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Moca Cafe

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16 14, Nha Tho Street, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 825 6334
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was just terrible. We were just so hungry that we tried to eat at least something and felt bad afterwards. One of us didn't get what he ordered and waiter just laughed for that. Even the toast was not toasted and bottle water was luke warm. Don't go there.

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Thank 976janninap
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered vegetarian sandwich with tofu but sandwich came without tofu. We told this to waiter and he did nothing but laughed to us with other waiters. Vietnamese coffee was normal coffee. Other portions we ordered were tastless. You will be disappointed.

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Thank Ville V
NY, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Like others, we walked in after perusing the menu and noticing the people inside. Yes, the cafe is popular with cigarette smokers, most of whom were Vietnamese, meeting for coffee. It was very dark inside, we had difficulty reading the menus. The food was just okay. We ordered a Club Sandwich with french fries and a Nasi Goreng Fried Rice... More 

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Thank Dushi-NY
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had passed the café a few times, and it looked very appealing from the outside, like a colonial heritage place. Eventually we went for refreshments. The staff were pleasant enough and with reasonable English, but were preoccupied with their own affairs - phones, talking to colleagues etc. We ordered fresh veggie spring rolls and a papaya chicken salad. Both... More 

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Thank ullabee
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Had high expectations - faded old charming building, friendly staff. But smoking was encouraged indoors, and very watery coffee taste.

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Thank John H
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Went here because it was recommended by our hotel, but walked straight out after going inside. Had a bad smell and was very dark and uninviting. With many other cafes around I wouldn't recommend this place. We left and went to another cafe without ordering anything.

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Thank Preadson
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

My husband spent most of our trip in search of a satisfactory cup of coffee, and unfortunately didn't find it here. On the plus side I had a delicious choc and mint frozen drink, and it is one of the few places we found with any air-con. So depends how fussy you are about your coffee but I would happily... More 

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Thank Sally E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I came back to Moca Cafe after almost one year when I had an appointment with my friends. They still does the same way. Fusion menu was just so so but I just came for the drink, nicely, atmosphere and great coffee.

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Thank Nhiếp P
Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I wrote a review on Moca last year that was not so flattering. I have been back a few times & I do quite like the atmosphere now & the decor. I have also tried the beef fried noodles which were pretty good. Hence the updated review & better rating.

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Thank steve88888888
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Enjoyed several stops here. Nice cool, quiet vibe in middle of frenetic activity on streets. Great coffee, coconut juice and the odd Bia Hanoi.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 14, Nha Tho Street, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 825 6334

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