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Hanoi is the largest and the second most populous city in Vietnam. The name “Hanoi” literally means “the city insides a river” as Hanoi is geographically surrounded by Red River, one of the biggest rivers in the North of Vietnam. Cities besides rivers are supposed to have the unique traditional and cultural features, and so does Hanoi. Hanoi became the capital city of Vietnam in 1010. In the past, it was a trading center of the whole country. Throughout the history of more than 1000 years with many ups and downs, Hanoi now is a cultural center of Vietnam, especially the North of Vietnam witnessing all the historical incidents of the whole country. Not only is Hanoi well-known for its charming and gentle beauty but people also fall in love with it because of its unique food culture. Hanoi cuisines are often the combination of a lot of ingredients including meat, vegetables, herbs, and spices. Thanks to the tropical climate, Hanoi, as well as Vietnam in general, has surprisingly various kinds of vegetables and herbs. With a lot of green vegetables and herbs put into the food, Hanoi foods are very light and fresh and have the special taste. Hanoi real traditional dishes are cooked after the receipts that have been transferred from generation to generation for hundreds of year, so although Hanoi food has been separated throughout the country and even to many cities worldwide, only in Hanoi can you find the original taste of it. It is said that the best way to get to know the culture of a new land is through its food. Hanoi is one of the top 10 cities that have the best street food in Asia. Then, of all kinds of tours in Hanoi, Hanoi food tour is one of the most interested. If you come to Vietnam, going on a Hanoi food tour should be a must. This article provides you with recommendations for a wonderful Hanoi food tour so that you can eat like a local!

I. TRADITIONAL DISHES FOR A HANOI FOOD TOUR

1. Com Tam (Broken rice) – A special kind of rice in your Hanoi food tour

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Com Tam means fractured rice grains. This food actually originated in the South of Vietnam, Saigon for more specifically, so Com Tam Saigon is better-known than Com Tam Hanoi. However, since it came to Hanoi a long time ago, Com Tam has been a popular and favorite food of Hanoian. Therefore, we put it in here as a recommendation for your Hanoi food tour. The ingredients and recipe of Com Tam in Hanoi are almost the same as those in the South.

The main ingredient of Com Tam is the broken rice. They put rice into the mill and break it into fractures. This broken rice remains as nutritious as the original one but has a different taste. Com Tam is often served together with pork (grilled pork, shredded pork and pork skin, and grilled ribs), eggs (steamed eggs, egg meatloaf, and omelets), and prawns (prawn paste cake and grilled prawn) on a large plate. Indispensably, there are always a bowl of fish sauce with chili, garlic, and lemon as well as a bowl of soup broth. Besides, Com Tam is served with a lot of vegetables such as sliced cucumber, pickled carrots, so the food is very light and fresh. Ony a plate of Com Tam can be efficient for a meal.

Below are some restaurants in Hanoi that you can find tasty Com Tam.

Runam Bistro
Address: No. 6B Phan Chu Trinh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:00 to 23:00
Tel: (+84) 243 934 6346
Price: from VND 130,000

Com Tam Phung Hung:
Address: No. 11 Phung Hung Street, Hoan Kiem District, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 14:00 and 17:30 to 20:30
Tel: (+84) 968 682 985
Price: from VND 40,000 to VND 60,000

Com Tam suon to Kim Ma:
Address: No. 16 Kim Ma Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 14:30 and from 17:00 to 21:00
Tel: (+84) 246 2953 355
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 45,000

Com Tam Gia Vien:
Address: No. 154 Ton Duc Thang
Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 14:00
Tel: (+84) 99 300 05 55
Price: from VND 32,000

2. Pho – The indispensable dish for a Hanoi food tour

Pho (Noodle) can be the most traditional food in Hanoi. More than a food, Pho reflects the culture of Hanoi and the characteristics of Hanoians. In Hanoi, people may eat Pho at any time throughout the day. Although Pho has been separated worldwide, only in Hanoi, Vietnam can you see it at the original form. Rather than a food, Pho is our culture. Therefore, Pho should come the first on your list of must-try dishes in Hanoi, an indispensable thing in your Hanoi local food tour.

A bowl of Pho consists of meat, herbs, and rice noodles put together in the broth. The broth seems to be the most important and complicated part determining the taste of Pho. To make the great broth, they have to boil chicken bones, beef bones, and pork bones together in a very big with a variety of aromatics including gingers, peppers, onions, salt, and so on. The broth is savory and tasty. About meat, there are often two kinds of it including pork and chicken.

Ordering Pho for the first is a challenge for most international tourists. Firstly, some restaurants even don’t have the menu as Hanoians know how many kinds of Pho there are and what they exactly are. Even if a restaurant has a menu, the list must be so long that it makes you confused about what to choose. Therefore, we are providing you a list of kinds of Pho you may see in your Hanoi food tour. Notice that the difference among these kinds of Pho is all the meat, and the broth is usually similar.

a. Pho bo – Noodle soup with beef

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Pho bo or noodle soup with beef is one of the most popular kinds of Pho. It is noodle with beef and herbs together in a bowl of broth. There are many types of beef served:

  • Sliced well-done beef
  • Sliced medium-rare beef
  • Tendon
  • Crunchy flank
  • Tripe
  • Fatty brisket
  • Beef meatballs

Therefore, you even have many types of beef Pho to try. Next time you get to a Pho restaurant, you can just tell the cook what you want to put in your bowl of Pho. Pho is so customized.

Below are the most traditional and delicious Pho restaurants in Hanoi. If you go on a Hanoi food tour or even a Hanoi city tour, don’t forget to drop off for a bowl of beef Pho.

