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“Lovely good very cheap”
Review of Gecko

Gecko
Ranked #189 of 2,472 Restaurants in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed May 22, 2013 via mobile

Great very cheap food and drinks. Manager was very nice and helpful. Most staff can speak English however some that don't but the manager is always close buy to help. Only thing I would say is they take your plates away too quickly and hang around your table a little until you finish.... I guess that's because they have to walk up a lot of stairs

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Reviewed May 9, 2013

We ate at this restaurant every evening we were in Hanoi. There are several of these in the Old Quarter, but we found this place and stayed with it because the food was good, and the service was even better. The address of the Gecko we ate at was 40 Hang Manh Street. The manager is Thomas. His English is good and Alex, who works there, has good English too. They have a variety of Western and Vietnamese foods, so you should be able to find something you will like. The prices are reasonable and they typically have a special. I highly recommend this restaurant if you plan to go to Hanoi!

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Reviewed May 8, 2013

If you have had a long day sightseeing and want to have a leisurley dinner, Gecko is not for you. However if you want fast, slick service with good food at a very decent price, this is the place. It appears to be very small and very popular, hence the speed of service which was always very friendly. I would reccomend it.

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Thank Scotcher
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

4.5 stars!

My family and I (8 of us) visited the Gecko branch on 85, Hang Bac Street on 2 occasions. In our first visit, it was during the happy hour and pizza and some drinks were sold at reduced prices. We came with no expectations and was pleasantly surprised to find that not only does it has a wide variety, but the food tastes good and had reasonable portions. My family enjoyed their meal even though they are traditionally not fans of western fare.

On the next visit, the manager was pleasantly surprised to see us again, so she promised to give us a 10% discount off for our repeat patronage. As it was early and we had to catch a flight later, the staff were nice enough to prepare our meals quickly. The manager asked us about our holiday, and we expressed our disappointment about not being able to eat a certain street food (cos the hawker refused to sell it to us), she actually ran out to get it for us to try. Although the restaurant traditionally doesn't allow outside food, she made an exception for us and actually brought in (and returned) the tray for us. We were really impressed by the additional service she has provided.

Hence, my family and I would like to express our sincere thanks to Hoa, the manager, and her staff on duty for providing such excellent service and making our trip to Hanoi much more pleasant and memorable!

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Thank mikiamil
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Reviewed May 3, 2013

We called in most days for an afternoon drink, they offer good specials with the beer. Had dinner one night, good value. We ordered the "vegetarian spare ribs" out of curiosity - turns out it is tofu. The toilets are a bit questionable - but the food, drinks and service are good.

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Thank 324SandraE
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