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Sao Mai morning star

48 Bach Dang, Hoi An, Vietnam
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“spring rolls” (11 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
48 Bach Dang, Hoi An, Vietnam
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sao Mai's menu covers the regular Hoi An fare, and does many of the dishes pretty well. And while the quality is not up to the standard of some of the better restaurants in Hoi An, the price for the dishes is very reasonable and...More

Thank martin G
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Must be one of the best spots to sit and have some food and/or a refreshing beer. It’s just lovely looking out and seeing the world pass by. We had some spring rolls which where delicious. Watching the woman trying to stick the bar with...More

Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

A review by a 13, 10 and 8 year old One of the best meals that I have ever had It tasted like heaven, good service and nice waiters, smiles for all So yum it has the best banana pancakes, so good.

Thank Blair H
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Can't believe how delicious the food is! A definite must! And reasonably priced! Must haves - Vegetable Cao Lau - White Rose Dumplings - Fried Won Tons - Shrimp and Pork Pancakes - You cannot visit Hoi An and not eat at Sao Mai

Thank lancefamily1
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

A great restaurant by the river which is slightly away from the busy Hoi An streets. We had the pork and vegetable Cao Lau and we both loved it. The steamed spring rolls were also fantastic. The prices were very reasonable compared to other restaurants...More

Thank Shane S
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

The best cao lau we had on Hanoi, the broth was incredible. The white Rose dumplings were so fresh and delicious. The fried wontons were also fab, the sauce a little less tangy than other restaurants but more veggies and still very tasty. All very...More

Thank Antigone H
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Nice location also: close enough to the busy parts of the old town, but at the river where it is a bit more quiet and relaxed already... But the reason to come here is the superb food at very reasonable prices! Local food is delicious:...More

1  Thank PieterJanP-Belgium
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This is a family restaurant providing traditional local food. Most food is excellent with any duck dishes being the standout. Service can be average if it gets busy, so come early - before the sundown hordes arrive. Its not five star but is some of...More

Thank Geoff4003
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent homemade food, fresh and hot. Highly recommend the cao lau, white rose dumplings and rice paper pancakes. Quick service, delicious food, and unbelievable value for money. A hidden gem in Hoi An overlooking the river on a stormy evening.

Thank Becky2608
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We were roaming the market and decided to stop for lunch and we saw that restaurant with couples of tables taken. we looked at the menu were previous visitors wrote some reviews and recommendations. we took 3 plates and it was the best food we...More

Thank Zak G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Bach Dang, Hoi An, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Quang Nam Province  >  Hoi An
  • Phone Number: 05103861651
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