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Coming to Vietnam, you must visit some best restaurants in Vietnam to enjoy the special food of this country as well as all over the world. Vietnam has many restaurants with different style and each restaurant brings customers delicious dishes with a unique taste which is unforgettable. This article would like to list the famous restaurants in Vietnam which are chosen by many customers to come and enjoy.

I. BEST RESTAURANTS IN SAPA, VIETNAM

1. Lepho Restaurant – One of the most charming restaurants in Vietnam

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This restaurant is located in a quiet part of the town center. On the right is the road to Ham Rong Mountain. This is the only restaurant serving two most famous Vietnamese dishes: Pho and Nem (spring rolls)  in Sapa. Inside the restaurant is the luxurious and cozy design. The service here is quite professional. In order to serve Westerners guests, the staff here are able to speak English or French.

  • Address: 18 Pham Xuan Huan Street, Sapa, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 150,000/ person

2. Xua Va Nay Restaurant – A rustic beauty in the mountainous town

Xua Va Nay Restaurant has a spacious and comfortable ambiance with two floors and 180 seats, serving local, Asian and European dishes. Sitting on the second floor, you can look down to see the beautiful scenery of the foggy town. The menu of the restaurant has many specialties of Sapa such as dishes made from Salmon, Pork, etc.

  • Address: 31 Cau May Street & 8 Ham Rong Street, Sapa, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 150,000/ person

3. Chapa Restaurant – The first and unique restaurant in Sapa

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It is known that Chapa is the first restaurant in Sapa that opened to tourists. The quality of the food is very good and typical. Reasonable price, good service style make this restaurant become an address for many tourists coming to Sapa.

  • Address: 40 Cau May Street, Sapa, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 100,000/ person

4. Fansipan Restaurant – A cozy and tranquil place for guests

Located at 23 Cau May Street, Fansipan Restaurant attracts tourists to the menu with more than 100 dishes as experienced by its design and space. With about 45 – 50 seats and various European and Asian dishes, specialties of this mountainous area and ethnic Sapa, the luxurious and cozy restaurant is regarded as a restaurant with high-quality service standards and reasonable price.

  • Address: 23 Cau May Street, Sapa, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 160,000/ person

5. Hoa Dao Restaurant – A popular restaurant in Sapa

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Situated in a beautiful location – right at the center of the town, and opposite to Sapa Park, Hoa Dao Restaurant is known as a popular restaurant in Sapa which serves a variety of Asian and European dishes. With a good menu and the capacity of over 50 guests, the restaurant is highly appreciated by Asian travelers, and the specialty of the restaurant is the hot pot with attractive flavor.

  • Address: 48 Le Van Tam Street, Sapa, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 200,000/ person

II. BEST RESTAURANTS IN HANOI, VIETNAM

1. Quan An Ngon Restaurant – Where Vietnam culinary charm is retained

With the mission to keep the traditional cuisine from the three regions of the country, Quan An Ngon Restaurant serves guests with a huge menu including special flavors. When coming here, you will be participating in the journey of exploring the cuisine of Vietnam throughout each region.

  • Address: 18 Phan Boi Chau Street, Hoan Kiem District; 25T2 Hoang Dao Thuy Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 120,000 – VND 150,000/person

2. Ao Quan Restaurant – A unique and rustic restaurant

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Ao Quan restaurant has a unique architecture that recalls the space in the Northern village of Vietnam with many ancient features. Coming here, you will have the opportunity to enjoy countryside dishes which are very rustic but delicious, like rice wine, sticky rice, dishes made from frogs, fish or hot pot. The special regional flavors are the restaurant is hard to hard to find anywhere else.

  • Address: 19 Dong Tac Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 160,000 – VND 180,000/ person

3. Bien Dong Restaurant – The kingdom of Vietnam seafood

Bien Dong Seafood impresses guests with fresh and clean seafood brought from famous coastal cities and island of Vietnam such as Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang, Ca Mau, Nha Trang, Quang Ninh. Each dish is not only rich in nutrients, health benefits but also presented extremely eye-catching and attractive.

  • Address: 1059 Hong Ha Street, Hoan Kiem District; 84 Tran Thai Tong Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 250,000 – VND 300,000/ person

4. La Vong Restaurant – An impressive restaurant with fine design

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The restaurant is offering guests a unique seafood dinner. Guests will feel enjoyable with a rich menu including fresh seafood from Europe to Asia in an impressive architecture with French royal style.  Famous La Vong restaurant is suitable for gatherings of family, friends, company colleagues at reasonable prices.

  • Address: 2A Nguyen Thi Thap Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 250,000 – VND 500,000/ person

5. Gastro Restaurant – A small corner of England in the Old Quarter

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At Gastro, guests will experience a culinary heritage from England and also watch the busy life in this area. The special dishes here include Scottish meats, crispy fries, fresh salad, unique desserts. There will be nothing more exciting than enjoying a delicious meal and a glass of fine wine while watching the surrounding streetscape. Gastro always strives to provide customers with a great experience when they arrive here.

