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Cha Ca Lang

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


US$5 - US$50
Vietnamese, Seafood, Asian
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews grilled fish vermicelli patties local fish spring rolls cakes salad fries central hotel small restaurant cooked fresh great tasting food service was great signature dish the ground floor nice decoration my favorite
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We zeroed in on this place to try the Hanoi specialty of Cha Ca after reading some great reviews about this place and it proved out to be better than our expectation. We planned to have dinner there on 31st Dec, but by the time...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank shamlisays
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Had a lovely meal of fish here. Staff are top notch, food was great as was the beer. Prices were very reasonable, no complaints from me. Go there!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

First time trying this Hanoi speciality. We had the Cha Ca (VND 145k) and Mekong fried fish cakes (VND 145k). The catfish (Cha Ca) was yummy, especially with dill and spring onions, and eaten together with vermicelli, peanuts, basil, coriander, chilli padi, and fish sauce....More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

the food is delicious and the staff were very friendly. the grilled fish is a must, add a few starters and you’ll have a great meal for 15-18€

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank davidesquimal
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Spoiled for choice in Hanoi, from amazing street food all the way up to fine dining. This restaurant was exquisite fish without the high price tag. Definitely a place to go if you want to try the hanoi speciality Cha Ca.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Helen W
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We visited here for lunch and it was superb. Grilled fish was incredible delicious and the place itself is also cozy and dressy. The GM personally came to our table to talk and make sure we were satisfied with the meal, and the waitress was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank 801emyk
Reviewed 24 October 2018

It's a small restaurant on the ground floor of the E Central Hotel which specialises in Cha Ca. There are several other local specialties on the menu as well. However, as the saying goes, you haven't been to Hanoi if you haven't tried Cha Ca...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Andy22L
Reviewed 27 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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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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