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KOTO Van Mieu Training Restaurant

#53 of 1,958 Restaurants in Hanoi}
$$ - $$$American, , Asian
59 Van Mieu | Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+84 4 3747 0337
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (59 reviews)
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Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Australian, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
59 Van Mieu | Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The fish parcels wrapped in banana leaves was one of the best dinners I’ve had in a long time. Flavourful and wonderfully cooked. Just outstanding. The staff are great and eager to please but because it’s a training restaurant they’re still learning. That’s really not...More

Thank Elton R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious evening meal ,with fabulous and friendly service ,whilst visiting Hanoi . The best thing for me ,apart from the smiling service,was that I could safely enjoy a gluten free meal (as I am coeliac ), and the staff were more than...More

Thank bugsbunney
KOTO F, Front Office Manager at KOTO Van Mieu Training Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Thank you for the kind words, we're very happy you enjoyed your meal with us. We hope to see you soonest. Best Regards, KOTO Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for breakfast after reading excellent reviews. We had the whole place to ourselves for breakfast. Food is delicious and big servings. We had omelette for breakfast and were very happy. Came back the same day for lunch and then dessert. Lunch amazing and...More

Thank ohanaimages
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of our stops during an organised day tour by Tonkin Travel. It was very busy when we arrived and our guide had hung ahead to make sure we had a table reserved. She explained how the staff are in training so may...More

Thank Nic B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happened on this place on our first day in Hanoi and it’s amazing for vegetarians. Great variety and super courteous staff. The food, needless to say, was some of the best we ate at hanoi. A little expensive but worth a visit.

Thank archanaachal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've come here twice it's so good! Service is amazing, they are super friendly and speak pretty good English!! Food came out fairly quick, and was presented amazingly and also SO delicious!!! Definitely go if you are in Hanoi!!!

Thank backpackermmmmmmmm
Reviewed 1 week ago

The students were very friendly and helpful. This was our first taste of Vietnamese food. Very fresh. Hanoi beer went well with lunch.

Thank Mktpro99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone in our five person group throughly enjoyed themselves. The staff were extremely helpful and accomodating. Would return without hesitation.

Thank Paulie_Tanner
KOTO F, Front Office Manager at KOTO Van Mieu Training Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you so much for your review! We look forward to seeing you soon. The Team at KOTO

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is so fresh and yummy. Our first experience of Vietnamese food a d we are officially addicted. Try the banana leave salad and the pork and shrimp paste self roll dish

Thank Onur O
KOTO F, Front Office Manager at KOTO Van Mieu Training Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you so much for your kind review! we are glad you enjoyed your first vietnamese food experience was great. We hope to see you again soon. The team at KOTO

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal at KOTO on our last day in Hanoi. It was pure chance we ended up at KOTO as our guide took us there, however we wanted to go after seeing it on TV, just didn't think we'd get the chance. Wonderful...More

Thank Jeff C
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9 September 2017|
Response from kunmingirl | Reviewed this property |
you are asking the forum, you need to contact the restaurant directly! probably you already realised this...
9 September 2017|
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Response from hdsjdj | Reviewed this property |
I don't work there. You should write the owners.
Renae E
4 July 2017|
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Response from Harriet F | Reviewed this property |
We just walked in around 2pm on a week day and it was pretty empty, enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Van Mieu | Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3747 0337
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KOTO stands for "Know one, teach one." KOTO is one of the most unique experiences in Vietnam for travelers who can enjoy a meal at a real working vocational training restaurant operated by one of the leading non-profit social enterprises in Vietnam. KOTO is a unique not-for-profit social enterprise that started in 1999 in Hanoi. The program targets at-risk and disadvantaged youth—aged 16 to 22—with a 24-month-long training program in vocational hospitality, life skills and English. KOTO’s Vision Positive permanent change for at-risk and disadvantaged youth through the transformative power of social enterprise. KOTO’s Mission We believe at-risk and disadvantaged youth should have access to a holistic program that provides career training and life skills in a nurturing environment, where each builds self confidence and exercises their right to live a life of dignity.
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