  • Address: 20 Hang Non-Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 300,000/ person

6. La Terrasse du Metropole Cafe – “Café de Flore” of Hanoi

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As a favorite restaurant in Hanoi, La Terrasse is inspired by the famous Parisian coffee shops. Here, guests are immersed in the busy urban life of Hanoi but can still enjoy the quiet space at the corner of Ngo Quyen Street. What La Terrasse gives you is the space to enjoy the stream of people passing by, read newspapers, listen to music, or try an egg cup.

With the ingredients imported from France, La Terrasse serves seasonal dishes such as Fine de Claire oysters and Cancale oysters in cold winter, cool and refreshing pickled cucumber soup in the hot weather, duck pâté and grilled pork, grilled salmon, Atlantic cod, grilled chicken breast, Angus beef tenderloin, pulsed gazpacho soup and lots of unique desserts.

  • Address: 15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 500,000/ person

7. Luk Lak Restaurant – Stunning restaurant with Vietnamese charm

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In the Old Quarter, it would be difficult for guests to find a restaurant specializing in Vietnamese dishes. And Luk Lak is founded with the mission to bring visitors the most typical cuisine of Vietnam. The place is decorated with ancient architecture, luxurious but extremely close. The menu of the restaurant is extremely diverse with more than 100 dishes from all over the country, in which the most popular ones are traditional Vietnamese dishes such as spring rolls, noodle soup, fish rolls, etc.

  • Address: 4A Le Thanh Tong Street, Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 400,000/ person

8. Botanica Restaurant – An European charm in Hanoi

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People who love European cuisine will certainly know and love the familiar name Botanica restaurant. With a spacious 2 story building on the central street, the restaurant can serve many guests at the same time. Decorated in European style with luxurious furniture, shimmering light beam and expensive wine shelf, this place deserves to be one of the best restaurants in Hanoi, which is suitable for parties and romantic evening. Botanica is a good restaurant in Hanoi that is famous for its steaks, pasta, European-American wines. A delicious meal with grilled ribs or grilled beef steak with many types of sauces and a glass of sweet wine is enough for a full and happy dinner.

  • Address: 3 Thai Phien Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 200,000/ person

9. Mr. Pizza – A special pizza restaurant

Mr. Pizza has been famous in Hanoi for a long time for dishes with Italian style that give a strong impression to guests. Located on Thai Phien Street, Mr. Pizza attracts guests to come by a spacious luxurious, modern space, the decoration is quite simple but impressive with the shimmer beam. The restaurant also has a nice view so you can enjoy the food, while you can watch the busy streets of the city. The restaurant menu is quite diverse with many options for guests to choose from. Guests will certainly have to try the Italian dishes: crispy sweet potato pizza, which is full of cheese. The food is also famous in Mr. Pizza is a delicious barbecue with special sauce and spicy Italian pasta – excellent noodles.

  • Address: 17 Thai Phien Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 200,000/ person

10. Dac Kim Restaurant in Hang Manh Street – A perfect place to enjoy Bun Cha (Vietnamese grilled pork and noodles)

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Bun Cha Dac Kim in Hang Manh Street has been selling since the 70s of the last century. Over 40 years of ups and downs, this small store has now become a few story restaurant. People come to eat grilled pork and noodles mainly because of the special taste of the sauce, which is fish sauce mixed perfectly. Also, the meatballs here are also very tasty, the vegetables are always fresh and clean.

  • Address: 1 Hang Manh Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 100,000/ person

11. La Vong grilled fish Restaurant – A perfect place for grilled fish lovers

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Most of the foreign visitors coming to Hanoi want to visit the Cha Ca La Vong to enjoy this dish. This restaurant has had 130 years of serving Cha Ca or grilled fish. La Vong’s grilled fish is mainly made from a special kind of catfish, so the meat is tough, which is suitable for cooking. Each fish slice is crispy on the surface but soft in the middle which creates a perfect and unique combination. This restaurant deserves to be one of the best restaurants in Vietnam.

  • Address: 14 Cha Ca Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Price: VND 180,000/ person

12. Hong Van steamed rice rolls – A must-visit store

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As one of the most famous stores selling steamed rice rolls in Hanoi, Thanh Van has opened more than a decade ago. The main attraction of the restaurant is the quality of the rice rolls, which is thin, soft, and also very delicious. The restaurant has chicken steamed rice rolls, which is VND 30,000/ dish, the chicken is cut into tiny pieces and perfectly suit the rice rolls.