Pho Bat Dan
Address: No. 49 Bat Dan Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 06:30 to 8:30 and from 18:00 20:30
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 55,000

Pho Thin
Address: No. 13 Lo Duc Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 06:00 to 20:30
Price: from VND 40,000 to VND 60,000

Pho 10 Ly Quoc Su
Address:
Store 1: No. 10 Ly Quoc Su Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam (The original and the best store of all three)
Store 2: No. 42 Hang Voi Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Store 3: No. N2A Hoang Minh Giam Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 06:00 to 14:00 and from 17:00 to 22:00
Tel:  (+84) 243 825 7338 or (+84) 915 088 586
Price: from VND 50,000 to VND 80,000
Website:  pho10lyquocsu.com

Pho Vui
Address: No. 25 Hang Giay Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:00 to 22:00
Tel: (+84) 243 828 051
Price: about VND 50,000

Pho Suong
Address: No. 29 Trung Yen Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 5:30 to 11:00 and from 16:30 to 21:30
Price: from VND 40,000 to VND 55,000

b. Pho ga – Noodle soup with chicken

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Like beef Pho, chicken Pho is one of the two most popular types of Pho in Hanoi. The broth and spices are quite similar, but they replace beef with chicken. People use every part of a chicken to make chicken Pho. Normally, the meat is put in the bowl with noodles while head, bone, liver, gizzards, and livers are used to cook the broth.

It’s up to your interest whether to choose a bowl of Pho with beef or chicken. In case you are interested in chicken Pho, we would like to recommend you some good chicken Pho stalls in Hanoi. These stalls are common spots in most Hanoi tour packages.

Pho ga Nam Ngu
Address: No. 7 Nam Ngu Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:00 to 22:00
Tel: (+84) 243 826 3508
Price: from VND 35,000 to VND 50,000

Pho Chi Yet Kieu
Address: No. 102 Yet Kieu Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 08:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 35,000 to VND 40,000

Pho Cham Yen Ninh
Address: No. 64-68 Yen Ninh Street, Ba Dinh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:00 to 10:00
Price: from VND 50,000 to VND 100,000

Pho ga Ton Duc Thang
Address: No. 172 Ton Duc Thang Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 23:30
Price: from VND 35,000 to VND 110,000

c. Pho Cuon – Vietnamese rolled noodles

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Rolled noodle is a creative way to enjoy Pho of Hanoians. To make this dish, people leave the rice noodle uncut and use it as the rice paper. Then, they add beef, vegetables, and herbs all on the uncut noodle and roll it up. This dish is served together with Vietnamese typical sauce. The sauce is a mixture of fish sauce, garlic, chili, lemon, water, sugar, vinegar. Rolled noodle is the favorite food of Hanoians, especially in the summer as it is light, fresh, and herby. Despite not being as well-known as the traditional Pho, rolled noodle is absolutely an amazing dish. While beef noodle or chicken is always included in any food tours or even day tours in Hanoi, this rolled noodle is not because good rolled noodle stores are located near West Lake, about 5 kilometers from Hanoi Old Quarter so not suitable for a walking tour. If you are having a Hanoi private tour, you can just ask your local tour guides to take you to try some rolled noodles, but it’s not that easy in a package tour. Then, you may go do it yourself. Below are the best rolled noodle restaurants in Hanoi that we recommend for you. Hope you enjoy Vietnamese rolled noodles.

Pho Cuon Huong Mai
Address: No. 25 Ngu Xa Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 9:00 to 22:00
Tel: (+84) 243 823 8563
Hotline: (+84) 973 344 556
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 55,000

Pho Cuon Hung Ben
Address: No. 33 Ngu Xa Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 22:00
Tel: (+84) 243 829 2040
Hotline: (+84) 916 764 141
Price: from VND 20,000 to VND 55,000

Pho Cuon Duy Map
Address: No. 79 Truc Bach Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 09:00 to 21:00
Tel: (+84) 243 582 0800
Price: from VND 35,000 to VND 110,000

Pho Cuon Thanh Hang
Address: No. 29B Ngu Xa Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 06:00 to 21:30
Tel: (+84) 243 716 0317
Hotline: (+84) 983 160 317
Price: from VND 25,000 to VND 55,000

Pho Cuon Vinh Phong
Address: No. 40 Ngu Xa Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 08:00 to 22:30
Tel: (+84) 243 715 0133
Hotline: (+84) 904 063 319
Price: from VND 22,000 to VND 55,000

d. Pho chien phong – Puffy fried rice noodle pancakes

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Puffy fried noodle pancake is a familiar and favorite food of Hanoians. It is a transform of Hanoi traditional noodle. To make this dish, they cut the rice noodles into small square segments instead of fibers. Then, they fry the noodles in boiling oil. The noodle cooked in this way is crunchy from the outside but soft and hot from the insides. It also has the attractive yellow appearance. The fried noodles are put in a dish together with fried beef dipping in the savory sauce. This dish is served together with herbs, green vegetables, and a small bowl of fish sauce. This puffy fried noodle is no longer a strange food to Hanoians, but not many tourists know about it. If you are led by a Hanoi tour guide, just tell him or her that you are keen on trying some “Pho chien phong”. If you are traveling yourself, you can drop off these following places.

