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Same Same But Different Cafe

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111 Nguyen Thien Thuat, Nha Trang, Vietnam
+84 58 3524 079
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England
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128 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

This cafe is located near to the beach and has a good selection of Western and Thai dishes. We did not see a lot of Vietnamese dishes on the menu but overall we were happy with the choice. The staff were very friendly and spoke good English. We enjoyed our meal and would recommend the restaurant for a quick inexpensive... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

Had a really good lunch of Thai green chicken curry and papaya salad. Needed our Thai fix and this really delivered. Lovely staff, as always in Nha Trang and the prices were very cheap.

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Seattle, Washington
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122 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

I stopped into Same Same on a day I wasn't feeling well - too much heat and humidity (let's leave the wine out of it) eventually catches up with you. Located steps from my hotel (Golden Beach - see separate review) I was attracted to the name, which is the popular catch-phrase in Thailand, "Same Same, but Different." I was... More 

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Tipperary, Ireland
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

Its an understated restaurant no flashing lights or pushy staff at the door trying to get you in but try this place out and you'll see it isn't the same same but different it is the same same but way better. All dishes are well prepared good quality fare, we tried the Thai meals to the pasta dishes and everything... More 

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1 Thank Ray C
Cairns, Australia
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

Great super friendly atmosphere. Very clean and efficient restaurant. Tasty Vietnamese style food. Cheap drinks, great food. value for money is great. No surprises here great restaurant!

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Thank Brucey_Lee
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457 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,609 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

I came here every morning for breakfast on my 7 days in Nha Trang. Really beautiful setting, chilled and great staff. Food was also very good and decently priced. I got all the time muesli with yogurt and fresh fruit.. Really the best I got in asia for the last 9 months I am here. Also fruit shake were very... More 

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Whistler, Canada
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388 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014

came here purely because of the name, but came out very satisfied and content. the chicken Schnitzel and Chips was really unexpectedly good .. and if that level is maintained throughout the menu ... then im sure this place is gonna keep doing fine for a long time to come

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Bonn, Germany
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2014 via mobile

You get what you pay for and its good. Even in Vietnam, you should try pat thai, really good. I also tried breakfast there and it was also good.

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

Great little find this restaurant and would highly recommend if you are in Nha Trang. Great service and my husband said one of the best Red Curries he has tried. My chicken stir fry with and lemongrass was excellent. We went back again for lunch. Drinks were also very, very cheap.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

I could not understand why this place was not busy. The food was delicious and the owner very friendly and interesting. Also very reasonably priced. The eggplant dish with tomato and coconut sauce was outstanding (we shared it as a starter).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Nguyen Thien Thuat, Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Khanh Hoa Province  >  Nha Trang
  • Phone Number: +84 58 3524 079
Description
We are a small family run business operating in Nha Trang for approximately 15 years. Our aim is to provide delicious Vietnamese, Thai and Western food to travellers in a clean, friendly environment. Recently we have been awarded a TripAdvisor certificate of excellence, of which we are very proud! Please join us for a good value breakfast, lunch or dinner. Hope to see you soon.

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