  • Address: 12 Hang Ga Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Price: VND 30,000/ person

III. BEST RESTAURANTS IN NINH BINH, VIETNAM

1. Thang Long Restaurant – A spacious restaurant with Ninh Binh specialty

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This restaurant is located right in Trang An tourist attraction, so you can easily go to Thang Long Restaurant to enjoy Ninh Binh cuisine. The restaurant has a spacious airy space with the capacity of up to 500 guests so you do not have to worry about the seats. You can enjoy specialties of Ninh Binh here at a reasonable price.

  • Address: Chi Phong Hamlet, Truong Yen Commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 150,000/ person

2. Hoang Giang Restaurant – A restaurant with a cozy ambiance

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Located in the heart of Ninh Binh city, with a convenient location, Hoang Giang Restaurant is an ideal place to stop by when visiting Ninh Binh. Hoang Long Restaurant specializes in serving mountain goats dishes and specialties of the ancient capital of Ninh Binh. The professional staff is always helpful and considerate. It is a good place for visitors to enjoy Ninh Binh food.

  • Address: 10 Trang An Street, Ninh Binh, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 180,000/ person

3. Kim Da Restaurant – A good place to enjoy Ninh Binh food

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With a rustic architecture, Kim Da Restaurant is divided into 2 floors with spacious area, designed for VIP rooms on the first floor and a large lounge on the second floor, so that you can choose a suitable place and relax comfortably.

The restaurant is full of traditional dishes of Ninh Binh such as dishes from chicken, dishes from mountain goats, dishes cooked with rice and served with the special sauce …In addition to traditional dishes, Kim Da is also a good address to enjoy highland specialties such as sticky rice, vegetables, mushroom dishes, steamed pork, grilled porks, etc…

  • Address: Kim Da Village, Ninh Binh, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 200,000/ person

IV. BEST RESTAURANTS IN HALONG BAY, VIETNAM

1. Cua Vang Halong Restaurant – The most luxurious restaurant in Halong Bay

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Cua Vang Halong Restaurant is considered one of the most luxurious seafood restaurants in Halong, where you will enjoy seafood in a completely different way. The restaurant’s main seafood is crabs, especially Golden Crab Hotpot. In addition, the crab here is also processed in other special ways. The restaurant can serve 250 guests at the same time because space here is spacious, luxurious and cozy. In addition, Cua Vang Halong Restaurant also organizes parties on caves or beaches on Halong Bay.

  • Address: 34 Phan Chu Trinh Street, Bai Chay Ward, Quang Ninh, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 300,000/ person

2. Co Ngu Halong Restaurant – A good restaurant with charming Asian architecture

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The restaurant has a rich menu of Asian, European dishes and fresh seafood dishes of Halong in order to satisfy the needs of tourists. Coming to Co Ngu restaurant, you can not ignore the attractive dishes and also want to enjoy them like French goose liver, French oysters…

At Co Ngu Restaurant there is also a very interesting wine list for visitors to choose from. In addition, the restaurant has a bar on the 3rd floor, which is ideal for enjoying delicious and interesting drinks.

  • Address: 66A Ha Long Street, Bai Chay Ward, Quang Ninh, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 300,000/ person

3. Hong Dam Restaurant – The floating restaurant in Halong Bay

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Hong Dau floating restaurant has a large area, spacious space, luxurious layout and is famous for good food with reasonable price. An interesting and special thing about Hong Diem restaurant is that this restaurant has a ferry to take guests from mainland to the restaurant. Guests can choose the fish, snail and other kinds of seafood which are all fresh and delicious. The taste of the seafood here is fragrant, tender, and delicious.

  • Address: Bao Bien Street, Bai Chay Ward, Quang Ninh, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 200,000/ person

4. Van Xuan Restaurant – A restaurant with a convenient location

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Van Xuan Restaurant is conveniently located just about 800 meters from the Bai Chay Wharf and close to some three-star hotels such as Muong Thanh, Royal Lotus, Crown, NewStar… Van Xuan Restaurant is impressive with the food and service. You can enjoy a lot of seafood specialties of Ha Long Bay here. The food is beautifully decorated and tastes delicious.

  • Address: Lac Long Quan Street, Bai Chay Ward, Quang Ninh, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 300,000/ person

V. BEST RESTAURANTS IN NHA TRANG, VIETNAM

1. Champa Island Restaurant – A restaurant with a unique location

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Besides the coastal restaurants in Nha Trang, Champa Island Restaurant is a unique one because the restaurant is located on a small island in Cai River. This place has a poetic landscape with beautiful architecture and enthusiastic service staff.

  • Address: 302 Hai Thang Tu Street, Vinh Tho Ward, Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 500,000/ person

2. Pita GR Restaurant – A unique choice for guests

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The restaurant offers a variety of delicious and unique dishes from Greece. In addition, coming to Pita GR Restaurant, customers can sit in a clean and nice space, which is simple but luxurious. The decoration of the restaurant is full of light, bringing a sense of comfort to the guests.