Pho Cuon Thanh Hang
Address: No. 29B Ngu Xa Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 06:00 to 21:30
Tel: (+84) 243 716 0317
Hotline: (+84) 983 160 317
Price: about VND 55,000

Pho Cuon Huong Son
Address: No. 19 Ngu Xa Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 8:00 to 21:00
Tel: (+84) 243 829 0024
Hotline: (+84) 948 646 499
Price: from VND 50,000 to VND 100,000

Pho Cuon Huong Mai
Address: No. 25-27 Ngu Xa Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 9:00 to 22:00
Tel: (+84) 243 8238 563
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 48,000
Website: phocuon.vn

e. Pho xao – Saute rice noodles

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Rice noodles are cut into fibers like the traditional way. Then, it is fried with vegetables and many kinds of aromatics (of all which garlic is a must). All ingredients are combined together in a savory sauce which creates a really unique flavor that is easy to fall in love with and difficult to forget.

If you are interested in trying some saute noodles, just take a street food tour in Hanoi. These restaurants are recommended for you.

Pho Cuon Huong Mai
Address: No. 25-27 Ngu Xa Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 9:00 to 22:00
Tel: (+84) 243 8238 563
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 48,000
Website: phocuon.vn

Pho Cuon Thanh Hang
Address: No. 29B Ngu Xa Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 6:00 to 21:30
Tel: (+84) 243 716 0317
Hotline: (+84) 983 160 317
Price: from VND 25,000 to VND 55,000

Pho Cuon Duy Map
Address: No. 79 Truc Bach Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 9:00 to 21:00
Tel: (+84) 243 582 0800
Price: from VND 35,000 to VND 60,000

f. Salad chicken noodles on Lan Ong Street

Address: No. 54 Lan Ong Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 19:00 to 22:00
Price: VND 50,000

This is one of the best chicken noodles stall of Hanoi. The stall is small but very crowded because they have a special recipe to cook Pho. Their broth is quite the same as the traditional one. The ingredients are a bit different. There is thinly shredded chicken, onion, roasted peanuts, herbs, and spices together in a bowl of broth.

3. Bun – Kinds of rice vermicelli – Indispensable for a Hanoi food tour

Vermicelli is another kind of noodle fibers which is thinner than Pho and is round. Vermicelli is a popular food of Hanoi. This dish is served with meat, herbs, and sauce. Due to many kinds of meat, Hanoians have various kinds of rice vermicelli.

a. Bun cha – Rice vermicelli with grilled pork

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There is a plate of rice vermicelli, a bowl of grilled pork including pork meatballs and fried pork, and sauce. The sauce is a mixture of fish sauce, water, limes, chili, sugar, vinegar, and garlic, papaya, onion, and carrots. The dish is served together with a plate of vegetables and fresh herbs like cabbage, Vietnamese balm, and beansprout.  When you eat, you have to dip the rice vermicelli into the bowl of sauce, put some herbs and vegetables in and enjoy! Besides the main ingredients, they often offer you extra spices including garlic, chili, sliced limes, and pepper so that you can put in to fit your taste.

There are countless Buncha restaurants around Hanoi. Of all, we would like to recommend you the best ones in the area of Hanoi Old Quarter so that you can easily schedule your own Hanoi food tour.

Bun cha Nguyen Bieu
Address: No. 23 Nguyen Bieu Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 18:00
Price: VND 30,000

Bun cha Hang Quat
Address: Alley 74 Hang Quat Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 14:00
Price: from VND 25,000 to VND 40,000

Bun cha Dac Kim
Address: No. 1 Hang Manh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 8:30 to 21:00
Tel: (+84) 243  285 022
Hotline: (+84) 904 047 557
Price: VND 50,000
Website: bunchahangmanh.vn

Bun cha Duy Diem
Address: No. 140 Ngoc Khanh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 20,000 to VND 50,000

Bun cha Tuyet
Address: No. 34 Hang Than Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 17:00
Hotline: (+84) 948 361 971
Price: from VND 35,000

b. Bun Nem – Rice vermicelli with fried rolls

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The ingredients of Bun Nem is quite similar to Buncha except for the pork. Here, they replace fried pork and pork meatballs with fried rolls (Nem). Nem is a mixture of minced pork, chopped fungus, spring onion, cabbage, carrot, and kohlrabi wrapped with a rice paper and fried. Nem is a traditional dish appearing in any important feasts of Hanoians. Nem and vermicelli is an amazing combination that you shouldn’t miss for a wonderful food tour in Hanoi. Below are good Bun Nem stalls recommended for you.

Bun cha Hang Quat
Address: Alley 74 Hang Quat Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 14:00
Price: from VND 25,000 to VND 40,000

Minhchay restaurant
Store 1:
Address: No. 30 Ma May Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Hotline: (+84) 98 12345 45
Email: minhchay09autrieu@mtvietnam.com
Store 2:
Address: No. 45 Xuan Dieu Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Hotline: (+84)  98 12345 45
Email: minhchay45xuandieu@mtvietnam.com
Website: minhchay.com

c. Bun thang – Vermicelli soup with pork, chicken, and eggs

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A bowl of Bun thang contains vermicelli of the medium thickness, shredded chicken, scrambled eggs, and pork sausage dip into the sauce. The sauce is a mixture of chicken bone, onion, halved, dried shrimp, monosodium glutamate, salt, and fish sauce cooked in hours. As other kinds of noodles, vermicelli is eaten with many kinds of raw and green herbs and vegetables. Bun thang is a traditional food of Hanoi. Therefore, we would like to recommend you and hope that you will have a chance to try it when coming to Vietnam. Below are the most well-known Bun thang stalls in Hanoi, ideal spots for a Hanoi tour package, especially a Hanoi street food tour.

