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“Great food”

V Cafe (Restaurant/Bar/Live Music)
Ranked #21 of 259 Restaurants in Da Lat
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $10
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
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)
Hobart, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed December 26, 2013

A good selection of food and wine is offered here. We chose to eat Western food which was cooked perfectly accompanied by a reasonable Italian white wine. Staff were friendly and helpful.
No smoking inside but tables are provided outside.

Visited December 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Most interesting place in Dalat”
Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

When I say interesting I mean it. The food was average (we had all the Mexican dishes and we weren't expecting big things...) but the guy that runs it with his wife is a character. Very entertaining mix of patrons!

  • Visited December 2013
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Chiang Rai, Thailand
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Definitely come here for dinner if you're in Dalat!”
Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

Such a nice overall dining experience here, had such a good evening here. Live music was actually really good, not at all annoying like live music at a small restaurant can be. Good atmosphere, low lighting and small place so felt the closest to a pub we've felt, but still a proper restaurant. Service was really good too, waiters all smiled and were prompt, both very rare things in Vietnam! Food itself was fine, not amazing but was such a treat to have mash and veg and gravy for a change! Overall good value, almost pubby atmosphere with nice recognisable food - Brits might especially enjoy it here.

  • Visited December 2013
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great service and atmosphere!”
Reviewed December 18, 2013

On entering Vcafe you immediately know you're going to have a great time. It's a lively place with excellent service. The food is great, live music and the atmosphere is great... Must try Fish and Chips HUGE portions great value. Will continue to come here time and time again!

  • Visited November 2013
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Mui Ne, Vietnam
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“Average/good food with great entertainment/atmosphere at night!”
Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

Good service, average food but great atmosphere at night.

We tryed the creme brûlée which was very different with apple or pear in it we couldn't tell. Not the best we've had in Vietnam but still very good. We ordered a Chocolate brownie to take away which was thick and good sized but not that great cold, it may have been better if it was hot with ice cream or if we had stayed and eaten in the restaurant so we can't really comment on this.

Other than the food this was a great place to come for a nice evening with a glass of wine and just sit and listen to the music. The musicians were very talented and great with the audience, pianist, guitar, harmonica, flute, singers the whole lot.

One evening my boyfriend was ill and I went into the restaurant where a member of the band offered me a glass of wine on the house and to stay and listen to the band for a while, they were extremely welcoming and gave me a complimentary CD of their music when I left.

All in all a great little cafe/restaurant with a good choice of Western, American and Vietnamese food and the best part is the evening entertainment!

Visited December 2013
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