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98 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
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+84 510 3863 210
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food. Beautiful courtyard and large indoor area. Good for meals and snacks. All fresh, tasty and served with a smile. Toilets amongst the cleanest and best in Hoi An.

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Thank elizabethbond
wicklow
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner tri greeted us with the warmest smile dinner was amazing the service spectacular would 100% recommend hai cafe to everyone when visiting 5⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Thank brennanjames
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great little restaurant. There is a mixture of barbecue food and other traditional dishes. Staff are great and the setting in a small courtyard off of one of the main streets running through the heart of Hoi An is like stepping iback n time,

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Macau, China
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely love barbecue, so we had to try this restaurant as soon as we noticed they had a huge grilling station outside. It's located in a beautiful patio, with great lighting and ambience for dinner time. Even with all tables fully booked, you don't feel like it's overcrowded. Just go there and pick any item from the BBQ section.... More 

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Thank NunoNorte
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location is absolutely beautiful. Sitting in the patio looking at the light up old house. The staff where great even when the restaurant was super packed. We ordered the beef skewers and the beef lemongrass - both where very delicious.

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Thank Carolina H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's not my first time here. And I trully hoped that this time it will be like previous times. But... The food We ordered one bbq shared platter, wonton and chicken rice and morning glory as a side dish. The beef skewer was ok, chicken and pork skewers were hard to chew. Morning glory was half cooked, so it had... More 

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Manchester
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1,040 reviews
723 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 539 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attended this restaurant on a busy New Year's day in town and were blown away. Although it was absolutely packed, the service was attentive and really friendly. We had a wonderful meal there and will be back very soon indeed. We opted for two barbecue dishes which came with morning glory and a noodle salad. Both were incredibly tasty... More 

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Hanoi
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have no complaint about this place. I have very nice meal with my group in there. The manager and the staff always smile, helpful and answer all of our questions. Food was so good!!!! 11/10. Hightly recommend if you looking for lunch and dinner in Hoi An. I will come back for next time:))) Thank you for everthing!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have a big selection of wines by the bottle and glass but they dont understand wines. I ordered the TarraWarra shiraz malbec and it was served as cold as a beer! I had to let it come to temperature for at least 30 minutes. They didnt let you taste the wine before pooring a full glass. At $7 a... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 387 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hai Cafe is a lovely little eatery in the centre of Hoi An's Ancient Town. It comprises a moderately sized courtyard and a small indoor area. The cafe also offers cooking classes. The entrance to Hai Cafe is attractive. It is in keeping with the area but there is something appealing about the signage and entrance into the courtyard. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Hoi An
  • Phone Number: +84 510 3863 210
Description
oused in a traditional Hoi An shop house, along the trendy restaurant and bar strip Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hai Cafe specialises in traditional Hoi An dishes, along with its popular nightly barbecue grill served in the cafe's spacious garden courtyard.

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