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Mandarin Cafe

) #18 of 250 Restaurants in Hue €, Cafe, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
24 Tran Cao Van St. | South Bank, Hue 47000, Vietnam
(054) 821 281
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
24 Tran Cao Van St. | South Bank, Hue 47000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Been eating at Mandarin since 1999 Food used to be great. Its lost its edge. Lacks the love and taste is always had.o Mr Cu still has amazing photos. Staff need to focus a little more on guests.

Thank Worldwidediner
Reviewed 5 days ago

Mr Cu's Mandarin Cafe is a must if you are going to Hue. All the food is good but if you're on you way home after a big night and your stomach has had time to settle from dinner somewhere else, this is the place...More

Thank Vic A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I stumbled in here our first night in Hue when we were starving and just getting oriented to Hue. This is a tourist focused restaurant and tour booking service. The food was great, menus in English, and there's lots of travel info...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Out of my two weeks touring Vietnam from south to north, I think these people are the 10% of the honest Vietnamese left. Their prices are clearly marked. They were very friendly.

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed right across the road from the Cafe in Hue. This restuarant was just what we needed. Great food and the owner is a very interesting man. Well travels photography. He has his photos displayed all over his restuarant and also hands out post...More

Thank nadinel803
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was clear from the start that the lady who was taking our order was not going to get it right. Indeed, she forgot one thing, brought me the wrong tea and the wrong bahn khoai (I ordered pork but got mushrooms instead). After mentioning...More

Thank Michiel C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You go here for the food only to find the owner, Mr Cu, is also a photographer. Each of us received one of his images which he promptly proceeded to sign. The food was good, the beer was cold and needed in the 37 degree...More

Thank holdenman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice, once because I felt I needed to come see the photographs, and the second time because we'd liked the food and hadn't a better idea for dinner. Both times we found congenial people there to talk to, other travellers. The vegetarian...More

Thank kunmingirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This family-run restaurant is very friendly. From the outside it just looks like a cafe. But the Vietnamese food is delicious and reasonably priced. (We did not sample the Western food. What makes the Mandarin Cafe unique is its proprietor, Mr Cu, whose hobby is...More

Thank 520MichelleP2812
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I have eaten our way through Vietnam for the last 2 weeks and found this place for dinner for our 1 night in Hue. We ordered the chicken friend rice, sautéed vegetables and the banh khoai and all were disappointing. The vegetables...More

Thank Carmel P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
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06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Tran Cao Van St. | South Bank, Hue 47000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Thua Thien - Hue Province  >  Hue
  • Phone Number: (054) 821 281
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