Bun thang Cau Go
Address: No. 48 Cau Go Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 22:00
Tel: (+84) 243 825 1286
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 66,000

Bun thang Hang Hom
Address: No. 11 Hang Hom Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 6:30 to 21:30
Price: from VND 20,000 to VND 33,000

Bun thang Ha Hoi
Address: No. 11 Ha Hoi Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 6:00 to 23:00
Price: from VND 22,000 to VND 55,000

d. Bun dau – Vermicelli with fried tofu and shrimp paste

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Vermicelli is put on a plate. Tofu is on another. Tofu is fried in until it turns into a golden brown color. The dish is served with a bowl of shrimp paste and a variety of green vegetables and herbs. When you eat, you have to dip the tofu and vermicelli into the shrimp paste. If you don’t like shrimp paste, you can just ask the waiter to replace the shrimp with a bowl of fish sauce. Vermicelli with tofu and shrimp paste is a light, idyllic, traditional, and tasty food of Hanoians. Therefore, if you want to eat like a local, don’t miss Bun dau. Below are some good Bun dau stalls in Hanoi that you may take into consideration.

Bun dau Phat Loc
Address: No. 64-66 Phat Loc Alley, Ly Thai To Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: (+84) 243 9264 785
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 50,000
Opening hours: daily from 06:00 to 21:30
Website: bundauphatloc.vn

Bun dau Hang Khay
Address: No. 31 Hang Khay Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel:(+84) 1648 579 436
Price: about VND 40,000
Opening hours: daily from 08:00 to 22:00

Bun dau Ngo Gach
Address: No. 4 Ngo Gach Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 35,000 to VND 50,000

e. Bun oc – Snail noodle soup

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Even if people in your country don’t really eat snails, don’t worry about it. Snails noodle is a common dish of Hanoians. Therefore, if you want to eat like a local, you shouldn’t miss this type of noodle soup. Vietnamese snails are caught from the freshwater. They are small, chewy, and tasty. Good snails are the one fat and not soaked in the water or mood so long. To make a bowl of Bun oc, they put the noodles insides, the cooked snails above the noodles with tofu and green herbs, and finally pour the broth into the bowl. Now, the snail noodle is ready! If you have a chance to do a Hanoi tour, don’t forget to drop off for some snails noodles. It’s worth your try, definitely.

These are the best Bun oc stores in Hanoi that we are recommending for you for a wonderful street food tour in Hanoi.

Oc Ba Sau
Address: No. 70 Mai Hac De Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 15:00
Price: VND 35,000

Bun oc Dong Xuan
Address: No. 11 Ngo Cho Dong Xuan Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 55,000

Bun oc Hang Chai
Address: No. 6 Hang Chai Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:00 to 15:00
Price: from VND 20,000 to VND 50,000

4. Mien luon – Clear noodle soup with eels – A must-try in a Hanoi food tour

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Besides Pho and Bun, Hanoians have another kind of noodle – Mien or clear noodle which is not less popular than the two others. The main ingredients of this dish are clear noodle, fried eels, herbs, and spices in a bowl of hot broth. This dish is best enjoyed in the winter because it warms up your body in the cold weather. This dish is not often included in tour packages in Hanoi because it is not as popular as other kinds of noodles. However, it’s worth a try. If you feel interested, you can come to these below stalls.

Mien luon Thuy Loi
Address: No. 34 Le Dai Hanh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 08:00 to 23:00
Price: from VND 35,000 to VND 45,000

Mien luon Chan Cam
Address: No. 1 Chan Cam Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 40,000

Mien luon Tan Tan
Address: No. 16 Tue Tinh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 08:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 50,000

5. Banh mi – Vietnamese sandwiches – A must-try dish for your Hanoi food tour

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Banh mi is one of the mostwell-known foods of Hanoi, and Vietnam in general. Each single-serving baguette consists of both meat and vegetables. Kinds of meat often put in the baguette are pork sausage, boiled pork and paste. Besides meat, there are a variety of vegetables and herbs namely coriander, sliced cucumber, and carrot. Together with meat and vegetables, they put many condiments such as chili sauce and mayonnaise. Everything together creates a savory and flavorous baguette. Only one baguette is efficient for a quick meal. Hanoians often have it for breakfast as it is fast and convenient. Banh mi is the food that is easy to fall in love with. If you want to try some Banh mi, go to these places.

Banh mi Tram Dinh Ngang
Address: No. 30 Dinh Ngang Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 15:00 to 23:00
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 66,000

Banh mi Duc Long
Address: No. 4 Luong Ngoc Quyen Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 23:30
Price: from VND 20,000 to VND 50,000

Banh mi Lan Ong
Address; No. 8 Cha Ca Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 15,000 to VND 35,000

Banh mi Le Dai Hanh
Address: No. 20 Le Dai Hanh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 25,000 to VND 30,000

6. Banh Cuon (Steamed rice pancake) – A must-try for your Hanoi food tour

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Vietnamese steamed rice pancake is made of rice flour, minced pork, mushroom, and onion. They lay the mixture of minced pork, mushroom, onion, and green onion on a wet thin flour layer, then roll it up and steam it. They dish up and put some fried onion on the top to create the fragrance. Steamed rice pancake is eaten together with Vietnamese fish sauce and herbs. Hanoians often have this dish for breakfast and dinner as it’s light and convenient. If you want to try some Banh Cuon, we recommend you to go to these below restaurants.

