Where to eat in Dalat – Local-Insider recommend you Seven Western Restaurants

Being a famous retreat destination since the French colonial time, Dalat offers tourists many good Western restaurants with both elegant European vibes and delicate cuisine.

Best Western Restaurants In Dalat
Dinner at Émai. Photo by Émai

Here are the best choices of Western-style dining places in Dalat:

Chef’s Dalat

Pan-seared gnudi with browned butter and sage. Photo by Chefs Dalat
  • Address: 2 Ly Nam De, Ward 8, Dalat
  • Opening hours: 10 am – 10 pm
  • Fanpage: https://www.facebook.com/chefsdalat
  • Phone: 091 906 93 14
  • Price: 65,000 VND-  395,000 VND
  • Cuisine: Italian, European
  • Serve: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
  • Descriptions: Vegetarian Options, Vegan Options, Gluten-Free Options, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Jazz, Family style, Non-smoking 
Brunch at Chefs Dalat. Photo by Chefs Dalat

This restaurant is nominated for “AsiaTop80 Winner for 2021”.

Owning an organic garden, Chef’s Dalat delivers “Farm to table” service with artisan European quality dishes. Customers are welcome to visit the park, pick fresh veggies, and give them to the kitchen for the making of the beautiful plates.

Pasta, pizza crust, sauces, and bread are handmade by chefs, so the food is always wholesome and fresh. The chef’s menu is also vegetarian and vegan friendly! So if you are well aware of a sustainable lifestyle, coming here will be a great experience.

Émai Italian Restaurant & Cafe

Sun-dried tomato pasta at Émai. Photo by Émai
  • Address: 1 Thi Sach, Dalat
  • Opening hours: 11 am – 10 pm
  • Website: https://www.emaidalat.com
  • Phone: 0263 3839 001
  • Price: 120,000 VND-  340,000 VND
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, European
  • Serve: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
  • Descriptions: Vegetarian Options, Vegan Options, Gluten-Free Options, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Credit Cards Payment, Table Service
Panna cotta with cherry guava jam. Photo by Émai

Émai serves European cuisine and international inspirations dishes. The combination of traditional and contemporary with the simple spirit of the Tuscan countryside is the best description for Émai cuisine and space.

The care for the environment shows in its vegan and vegetarian-friendly menu with carefully selected organic ingredients from local farmers.

This place also delivers an Italian countryside-vibe of dining space and handmade products like jams and bread.  

Primavera Italian Restaurant

Rustic space of Primavera. Photo by Primavera restaurant 
  • Address: 54/7 Phan Dinh Phung, Da Lat
  • Opening hours: 12:10 pm – 10 pm
  • Website: https://www.primaveradalat.com
  • Phone: 0263 3582 018
  • Price: 120,000 VND-  340,000 VND
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Neapolitan, Campania, Southern-Italian
  • Serve: Drinks, Night Dining
  • Description: Vegetarian Options, Vegan Options, Credit Cards Payment, Cash Payment, Table Service
Handmade Ravioli Pese in Primavera. Photo by Primavera

The owner of Primavera is an Italian chef living in Dalat. He opened this restaurant in 2014 in an old French-style building filled with a poetic European atmosphere.

The menu offers all-thing Italian, from various aperitivo & antipasti (commonly known as Italian appetizer) dishes to handmade pizzas, pasta, and desserts. They also serve diverse vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes.

Le Retour

Cheese set – the signature dish of Le Retour. Photo by Le Retour‌‌
  • Address: 38 Phan Boi Chau, Da Lat
  • Opening hours: 4 pm – 0 am
  • Fanpage: https://www.facebook.com/LeRetour.WineBar
  • Phone: 0263 3671 179
  • Price: 70,000 VND-  390,000 VND
  • Cuisine: French, European, Wine Bar
  • Serve: Drinks, Night Dining
  • Description: Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Delivery, Buffet, Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Credit Cards Payment, Jazz
Wine bar rat Le Retour. Photo by Le Retour

Cheese sets and wines are two signature dishes served in this cozy European bar. Customers highly appreciate the service, the chill, comfortable feeling of the space, and great cheese sets with quality wines.

Being described as the little Paris wine bar, this place would be the perfect night out for anyone who keens the private and romantic setting instead of a vibrant and party kind

Anna’s Coffee House

Dine on the balcony. Photo by Anna’s coffee house
Greenspace of Anna’s coffee house. Photo by Anna’s coffee house

With the vibe of a local family with a Western lifestyle, this cafe is a peaceful and quiet place to enjoy the chill morning on the mountain land. Things to expect here are a petit and friendly space with good coffee and delicious Western and Mexican foods.

This cafe also has a small counter selling wholesome imported foods, cheese, and fresh vegetables. It’s just like one local grocery you might find in the Western rural area. 

One More Cafe

Home-baked bread at One More Cafe. Photo by One More Cafe
The owner of One More Cafe. Photo by One More Cafe

The owner of this cafe is an Australian lady who settled in Dalat for quite a long time. She bakes delicious bread, makes tasty cakes, desserts, and authentic Australian dishes.

Coming to this cafe, you can buy various types of bread, cakes, coffee beans, and handmade snacks. In short, being in One More Cafe feels like being home!

Wooden House

Wooden House’s open space. Photo by Wooden House
Wooden House’s table for two. Photo by Wooden House

This restaurant is a cozy wooden space for those who love to sit by the fire in the cold night of Da Lat. One thing that impresses any customer coming here is its grand stone-made stove for the freshest handmade pizzas.

The restaurant offers a diverse menu with many meat-based dishes options from American smoked BBQ style, grilled plates, and Italian-style pasta and pizzas. 


Outdoor dining space in R House. Photo by TGroup
  • Address: 70 Pasteur, Ward 4, Dalat
  • Opening hours: 10 am- 8 pm
  • Fanpage: https://www.facebook.com/RHouseDalat
  • Phone: 033 932 3175
  • Price: 55,000 VND-  155,000 VND
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian, American, European, Asian, Mexican
  • Serve: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
  • Descriptions: Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments, Table Service, Takeaway
Italian dishes at R House. Photo by TGroup

This place is both a dog rescue cafe and a vegan/ vegetarian restaurant. This unique restaurant offers a spacious garden where you can enjoy your time while having fun with beautiful dogs.

You can choose many types of cuisine, including Western, Mexican, Asian, and fusion dishes. This restaurant also offers snacks, desserts, and drinks.

Coming here, you will be surprised by the diversity and tastiness of plant-based dishes!

Now it’s time for you to check for yourself whether or not Da Lat offers great Western restaurants in town.

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