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Hoi An, Vietnam, the place was once the bustling international merchant port of the world. Visiting Hoi An, besides learning about the beauty of the ancient quarter and the history of every corner, food and cuisine is the part which you should not miss. As the appearance of traders from many different cultures, the cuisine of Hoi An is also the mixing of many styles of taste and flavor from everywhere. Besides, Hoi An restaurant features many interesting setting and unique dishes. In order to help you explore better the beauty of Hoi An, here come the top 25 Hoi An restaurants

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1. Ms. Ly Café – The legendary dining spot among Hoi An restaurants

Surrounded by colonial-era shop houses, decorated with warm lighting, ceiling fan, wooden furnishing and vintage paintings on the theme of traditional music, this charming family-run restaurant has been in operation for more than 20 years. Serving the traditional Vietnamese food like grilled folk, Banh Bao Vac (white rose dumpling) and Cao Lau (a special type of noodle you have to try in Hoi An, it will be an excellent experience.

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Address: No. 22 Nguyen Hue Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 8:30 – 22:00
Price: VND 50,000 – VND 110,000
Tel: (+84) 235 3861 603
Facebook Fanpage: MISS LY

2. Phi Banh Mi – The highest rank Hoi An restaurant of Banh Mi

Located in a small side street that most tourists don’t wander there unless they are looking for the specific place. It is run by an incredibly friendly Vietnamese gentleman on the front door of his family house. You are barely unaware of this is the famous Phi Banh Mi because it’s small and nondescript with nothing to distinguish it from other ordinary Banh Mi shop but the bright green TripAdvisor sticker on the front of his workstation. The shop features the familiar toppings as traditional pork, pork roll, pate, chicken, vegetables and cheese. The very exciting prospect which only Phi Banh Mi offers is that you are able to add avocado on your Banh Mi.

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For the people who don’t know about Banh Mi, Banh Mi is the name of Vietnamese sandwich – a single-serving baguette which is split lengthwise and filled with an awesome mix of savory ingredients

Address: No. 88 Thai Phien Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 7:00 – 21:00
Price: VND 20,000 – VND 30,000
Facebook Fanpage: Phi Bánh Mì

3. Banh Mi Phuong – The world-class Hoi An restaurant of Banh Mi

It is a small store with the open kitchen right at the door. Banh Mi Phuong will look the same as any other ordinary Vietnamese Banh Mi stores if there is not a long line of customers on the sidewalk, waiting for the famous Banh Mi. The chewy, dense bread, the freshness of vegetable and herbs, the generous servings of grilled pork and especially the secret sauce that seal the deal.

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Recommended dishes? There are dozens of toppings which may confuse you but the best solution is to put it all together. A full topping Banh Mi will always the best.

Address: No. 2b Phan Chu Trinh Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 6:00 – 21:00
Price: VND 30,000
Tel: (+84) 905 743 773

4. Banh Mi Madame Khanh – The Hoi An restaurant of Banh Mi Queen

This restaurant is recognized as the Queen of Banh Mi by TripAdvisor for reasons. Featuring the super crunchy bread, delicious sauce and full the mouth of meat, don’t you dare to say you know what Banh Mi tastes while you haven’t eaten here. We can’t make a comparison between Banh Mi Phuong and Madame Khanh, but one thing obviously is that you don’t have to line up on the sidewalk at Madame Khanh but sit comfortably inside the 2-floor facility.

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Unlike the other two above, Madame Khanh has only one-trick-pony instead of several and they have their one option down to science.

Address: No. 115 Tran Cao Van Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 6:00 – 22:00
Price: VND 30,000
Tel: (+84) 1227 476 177
Facebook Fanpage: The Banh Mi Queen – Madam Khanh

5. Ancient Faifo – The fancy Hoi An restaurant of Vietnamese cuisine.

A fancy dining venue which is just a short distance from the Fujian Assembly Hall and Japanese Covered Bridge. Featuring unique family heirlooms, antique furnishing ceramic and oil paintings, this place brings you the feeling of elegant and fancy. Inside the restaurant comprises a bar, café space, terrain and an art gallery to exhibiting local artists’ works. Ancient Faifo is specialized in Vietnamese cuisine, Verrine-style pastries and Italian coffee. They also offer a wide range of cocktails, wines and beers at an open-air patio section, which holds a daily live piano performance from 19:00 – 21:00 and acoustic performance after that every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.


