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Il Grillo

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116 Ba Trieu, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3822 7720
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I used to frequent this restaurant since... 20 years which decoration remains unchanged (thanks for that; it is so well done). The atmosphere and soft Italian music are really cosy. There is a great choice of Italian wines and the Wine list specifies alcohol degrees which is so helpful when you hesitate with a delicious Valpollicella. I always come back... More 

Thank asievero
Osaka, Japan
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

I visited here for the first time in 6 years. I used to have Fungi Porcini Taliatelle or Fettucine (sorry I forgot) and Tiramisu. Still great. But full of Japanese Businessman! Highly recommend especially to those who lives in Hanoi ;) ハノイの老舗イタリアン。久々に訪問しました。大好きで良く頼んでいたフンギポルチーニのタリアテッレorフェットチーネ、ティラミス共に変わらず美味しかったです。ハノイ在住日本人に大人気なので、いつ行っても日本人で一杯ですが。観光客向けというより、在住者向けでしょうか。

Thank Nao_SR
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

One of the best place for Italian food and pizza in Hanoi, especially for those who are living around Hai Ba Trung or Hoan Kiem District. We got pizza 4 cheeses and some more here and it was just perfect! Strongly recommended for anyone looking for a nice Western dining experience here in Hanoi! ❤

1 Thank CherryVu
Hanoi, Vietnam
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

I had a really nice dining experience in this small but cossy restaurant! Food= Really good pasta and nice pizza! Good portions and its not expensive! They also have delivery service! Staff= Rally well-trained service staff, both waitress and manager Wine= good selection of wines, good quality of wine, but a bit expensive Location= Stunning place! it's small, but beautiful.... More 

Thank andrew a
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

IF you go there alone, you will think the restaurant is very expensive. BUT with your girlfriend or your family, you will feel very happy with the atmosphere, good interior and comfortable staffs. Foods are very nice.

Thank Daisuke A
Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

Small and confortable place, with really kind staff Food is really good (nice pizza and great pasta!) Price are great , in a very central position of Hanoi!

2 Thank MarkFlsn
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

The restaurant has been there for 20 years with same style, decoration and atmosphere of old town house of Hanoi in mid 1950s. It's small but cosy and offers a good wine list. The foods are great, speacially the black squid ink spagheti and carpaccio which I think the best in town! You should not also skip the dessert with... More 

1 Thank boptran
Zurich, Switzerland
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61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

...or your kids are screaming for Italian food after a little "Phở overdose", this place is a good option for finding European food in Hanoi, even with a surprisingly genuine atmosphere. Only the seating is far from comfortable, since they use tree trunks to support the table. It was hard to find enough space for the feet.

1 Thank S W
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2014 via mobile

some waitress unfriendly but food was ok, tasty and the place is good too, nice design, small and simple. I would like to eat here again.

1 Thank amelda y
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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135 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

I ducked in here as it was heaving down outside and found myself in a classic refugio style restaurant. The staff were lovely, their English was very good and they displayed the right amount of attentiveness without being overbearing. I had the bruscetta followed by the the tagliatteli ragu, both were very tasty and the portions were reasonable considering the... More 

1 Thank warrencammack

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Ba Trieu, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3822 7720

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