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Cafe 129

129 Pho Mai Hac De | Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi, Vietnam
(04) 821 6342
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2 weeks ago
“visited here whenever I could when I was doing VSO”
2 Oct 2015
“Lovely western and Mexican food”
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129 Pho Mai Hac De | Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can not tell you how much this place saves your life as a VSO worker. Years after going here I still remember the wonder of a huge pile of cheesy mash potato with glorious strips of crispy bacon on top and a sea of...More

Thank leigh d
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

A very slow, but very pleasing meal. I've been a few times now and the food has always been great. I try to avoid the busier times, as getting the freshly prepared meals can take awhile. If you're in the area and are a bit...More

Thank Redorn
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Just a quick read through some of the review titles for Cafe 129 leaves me chuckling. I can only guess that the people impressed by the breakfasts here have very little knowledge of what else is available in Hanoi and have probably gotten a bit...More

Thank Planetkimchi
Reviewed 4 February 2015

This place doesn't look the best from the outside... But you will be pleasantly surprised by the delicious breakfast food and variety of options. My favourite food here is the French toast but they do have other western and Vietnamese dishes that are tasty. Go...More

Thank Kelley H
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Awesome English Breakfast!!! The restaurant doesn't look very cozy at the first sight, but if you're craving for western breakfast it's a must go. Great french toast, eggs and and baked beans for a reasonable price. We will definitely come back!!

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This is a very nice place to enjoy a great breakfast. Lots of options on the English (!) menu, Vietnamese and western dishes. Good for kids as well. Cafe 129 is anything but fancy, just great to enjoy the local atmosphere and have a very...More

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Maybe tree times the price of a pho, but sometimes, nothing can keep you away from pancakes and syrup, good eggs, omelettes, burritos and bacon. "Slow Food" restaurant, so don't expect it to be fast, but the perfect hangover place. Fresh fruits, great western breakfasts,...More

Thank eli_gou
Reviewed 26 March 2011

Owned by three sisters, this place is an expat institution, especially for hungover English teachers. The service is consistently slow but leaves plenty of time to enjoy a cafe sua da while you wait. Mexican breakfasts like Huevos Ranchceros and breakfast burritos are things of...More

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  • Address: 129 Pho Mai Hac De | Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: (04) 821 6342
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