Banh Cuon Ba Hanh
Address: No. 26B Tho Xuong Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 6:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 25,000 to VND 40,000

Banh Cuon Ba Hoanh
Address: No. 66 To Hien Thanh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 6:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 60,000

Banh Cuon Thanh Van
Address: No. 81 Le Van Huu Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 13:00 and from 17:00 to 23:00
Price: from VND 10,000 to VND 22,000

Banh Cuon Ba Xuan
Address: No. 16 Hoe Nhai Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 12:00 and from 16:00 to 00:30
Price: from VND 15,000 to VND 30,000

7. Banh Gio (Pyramidal rice dumping) – A must-try for your Hanoi food tour

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This kind of food looks pretty small but requires a lot of time and efforts through many steps. The main ingredients are rice flour, minced pork, mushroom, onion, and green onion wrapped by a green banana leaf. People must be very careful and clever to shape the mixture like a pyramid. After that, the dumping is boiled in about 60 minutes until the rice flavor turns into the pure white color. Then, the dumping is taken out and ready to enjoy. Pyramidal rice dumping is an idyllic but delicious food. Hanoians eat it at any time of the day. It is so popular that you can find it almost everywhere around Hanoi. Therefore, you literally can go try some pyramidal rice dumping yourself without any tour packages. These following places are recommended for you.

Banh Gio Thuy Khue
Address: No. 3 Thuy Khue Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 06:00 to 21:00
Price: from VND 12,000 to VND 25,000

Banh Gio Nguyen Cong Tru
Address: Nguyen Cong Tru Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 15:00 to 22:30
Price: from VND 12,000 to VND 16,000

Banh Gio Dao Duy Tu
Address: No. 16 Dao Duy Tu Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 09:00 to 19:00
Price: from VND 12,000 to VND 50,000

8. Cha Ca La Vong (La Vong Grilled fish pie) – A traditional dish for your Hanoi food tour

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La Vong fish pie is made mainly from catfish or and snakehead which is sliced and together marinated with the liquid of galangal, ferment, turmeric, fish sauce, and pepper. Then it is grilled right on the table and served hot together with vermicelli, roasted peanuts, and fresh onion. La Vong Grilled fish pie is a traditional food of Hanoians. It is tasty and should be included in your Hanoi food tour package. If you are interested in trying some La Vong Grilled fish pie, visit the below restaurants.

Cha Ca La Vong
Address: No. 14 Cha Ca Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 11:00 to 14:00 and from 17:00 to 21:00
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 66,000

Cha Ca Nguyen Truong To
Address: No. 107 Nguyen Truong To Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 8:00 to 23:00
Tel: (+84) 243 8 239 875
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 110,000

Cha Ca Thang Long
Address: No. 21 Duong Thanh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 08:45 to 22:00
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 66,000

9. Gio cha Uoc Le – Uoc Le minced meat pie for your Hanoi food tour

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The minced meat pie is a popular food of Hanoians. It is indispensable for any important feasts of Hanoians. People also love it because it is tasty and convenient. Although this food has been separated through Vietnam, Hanoians still remember that Uoc Le is the most traditional and well-known village for making the minced meat pie. If you are interested in this kind of food, we can recommend you the places below.

Gio cha Quoc Huong
Address: No. 9 Hang Bong Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:00 to 19:00
Price: from VND 20,000 to VND 500,000
Website: giochaquochuong.com

Gio Tran Cong Chau
Address: No. 8 Tran Xuan Soan Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 06:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 110,000
Website: trancongchau.vn

II. HANOI CREEPY FOOD TOUR – NEW AND STRANGE EXPERIENCE

1. Dog meat – A sacring food for your Hanoi food tour

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Although many people argue that we shouldn’t eat dog meat because dogs are our friends rather than a kind of food, eating dog meat is still popular in Vietnam especially in the North. Vietnamese people eat dog meat at the end of a month and believe that it is a way to get rid of bad luck and welcome a better month coming. Dog meat is often cooked into 7 dishes including boiled dog meat, steamed bowel, hot pot, baked dog sausage, and grilled dog meat. The dish is served together with herbs, vegetables, and importantly a bowl of shrimp paste.

You may be frightened if people in your country don’t eat dog meat. However, this dish is honestly tasty and nutritious. Maybe you should try some dog meat or your food tour in Hanoi wouldn’t be fulfilled.

Below are good dog meat restaurants in Hanoi we recommend for you.

Dog meat Anh Tu
Address: No. 266 Au Co Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 09:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 90,000

Dog meat Chieu Hoa
Address: No. 89 Nguyen Khang Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 09:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 100,000

2. Shrimp paste – A Vietnamese traditional sauce for your Hanoi food tour

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The main ingredients to make shrimp paste are shrimp and salt. They use a kind of enzyme to ferment the shrimp to create a distinct flavor. Shrimp paste is an indispensable spice of many Vietnamese foods like Bun dau (Vermicelli with fried tofu) and dog meat. Not everyone likes like this shrimp paste because of its smell. Some Vietnamese people even feel it is disgusting. Most foreigners feel really strange and weird when seeing shrimp paste for the first time. However, many other people love shrimp paste and are addicted to it. If you don’t know yet whether you like Vietnamese shrimp paste or not, it’s worth a try. Shrimp paste is available at any Vietnamese food stalls in Hanoi especially in Bun dau restaurants and dog meat restaurant. If you like it, you can buy some and bring back to your country as a memory about your Hanoi food tour so that you can enjoy it every day. Below are two most well-known shrimp paste stores in Hanoi. However, shrimp paste is available in almost every market, supermarket, and convenient store in Hanoi.

Shrimp paste Le Gia
Address: No. 38 Pham Than Duat Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 6:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 35,000

Shrimp paste Tinh Gia
Address: No. 2 Alley 269/1, Giap Bat Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Price: from VND 40,000

3. Balut eggs – Top 10 best horrible food in the world for a Hanoi food tour

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Balut eggs are made from duck eggs in the developing embryo. These duck eggs are boiled and served hot with fish sauce, coriander, and gingers. The dish looks frightening as you can see obviously a small duck growing insides the egg with fur, eyes, and legs. However, if you can be not so sensitive to focus on that scaring image, the dish is tasty absolutely. A balut egg can absolutely make your Hanoi food tour special and unforgettable. If you are interested in trying some balut eggs, you can consider coming to one of these food stalls in Hanoi.