Address: No. 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 7:00 – 22:0
Tel: (+84) 235 3917 444
Facebook Fanpage: ANCIENT FAIFO
Website: Little Faifo

6. Quan Dau Bac – One of the most popular eateries of Hoi An restaurant

It is just 2 minutes walking from the Japanese Covered Bridge, Quan Dau Bac is beloved because of its authentic and affordable Vietnamese offering. That is a cramped and open-air restaurant with plastic table and low chair facing the road as the most of the eateries in the area.

Stop by and get a quick bite before starting exploring Hoi An is an excellent idea. Quan Dau Bac’s signature dish is the meatless Bun Dau Mam Tom, which consists of rice noodle, deep-fried tofu, fresh herbs, sliced cucumber and Mam Tom – the pungent shrimp dipping sauce.

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Address: No. 38 Dao Duy Tu Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 14:00 – 22:00
Price: VND 10,000 – VND 60,000
Tel: (+84) 904 854 964
Facebook Fanpage: Quán Dâu Bắc

7. Mango Mango Restaurant – Colorful Hoi An eatery on the riverside

Mango Mango is a colorful eatery lies along the tranquil Hoi An Riverside. This is a popular dinner spot in Hoi An with spacious upstairs terrain look over Thu Bon River, Japanese Covered Bridge, and Hoi An Night Market. Offering a wide range of Vietnamese delicacies and signature cocktails, you will have a delicious dinner with its diverse a la carte menu, as the appetizers starting at VND 100,000 and mains for VND 350,000 onwards. You can also opt a four-course tasting menu with a glass of sparkling wine for VND 800,000.

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Some most recommended dishes include: Duck breast with five Asian spices, Tiger pawn with fruity and spicy sauce and Papaya salad

Address: No. 45 Nguyen Phuc Chu Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 9:00 – 22:00
Tel: (+84) 235 3911 863
Facebook Fanpage: Mango Mango
Website: Mango Hoian

8. Orivy Hoi An – Ideal Hoi An restaurant for escaping the bustling

With the value-for-money Vietnamese menu and the solitary garden decoration, Orivy Hoi An’s is an awesome place for escaping the bustling world outside. This Vietnamese family-run restaurant serves sets menus cost VND 180,000 and onwards, including an appetizer, main course with rice, dessert and soft drinks.

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The standout dishes include Chicken with rice, Papaya salad with shrimp and pork, Quang noodle and Glutinous rice cake

Address: No. 576 Cua Dai Street, Hoi An
Tel: (+84) 235 3939 345
Opening hours: 8:30- 22:30
Facebook Fanpage: Lantern Town
Website: Lantern Town

9. Nu Eatery – The unique ice cream of Hoi An restaurant

This two-stories restaurant features a selection of international and local delicacies, fresh smoothies, imported liquors and the unique flavored, must-tried ice cream. Nu eatery features quaint décor, wooden furnishings, colonial-era floor tiling and an open-air terrain overlooks the Hoi An Ancient Town.

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The food menu offers Vietnamese Banh Mi, pork dumplings, spring rolls, Coconut and pomelo salad, Grilled pineapple and Pumpkin soup with coconut milk. And at last, reward yourself with a scoop of pomelo or lemongrass ice cream.

Address: No. 10A Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 9:00 – 21:0
Price: VND 100,000 – VND 300,000
Tel: (+84) 909 647 070
Facebook Fanpage: Nu Eatery

10. Seashell – The Hoi An restaurant under the shade of the banyan tree

Located under the hundreds-year-old banyan tree, in a lovingly restored fisherman’s home in An Bang Beach, this restaurant is a flavor-packed offshoot of Nu Eatery. In the soothing sky-blue color, Seashell offers hefty wooden tables, potted plants, eclectically mismatched chairs and benches, both indoor and alfresco garden dining, and a relaxed, homey atmosphere.

