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“NOT SPECIAL”
Review of Al Fresco's

Al Fresco's
Ranked #214 of 2,547 Restaurants in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, International
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed August 25, 2013

My Vietnamese friend introduced that it is one of the best pizza restaurant chain in Viet Nam and we tried.

The meal was acceptable, the service was good but not happy with the price.

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Reviewed August 9, 2013

I took 5 local friends wanting an American dinner here and got 2 "large" pizzas. We got two small pizzas with almost nothing on them, almost raw dough, a tiny bit of cheese, a little sauce, some sparse meat. It was embarrassing and cost $27. and $1.50 for plain small bottle of water...? Ahhh come on...
So we laughed and put Ketchup on the pizza to make up for the lack of anything else being there! True! The rib platter I saw looked large and good, but based on what our pizza cost,, it would have cost $100!
Photo of a slice of a large pie attached, not the toothpick in the center of the slice to show how tiny it was.
When Pizza here in Hanoi costs far more than in the USA wit rents 5x as much, and waiters making $8 an hour versus .80 cents somethings wrong!

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Thank Willbooth
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

We got pizza's here. Bit too much fastfood alike and not from the real Italian. Good service though.

Thank TheFoxies
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Reviewed July 4, 2013

Often very busy with families , but late in the eveneing its almost empty, had one of the best club sandwiches ever here, and two days later we had a very early dinner.
Welcomed by a friendly & polite Australian manager, who recommended we try their branch in DaNang, as we were heading that way next.
Sat outside on the small balcony overlooking the Catholic Cathedral square area
Good salad, average pasta, but the pizza was great.
Service was average the first time, as the staff were gearing up for closing time..... but great the second time.

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Thank Jean424
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

This chain restaurant near St. Josephs cathedral offers the usual suspects of pizza, pasta and lasgna plus some mexican options and grilled foods, such as ribs. We went there for a friday dinner and the place was packed to the gills with american tourgroups: we were seated surprisingly quickly and a very efficient-looking australian managerial type took our order right away. Our starter of green salad was a lame performance consisting of lettuce, a few slices of cucumber and tomato plus a couple of salad onion rings. The salad was drenched in thick, white mayonnaise-type dressing, not vinaigrette. Our margherita pizza and veggie pizzas were both just ok. There seemed to be a problem with the crust, that was just not crispy on the outside but very dense and hard. The cheese on the pizzas was surprisingly good and the tomato sauce added some welcome sweetness to the pizzas. The place offered a welcome break from vietnamese food, had quick and friendly service but sadly barely average italian food.

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Thank RuusaTuomas
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