Balut egg Hang Chao
Address: No. 23 Hang Chao Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 06:30 to 11:00
Price: from VND 10,000 to VND 25,000

Balut egg Thu Thu
Address: No. 37 Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 06:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 25,000 to VND 150,000

4. Snake meat – A traditional medicine recommended for your Hanoi food tour

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As located in the tropical climate, Vietnam has a variety of animals including snakes. As for Vietnamese people, snake meat is a precious medicine used to cure diseases related to bones and toxic treatments. In the past, they mostly ate snake caught from the wild. However, because of the rising demand, they grow snakes to kill and serve in restaurants. Kinds of snakes often served are cobras, grass snakes, and kraits snakes. Adventurous people even eat the raw beating heart of the snake or drink snake wine with snake blood insides. If you are looking for something new and local for your Hanoi food tour, a snake meat tour in Hanoi is not a bad idea. The Hung Restaurant is the most well-known snake restaurant in Hanoi.

The Hung Restaurant
Address: No. 33 Le Mat Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 11:00 to 21:00
Price: from VND 300,000 to VND 600,000
Website: www.snake.vn

5. Ruoi (Nereididae sandworms) – A delicious dish for a Hanoi food tour

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Ruoi is a brackish water creature in the North of Vietnam. They appear about from the end of September to the beginning of October. One interesting point about Ruoi is that they can be grown by humans but are caught from the wild. Therefore, they are fresh and natural. The alive Ruoi looks frightening or even disgusting with many legs, a colorful mushy soft body, and the terrible fishy smell. However, after being cooked, it turns out to be a tasty and nutritious dish with a lot of protein. From Ruoi, they can make a variety of dishes including Nereididae sandworms pie, boiled Nereididae sandworms, Nereididae sandworms cooked with brine, and Nereididae sandworms fried with turnips. These dishes nowhere but in a tropical country like Vietnam. Therefore, it’s worth a try. If you are looking for some good dishes from Nereididae sandworms for your Hanoi food tour, drop off the recommended places below.

Nereididae sandworms Hung Thinh
Address: No. 1 Hang Chieu Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 22:30
Price: from VND 10,000 to VND 50,000

Nereididae sandworms Gia Ngu
Address: No. 22 Gia Ngu Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 23:00
Price: from VND 10,000 to VND 30,000

Nereididae sandworms Lo Duc
Address: No. 244 Lo Duc Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 20,000 to VND 50,000

6. Nymphs – The indispensable dish for a local street food tour in Hanoi

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Nymph is a popular local dish of Vietnamese people, especially in the Northern rural area. The most popular kind of nymphs Vietnamese people eat is silkworm pupae. It is the pupae in the preparation phase of turning into a butterfly. Besides silkworm, they also eat larvae of insects especially bee larvae. There are not many restaurants serving dishes from nymphs as these dishes are cooked at home more than in restaurants. If you are interested in this kind of food, you can come to one of these places.

Quan Kien restaurant
Address: No. 143 Nghi Tam Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 09:00 to 23:00
Price: from VND 200,000 to VND 500,000

Kien Chim Restaurant
Address: No. 354/159/58 Truong Chinh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 08:00 to 22:30
Price: from VND 100,000 to VND 220,000

III. BEST NOSHES FOR A HANOI FOOD TOUR

1. Com Vong (Early rice) – A specialty for Hanoi food tour

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In “Com Vong”, “Com” means the early and green rice, and “Vong” is the village well-known for producing Com. Com Vong is the flat early sticky rice. It is available only in the autumn and often served with red persimmon and ripe bananas. This is an idyllic dish of Hanoi. From Com Vong, they produce many other kinds of food including Early rice cake which is in Vietnam considered as the “husband and wife” cake as it is an indispensable part of Vietnamese weddings and pork meatball with early rice, a popular food of Hanoians’ daily meals. You can try Com Vong and buy some to bring back to your country as a present from your food tour in Hanoi. However, Com Vong can be preserved within from three to five days if it is the real and natural one. Below are good stores selling Com Vong and foods related to Com Vong in Hanoi.

Com Nguyen Ninh
Address: No. 11 Hang Than Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:00 to 21:00
Price: from VND 5,000 to VND 300,000
Website: banhcomnguyenninh.com

Com Bao Minh
Address: No. 149 Xuan Thuy Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 08:00 to 20:00
Price: from VND 5,000 to VND 300,000

2. Banh Tom (Crispy Shrimp Cake) – A tasty dish for a Hanoi food tour

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The two main ingredients to make crispy shrimp cake are shrimp and flour. The best place to try Crispy Shrimp Cake is around West Lake, Hanoi, Vietnam. There, the shrimps are caught right from West Lake. The shrimps are wrapped in flour and fried in boiling cooking oil. The dish is served together with many herbs, a bowl of sauce, and maybe some vermicelli. The sauce is a mixture of fish sauce, water, sugar, limes, sliced papaya, and sliced carrot. If you go to West Lake, you will see many street vendors selling this Crispy Shrimp Cake by the lake. Doing a city tour to West Lake visiting Tran Quoc Pagoda – the 1500-year-old pagoda and trying some Crispy Shrimp Cake is a perfect way to enjoy Hanoi.

