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Blue Whale Restaurant

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Son Tra Dien Ngoc Str., Da Nang 10000, Vietnam
+84 511 3942 777
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambience takes the charm and then the food. A good spread of delicious sea food.Courteous staff and moderate pricing. Good parking facilities. A great place worth to spend an evening with loved ones...

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1 Thank ARUN J
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location is great as it is next to the beach. However, you can definitely get better food with the same price elsewhere in Da Nang. It is definitely a place for foreign visitors though.

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1 Thank Jenkin Y
Singapore, Singapore
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is just next to the famous China Beach, We sat outside Al Fresco, and enjoyed the sea breeze and the vast view. The food is tastefully done up: look good, taste good.

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1 Thank Ho_Family2013
St. John's, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

While out to friends cabin with the girls for weekend was recommended to eat at Blue Whale Restaurant for lunch. No atmosphere as one enters restaurant. Choose own seating. Waitress was quite busy attending customers as she was only persons waiting on tables kept apologizing for waiting. Waitress was very friendly and when orders were served and waitress asked how... More 

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New York, NY
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Food was good fresh seafood. Crabs were excellent (little overcooked), and clams were delicious. Hot pot was a little flavorless, and the oysters were only okay. Greatest part is that you can sit outside on the patio and enjoy the ocean. My colleague loves this place... I'm not sure I'd return.

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Thank RoamingMenehune
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95 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch, ordered fried rice and French fries. French fries served first, began eating them when after half a dozen we found a shrimp/prawn at the bottom of the dish. After spitting out a mouthful of potato I took the plate to the waitress who had served it and explained that we were vegetarians and that we had... More 

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Thank Blain87
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Right on China Beach at sunset. Beautiful! The food was ok. It certainly was not outstanding. I would probably not return, however, for $20 we got mackerel in ginger, calamari and seafood fried rice - washed down with a Tiger beer! The service was good and friendly; even though we were each limited in our ability to communicate, the service... More 

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Thank Mary P
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Came here by recommendation of a staff of our hotel and truelly speaking that if its not about the decent price then I would have given it a 3 star on T.A already. The food is ok not really that stand out of the croud but kind of fresh however the service is really slow even when we arrived we... More 

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1 Thank allanfisher
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant by myself. The first impression, it's like Chinese restaurant, 2nd impression, not quite various menu, 3rd impression, does not worth to pay taxi fare. Staff cannot speak english so you should prepare to communicate for the orders. Not quit clean, not economic dishes as well. 혼자 방문했는데 별로에요. 메뉴도 다양하지않고 음식점이 깨끗하지도. 직원이 친절하지도 않습니다. 리조트에서... More 

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Thank Juhee S
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

My family and I sat outside near the beach. The atmosphere was relaxing, and the food was excellent. I highly recommend the place, as it serves both Western and Vietnamese food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Son Tra Dien Ngoc Str., Da Nang 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Da Nang
  • Phone Number: +84 511 3942 777
Description
A fine dinning beachfront restaurant with great seaview, especially from the terrace, and elegant decor. Guests can step down to the sandy beach from the terrace. We mainly serve live & freshest seafood, and a short Western Menu. Many consider us the "best in town." We are conveniently located on the seaside street stretching from Danang to Hoi An. Our past guests have said of our restaurant, "Fabulous place, definitely a "must see & visit", delicious cuisine, smart staff."

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