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Lantern Vietnamese Restaurant

About
A local restaurant run by the husband and wife team of Mr Tuan and Mrs Ngoc. Ngoc has a passion for food and after working as the chef for a hostel in Phong Nha for 9 months, she opened her own restaurant in March 2014. Producing speciality local dishes at a very affordable price, vegetarian options and extended opening hours, this is a great place to stop in for a meal any time of day.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, Vietnamese, Healthy
FEATURES
Delivery, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were in Phong Nha for 3 nights and ate here on our last night... gutted, because this was the best meal we had in Phong Nha, we had the hot pot, it was lovely! I don’t know why everyone raves about bamboo cafe we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank GeorgeandLynsey
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, great staff and most importantly delicious food! I recommend the local fish, Ca Sot. The sauce was amazing and the huda was a great pairing!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank katiedzug
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came here as the restaurant looked very nice with the lanterns. It has a nice atmosphere with good music. The food is amazing. We tried the BBQ and it was a great experience. The price is good, not expensive. The staff were very friendly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank JasonS47474
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The restaurant has very good food , i really love the Vietnamese pancake and " nem lui Hue"- number 36 on menu. Staff are very friendly 😍 I will come back again

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank linhminion
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place for Happy Hour with excellent service and atmosphere. The food is first rate. I would recommend this stop when in town.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ElisaBenard
ngoc n, Manager at Lantern Vietnamese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your great review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and service in the restaurant, as well as enjoying our Happy Hour. We hope that you enjoyed your time in Phong Nha, and we hope that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The favorite restaurant in Phong Nha, great food and Linh especially were friendly and appoachable. I like everything in here 😍More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank qu_ct2019
ngoc n, Người quản lý at Lantern Vietnamese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your great review for our restaurant. We are delighted to hear that we are your favourite restaurant in Phong Nha. This review makes us very happy and encourages our staff to continue doing a great job. Thank you again for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place, good food, good people, good price! If you like local authentic food, thats the place to eat.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Zelina S
ngoc n, Manager at Lantern Vietnamese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Zelina S, Thank you for your 5 star review. It makes us and our staff so happy to receive such a good review from you. It encourages us to continue what we are doing. We are pleased that you know we offer authentic local...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We highly recommend this restaurant, the food was excellent some of the best of our trip. We had lunch and came back for dinner we enjoyed it so much! The service was fantastic, it was great to chat with Linh who was so friendlyMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Matt d
ngoc n, Manager at Lantern Vietnamese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Matt, Thank you so much for your amazing review. We were delighted to welcome you back for dinner after you really enjoyed your lunch here. Thank you for your comments about the service, Linh was very happy to read them. Comments like these really...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have only good things to tell you about this nice family restaurant. We had very tasty and local food served by friendly and nice people. We also had the chance to go with the owner to the market a early morning to buy the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anni L
GemNgoc, Chủ sở hữu at Lantern Vietnamese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Anni, Thanks you for great feedback, We are very happy to meet you and your family. Hope your family have great holiday. Take care, Love you all, Gem

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Make sure you check it out, the food and staff are fantastic. Give some of the local specialties a go...delicious!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rhyceyboy10
ngoc n, Manager at Lantern Vietnamese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your great review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed our local specialties, we really hope that people enjoy them. Your great feedback really encourages us to keep trying our best to offer fantastic food with excellent service. We hope...More

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