What is a snack bar?? The restaurant model is quite popular in Western countries. However, this type is still quite new in Vietnam. Together Long Phuong Porcelain Learn more about this restaurant model through the article below!

nhà hàng snack bar ở việt nam
A snack bar restaurant in Vietnam.

1. What is a snack bar restaurant?

Nhà hàng snack bar is a type of fast food business, accompanied by alcoholic beverages, served simply in a compact space. This type of restaurant is very popular in Western countries. The menu in these restaurants mainly includes fast food such as snacks, French fries, fried chicken... and the main drink is beer. 

nhà hàng snack bar
Snack bar in English means a snack bar.

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2. Distinguish between snack bar and fast food restaurant models

Restaurant model Snack barRestaurant model Fast food
SpaceThe snack bar's area is not too large, but the space is neatly arranged, often with additional outdoor space, bringing comfort to customers. Snack bars are often invested in modern sound and lighting systems to attract diners. Because of the quick service for take away customers, the space is often narrow, the decoration is simple, the seating area is very limited, or non-existent. 
Menu Richer than the fast food model, with dishes such as burgers, sandwiches, salads, wraps, soups, snacks, desserts... and alcoholic drinks. The menu is mainly simple fast food dishes such as sandwiches, burgers, pizza, hot dogs, fried chicken...
Service styleFriendly service style, light music, creating a cozy feeling for customers. Able to meet some special requirements of customers. Available for takeout or delivery. Fast on-site and take-away service, standard menu, few options for special requests. 
Price Affordable, higher than fast food, due to more diverse menu, as well as more attentive service style. Affordable - cheap, focusing on quick and convenient service. 
Customers  Suitable for young people with a modern lifestyle who want an intimate space to meet friends, go on dates, or have group meetings. Suitable for those who want to save time, seek quickness and convenience without requiring high service quality. 
phân biệt snack bar và fast food
Snack bar and fast food have differences in decoration space.

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3. Characteristics of this type of snack bar restaurant

Inner space type of snack bar restaurant brings very interesting experiences to customers, thanks to the following features: 

  • It's a bar, but the snack bar doesn't have loud music!
  • The furniture and decoration style in the snack bar are all aimed at modernity, friendliness and comfort for customers. 
  • The bartender at the snack bar is very attractive to customers. Because they have a lot of experience and know how to perform the art of mixing. 
  • The mixing and serving counter in the snack bar is an important part. Modern equipment and mixing tools are invested. 
  • The main drink is beer. 
đặc trưng snack bar
The snack bar space is friendly and comfortable.

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4. Some questions related to the snack bar restaurant business model

Question 1: Why is the snack bar model popular in the West? 

Snack bar restaurant Popular in Western countries because: 

  • The snack bar's service style is suitable for the dynamic, fast and busy lifestyle of Western people. 
  • The space in the snack bar is very comfortable. Therefore, it is suitable for meetings, dates and work at the same time. 
  • The menu served in the snack bar is quite diverse, from drinks to light dishes and main menus, attracting a diverse range of customers. 

Question 2: What are the advantages and disadvantages of the snack bar model compared to a traditional restaurant?

Advantages of the snack bar model compared to Traditional restaurant:

  • Serves faster, suitable for people with busy schedules. 
  • Comfortable, close space. 

Disadvantages compared to traditional restaurants: 

  • Space limitations do not allow the snack bar to serve large-scale parties. 
  • The menu is more limited than a traditional restaurant. 
  • Not suitable for families with young children. 

Question 3: What are some famous snack bar restaurants in Vietnam?

The snack bar model is not really popular in Vietnam. Some famous names for this model in Vietnam include:

  • Jim's Snackbar, (60 Tran Cao Van - Minh An ward - Hoi An - Quang Nam).
  • Continental Snack bar, (15 Hang Thung - Ly Thai To - Hoan Kiem - Hanoi).
  • Hornbill Snackbar, (49 Pho Duc Chinh - Nguyen Thai Binh ward - District 1 - Ho Chi Minh).

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5. Conclusion 

Above, Long Phuong Porcelain Just providing information to help readers better understand What is a snack bar?. Hope the article is useful to readers! 

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