52 Reviews

First Review by Yasminenazmy

Amazing - Edit

Food is amazing and atmosphere also. Looks like a fancy restaurant and food is super good. Highly recommend it.

Pros: Taste is amazing

Cons: Price is too high but it is worth it

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inedible - Edit

You can't go wrong with fresh spring rolls in Viet-Nam, right? Wrong. What they brought me was inedible. Tasted like dry tuna pâté filling. Dreadful. Apologised but I still had to pay despite not eating more than a mouthful. Friendly waiter. Added to that they did not have the first three drinks I ordered.

Pros: friendly waiter

Cons: food

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average at best - Edit

Firstly the place didn't have any of the dishes I wanted to order (I mainly went for the pho) and the dish I settled on was bland and tasteless. The portion sizes were pretty pathetic too, especially for the price!

Pros: friendly staff, easy to locate

Cons: small portions, bland and tasteless, over priced

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Pricey, and not completely vegan - Edit

I've tried their food couple of times, and I can say It's good vegan Vietnamese food, but nothing special. Vegan Pho is definitely overrated. And unfortunately, some of my friends, who allergic to milk, got allergy by drinking their "vegan milk" coffee.

Pros: Nice location, Food is ok

Cons: Pricey, Not completely vegan

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Average Food @ Higher Prices - Edit

Very average food and service. Bland food and quite exspensive for what you get. Restaurant setting is very average too.

Pros: Vegan options

Cons: Exspensive

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Not vegan... lie about food contents. - Edit

DO NOT EAT HERE IF YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO MILK OR WANT TO EAT SOMETHING TRUELY VEGAN. We ate here yesterday. They claim to be fully vegan and so we ordered the vegan pizza with vegan cheese. I have a milk allergy and got a severe reaction after eating this, had tot go to the hospital. We asked the staff if there was any milk in it, and after getting the answer "it's vegan cheese" about five times, they finally admitted that there was "a little bit of dairy" in the pizza.

Cons: Not vegan , Lie about food contents, Not even that tasty

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nice but expensive - Edit

Nice staff, the food is good, nice design and very calm environment

Cons: expensive

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Good local food - Edit

We had spring rolls, vegan snail pho and sizzling rice and all were very delicious. Staff is very friendly and speaks English. One of the best vegan places in Hanoi.

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Good - Edit

Went there for a light lunch ordered the vegan beef noodles was a bit on the oily side but service was very good.
Staff were very sweet but do not, I repeat do not order the rice pancake rolls they are awful.
I do not regret going and only spent 158k dong

Pros: Interesting dishes , Not that expensive

Cons: Oily , Bland starter

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Delicious vegan food! - Edit

Really great fresh food. The staff are very attentive and very welcoming. The place is cute, and nice and cool on a warm day/night.
Lots of great options, but really enjoyed the noodle dishes. Definitely worth it if you can get there.

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Great place - Edit

Located a minute from my hotel, I was fortunate to not have to run around rainy Hanoi for good vegan food, I went twice in three days. Don't hesitate to go.

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great food - Edit

Good variety of vegan versions of local dishes, went there 3 times it was so good

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comfy relaxing place out of the hectic streets. - Edit

We had such a wonderful time at this place that we went back again instead of finding a new place to eat. If we were not leaving Hanoi tomorrow i would go back again. Great food, delicious Pho and wonderful staff. Best place we ate in Hanoi in our 5 days here.

Pros: excellent staff, great food and well priced.

Cons: would have been nice to have a banh my on the menu

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Better options available around town - Edit

This place has a nice decor and nice staff. The menu contains the a mix of traditional Vietnamese dishes: rice/vermicelli noodles w/salad, noodle soups, clay pot vegetable dishes and fruity salads; a number of poorly executed western dishes like small pizza, bland soups, dry burgers and tiny sandwiches. There are a number of fruit smoothies, teas and coffees that you can enjoy in a pretty quiet and slightly classy setting.

The kicker is, none of the food is very good. It's either greasy, bland, undersized or a combination of the three. If you pay the same price at other nearby veg restaurants, you'll be sent to gastronomic heaven... or spend less and still get superior food.

I hate to be a negative Nancy, but the hygiene could easily be improved as well.

Pros: Nice staff, good interior, convenient for many tourists

Cons: uninspiring food, over priced, low hygiene

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veganvirtues 11 Jun 2017 - I can't believe the rubbish you have written. greasy, bland undersized or combo. Name one nearby veg restaurant that is better.
I am very critical of bad service and not good vegan food. I have eaten at both Minh Chays and found them both very good. The price is more than the loving hut style but u get msg free food. Quality is better sourced. Loving hut u get what u pay for. Like to know who u have as a place that's serves better food.  


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great! - Edit

Super tasty and good vibe

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Review - Edit

Can't complain about the food, fresh and very tasty. Funny how they brand themselves as a vegan chain when they sell "Da lat milk"

Pros: wide range of foods

Cons: a bit expensive

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good food, exepensive - Edit

The food was very good, but the staff was a little bit stressed and we waited really a long time for our food...

