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Cha Ca La Vong

#1,532 of 2,007 Restaurants in Hanoi
€€ - €€€Seafood, Asian, Vietnamese
14 Pho Cha Ca, Hanoi, Vietnam
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible22%
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Seafood, Asian, Vietnamese
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14 Pho Cha Ca, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The taste of fish was not good and the price was much higher than other places i have visited before. One cha car costed 200,000vnd for one person. Moreover, cleanliness was at low level. One of the staff had long nails and looked like not...More

Thank Mami H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family orginal “Chả Cá Lã Vọng” is still open for locals and tourist after five generations. It is in the old quarter, at 14 Chả Cá Street, which is only 5 minutes away by car or 15 minutes on foot from Silk Path Hotel Hanoi....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On its menu it charges 30,000VND for one piece of grilled fish and it shows a photo of a plate with pieces of grilled fish. We did not order that but the person taking our order indicated to us that we [had to] try that...More

Thank Tiffany S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This unique restaurant offers a special Vietnamese fish dish with noodles and greens. About $10.00 Canadian per person ($8 USD). We (2couples ) went upstairs and sat down. No one came to talk to for maybe 5 minutes. Just when we were wondering about talking...More

Thank Charlie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled on this place on our first night. Fantastic fish, authentic, full of locals and great beer.

Thank ouzo09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok. Music was thumping. Waiters smoked cigarettes which was offensive. Worst part was the ripoff bill at the end. Scum bags

Thank Shaun T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was ok and came to a total of 560000 the bill came and it was 960000. I hate being ripped off, a big thumbs down for you!! 😡

Thank Vicki T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's a trend in Hanoi: classic/famous restaurants will have an imitation with the same/similar name on the same street (think McDowell's vs McDonald's from Coming to America!). This is the case with Cha Ca La Vong. Be sure to look at both the name of...More

Thank MurrayInHK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It seems I had same problem with many previous guest, about the fish cake (which was advertised homemade). It is not delicious at all. A lot of flour, and smell of meat. The biggest problem is it the photo on menu is a plate of...More

Thank Bella8590
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were charged 740,000 VND for a dinner for two pax. We ordered the grilled fish for two but there seemed to be some confusion when the order arrived - it seemed that the waiter had only served us one serving, which actually worked out...More

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13 January 2017|
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Response from DennisTanKW | Reviewed this property |
There's one across the road further down and was crowded when we walked past Hope this help
Vince V-Shim C
26 November 2016|
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Response from jeff1955malaysia | Reviewed this property |
i believe the one on the 1st floor was the original Cha Ca. due to popular demand a second one was opened. need to confirm with the owner. only problem most dont speak english.
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Restaurant Details

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US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Pho Cha Ca, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
Visit this street after a long day of sight-seeing for a traditional dish of fish fried tableside with herbs, spices, onions, peanuts, and rice noodles.
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