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Mandarin Cafe

24 Tran Cao Van St. | South Bank, Hue 470000, Vietnam
(054) 821 281
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“banana pancakes” (20 reviews)
“pho” (28 reviews)
“spring rolls” (37 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
24 Tran Cao Van St. | South Bank, Hue 470000, Vietnam
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1 - 10 of 878 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have to agree with a previous reviewer. Mr Cu is friendly but keeping it real, the food and service were lacking. I’ve had better cheap Chinese takeaway in London and while it wasn’t awful, it’s bottom of my list of food I’ve had in Vietnam...More

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere of this restaurant makes it nice. The owner is a sweet old man who gives you a free postcard and a map of the city (which we actually used for our owner self guided walking tour the next day). The food was fine....More

Thank lol_hargs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed very well priced and tasty food while talking to the owner about his photos. A great taste of Vietnam

Thank Neil W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a beer and some local style food. The staff were very welcoming especially Mr Cu the proprietor. He's also an accomplished photographer and let me look through his photo album. He sells his photos of Hue as the perfect postcards.

Thank Smbnji
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is cheap, but delicious. It is a lovely friendly place. Having binged on Vietnamese food for a week, my wife decided to have a pizza for a change - she said it was the best pizza she had had, anywhere in the...More

1  Thank Nemocras
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the food and service was fast and friendly. Enjoyed looking at photos, he has some beautiful photos.

Thank Marilyn G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Perfekt service and very good food to a low price, the owner is a very exceptionel fotograf, a lot of his works hang en the café.

Thank 130660Susanne
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Mr Cu is a lovely man and his cafe shows off his great photographic talent. The food was tasty and good value. The team were really friendly a relaxed evening meal and a lovely postcard to send home.

Thank RobinsonCrusoe66
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Really wanted to give this place a chance, as the reviews have been top rated. But unfortunately have to keep it real! From the moment we walked in the proprietor was all over us, l had to ask him to give us a minute to...More

1  Thank Am B
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Local good cheap food. Fresh & tasty. You can’t go wrong here as far as the food, but there is a tendency to forget to eat as you look (and buy copies if you wish) at the magnificent photos taken by the owner that are...More

Thank Borneo50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Tran Cao Van St. | South Bank, Hue 470000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Thua Thien - Hue Province  >  Hue
  • Phone Number: (054) 821 281
  • E-mail
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