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Phone Cafe
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

So impressed with the food here, it was so cheap and tasty at just under 10 Aus dollars for 2 of us for 2 mains and 3 local beers, I think I tipped almost half again. No one else there, we only tried this place because of the lonely planet guide and we half questioned when we went in whether we should move on somewhere busier. I had a chicken mixed rice dish and my wife clay pot pork. Honestly so impressed by the lady who obv did both front of house and cooking. Don't go there expecting incredibly attentative first class service, do go there if you want value for money and fantastic tasting food. It is my first of 3 nights in Hai an and in the words of Arnie....I'll be back(sorry!!!)

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Thank Lunchplease
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Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

Lovely family run restaurant in a quieter part if town. Without wanting to sound pretentious this place seems a little more authentic than some of the other eateries on the main drag.

Really tasty dishes with the best chicken & cashew to date (different flavour and ingredients). Smiling and welcoming staff, appears to be many generations of the same family.

Great meal for two, four dishes & four drinks, all for under £10, cracking value by anyone's standards.

Perfect, relaxed evening.

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Thank Lilburt
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

This family run establishment was a great experience for the whole family!
Our group of 10 half filled the establishment and put the kitchen a little behind because the entire family running the establishment was busy getting the meals ready.
The clay pots that we had were to die for and well worth the wait.
The meal present from noodles to clay pots were enjoyed by all.
Do not be put off by the decor, the food is fantastic.
It is like entering a family home and the cooking tasted like it.
Prices were very cheap at around USD$2 to around USD$5 per dish.
The beer ranges from USD$0.40 to USD$1.50 per serving.
Overall, it was a great experience.

Thank Mork001
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

Family run restaurant. Food was rather average stuff. There was a cooking class being conducted in the dining room during our visit and it wasn't too pleasant as the fumes were everywhere as if we were in the kitchen. Food was too oily. Will give this a miss the next time.

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1  Thank jbgt
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Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

Small restaurant along the river side. Service staff was friendly but we found the food very oily. The clay pot fish came swimming in oil and so were all the food we ordered. The fried wantons were covered with oil too. Food tasted ok but was just overall too oily for us.

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2  Thank FoodHound_12
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