the supermarket. In addition, their coffee was the worst I have had in Vietnam. Spend your money elsewhere please.

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Thank Ben R
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

We came here while waiting for our train to Ha Noi and ordered, what looked like on the menu, a juicy, double patty, American bacon cheeseburger and a pepperoni pizza. The pizza was ok for being in Vietnam. The Cheesburger on the other hand came with a very small bun and a patty half the size of a single patty... More 

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Thank Jack H
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

We had great pizza while waiting for the night train. Friendly Staff, good food and cozy place. Highly recommended

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5 Thank Thuong H
Melbourne, Australia
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

I'm going to be out of step with other reviews in saying I liked the food at Viet Emotion. I had a pretty good Margarita as I whiled away a couple hours waiting for the train. I had the pasta Sorrentina which was surprisingly good, you ever expect Vietnamese restaurants to be brilliant at western food, but I enjoyed it.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 065 Phan Dinh Phung St, Lao Cai, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Lao Cai Province  >  Lao Cai
  • Phone Number: +84 20 3820 354

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?