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Citronella Cafe

#199 of 610 Restaurants in Hoi An
Certificate of Excellence
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5 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Hoi An, Vietnam
0510241491
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08:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:30
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I wanted to have a small cooking class where we could choose a menu. We had a great time at Citronella. The food was fresh, very healthy...a really fun experience!

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Thank SPL311
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took an two hour cooking class here and it was really great! The staff is sweet and helpful:-) first they took us to the market and showed us a lot of local ingredients. Afterward we made four different dishes, all very delicious😋 I would definitely recommend!

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Thank Emilie L
Geneva, Switzerland
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate a Vietnamese chicken curry and it was good. The terrasse by the river is very nice. But the service was bad. They were a lot of waitress chatting together at the back of the restaurant, without paying attention to the clients.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here tasted absolutely horrible. I felt like they just warmed up the old food. To made it worse, the service was also very bad. The servers were rude especially the woman one who seemed to be the head of all servers. Do not let the decoration fool you.

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Thank Ploy38
Milan, Italy
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277 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After having tried citronella food we both needed another dinner. We decided to dine here thanks to a Lonely Planet recommendation but we didn't find what we expected in terms of food and location.

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Thank Matteo G
California
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562 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a late lunch here after our visit to My Son Heritage Site in the morning. It was after 2pm when we arrived Hoi An and we were all very hungry. We wanted to have a bowl of hot pho on this rainy day but were told that they only have pho in the morning for breakfast. Our guide... More 

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Thank ROCruiser
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Suggest only ordering Vietnamese food here. We usually order garlic bread (yes I know tacky!), & then order local food. The garlic bread was absolutely disgusting, it was garlic out of a jar coating small slices of bread & then grilled. It was inedible. However in saying this we sent it back & they apologised & took it off the... More 

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Thank Anita M
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here on our first night and were very impressed. we ordered 3 starters and 3 mains and were so full half way through. spring rolls were superb...very tasty and in rice paper. cau lou was very nice too. lemongrass-chilli chicken was stunning. if you like lemongrass as much as i do...this is a great dish. nice service too

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NY, NY
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487 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Our tour group dined here after our afternoon tour of Hoi An Town. The restaurant is situated on he other side of the Japanese Bridge, away from most of the Temples, Old Houses and Assembly Halls. The decor was nice and the service was friendly. Our set menu consisted of seafood egg drop soup, crispy wonton (fried, with very little... More 

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Thank Dushi-NY
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had a dinner here with friends. Had to wait forever until the waiter came, although the place was empty... As soon as we ordered the food, a rat ran out of the kitchen. The waiter said it was normal and god angry why we complain. We wanted to leave, but they forced us to pay beforehand. Pff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:30
Monday
08:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:30
Thursday
08:00 - 22:30
Friday
08:00 - 22:30
Saturday
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Hoi An, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Hoi An
  • Phone Number: 0510241491

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?