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“Glad we gave it another try”
Review of Secret Garden

Secret Garden
Ranked #80 of 863 Restaurants in Hoi An
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $48
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Opened from Jan 18th 2009, we were serving authentic Vietnamese foods with a large drink-menu of 78 wine names from 17 countries and 36 selected international cocktails. We also operate daily cooking course with capacity of under 8 participants per class. A venue of fine dining place, tranquil privacy in an atmosphere of greenery and live music performed by the best classic guitarist in town. For further information, please find us on internet. The access can be found easily in one of three alleys next to 69 Phan Chu Trinh.St, or 56 Le Loi.St, or 130 Tran Phu.St. Please donot mistake ours with the mimic restaurant nearby us, which was recently opened with very similar name. We are isolated Secret Garden in Hoi An, legally opened from 2009 hereby warming welcome you.
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Was unhappy w/our experience last year at Secret Garden, especially with one particular waitress. But, decided to give it another try this year, in November, 2012. The restaurant is down an alley too small for motor bikes and leads to a tree lined gardens w/fountains, welcoming staff and a fine menu. This is a quiet oasis free from street vendors and they make a decent martini for $4. We had the rice pasta spring rolls, one of the soups, beef lo lat (betel nut) leaves, and a grilled fish. We topped this off w/ice cream. The staff, this time, was friendly, helpful and attentive. They did not bang on their calculators at the end of the meal, or try to charge us "tax". We ate under a soft rain to western tunes from a live guitarist and considered this the highlight of our return visit to Hoi An. The food alone is worth the visit, but the ambiance and gracious service make it memorable.

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Thank Karen G
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

We visited Secret Garden in October 2012, having stayed in Hoi An for several days. The restaurant was a nice, relatively calm environment (although the music selection was pretty awful - we missed out n the live music, although the night before when we passed by the live guitarist was playing Hotel California....). The food was nice, but nothing special - and I thi k we had better meals elsewhere in Hoi An. However the staff were very helpful and attentive and the prices were all cheap - including the cocktails, but they weren't very nice. Overall, a nice place, but not amazing.

Thank otis9251
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Reviewed October 30, 2012

Just want to highly recommend this lovely restaurant to others. The food is delicious and staff very helpful. It is down a small lane and so hard to find but well worth the hunt! The setting of the restaurant is like an oasis, a very refreshing experience overall.

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Thank Graeme A
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Reviewed October 26, 2012

Friendly staff, good food, nice price and very beautifull location. Not easy to find but once you are there it is great to be here

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Thank Pascal v
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

What a joy to discover this place .... Off Le loi st set in a divine garden ... Food and staff equally excellent and the added touch of a wonderful guitarist .... A great night out

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Thank Mia P
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