There are many restaurants serving Crispy Shrimp Cake. Below are some of them.

Banh Tom Ho Tay
Address: No. 1 Thanh Nien Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 9:00 to 21:00
Price: from VND 80,000 to VND 132,000

Banh Tom Dinh Ngang
Address: No. 1 Dinh Ngang Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 09:00 to 23:00
Price: from VND 26,00

Banh Tom Hang Bo
Address: No. 57A Hang Bo Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 15:00 to 18:00
Price: from VND 25,000 to VND 55,000

3. Banh ran (Fried donut) – An idyllic nosh for a Hanoi food tour

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Banh ran is a very common food of Hanoians. You can see it being sold in food stalls and by street vendors everywhere. It is easy to cook so women often make it at home for their family. The main ingredients are simple. It is the green bean with sugar surrounded by flour then fried in boiling cooking oil. They often put the sesame grains on the flour to make Banh ran more savory and fragrant. The makers have to watch the fire and the time carefully to shape the Banh ran round. Sometimes, they replace the green bean insides the donut by a mixture of minced pork, mushroom, and onion. Best places to try Vietnamese fried donuts are listed below.

Banh ran Gia Trinh
Address: No. 16A Ly Nam De Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:30 to 20:30
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 66,000
Website: giatrinhbakery.com.vn

Banh ran Hang Chieu
Address: No. 52 Hang Chieu Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 17:00
Price: VND 10,000 to VND 100,000

Banh ran Tuyet Beo
Address: No. 1 Hang Chieu Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 8:00 to 15:00
Price: from VND 1,000 to VND 10,000

4. Nem Chua (Fermented pork roll) for your Hanoi food tour

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Nem Chua is literally the sour meat pie. The main ingredients are fresh pork, lard, lean meat, sliced garlic and chili, and guava leaves wrapped by banana green leaves and left fermented. This dish is served with chili sauce and fig leaves. Many people prefer the fried or grilled fermented pork roll. Below are places where you can find good fermented pork roll for your Hanoi food tour.

Nem Chua Tam Thuong
Address: No. 36 Tam Thuong Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 08:30 to 22:30
Price: from VND 5,000 to VND 55,000

Nem Chua Au Trieu
Address: No. 10 Au Trieu Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 14:00 to 00:00
Price: from VND 20,000 to VND 55,000

5. O Mai (Sugared dry fruits) for your Hanoi food tour

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As Vietnam is a tropical country, we have a variety of fruits. Therefore, we have been creating many different ways to process these fruits. One of the best ways is to dry and sugar them so that not only do they have a tasty flavor but they also can be preserved for a longer time. Sugared dry fruits are one of the cheapest but most delicious dishes of Hanoi. It is loved by people of all ages. People visiting Hanoi often buy O Mai as a present for their family. There are many kinds of O Mai varying from kinds of fruits (apricots, kumquats, apples, tamarind, carrots, mangoes, crocodiles, and gingers) and flavors (salty and sweet). O Mai is a highly recommended food for your Hanoi food tour. You will love it for sure. Hang Duong Street is the well-known street for Hanoi traditional O Mai.

O Mai Hong Lam
Address: No. 11 Hang Duong Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:30 to 21:00
Price: from VND 35,000 to VND 50,000
Website: honglam.vn

O Mai Toan Thinh Tan Lan
Address: No. 15 Hang Duong Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 08:00 to 21:00
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 50,000
Website: omaihangduong.vn

O Mai Van Loi
Address: No. 24 Hang Da Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 08:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 20,000 to VND 200,000

6. Banh goi (Pillow cake) for your Hanoi food tour

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To make pillow cake, they wrap the mixture of glass noodle, minced meat, mushroom, and kohlrabi by moist and soft flour. Then, the cake is fried in boiling oil until its skin becomes yellow. The dish is served with a bowl of sauce mixed by water, fish sauce, vinegar, sugar, water, lemon, chili, and garlic. You can find good Vietnamese Banh goi at one of the below places.

Banh goi Ly Quoc Su
Address: No. 52 Ly Quoc Su, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 7,000 to VND 17,000

Banh goi Hang Chieu
Address: No. 49 Hang Chieu Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 13:00 to 19:00
Price: from VND 3,000 to VND 8,000

7. Nom bo kho (Dried beef salad) for your Hanoi food tour

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The dried beef salad is one of the most favorite snacks of Hanoians, especially young people. The main ingredients to make dried beef salad are dried beef, roasted peanuts, herbs, vegetables, carrots, kohlrabi, chili and a lot of spices. This dish tastes a bit sour, a bit sweet, fresh, and pretty fragrant. This is a must-try dish for your food tour in Hanoi. We would like to recommend you some famous places to try some dried beef salad in Hanoi below.

Nom Long Vi Dung
Address: No. 5 Hang Giay Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 8:30 to 22:30
Price: from VND 25,000 to VND 44,000

Nom Lim
Address: No. 55 Hang Bun Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 16:30 to 19:30
Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 50,000

Nom Mai Nga
Address: No. 25 Ham Long Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 15:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 12,000 to VND 17,000

Nom Duong Thanh
Address: No. 16 Duong Thanh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 16:00 to 19:00
Price: from VND 35,000 to VND 50,000

IV. DRINKS AND DESSERTS FOR HANOI FOOD TOUR

1. Egg coffee – The unique coffee for your Hanoi food tour

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Egg coffee is the unique and traditional coffee which is supposed to date back to 100 years old ago. The coffee makes people interested from its appearance. There are two separate parts in the glass of egg coffee. In the bottom of the glass is the brown coffee. Above it is the yellow egg yolk. The coffee is bitter while the egg yolk is sweet. If we drink the sweet egg yolk first, then the left is all bitter. So, we have to mix well before tasting. Vietnamese people think that egg coffee is just like our real life full of both bitter and sweet moments. We have to keep our lives balanced. The original egg coffee shop of Hanoi is Giang Cafe on Nguyen Huu Huan Street that we will provide more information below. This shop is the common spots of all coffee lover tourists coming to Hanoi and the common spot of all food tour operators in Hanoi. There, people sit on low small plastic chairs which recall the atmosphere just as ancient as the coffee itself. There are two kinds of egg coffee including cold and hot one. Many people agree that hot egg coffee is better.

