Top 5 Local Foods In Hanoi You Must Eat

1. Vietnamese Grilled Fish

Vietnames Grilled Fish

This is an iconic dish of Hanoians. A meal of Cha Ca is made of a few key ingredients: chunks of turmeric marinated white fish meat usually of snakehead fish, cold Vietnamese vermicelli noodles and a few condiments such as peanuts, chopped spring onion, parsley, fish sauce and red chillies.
After your order has been placed, a sizzling pan filled with fish and dill will arrive and continued to be cooked by the staff at the table. The herbs will infuse extra flavor and fragrance into the otherwise salty tasting fish.
Some hanoi restaurants famous for this dishes:
Lã Vọng Restaurant. Add: 14 Cha Ca Street, Hanoi; Tel: (04) 38253929
Kinh kỳ Restaurant. Add: 25 Duong Thanh Street/ 612 Lac Long Quan Street/ 41 Huynh Thuc Khang Street/ 172 Nguyen Son Street/ 104 Hoa Ma Street.
Anh Vũ Restaurant. Add: 116 K1 Giang Vo Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
Thăng Long Restaurant. Add: số 19–21–31 Duong Thanh Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Lão Ngư Restaurant. Add: 171 Thai Ha Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi.

2. Pho

Pho hanoi

Hanoi Street Food — Pho
Pho is a well-known food in Hanoi. There are many pho stalls at the vendors or in the restaurant, and even in the coffee shop. Hanoi people eat Pho daily in the morning; it is a traditional and one of delicious foods of Hanoians. For those of whom traveling to Hanoi, Pho would be the breakfast that gives you unforgettable experience. The following article HERE will introduce some best Pho stalls in Hanoi, some located in the Old Quarter, quite easy for you to find and enjoy.

3. Xoi


Hanoi Street Food — Xoi
Xôi is a sweet or savory Vietnamese dish made from glutinous rice and other ingredients. There are many version of Xoi come with different topping such as: shaved pork skin (ruốc), fried shallots, dried mung bean shavings…
Some address that you should give a try:
Xoi Yen: 35 Nguyen Huu Huan Street, Hanoi
Xoi Mrs. Thao: 41 Duong Thanh Street, Hanoi
Xoi at 25 Lo Duc Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi

4. Vermicelli noodles with grilled pork / Bun cha


Vermicelli noodles with grilled pork
Bun cha is served with grilled fatty pork (chả) over a plate of white rice noodle (bún) and herbs with a side dish of dipping sauce.
Some of the restaurant famous for this dishes:
Bun cha Dac Kim. Add: No 1 Hang Manh Street, Hanoi.
Bun cha Sinh Tu. Add: 57 Nguyen Khuyen Street, Hanoi.
Bun cha no 34 Hang Than Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Bun cha at Dong Xuan alley, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

5. Vietnamese tofu dessert

Vietnamese Tofu Dessert
This dishes is a famous dessert in Vietnam. It included tofu pudding and ginger syrup, soy milk and sugar syrup. Hanoians often eat this on hot summer days.
Some of the address you should give a try:
Tofu: 41 Dao Duy Tu Street / 61 Nguyen Du Street / 44 Hue Street.
Jelly bean: 28 Quang Trung Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Tofu at No 105 Valley, Bach Mai Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi

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