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Boat House Restaurant

This place is ideal mainly because people always bring their dogs here. In addition to the pups, the food selection is varied, the drinks are strong and served with eco-friendly…

MAD House

This is probably my favorite Thao Dien restaurant when it comes to atmosphere. This is an ideal spot for a date; the outdoor seating area is quite romantic in the…

An Cafe

Although it’s a bit hidden, this is definitely one of the prettiest of the Thao Dien restaurants on this list. An Cafe serves up some of the more upscale Vietnamese…

Mekong Merchant

This neighborhood staple is on the pricier side, but so worth it. The food from each breakfast, lunch and dinner menus are all delicious, but I am partial to the…

Bep Vo

I was introduced to Bep Vo by my friend Frances of So The Adventure Begins. The dreamy atmosphere is breezy and cute, and the service is fast and quick; the food…

The Snap Cafe

This Thao Dien restaurant is my favorite spot for a solo dinner during the week. It’s generally quiet at night, peaceful and the atmosphere is unmatched. I’ve yet to branch…

District Federal

District Federal is an authentic Mexican restaurant, bringing flavors & tastes from DF (Mexico City). At DF, we make our own masa from yellow corn, for our tortillas, tacos, tostadas…

Ice Skating at the Vincom Mega Mall

If you have no idea where Thao Dien even is, look for the giant Vincom Mega Mall on the Hanoi Highway. They have men’s and women’s clothing, home decor, jewellery…

The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

As soon as you see the exterior of The Factory, you know that whatever is inside has to be interesting. There are upturned shipping containers, murals and a constant stream of…