Tasting traditional and local food is one of things to do when you travel around and Hanoi has been known for a long time as the paradise of authentic cuisine. Here is a list of best Hanoi restaurants that visitors must try to taste not only the traditional Vietnamese foods but also exploring restaurants space surroundings.
Hanoi proud to present some excellent restaurants to explain why Vietnamese food is adored all over the world. This would be your most exciting cuisine adventure as you will see the cultural connection and influences of France and China but still has native unique feature. Let’s discover top of best Hanoi restaurants now!
1. Green Tangerine — 48 Hang Be Street
Located in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, which is a simple stroll from a huge number of hotels. Green Tangerine reminds us about a bistro found in the back alleys of Paris. The chef uses French cooking technique but also preserved the traditional taste of Vietnamese, this combination will make you feel the authentic local cuisine but also experimental. Some dishes that might amaze you: Ca Qua fish in tamarind sauce, marinated pigeon with coffee and cocoa served with beetroot, strawberries and mashed eggplant or some dessert such as Chocolate truffle fritters perfumed with tamarind or red fruit flower sauce. This is definitely one of the best restaurants in Hanoi for weary travellers and will make your day trip more complete with the taste of local foods featuring Frech recipes.
Tel: +84 4 3825 1286
Price: From VND 300.000 – 500.000/person/meal
Opening: 11:00 – 23:00
2. Xuan Xuan — 47 Ma May Street
BBQ was never in a list of local food, trying Hanoi barbeque would be an experimental that you might want to write on your “Things to do” list when visiting Hanoi. It will be a whole new experience when you grab a plastic chair, make your own barbecue by frying meat in the pan with fresh vegetable and enjoy the food with a simple mix sauce of red chill, lime juice, salt and peppers. It is definitely not a high class place but the best place to establish local barbecue especially in the cold season. BBQ set price is just around 100.000 VND/pax which is very suitable for traveler who have low budget, so why don’t you give it a try?
Add: 47 Ma May Street, HoanKiem District.
Price: From VND 100.000 – 200.000/person
3. La Verticale — 19 Ngo Van So Street
La Verticle has been considered for a long time one of the best Hanoi restaurants in town. Located in an old mansion with the cuisine inspired by French recipes combination with Vietnamese cooking, this restaurant is also worth to experience the wine list. It will not disappoint you with high-class services as well as classic dishes bring both French and Vietnamese authentic flavors. After a day trip, a dinner with clam soup infused with lemon grass and Muscovy duck served with succulent foie gras in a baguette enjoy in the roof terrace where you can see the city would be a nice choice.
Tel: +844 3944 6317
Price: From VND 400.000 – 500.000/person
Opening Hours: 11:00 – 14:00 | 18:00 – 22:00. Monday to Sunday
4. Madame Hien Restaurant — 15 Chan Cam Street
If you are looking for a place to discover the traditional culinary taste of Hanoi, Madame Hien restaurant would be exactly what you need. The name of the restaurant is dedicated to French chef Didier Corlu’s Vietnamese grandmother. Besides, the menu of the restaurant is a combination of many local street foods specialties from across Vietnam; therefore it will be a good start for travelers to explore the differences of Northern and Southern cuisines. Located in a lovely villa in the Old Quarter with a peace ambience and outdoor garden, Madame Hien will definitely be a place that tourists must write on “Things to do in Vietnam”!
Tel: +84 4 3938 1588
Price: From VND 300.000 – 400.000/person
5. The Hanoi Social Club — 6 Hoi Vu Street
If you addicted to bohemian and cool style with some western cuisine then The Hanoi Social Club is meant for you. This is a place worth to visit after a day trip of hanging around, the restaurant usually has music live performance as well as art exhibitions and craft fairs and also a destination for peaceful souls to join and discuss together. With the slogan “Healthy food for a healthy planet”, the restaurant claims to use fresh ingredients and fresh food for every dish. A lunch would be great with poached eggs and avocado and have some time chill out before starting to explore new things in Hanoi.
Tel: +84 4 3938 2117
Price: From VND 300.000 – 500.000/person
Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 23:00
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