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Vietnamese's Soul Food

131 Tung Dinh Street, Cat Ba, Vietnam
+84 91 296 69 25
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Seafood, Deli, Vietnamese, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
131 Tung Dinh Street, Cat Ba, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went here 8 people for dinner without reservation. The place is family-owned and the only person in the kitchen is the mother. The children help out with bringing food, when they are not off to music practice. Not only is the food amazing, it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Logica_2248
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We found the restaurant by accident and it was sooo good! We are Vegetarian so we had fresh spring rolls, soup and pumpkin with garlic and everything was amazing. But the what was fries with butter and garlic - highly recommend!! The family was so...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank undsoannso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First off. This was by far the best food we have we have had during our stay in Vietnam and totally worth the 5 min walk away from the tourist places on the main street. We were a group of 11 new friends having just...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank MortenHBeeck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've seen most of the 2 and 3 star reviews have said there was a long wait time on food here. We got recommended Vietnamese Soul Food with the disclaimer "but don't go if you are very hungry and need food straight away" We went...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Tess D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I found Soul Food I was leaving Cat Ba in 2 days. My friend Nick took me here for dinner and I had the most amazing meal I had in Cat Ba!! We had a vegetable soup and a kind of vegetarian Bun Cha...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank joanadinismatos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here on our first day on Cat Ba Island and didn't eat anywhere else for the entirety of our stay. We were made to feel so welcome by Ms. Blue who was friendly and attentive every time we came in....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank amyyy_g_92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best vietnamese restaurant in Cat Ba, amazing food and apple wine, the owner is super nice also, she stayed with us after the diner talking about several subjects

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank victor9119
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I are vegan and decided to come to this restaurant based on good reviews on TripAdvisor and Happy Cow. Having been in SE Asia for 7 weeks now, I can honestly say this is the best food I've had. The owner speaks...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank caryjamessmith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Forget about the tourist traps on the main road, a few minutes away lies a hidden gem hosted by Chef Blue. Whatever she recommends will be a good idea from food choice, food quantities to drinks and others! The food is incredible, full of flavor...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank AliciaAdrien
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was absolutely fantastic. The owner / chef has a great story to tell, speaks very good English and is absolutely charming. Just a little outside of the city (less than 5 minutes walk) it's way better than anything you can get on the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Hytareya
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Tung Dinh Street, Cat Ba, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Cat Ba
  • Phone Number: +84 91 296 69 25
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Vietnam’s Soul Food is the place where you can find and feel the truly flavor of Vietnamese food. The restaurant was located in Cat Ba island, the island of natural and beauty charming. There are hundreds of dishes that you will be serving in Vietnam’s Soul Food such as traditional food, seafood, CatBa specialties, etc... you should come and have more experience for your Vietnam Adventure.
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