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This restaurant serves Asian cuisine with tempura prawn rolls, a variety of salads and soups and the signature Banh Mi.

Address: No. 119 Tran Cao Van Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 12:00 – 21:00
Price: VND 90,000 – VND 200,000
Tel: (+84) 914 298 337
Facebook Fanpage: The Sea Shell by Nữ Eatery

11. Lantern Town Restaurant – The Hoi An restaurant for gourmets

Lantern Town Restaurant serves a sophisticated clientele of expats and tourists, offers authentic Vietnamese food, Hoi An specialties and the unique fusion dishes. Being decorated with hand-painted silk lanterns and local artworks, this restaurant features 2 indoor dining sectors, outdoor terrace, lounge area and a courtyard with a sweeping view toward Hoi An Ancient Town.

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Recommended dishes include Hoi An Sample Plate, Lantern Town Tasting Plate, Quang Noodle, Mixed fried rice and Braised clay pot fish.

Address: No. 49 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 8:00 – 22:30
Tel: (+84) 2353 939 345
Facebook Fanpage: Lantern Town
Website: Lantern Town Hoi An

12. Morning Glory Restaurant – The central Vietnam cuisine Hoi An restaurant

The restaurant is occupied in a restored colonial building on the Nguyen Thai Hoc Street with an open kitchen on the first floor and a breezy terrace overlooks Hoi An Ancient Town upstairs. Morning Glory serves an array of Central Vietnamese street food and traditional dishes in stylish decor.

Morning Glory Restaurant is also a good dining place for vegetarians with the spicy vegetable curry soup, stir-fried baby celery with bean sprouts and the crunchy tofu coated in young sticky rice.

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The recommended dishes include Seafood Quang noodle, Clay-pot fish in caramel sauce and pork-stuffed squids

Address: No. 106 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 7:00 – 22:00
Tel: (+84) 235 2241 555

13. STREET Restaurant Café – The good mix of Vietnamese and international delicacies

Street Restaurant Café offers a good mix of Vietnamese and international delicacies in a contemporary setting. This restaurant is well-frequented for its warm-welcome service and authentic Vietnamese dishes as chicken rice, Cao Lau, and the Hoi An Tasting Menu – a generous platter of regional specialties.

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The price might be a bit higher than other average Vietnamese restaurants, but all proceeds go to funding its hospitality training and culinary learning programs for wretched youths in Hoi An.

Address: No. 19 Le Loi Street, Hoi An
Tel: (+84) 235 3911 949
Facebook Fanpage: STREETS International
Website: Street International

14. Cargo Club – The popular Hoi An restaurant for foreigners

It is a remarkable café-restaurant located on the riverside with a stunning view on the terrace. Cargo Club offers Vietnamese and Western food with quality service which will make a relax day becomes a well-spent day.

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The breakfasts served here are legendary (try the eggs Benedict), the patisserie and cakes are superb. Fine-dining dishes and good cocktails are also interesting choices

Address: No. 107 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 7:00 – 21:00
Price: VND 180,000 – VND 270,000
Tel: (+84) 909 647 070
Facebook Fanpage: The Cargo Club

15. Minh Hien Vegetarian Restaurant – The delicious vegetarian Hoi An restaurant

It is a simple, tourist attractive restaurant in Hoi An. Minh Hien restaurant offers the simple, delicious and nutritious Vietnamese dishes in the vegetarian version. Minh Hien Vegetarian Restaurant is inexpensive and relaxing with the good food setting and the affordable price.

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Besides many vegetarian versions of Hoi An cuisine, Minh Hien Vegetarian Restaurant also has some of the unique dishes like the White Rose.

