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Well-located in the vibrant Old Quarter of Hanoi, near Chương Dương bridge, also not far from Long Bien bridge - one of historical site of Hanoi built in French Colonial time, Downtown Cafe & Restaurant is one of the best choices for both locals and international travelers. Downtown Café & Restaurant is founded in 2017 by a group of well-experienced trip leaders who have been working in the travel and hospitality industry for many years. We find ourselves so fortunate to have traveled to many parts of the country and tasted a variety of food throughout different regions of Vietnam. We fall in love with our country’s food. Therefore, the team nourishes an aspiration to expose gourmets to a wide
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
European, Vietnamese, Asian, Healthy
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Digital Payments
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dee is a good servicer and the ambience is good. The food good and the seasonings Can be seem very well. The food servings is slightly less but it is enough to fill you up. The service is good and the hot chocolate is good...too. Totally recommend!!!!!!!!!!!!More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing food, friendly staff who couldn’t have done any more to make our dinner a great experience. They also taught us some Vietnamese phrases

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A great place with delicious food, wonderful service and friendly atmosphere! Dee and Lily were the best - thank you so much for telling about the city and advising interesting places to visit🥰 Strongly recommend this restaurant 👍

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I just want to thank the amazing staff at this great place. Lily was an amazing waitress. She prompt and well mannered skills proved excellent in all fields. Massive thanks to all the staff. The food and atmosphere is top notch.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Really delicious food with great service. I really like “che khuc bach” and spring rolls. Gonna come back in the future

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing atmosphere and service. Highly recommend.! Dee was a great waiter and he has a very beautiful hairstyle and I want to ask him what fragrance his cologne is.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, discounted a dish that we didn't enjoy! They also kept checking up on us to see if we enjoyed the dishes.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Mouth watering experience, the friendliest, accomodating and informative staff. We were served by Dee and he gave us great recommendations for nearby sites we also explored! Food was delicious in particular the Bun Cha , Definitely go try it out when in Hanoi !

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was very affordable for it's quality. Service staff initiated light conversations to enhance the dining experience. Dee was the one serving us and was friendly and approachable. Give this place a visit as they just re-opened post covid :).

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food, friendly service! The steamed and grilled fish is amazing! Chieu gave us some good suggestions for the rest of our stay too

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the traditional Hanoi grill fish, was absolutely incredible! Wish I could have had even more, definitely get the duck rolls for an appetizer as well! Chieu was a great server!

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Downtown was amazing and highly recommend all their food here. I got the the crispy pho noodles with chicken and it was great

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant food, highly recommend the crispy pho! Staff also speak very good English and are very attentive to their table service.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our server Tom was super helpful and lovely to speak with. Very kind and attentive! 5 Stars for Tom! The food was also delicious!

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us came for dinner, they were just reopening so they gave us a 10% discount. The food was good, and the service was excellent! Lilly and Tom were friendly and happy to chat with us, we received a bunch of advice on what...to do in Vietnam and even tried some “happy water”. Definitely recommend going here if you want to feel comfortable and at home.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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DOWNTOWN CAFE & RESTAURANT, Hanoi - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews - Tripadvisor

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Yes, Downtown Cafe & Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Downtown Cafe & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5