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“V Cafe / Escape Bar (offered as an alternative)”

V Cafe (Restaurant/Bar/Live Music)
Ranked #18 of 312 Restaurants in Da Lat
Price range: $2 - $10
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Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The V Cafe is the home of LIVE MUSIC and great food in the central highlands of Vietnam.The story...Opened in 2002 by long-term Vietnam resident, Dr. Michael Sterling, the V Cafe carries on the tradition of good food and good value, and is now adding a "taste of the blues," as Curtis King and friends light up the V Cafe with their live blues and acoustic music.The menu... A great mix of Western favorites (including some of the best Mexican and tastiest pizzas in Vietnam), a smattering of Asian dishes, including a few Vietnamese all-time favorites (pho, spring rolls, etc.) Vegetarian? You'll enjoy a full selection of Vegetarian dishes, including some great curries. Good selection of local and imported beers and wines. (No MSG added to our food.)We've added a great breakfast menu, and are opening up early for travelers wanting to get an early start before heading out to see Dalat.Nightly live music - acoustic, rock 'n' roll, blues, folk, country, international.Free WIFI.Delivery within Dalat!Smoking section outdoors. Location: The V Cafe is about 200m from the lake (Xuan Huong Lake) up Bui Thi Xuan street. Opening hours: 7:00 a.m. until about 10:30pm (a bit later on weekends and eves of public holidays)
Reviewed August 8, 2013

We arrived at the V-cafe to find it very busy. We were offered the alternative of the Escape Bar (same owners) where we could eat the same food. The food took over 1 hour to arrive - disappointing really as the food was good. The staff were apologetic.

5  Thank Steve P
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

This a great cafe / Restaurant with the added bonus of also having live jazz/blues/rock music at night .Only having one night in Dalat I was really happy to have been advised to check it out . The night i was there the place was humming with customers and hardly a spare table . Great vibe indeed , the menu is quite extensive with tons of Vego food along with many European choices . There certainly was something for everyone The Goulash which came in a big bowl with a warm baguette certainly did the trick. The service was fast and efficient and the beer was certainly ice cold.....A large group was in that night and they were definitely very happy with the food.
I highly recommend at least one visit to V cafe if you are in Dalat .... Looking forward to a return visit next time i can get to Dalat .

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Thank derekcambodia
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

The place is really crowded at night because the live music and food is so great. The house musicians and the guest 'jammers' are all really great & fun to watch. Vcafe and Escape Bar (right down the street) must be the only places like this in Dalat...

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Thank Sean M
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Reviewed July 27, 2013

Now i live in HCM where i can pick from thousands of places to eat and i still miss the V cafe. I have never found a place where the food was so good, not here in asia. The choc pie is just great like my mother use to make and i really like the menu. The owners are terrific people and they strive to make this the no. 1 place it is. My picture hangs on the wall with Curtis and Ed my Calif friend who has passed on and we had lots of fun here, hope to be back soon as i miss this place.

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Thank charles c
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

Friendly staff and great menu - live music - join in if you want! There is very good range of meals available and the bar is well- stocked.

Thank Ross P
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