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“Great food - Vietnamese themed but not traditional”
Review of Cafe Hanoi

Cafe Hanoi
Ranked #24 of 2,272 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Cafe Hanoi is a modern vietnamese eatery in the bustling Britomart precinct. Our dishes are inspired by the street food of Hanoi.
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great food - Vietnamese themed but not traditional”
Reviewed April 6, 2014

Been to Vietnam lots - eat Vietnamese food all the time

This place has amazing food that is very similar to Vietnamese but a modern styled take on it.

The staff are great and suggest which dishes go together
We had Pho 6/10
Pork belly 8/10
Spring rolls 7/10
couple of other things that were good
it is expensive - we spent over 100 and weren't totally full
But it is worth a visit and judge for yourself - if you are not that familiar with traditional great Vietnamese food then you will love this place - otherwise you might be a tad dissapointed

  • Visited March 2014
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New Zealand
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Excellent meal with a great diversity”
Reviewed April 4, 2014

Had a nice solo dinner at Cafe Hanoi, sitting at the bar. The wait staff were helpful, friendly and attentive. The suggested a nice combination of plates.

In addition to the small plate options, they prepare many of the larger courses as half-portions, as well. This allowed me to try four different options. The pork belly was tender and flavorful. I really also enjoyed the morning glory (a green), sauteed with garlic and chili.

I will be back again--maybe on this trip!

  • Visited April 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Amazing food, not cheap”
Reviewed March 23, 2014

Food was amazingly delicious. Staff were completely on to it and extremely helpful.

Cant wait to take friends here!

Prices are on the high side, but well worth it, a must if you are in the area!

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank nzjoel
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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167 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Nice food but it's not Vietnamese...”
Reviewed March 23, 2014

The food was passable but not at all vietnamese in style or flavour, and about triple the price for a small dish of a typical asian dish at nearby, authentic restaurants. Queensland prawns? Rutherglen muscat? More like Cafe Aussie...

  • Visited March 2014
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2 Thank ExperiencedOz
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Toowoomba
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Fantastic dinner”
Reviewed March 15, 2014

We had read about this restaurant and weren't disappointed. From arrival the service was excellent. The waiter eagerly recommended items on the menu and kept our drinks topped up. Despite being incredibly busy, the food came out in a timely manner and was as promised. A little expensive, but a delicious meal in a place with a cosy atmosphere. Excellent!

Visited March 2014
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