Pros: food is great

Cons: you wait e long time for your food, staff is overwhelmed and stressed

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Delicious and good price - Edit

Vietnameese food is so good, the western could be better. I am not a big fan off the cheese, it needs salt.
Good cheap prices, lovely atmosphere, staff and music.
My favorite dish is the "snail" pho noodles :)
Defenetly worth a visit!

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Good food - Edit

Totally worth the visit but prices are above average. Yummy dishes and drinks best stop for food in Old Quarter.

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lovely vegan place - Edit

Well located, sweet & cozy cafe
The food was good , tasty n yum :)

Photo of Minh Chay  by <a href="/members/profile/BeatriceTataTse">BeatriceTataTse</a> <br/>very nice veggie pho n spiring roll  <br/> April 5, 2017  - <a href='/contact/abuse/image/76463/244940'>Report</a>

very nice veggie pho n spiring roll

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Delicious - Edit

Great service and food. Helpful staff speAk excellent English. Faux beef pho very tasty and light. Spent $10 on light lunch for two. Great location near St Joseph cathedral in old town.

Updated from previous review on 2017-03-19

Pros: Tasty, Quick, Friendly

Cons: Atmosphere a bit sterile, Need a banh mi on the menu

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Bland food.. - Edit

restaurant serves too much mock meat which is full of additives and msg. Not heathy at all.
Pizza was terrible and too expensive. Dishes are not well presented like images shown on their website (see my photos in their gallery above) but the biggest problem is that you get not what you have paid for.
Will never come back. Beurk

Pros: Location

Cons: awful food , terrible , mock meat is being promoted here as Heathy Food??

Photo of Minh Chay  by <a href="/members/profile/nicolasroux">nicolasroux</a> <br/>full of msg  <br/> March 29, 2017  - <a href='/contact/abuse/image/76463/242330'>Report</a>

full of msg

Photo of Minh Chay  by <a href="/members/profile/nicolasroux">nicolasroux</a> <br/>well I had a feeling that they just threw veggies on a plate and served that mess to clients..  <br/> March 29, 2017  - <a href='/contact/abuse/image/76463/242326'>Report</a>

well I had a feeling that they just threw veggies ...

Photo of Minh Chay  by <a href="/members/profile/nicolasroux">nicolasroux</a> <br/>beurk  <br/> March 29, 2017  - <a href='/contact/abuse/image/76463/242325'>Report</a>

beurk

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Good!! - Edit

Excellent Pho, Snail soup ok.

Pros: Tasty, Good atmosphere, Staff

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very nice vegan food - Edit

Try the vegan pho, it's verry tasty!!!

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Tasty - Edit

We came here for lunch today. I had the spring rolls and they were so tasty. Not just noodles like a lot of places. They were so fresh and crispy and full of veggies.
My partner had the vegan BBQ beef sandwich and to be honest I was a bit sceptical about the fake beef but it was really good. The seasoning was delicious. It came with chips and salad and the dressing on the salad was soooo yummy.
Would go back if we had time to try more of the menu.
The staff were very friendly and the restaurant itself was clean and felt friendly ?

Photo of Minh Chay  by <a href="/members/profile/hanski86">hanski86</a> <br/>Vietnam spring rolls  <br/> March 14, 2017  - <a href='/contact/abuse/image/76463/236435'>Report</a>

Vietnam spring rolls

Photo of Minh Chay  by <a href="/members/profile/hanski86">hanski86</a> <br/>black sesame milk. a warm drink but so yummy and different  <br/> March 14, 2017  - <a href='/contact/abuse/image/76463/236434'>Report</a>

black sesame milk. a warm drink but so yummy and d...

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yurrrm - Edit

Slightly more expensive but still cheaper than western vegan food would typically be back home! Has a nice Vietnamese feel to it also, the fresh rice paper rolls are delicious and the lemon grass mushrooms are insane. Staff super cute and friendly and nice aesthetic going on

Photo of Minh Chay  by <a href="/members/profile/FlorenceBrooker">FlorenceBrooker</a> <br/>shrooms <br/> January 12, 2017  - <a href='/contact/abuse/image/76463/211345'>Report</a>

shrooms

Photo of Minh Chay  by <a href="/members/profile/FlorenceBrooker">FlorenceBrooker</a> <br/>vegan pho  <br/> January 12, 2017  - <a href='/contact/abuse/image/76463/211342'>Report</a>

vegan pho

Photo of Minh Chay  by <a href="/members/profile/FlorenceBrooker">FlorenceBrooker</a> <br/>fresh spring rolls <br/> January 12, 2017  - <a href='/contact/abuse/image/76463/211341'>Report</a>

fresh spring rolls

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absolutely fabulous - Edit

I was lucky enough to be staying at the hostel across from Minh Chay so I ate there daily. I don't eat wheat, so they were great about changing some of their dishes to suit me. Everything was delicious but the snail soup (wheat free) was very unique!

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