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Espy dishes up pretty authentic New York–style pizza by the slice...
Expect filling portions, and a warm welcome from the host family at this busy little place that's popular with travellers...
With its brick-wall interior displaying old music paraphernalia and a jazzy soundtrack, Phono Box is a hip hang-out for coffee and beer lovers that also serves up a European-style menu of steaks and other meaty offer...
With a focus on authentic flavours from around Vietnam, this joint gets popular with locals and visitors alike. It's street food taken off the street and presented in a delightful restored French villa and courtyard.
About 2km southwest of town, Cham Restaurant sits pretty on a stunning sandy beach and serves wonderful Vietnamese dishes, including lots of seafood. Most of the day-trip boats from Hoi An also stop along this beach.
A simple place with a small menu (in English and French) that specialises in fresh seafood. You can also pick your fish or crab from the tanks outside, but make sure you check the price (worked out by weight) first.
The name says it all: this bar is all about (really good) burgers, beer and a large selection of cocktails, mixed by the eponymous Winston...
With a winning line in perfectly done skewered meats, the Mediterranean menu here takes in all stops from the Maghreb to Marseilles. It's strong on atmosphere with an open-plan kitchen and draws a crowd, so book ahead.
The food is mainly Western and familiar, with big portions of steaks and burgers, plus local food including tasty noodle dishes. There's a prime front terrace that draws a mixed crowd of locals, expats and tourists.
This stylish, popular little cafe adjacent to St Joseph Cathedral has walls covered in propaganda art and an East-West menu. Plenty of wine by the glass is on offer and the coffee has a real kick...
Owner-photographer Mr Cu, whose inspirational pictures adorn the walls, has been hosting backpackers for years, and his relaxed restaurant has lots of vegetarian and breakfast choices. Also operates as a tour agency.
This sprawling restaurant serves delicious Indian cuisine from a huge menu with a decent selection of vegetarian options. Thali set meals (105,000d to 225,000d) are both filling and excellent value...
This down-to-earth place scores for very fresh, delicious seafood, including huge plates of prawns and marinated or barbecued squid...
Clean and tidy New Day attracts locals, expats and travellers with its broad menu. The eager staff always find space for new diners, so look forward to sharing a table with some like-minded fans of Vietnamese food.
Friendly and well-run waterfront eatery that also acts as a booking office for Blue Swimmer. There's some good seafood on offer and a myriad of rice and noodle dishes. The quieter location is also a bonus.
Style isn’t this Pham Ngu Lao bakery's trump card, but there’s loads of elbow room on the open-air terrace, the meat pies are rich and filling, and the scones, tarts, bread and cakes are all fresh and tasty.
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