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“Fantastic!”
Review of Dao Tien

Dao Tien
Ranked #161 of 825 Restaurants in Hoi An
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$100
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Dao Tien had Moved To Dao Tien River on the same name at 19/4 Phan Boi Chau st.At the same street but on the River View.600M EAST of Hoi An Market
Da Nang, Vietnam
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

My friend recommended Dao Tien Restaurant to me after her trip to Vietnam last year.
I came to the restaurant in April. My first impression was the location and the friendliness of all the staff. Sitting on the river bank, I enjoyed the romantic sunset. The food was great with all local dishes. Mr. Viet, the chef, also showed me how all the dishes had been made.

The restaurant amazing!

  • Visited April 2014
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3 Thank Peter C
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Melbourne, Australia
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155 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Awful Restaurant - Avoid!”
Reviewed 16 May 2014

We were recommended this place by our tour guide, and guiding by the popular reviews of other Western travellers I can understand why he thought we might like it.

The food was terrible!
There was absolutely nothing Vietnamese about the dishes, they tasted like poor-average Chinese dishes I might get in the outer suburbs of Australia.
Everything was clearly catered to unadventurous travellers, but if you want to actually eat Vietnamese food in Vietnam this is NOT the place for you!
The portions sizes were so stingy! I ordered a prawn main that came with only three prawns! And we ordered a claypot fish dish, where we were only able to find one tiny piece of fish.

The staff were very friendly and attentive, and the restaurant was very beautiful, but a restaurant is really about the food, and it was shocking in that area.

This place was ridiculously overpriced for really terrible quality.

  • Visited April 2014
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2 Thank 145gemmal
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Paris, France
Level 5 Contributor
42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Run away”
Reviewed 14 May 2014

This is the worst restaurant in Hoi An! Nothing compared to typical local cuisine which is way more delicious. All dishes are custom-made to pleased tourists so basically, you can find those menus in your local chinese restaurant. Service is slow. The restaurant was not smart enough to closed doors and windows considering the cold temperature in the room area for January. Prices are high and they do believe they can rip off people with the river view. Please do not waste your time and money in such horrible place!

  • Visited January 2014
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1 Thank Chilasiat
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Our favourite in Hoi An”
Reviewed 8 May 2014 via mobile

Consistently good food and excellent friendly service. The location on the river is pretty. We found this restaurant to have better food and better prices than the restaurants we ate in along the main tourist streets. Try here!

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Jennifurrr
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Bend, Oregon
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“The Best of HoiAn”
Reviewed 3 May 2014

We visited this wonderful restaurant during our stay in HoiAn. The food was exquisitely prepared and delicious. The flavors were memorable! There were 5 in our party and the favorite item was "Money Bags" (if only I knew the Vietnamese translation for this.) The staff was very attentive and friendly - to add to our pleasure.
If the food wasn't fantastic enough, the setting completed the experience. Located along the river, in a relatively quiet area of HoiAn, one couldn't ask for more in the way of beauty and serenity.
This is a "must" when visiting HoiAn.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Michele W
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