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Top 5 Best Places to Taste Bun Bo Hue in Hue

December 20, 2022 - 7652 views

Bun Bo Hue (Hue style Beef Noodle) is a typical dish in Hue. Therefore, you can easily find places selling this kind of dish in Hue. However, do you know where to eat the best Bun Bo Hue? 

Bun Bo Hue is a must-try food for tourists coming to Hue. It is a combination of rice vermicelli, beef, and vegetables and is cooked following the style of the former royal court in Hue. The dish is great and recommended by lots of food lovers around the world. In this article, we will show you the reason why it is admired so much like this as well as the places you can enjoy the best Bun Bo Hue. Let’s get started!

Bun Bo Hue is a must-try food

Bun Bo Hue is a must-try food


About Bun Bo Hue

According to the name, Bun Bo Hue is originated in Hue - the former capital of Vietnam. In the city of Hue, locals just say it “Bun Bo” while in other parts of Vietnam, people call it “Bun Bo Hue”. 

In order to have the best Bun Bo Hue, the chefs firstly have to simmer the beef shank and beef bones with lemongrass. Season the soup with sugar and fermented shrimp sauce for taste. And later, add a little spicy chili oil. A completed bowl of Bun Bo Hue includes thin slices of boiled and marinated beef shank, pig’s knuckles, chunks of oxtail along with a wide range of veggies like cilantro sprigs, raw sliced onions, lime wedges, mint, perilla, red cabbage, sliced banana blossom, and chili sauce.


5 best places to get the best Bun Bo Hue in Hue

When visiting the romantic Hue, it is super easy to find a restaurant for Bun Bo. However, they have a lot of versions that may not taste as authentic as advertised. That is the reason why we are here to help you seek out the best Bun Bo Hue that only local people know. 

What are best places to get Bun Bo Hue

Best places to have Bun Bo Hue

1. Bun Bo Hue O Cuong - Chu Diep

The Bun Bo Hue in this restaurant is the great combination of the sweetness of beef bones and the sweet fragrance of soft spring rolls. The rice vermicelli is big and the beef is perfectly cooked. The owner always serves his guests with all his heart. He always wears gloves when making food. Normally, only after a few hours, they run out of Bun Bo but the guests still keep coming to eat. 

  • Location: No 6, Tran Thuc Nhan Street, Hue city
  • Opening hours: 06:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Average price: $1.5 per serving

Bun Bo O Cuong Chu Diep

Bun Bo O Cuong - Chu Diep

2. Bun Bo Hue O Phuong

Bun Bo Hue O Phuong has opened for nearly 20 years and it is considered as one of the best shops for Bun Bo in Hue. The Bun Bo here is great from vermicelli, beef to the service style. There are a number of options for customers to choose such as Bun Bo Cua, Bun Gan Bo, and Bun Bo Gan Tai. The space of the shop is cool and clean so you can totally relax and enjoy the delicious flavor of Bun Bo.

  • Location: No 24, Nguyen Khuyen Street, Hue city
  • Opening hours: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Average price: $1.5 per serving

Bun Bo O Phuong

Bun Bo O Phuong

3. Bun Bo Hue O Hoa

Bun Bo O Hoa is not only famous for its distinctive flavor but also its cheap price, which is suitable for those traveling on a budget. The broth is clear, the vermicelli, making it easy for people to eat. 

  • Location: No 162 Mai Thuc Loan Street, Hue city
  • Opening hours: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm
  • Average price: $1 per serving

Bun Bo O Hoa

Bun Bo O Hoa

4. Quan Cam - Bun Bo Hue

This shop only opens for 4 hours each day but it is always packed with people coming to eat Bun Bo. A bowl of Bun Bo Hue here is full of toppings but the price is very reasonable. The shop is easy to find and the atmosphere here is spacious and clean. If you come one time, you will definitely want to come back more times. 

  • Location: No 38 Tran Cao Van, Hue city
  • Opening hours: 06:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Average price: $1 per serving

Bun Bo Quan Cam

Quan Cam - Bun Bo Hue

5. Bun Bo Ong Vong

This restaurant is famous for its handmade spring rolls. Anyone coming for a bowl of Bun Bo also shows their pleasure for the quality of it. The broth is tasty and the beef is soft. Everything is mixed well to perfection.

  • Location: No 5 Nguyen Du, Hue city
  • Opening hours: 03:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Average price: $2 per serving

Bun Bo Ong Vong

Bun Bo Ong Vong


Overall, Bun Bo Hue is not only a popular dish in Vietnam but also the world. Almost all the tourists know this food thanks to the complementation from foreign newspapers and magazines. Thus, when coming to Hue, Vietnam, you should find a place to try this delicious food. And you can totally opt for our suggestions above.

Check out our Hue food tour to get a taste of Hue!

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