Address: No. 50 Tran Cao Van Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 7:00 – 21:00
Price: VND 180,000 – VND 270,000
Tel: (+84) 932 403 905
Facebook Fanpage: Minh Hien Vegetarian
Website: Minh Hien Vegetarian

16. Purple Lantern – The Hoi An Restaurant near An Bang Beach

Purple Lantern is located a couple streets back from the beach. It is a low-key family-owned restaurant and features the garden setting and colorful lanterns.

The menu is highlighted with barbecue prawns with mango and the excellent grilled scallops partner with a fresh papaya salad.

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Address: An Bang Village, Hoi An
Opening hour: 11:00 – 22:00
Price: VND 80,000 – VND 130,000
Tel: (+84) 935 420 190
Facebook Fanpage: Purple Lantern Restaurant

17. Mot Drink – The awesome drink in a Hoi An restaurant

Unlike other restaurants on this list, this place has gotten famous because of its drink. The herb tea with lemon and lemongrass, also known as Mot, is an amazing drink which you have to try in Hoi An. Besides being a refreshing drink, it also helps you in digesting. The smell of cinnamon and other herbs will encourage you to get more of it over and over again. Every glass is decorated with a lotus petal and a piece of lotus root, makes it very artistic. The price for a glass is VND 10,000

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The shop is well decorated as an ideal check-in place for tourists. And besides Mot, this place also offers the signature of Hoi An cuisine with Cao Lau, Quang noodle, Chicken rice, Banh Mi, smoothies and beers in a cheap price.

One tip for drinking Mot is that you should drink it slowly, wait for the taste of cinnamon faded before continuing. Drinking too fast might makes the cinnamon taste become really uneasy

Address: No. 150 Tran Phu Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 8:00 – 21:00
Price: VND 10,000 – VND 30,000
Facebook Fanpage: Mót Hội An

18. Aubergine 49 Restaurant – Beautiful and elegant Hoi An restaurant

Chef Nguyen Nhu Thinh, who the Aubergine 49 Restaurant is healed, has worked in Padstow’s The Seafood Restaurant, The Lanesborough Hotel, and the three-Michelin-starred restaurant in Tokyo – Nihonryori Ryugin. You will be pleased to enjoy the dinner in this restaurant with an extensive menu of European and Asian cuisine, exquisite wines and homemade desserts. The a la carte options include duck liver parfait, pistachio-crusted goat cheese, roasted rack of lamb, miso-glazed sea bass, and stuffed squid.

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We highly recommend dark chocolate delice, Dalat yogurt sorbet, and banoffee pie with brandy snap

Address: No. 49A Ly Thai To Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: Monday to Saturday from 18:00 – 22:00
Price: VND 80,000 – VND 400,000
Tel: (+84) 235 2212 190
Facebook Fanpage: AUBERGINE49
Website: Hoian Aubergine 49

19. Café Zoom – The Hoi An restaurant of Vespa Adventurers Crew

Just look for where there are many cool retro Vespas outside, that hip café is your destination. Café Zoom is the Hoi An location of the friendly Vespa Adventurers Crew. In the good mix of classic songs which you can hum along, enjoy the well-priced cold beers, tacos and burgers.

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Address: No. 134 Tran Cao Van Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 7:00 – 22:00
Price: VND 20,000 – VND 100,000
Tel: (+84) 235 3926 626
Facebook Fanpage: Cafe Zoom Hoi An

20. Hill Station – From Sapa to Hoi An Restaurant

This is a little deli outfit which started in Sapa by a local Hmong girl and 2 Danes and now comes to Hoi An in one of the most interesting historic mansions. This is the closest place you will find the kind of deli and sandwich bar that you may be craving from home.

Sandwiches, panini, salad are delicious. Good tea, juices and coffee. There is also a good section of wines available by bottle and glass. Imported beers include Chimay and Duvel from Belgium and Coopers from Australia.

Enjoy the Sapa-like feeling, relax in the heritage armchair and partner wine of craft beer with shared plates of Sapa charcuterie and Dalat cheeseboards. More robust are interesting pasta dishes and Euro classics like coq au vin (You know it, right? The French dish of chicken braised with wine, lardons, mushrooms, and optionally garlic).

