Hanoi has a rich culinary tradition influenced by the city’s cultural roots and regional diversity, bringing forth the best of Vietnamese cuisine. In a search for high quality Vietnamese food, the crowds now welcome the culinary revolution sweeping through Hanoi: sophisticated vegetarian and vegan food prepared with regional twists. We have compiled a list of the five best vegetarian restaurants in the capital of Vietnam.
An excellent Mock Meat Experience
Conveniently located in Thai Ha area, An Phuc serves fresh vegan dishes bursting with flavor and offers a warm interior that will make customers feel at home. An Phuc uses the freshest ingredients in their wide variety of vegan dishes, which include tofu and mock meat dishes – such as veg beef noodle soup or vegan shrimp. The staff is friendly and quick. This is the perfect place for an excellent mock meat experience.
Opening hours: Mon – Sun, 9 am – 10 pm
Watch out for: Vegan shrimp
Address and Telephone: 11 Ngo, 131 Thai Ha, Hanoi, Vietnam, + 84 0902-255317
Loving Hut Nguon Coi Restaurant
Inspiring Vegan Dishes
Loving Hut specializes in fresh, seasonally inspired vegan meals offering a variety of healthy dishes suitable for all diets. The menu is extensive, ranging from vegan chicken, vegan pork or ribs, and Chinese vegetable-based food, to fresh Vietnamese dishes such as veg pho. This is a great place to have a vegan lunch or dinner.
Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 9 am – 9 pm
Watch out for: Veg pho
Address and Telephone: 3 Ngach 10, Ngo 121, Pho Chua Lang, Quan Dong Da, Hanoi, Vietnam, +84 4 6674 8762
Bo De Vegetarian Restaurant
Great Food for a Small Price
Bo De is a family owned vegetarian restaurant. The eclectic menu changes a little bit every day and it always has something for everyone, from fresh vegetables to rice dishes and noodle soups. No fake meats and too much oil. The competent chef uses only the freshest ingredients to make her high quality dishes to taste absolutely delicious, all served at reasonable prices. Their special tea with panda leaf is something visitors must try.
Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 9 am – 9 pm
Watch out for: Tea with panda leaf
Address and Telephone: 48 Au Co Street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi, Vietnam, + 84 1286398889
Ha Thanh – Kim MaTheatre
An extensive vegetarian menu with innovative twists
Ha Thanh is an authentic vegetarian restaurant offering an exciting menu including dishes such as fried banana flowers, mock fish, sautéed gourd shooting, fried aubergines, lemongrass tofu with tomato sauce, and maize pancakes. Their specialties are Lau Thai (Thai hot pot) and Pho Ga (chicken noodle soup). They also serve a large selection of tasty fresh juices. This is a peaceful place with a pleasant ambiance, perfect to relax while enjoying local vegetarian dishes.
Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 10 am – 9pm
Watch out for: Fried banana flowers
Address and Telephone: 116 Ngo 166 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh (Kim MaTheatre), Hanoi, Vietnam, + 844 37263381
Phat Truong Tho
Phat Truong Tho is a famous vegan and vegetarian restaurant run by local Buddhists, located near the West Lake. A lively hangout, the place has an inspiring Tibetan Buddhist décor that features two large gold statutes of Buddha. The menu features mock meat dishes such as lemongrass ‘chicken’ or Lau, the famous hot pot, here served as a vegan version. The Buddhist chants as background music and a cat roaming around the place add a special charm to the restaurant’s atmosphere.
Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 10 am – 10 pm
Watch for: the cute kitty roaming around
Address and Telephone: 184B Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho, Hanoi, Vietnam, +844 73078838
This is suggestion for people who love vegetarian food but don’t know where to eat in hanoi. We hope this is helpful information for you but we know it’s our personal opinion and you can read it as a guideline. Thank you!