Banawe's best kept secret Vietnamese restaurant; TRA VIHN!

How to describe my experience at Tra Vihn? FOOD COMA

Last Saturday, I had the chance to visit Tra Vihn on a sponsored invite. Honestly, when I first received the invite I got excited just when I check the photos of Tra Vihn shared on Zomato PH and all the good reviews. I haven't been to Vietnam, but because of Tra Vihn, it gave me a much stronger urge to visit the country since I did enjoy the authentic dishes that was served to us.
TRA VIHN; is a coastal province in Southern Vietnam and that's where one of the owners' wife is from and that's why they decided to use it as their restaurants' name. Another branch of Tra Vihn is in Perth, Australia, so if you're visiting Australia, make sure to drop by their branch there! :)
Together with other food bloggers, we met one of the owners who had oriented us their dishes. He even asked us to get ready since they'll be serving A LOT. And what he means by A LOT is almost everything on the menu!!!
If you're wondering what has been served have a quick look of the photos below. I'll let the photos speak for itself too:

Vietnamese Iced Coffee 100php 

This one's my favorite! I never thought Iced Coffee can taste this good! This was first served to me when I arrived.  I always knew that coffee is one of the reasons to visit Vietnam and with this, I couldn't agree more. :)

Vietnamese Hot Coffee 100php


Prawn Pomelo Salad and Prawn Mango Salad 250php/each

Freshly chopped vegetables with fresh prawns, fresh locally sourced green mango and/or pomelo, peanuts, herbs and spices. Served with Tra Vihn's special dressing. We we're thought on how to eat this one, it was said that at first it doesn't include the chips/chicharon on the side but a customer (correct me if I'm wrong) suggested that it's best eaten with the chips.
IMG_8622 Prawn Pomelo Salad (Goi Buoi Tom)IMG_8632 
Prawn Mango Salad (Goi Xoai Tom)

Fried Spring Rolls 175php

IMG_8615 Prawn (Cha Gio Tom)IMG_8618 Pork (Cha Gio Thit)IMG_8619 Vegetarian (Cha Giio Rau Cal)

Fresh Spring Roll (Goi Cuon) - price varies on choice of stuffing

Who wouldn't be familiar with this Fresh Spring Roll? Tra Vihn serves this with peanut sauce together with your choice of stuffing inside; Special (Prawn and Pork) for 190php, Prawn for 180php, Pork for 180php and Vegetarian for 180php.

Phoritto - A Vietnamese Pho in a Buritto


Vietnamese Pancake (Banh Xeo) 290php


The size was just right for the price. I never thought that from the usual pancake I like eating, there's a different version of it in Vietnam. At first I thought I didn't want to try it because of all these "leaves", but when I had my first bite, I just can't stop. You wouldn't even taste all the "leaves" because the pancake has a more powerful taste and I loved it!

L - R: Tra Vihn's Vietnamese Pomelo Citrus Drink, Soda Water with Lemon Juice and Tra Vihn's Home Brew Vietnamese Iced Tea

These drinks were just perfect after eating all those appetizers/entrees! They can be ordered with glass for 75php and pitcher as showing on the photo above for 150php.
After everything was served for the "Entree's/Starters", I was seriously full. Never thought will be moving to the next batch, which was the noodles:

Braised Beef Noodle Soup (Hu Tieu Mi Hoac Bun Bo Kho) 230php


Braised Duck Noodle Soup (Mi vit Tiem) 240php


Tra Vihn Special Noodle Soup (Hu Tieu Tra Vihn Dac Biet) - (R) 230php / (L) 299php


Crab & Seafood Drop Rice Noodle Soup - (S) 198php / (R) 248php / (L) 328php


Banh Tam Bi 225php

This one's a Southern Vietnamese dish of thick rice noodles, tossed with herbs and porks, drenched in thick coconut cream dressing and Tra Vihn sauce.

Spicy Combination Noodle Soup (Bun Bo Hue) - (R) 230php / (L) 299php 


Combination Beef Noodle Soup (Pho Dac Biet) - (S) 180php / (R) 230php / (L) 299php


Special Vietnamese Fish Soup (Canh Chua Ca) 999php 

IMG_8636 This one's good up to 3 to 4 person

Ala Carte's, Rice Dish & Extras:

Grilled Porkchop Rice (Com Tam Bi Suon Cha Trung) 180php


Tra Vihn Special Fried Rice - (S) 70php / (Ala Carte) 240phpIMG_8634

Vietnamese Steamed Fish (Ca Hap) - (R) 899php / (L) 1,099php / (XL) 1,299phpIMG_8640

Crispy Salt and Pepper Fish (Ca Chien) 599phpIMG_8633Crispy Soft Shelled Crabs (Cua Lot Chien Bot) 799php


Vietnamese Salt and Pepper Prawn (Tom Chien) 699phpIMG_8638

Lemongrass Pork (sa Thit Lon) 349php



Special Mix Beans 120phpIMG_8645

Vietnamese Coffee Jelly 120phpIMG_8643

Dried Longgan with Lotus Seeds 120php


Homemade Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream 120phpIMG_8641

Iced Chendol 120phpIMG_8647

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream 120phpIMG_8642

Jelly Longgan 120phpIMG_8644

Now you get why I described my experience with Tra Vihn as "FOOD COMA?" Everything just tastes good. Prices are super reasonable too, given the quality of food.
I enjoyed everything about Tra Vihn, the food, ambiance and even the staff are all friendly and attentive to our needs. This gave me more reason to want to visit Vietnam soon!

Curious on what else they offer? Check them here: Tra Vihn


Address: Unit 3, 109 NS Amoranto Corner Cordillera Street, Maharlika, Quezon City
Contact Number: 742-1718
Open Hours: 11:00am to 10:00pm Monday to Friday

Facebook Page: Tra Vihn
Instagram Page: Tra Vihn


  1. Playtech Casinos in Arizona 2021 - Dr.MCD
    The best online 출장안마 casino games at Dr.MCD If you prefer the traditional slot machines, or prefer games with progressive febcasino jackpots, then