Ba Le Well Restaurant, Hoi An - review by Rusty Compass
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Ba Le Well Restaurant, Hoi An

| 20 Nov 2017


Ba Le Well Restaurant, Hoi An
38 Phan Chu Trinh St Hoi An - in a small alley nearby Ba Le well that runs off no. 38.


Price guide: $ - Very local

Our rating
20 Nov 2017

An old favourite that’s just holding on to its character in the face of fast growing popularity and an expanded space. This place has changed a lot as the crowds have grown.

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Ba Le Well is a classic Vietnamese eatery slightly back from Hoi An’s old town, close by the legendary Ba Le Well - said to be the source of the original and best Cao Lau water in Hoi An.

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Photo: Mark BowyerBa Le Well restaurant


From low tables and plastic chairs, diners enjoy a fixed menu of Banh Xeo (Vietnamese pancake), spring rolls, sate and other local favourites. The vibe is great and the food’s good too - if a tad oily.

The owner’s a great character and she’ll add some spark to a visit if she’s around.

Mark Bowyer
Mark Bowyer is the founder and publisher of Rusty Compass.
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