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Cha Ca Lang

18 Lo Su | Hoan Kiem District, Inside E Central Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 24 3938 0175
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“grilled fish” (9 reviews)
“patties” (2 reviews)
“local fish” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Vietnamese, Seafood, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Lo Su | Hoan Kiem District, Inside E Central Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam
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1 - 10 of 98 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cha ca is my favorite, tried at so many restaurant : Anh Vu, Cha Ca Thang Long, Vua cha ca but Cha Ca Lang is the best. It comes not only from the dishes but also from the staff here. Fresh fish, vegetable and vermicelli....More

Thank Road802641
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

One of the unique grilled fish dish I have ever tasted. Beef noodles at 49 Bat Dan street in Old Quarters(better be there early for dinner as there’s a queue daily) . Bun cha is another meal that visitors have to try

2  Thank JeannieL214
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

After few times trying in town, this is not the oldest place for grilled fish but it is the best one. Located in the ground floor of E Central hotel, very easy to find out with a big sign in front. Not really fancy inside...More

5  Thank Hanantn
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I and friends have been enjoying Cha Ca Lang in this small restaurant for many times. Excellent, that is what i wanna say about the restaurant. Nice decoration, five star service. Fish was very fresh and nice taste. Thanks for the staffs. they took very...More

2  Thank duydinh19
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Hidden beneath a small hotel, precious restaurant with very good food. We tried the Hanoi fish, which was cooked on the table.

1  Thank winterlongster
Reviewed 11 August 2018

I ate at Cha Ca Lang numerous times while staying at the hotel and each time was truly delicious. The staff were very kind and accommodating to any requests that I had related to the food. Of special note are the waitress Thao and chef...More

2  Thank Faylb
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We went here for dinner and we were the only ones in the restaurant. Staff are super friendly and recommended their fish speciality. Catfish with vegetables. Delicious. The vegetables were Cooked fresh at our table then you combined the fish and vegetables with noodles coriander...More

1  Thank TamaramaSydney
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Came across this resto as I was walking a block from my hotel in search for dinner and to get away from the cold. The restaurant is located at the bottom of E Central Hotel and the foyer was warm and inviting. Was greeted by...More

Thank nivhana
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Had dinner and lunch at this restaurant. Fabulous fish cake, noodles and spring rolls. The staff are polite and nice and highly recommended.

1  Thank tasslee57
Reviewed 31 July 2018

All fresh and delicious, warm places to have dinner with family. Taste is good. High recommended for family, college and friends dating.

1  Thank anhducmatto93
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Jack C
16 July 2018|
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Response from kmp081949 | Reviewed this property |
Cha Ca is the best. I tried the well known Cha Ca La Vong that's been around for a half century, but this dish is better.
15 July 2018|
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Response from kmp081949 | Reviewed this property |
It's within the Old Quarter, 10 minutes walk to Hoan Kiem Lake
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Lo Su | Hoan Kiem District, Inside E Central Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 24 3938 0175
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Cha Ca (also known as Grilled minced fish) has been recognized as one of the best traditional food of Hanoi, which was originated from a family living in Hanoi’s old quarter over a century ago. Nowadays, when taking about Hanoi’s food culture, people can hardly forget Cha Ca dish, which creates a very unique feature to Hanoi’s gastronomy over years.
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