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Address: No. 321 Nguyen Duy Hieu Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: Monday to Saturday from 18:00 – 22:00
Price: VND 80,000 – VND 400,000
Tel: (+84) 235 6292 999
Facebook Fanpage: THE HILL STATION
Website: The Hill Station

21. Hola Taco – The Mexican cuisine Hoi An Restaurant

The tasty Mexican food in a casual place on the fringe Hoi An Ancient Town. Here you will find some of Hoi An’s most colorful food and decent options for vegetarians.

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The standouts are the enchiladas and tacos, both well spiced and ideal with a couple of Tiger beers or frosty margaritas.

Address: No. 9 Phan Chau Trinh Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 11:00 – 22:00
Price: VND 40,000 – VND 150,000
Tel: (+84) 912 961 169
Facebook Fanpage: Hola Taco

22. Ganesh Indian Restaurant – The Indian cuisine Hoi An restaurant

An Indian restaurant features highly authentic and fine-value North Indian cuisine with the perfect naan bread is pumped out from the tandoor oven and the chefs’ fiery curries don’t pull any punches. Ganesh Indian Restaurant offers a diverse menu of Indian traditional dishes as well as Indian food cooked in Vietnamese method. Slurping a lassi or slugging a beer and you’re set.

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Unlike many curry houses, this place has the atmosphere and a plenty of vegetarian choices

Address: No. 24 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 11:30 – 22:0
Price: VND 70,000 – VND 155,000
Tel: (+84) 235 3864 538
Website: Ganesh

23. Before and now – The Hoi An restaurant with spectacular view over poetic streets

Featuring Western-style decors with Pop-art, well-equipped conditioner rooms, private table upstairs and the street view table downstairs, this place offers a comfortable and unique atmosphere. Before and Now serves Western food in classic rock and popular pop music.

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There are free games and contest for entertaining, including the best contest Alcohol Chess, traditional board games, football table and billiards.

Address: No. 51 Le Loi Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 8:30 – 23:30
Price: VND 100,000 – VND 550,000
Tel: (+84) 235 3910 599
Website: Before and Now

24. Jim’s Snackbar – The Hoi An restaurant of gobsmacked delicious burgers

The expat buzzed with the hearsay almost immediately after this restaurant was opened in 2015 that the best burgers and hot dogs in the world has arrived. Jim’s Snackbar features cheap, half-decent wine and a dozen gourmet-quality western food like medium-rare burgers with blue cheese. It offers plenty of comfortable seating and breezy music. Jim’s is no ordinary snackbar with the high-quality food at everyman’s prices and an interesting range of imported beers.

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Ostrich burgers, crocodile burgers, Australian beef and New Zealand lamb are really blended with Jim’s own secret herb and spice mixes. Meanwhile, the standard frankfurters were augmented by the lusty Polish beef sausages, chicken and seafood. Everything is accompanied by an incredible range of sauces.

There is also a Vegetarian Tikka burger and salad, too.
Address: No. 552 Hai Ba Trung Street, Hoi An
Opening hour: 11:00 – 21:00
Tel: (+84) 962 945 514
Fanpage Facebook: Jim’s snackbar

25. Mamma’s Gourmet – A lovely Hoi An restaurant with garden

Featuring a wonderful home-style feel, lovely sitting in garden and colorful lanterns, Mamma’s Gourmet is one of the most recommended restaurants in Hoi An. The service is excellent, Vietnamese dishes are delicious, fresh and beautiful décor. This restaurant serves both Vietnamese and Western cuisine, and also features an interesting experience in its cooking class.

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Address: No. 304 Nguyen Duy Thieu Street, Hoi An
Tel: (+84) 905 140 488
Fanpage Facebook: Mamma’s Gourmet Cooking Class & Fine Dining in Authentic Garden Restaurant

So that is the end of the Top best 25 Hoi An restaurants. Please let us know if you want to help us expand this list.


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