  • Address: 7G3 Hung Vuong Street, Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 200,000/ person

3. Yen’s Restaurant – A place to try the seafood

Yen’s Restaurant specializes in serving Vietnamese dishes, especially fresh seafood Nha in Trang, they are all processed very quickly with unique formulas to give customers brand new flavors.

  • Address: 3/2A Tran Quang Khai Street, Loc Tho Ward, Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 200,000/ person

4. Gio Bien Restaurant – A great place to enjoy seafood

The restaurant has a quite small space, but is one of the famous local seafood restaurants in Nha Trang so the price here is very reasonable, just about VND 20,000 – VND 50,000 / dish. Guests can freely choose the kinds of seafood they want, and then the cooks will cook as the request.

  • Address: 10 Pham Van Dong Street, Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 100,000/ person

5. Ngo Si Lien Restaurant – A simple restaurant with incredible seafood

Ngo Si Lien Restaurant has a long history of nearly 20 years, which is well-known to many visitors with the delicious, fresh and extremely delicious dishes. There are many dishes to choose from such as porridge soup, seafood soup, jellyfish salad, seafood salad, grilled crabs, snails, seafood hot pot…

  • Address: 6 Ngo Si Lien Street, Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 150,000/ person

6. Lang Bien Restaurant – A friendly restaurant

The restaurant is designed nicely, with an airy space and very close to nature. Coming to Lang Bien restaurant, you can not miss the specialties such as sea grilled shrimp, seafood salad, … Enjoying dishes made from many kinds of fresh seafood and watching the vast ocean is a great choice for those who love nature and enjoy the feeling of comfort.

  • Address: 10C Pham Van Dong Street, Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 150,000

VI. BEST RESTAURANTS IN HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM

1. Hoi Ngo Restaurant – A place of traditional dishes

Hoi Ngo Restaurant offers guests a varied menu of Vietnamese traditional food, such as spring rolls, roasted pork, mushroom hot pot. Each dish contains its own unique flavor of the land it comes from, but they blend well together to make the special Vietnamese culinary art.

  • Address: 19B Nguyen Thi Dieu Street, Lane 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 300,000/ person

2. Noir Restaurant – A brand new experience

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Located in an alley on Hai Ba Trung Street, District 1 is a very special restaurant. It’s Noir – Dining in the Dark. You can find it extremely interesting when experiencing eating in the dark. Before your dinner, you will be able to play some mini-games: Puzzle, or picking beans, but in a blindfolded state, did not see anything. The main purpose of these games is to get to know the activities in the dark, before enjoying the food in the dark. Having a meal in Noir will be a very enjoyable experience, don’t miss the chance to try it.

  • Address: 178 Hai Ba Trung Street, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 300,000/ person

3. La Villa French Restaurant – A favorite restaurants of tourists

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With a villa-style design, a lovely garden, and a pool, La Villa French offers a warm, romantic ambiance and is an ideal choice. The dishes are made in the French style, using local ingredients. At the end of each meal, the chefs come to each table to say hello and see if the guests are satisfied with the food. However, at the weekend, this restaurant is quite crowded, so you should book in advance.

  • Address: 14 Ngo Quang Huy Street, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 700,000/ person

4. Bun Cha Bui Vien – A famous “Bun Cha” Store for tourists

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This relatively small store is rated as “addictive” by visitors, with affordable prices and good quality food. Many people don’t bother to spend time waiting to enjoy the grilled chopped meatballs with sweet and sour sauce.

  • Address: 145 Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 30,000/ person

5. Cyclo Resto Restaurant – A simple restaurant in the city center

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This simple restaurant is loved by international tourists by the food quality, service style, and reasonable price. Cyclo Resto offers guests traditional Vietnamese dishes presented in a new, modern style.

  • Address: 6/28 Cach Mang Thang Tam Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 400,000/ person

6. Le Padam – A great place to enjoy wine

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If you want to enjoy a meal with bread, cheese, and wine then this is the ideal destination. The owner of the restaurant is always willing to help the guests choose the proper cheese and wine with toasted bread.

  • Address: 230 Nguyen Van Huong Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 300,000/ person

7. Secret Garden – Vietnamese Restaurant & Tea House – A peaceful place in the city center

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Secret Garden, as its name, is a very peaceful garden on the top floor of the old Saigon apartment complex, but it is worth climbing up to this restaurant to enjoy unique things

Guests will be impressed by the rustic and simple architecture, decoration of the countryside as well as Southern Vietnamese dishes here.  This is a very suitable place for meetings and dining with family.

  • Address: 158 Pasteur Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Price: From VND 300,000/ person

This article is the list of 34 best restaurants in Vietnam, where you can enjoy perfect and memorable dishes in Vietnam with friends and family. Hope you will find the most suitable place to experience Vietnam culinary art.

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