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“Lovely Vietnamese restaurant at very good prices”
Review of Cai Mam Restaurant

Cai Mam Restaurant
Ranked #104 of 2,761 Restaurants in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $5
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Description: Cai Mam restaurant was opened at the end of 2014, with the aim of offering exceptional Vietnamese vegetarian food, competed with attentive service in a relaxing atmosphere. The old location is 29 Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi. However, Cai Mam is moved to new place at 07 Luong Van Can, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi nowadays. Cai Mam offers authentic traditional Vietnamese and Vegetarian food made with fresh, local ingredients, and prepared in a clean and hygienic kitchen to prevent cross contamination. Cai Mam is named after a communal serving plate, around which entire Vietnamese families can share daily meals every day. Shared plates feature predominantly on the menu. The atmosphere of the restaurant is warm and inviting, mono-chord music plays in the background, to entertain the dining experience and introduce a part of local culture through the music. The staff take pride in their work, and strive to delivery perfect service every day. Cai Mam restaurant is dedicated to making each meal unforgettable, and to not just create a meal, but a unique dining experience by concept: "Simple but Authentic".
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Description: Cai Mam restaurant was opened at the end of 2014, with the aim of offering exceptional Vietnamese vegetarian food, competed with attentive service in a relaxing atmosphere. The old location is 29 Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi. However, Cai Mam is moved to new place at 07 Luong Van Can, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi nowadays. Cai Mam offers authentic traditional Vietnamese and Vegetarian food made with fresh, local ingredients, and prepared in a clean and hygienic kitchen to prevent cross contamination. Cai Mam is named after a communal serving plate, around which entire Vietnamese families can share daily meals every day. Shared plates feature predominantly on the menu. The atmosphere of the restaurant is warm and inviting, mono-chord music plays in the background, to entertain the dining experience and introduce a part of local culture through the music. The staff take pride in their work, and strive to delivery perfect service every day. Cai Mam restaurant is dedicated to making each meal unforgettable, and to not just create a meal, but a unique dining experience by concept: "Simple but Authentic".
Reviewed October 22, 2015

We received a recommendation to visit this restaurant and after checking out some photo's on here first we popped in. Initially, I was a bit unsure as it was on the groundfloor of a hostel building, but this should not pit anyone off!
We were fortunate to get the last table in what is a nicely decorated place. Our party included 3 adults and 2 fairly picky kids but we ordered lots of foods and were all well fed for about 1M VND. The rice rolls were amazing; both beef and vegetarian but my favourite thing was the lime and mint slushy which was delicious.
The service was very efficient and the waitress incredibly polite and friendly. Very pleased we visited. The drinks were so good we went back the next day : )

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Management response:Responded June 23, 2017

Dear Rich M,

We feel honored when receiving your review about Cai Mam Restaurant. We hope our menu wil help you find your expectation. We look forward to seeing you and your family visiting Cai Mam Restaurant.

Thank you!

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Reviewed October 15, 2015

I've been eaten in this restaurant for 3 times and have no complaint as the foods are all good, authentic Vietnamese. The staff is caring, polite and on time. They went our of their way to be sure that you feel comfortable and satisfied. They even said sorry for the late of the food ( 7 minutes only). Anyway, the foods come promptly as the waiters and their associates work very well together .The decoration makes you feel that you are eating dinner or lunch in a traditional Vietnamese house, not a restaurant. The stir chicken with lemongrass and chilly is hightlight of our meals here, love it. Simply put, I definitely recommend this restaurant to everyone who want to taste and checkout Vietnamese foods and eating atmosphere .

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1  Thank Gary B
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Management response:Responded June 23, 2017

Dear Gary B,

Thank you for having dinner with sauteed chicken with ginger and lemongrass at Cai Mam Restaurant. We service traditional Vietnamese food and vegetarian food. We hope that our menu will help you find your expectation. Welcome you come back with our restaurant.

Thank a lot!

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Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

Over priced and unpleasant plate. I took thé vegetarian banana curry, it didn't taste banana and I didn't see any banana. Same issue for my wife with her mango curry.

1  Thank PPGO112
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Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Cool little place only about 2 metres wide.. Good service, great food and excellent prices. Thoroughly recommend it!

Thank Anthony G
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Management response:Responded June 23, 2017

Dear Anthony G,

We feel honored when receiving your review about Cai Mam Restaurant. We hope our menu wil help you find your expectation. We look forward to seeing you and your family visiting Cai Mam Restaurant.

Thank you!

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Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

After wandering the streets for a little while we came across Cai Mam, the staff that greeted us at the door were friendly and very welcoming.

We enjoyed a beautiful meal including beef salad, traditional spring rolls which you made yourself, potato with coriander and garlic (this was amazing!) all while being looked after by the kind staff. There is lots to choose from.

It was about $12US each for a starter and main. It was a gorgeous little place and for a yummy meal and delightful service I would certainly recommend.

2  Thank Dishy44
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Management response:Responded June 23, 2017

Dear Dishy44,

We feel honored when receiving your review about Cai Mam Restaurant. We hope our menu wil help you find your expectation. We look forward to seeing you and your family visiting Cai Mam Restaurant.

Thank you!

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