Giang coffee shop is small but crowded all day. Besides egg coffee, they also serve black coffee, coffee with milk, egg beer, lemon tea, and many other Vietnamese traditional drinks.

Address: No. 39 Nguyen Huu Huan Street
Opening hours: daily from 07:30 to 10:30
Tel: (+84) 243 2940 495
Hotline: (+84) 903 479 032
Price: from VND 20,000 to VND 40,000

2. Coconut coffee – A perfect coffee recipe for your Hanoi food tour

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Coconut coffee is the perfect combination of strong coffee, coconut, and condensed milk. Just as egg coffee, coconut coffee is one of the best coffee in Vietnam. Cong cafe is the original coconut coffee shop in Hanoi. Now, it has become a brand with a series of stores around Hanoi. If you are a coffee lover or a coconut lover, you should not miss this coconut coffee in your Hanoi food tour. Below are details about Cong cafe shops.

Address:
Store 1: No. 32 Dien Bien Phu Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Store 2: No.35A Nguyen Huu Huan Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Store 3: No. 27 Nha Tho Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Store 4: No. 54 Ma May Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:30 to 23:30
Price: from VND 35,000 to VND 100,000
Website: congcaphe.com

3. Vietnam rice wine – Dangerously strong wine for your Hanoi food tour

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This wine is made of Vietnamese sticky rice. After being cooked, the rice is laid on a large try and left to be cool. Then, they mix the cool rice with necessary ingredients and put it into a clay pot. The rice is put in there until it is fermented (normally within 3 days). After 3 days, transfer the rice to a larger pot to cook. The cooking process may take up to the whole day. After they finish cooking, the Vietnamese rice wine is ready. This is a popular wine among Vietnamese people, especially in rural area. If you want to try some Vietnamese rice wine, be careful as this is the dangerously strong wine that you can get drunk quickly.

Old Hanoi restaurant is the famous place selling rice wine and many other Vietnamese traditional kinds of rice.

Address: No. 18 Ton That Thiep Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: (+84) 243 7478 337
Email: oldhanoirestaurant@gmail.com
Website: hanoixua.vn

4. Hanoi beer – Unique beer for your Hanoi food tour

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Hanoi beer is a beer brand produced in Hanoi. The beer is light and cool. You can not find it anywhere else but in Hanoi. Hanoi beer is called the cheapest beer on the planet. Beer is a favorite drink of Hanoians. There is even a beer street in Hanoi for beer lovers called Ta Hien Street. The street is always noisy and funny for the whole day with a lot of bars, pubs, and beer restaurants. There are beer tours in Hanoi combined by a Hanoi day tour and some Hanoi beer at the end of the tour. Beer may be a familiar drink for you, but Hanoi beer is totally different. If you feel interested in trying some Hanoi beer, just go to one of the below spots.

Bia Hoi Junction
Address: Ta Hien Street and Luong Ngoc Quyen Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 22:00 till late

Legend beer Hanoi
Address: No.1-3-5-7 Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: (+84) 243 9360 345
Price: from VND 200,000 to VND 500,000
Website: legendbeer.vn

Le Pub Hanoi
Address: No. 25 Hang Be Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: (+84) 243 926 2104
Opening hours: from 07:00 to 22:00
Price: from VND 100,000 to VND 500,000

King Pirate Pub
Address: No. 24B Hang Giay Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 02:00
Price: from VND 60,000 to VND 200,000

5. Ice-cream – A cool dessert for your Hanoi food tour

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Many generations of Hanoians have been growing up eating Trang Tien ice-cream. Although there are many ice-cream brands and shops in Hanoi now, Trang Tien ice-cream still retains its position in the heart and soul of Hanoians. It is the food that all people from outsides visiting Hanoi want to try once. There are many flavors such as strawberry, early rice, taro, coconut, green bean. Of all the flavors, chocolate and vanilla are the two most traditional ones. It is the ideal dessert for the 40oC days in the summer of Hanoi. Coming to Hanoi now, you can see people selling ice-cream everywhere. However, ice-cream on Trang Tien Street is the best because only in the traditional and historical atmosphere of Hoan Kiem Lake can we feel the original taste of Trang Tien ice-cream.

Trang Tien Bodega
Address: No. 57 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 07:00 to 22:30
Price: from VND 25,000 to VND 50,000

Thuy Ta ice-cream
Address: No. 1 Le Thai To Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 09:00 to 21:30
Price: from VND 10,000 to VND 30,000

Ice cream 35 Trang Tien
Address: No. 35 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Opening hours: daily from 08:00 to 23:00
Price: from VND 5,000 to VND 11,000

If you have been following the article till here, you must have got a lot of things to add to your list. Hanoi food is unique and diversified. More than foods, they are the culture of Hanoians. Hope that with all the above suggestions, you can schedule your own wonderful food tour in Hanoi. Wish you a great time in Vietnam as well.

Read more about Hanoi street food tour in this article:
Hanoi Street Food Tour – 2018 Travel Guide

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