Best 5 places to eat in Hanoi
Vietnamese NAm cuisine is very unique. Do not believe it? Come to one of the following 5 restaurants. Here are Best 5 places to eat in Hanoi
Hanoi has many restaurants to choose from when you travel here, from a simple sidewalk restaurant to luxurious restaurants with menus in excess of fifty pages. With so many options, it's hard to make a choice. Therefore, we will give you a few suggestions below
1. Home Hanoi Restaurant
Home Hanoi Restaurant is located in an old French residence in the charming Truc Bach quarter,
True to its name, Home Hanoi Restaurant offers diners the comfort of their home. Home Hanoi Restaurant has an attractive menu with a combination of the best traditional Vietnamese food and dishes with a modern twist. You won't find it hard to find all of Hanoi's traditional dishes like pho, bun cha, and spring rolls running along with more upscale dishes such as grilled meat and seafood dishes, crab, and claypot curries, etc. All of their ingredients are sourced to ensure the highest possible quality to prepare an unforgettable meal.
Home Hanoi Restaurant
Home Hanoi Restaurant is a great choice to organize events from intimate events for your family and friends to a grand party for about 100 people. The interior of Home Hanoi Restaurant is decorated with warm wood and simple colors suitable for the surrounding light. Therefore, Home Hanoi Restaurant brings an extremely cozy place to enjoy some attractive home-style dishes and share that experience with your loved ones.
- Vibe: Anything from casual to fancy. Attracts both locals and tourists
- Address: 34 Chau Long, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
- Open time: 11 am – 1:30 pm | 5 pm – 9:30 pm
- Must eat: Bun cha, Nem ran (fried spring rolls).
- Number phone: +84 24 3939 2222
- Price range: 150,000 VND – 300,000 VND ($6.53 – $13.05).
Home Hanoi Restaurant has an attractive menu with a combination of the best traditional Vietnamese food and dishes
2. Cau Go Restaurant
Cau Go Restaurant not only offers a delicious menu, this restaurant also creates an intimate experience for its guests. With the location providing excellent views of the capital's most charming lake, Hoan Kiem Lake, Cau Go Restaurant is an ideal place to enjoy Hanoi dishes.
You can easily find dishes that are familiar to Hanoians in particular and Vietnamese in general such as stir-fried water spinach with garlic, crab rolls and grilled beef skewers. For the main course, a good suggestion for you is braised fish, stir-fried scallops with broccoli and a bowl of white rice.
For vegetarians, Cau Go Restaurant has many options such as stewed tofu with mushrooms in the clay pot, winter melon stew with lemongrass, and caramelized salad. Besides, you and your relatives together and enjoy a great dessert here. Please note that Cau Go Restaurant is very crowded, especially during meal times and on weekends. Therefore, you may want to make a reservation if you do not want to have difficulty coming here
- Vibe: Intimate, great for special occasions, so leave the flip flops behind
- Address: 73 Cau Go, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
- Hours: 10 am – 11 pm.
- Phone: +84 4 3926 0808
- Price range: 150,000 VND – 300,000 VND ($6.53 – $13.05)
- Must eat: Stir fried scallops with broccoli.
Cau Go Restaurant not only offers a delicious menu, this restaurant also creates an intimate experience for its guests
3. Uu Dam Vegan Restaurant
Uu Dam Vegan Restaurant takes vegetarian cuisine to a whole new level. This restaurant is for vegetarians or those who want to enjoy vegetarian food. In fact, the number of vegetarians is increasing in Hanoi. Vegan Uu Dam Restaurant is spread over three floors, with an interior inspired by Buddhism. Every corner of Vegan Uu Dam Restaurant creates a great photo on Instagram of Facebook. The vegetarian restaurant's menu has Asian favorites. Therefore, you will find all your favorite dishes that are not made from meat.
There is no denying that Uu Dam Vegan Restaurant is a unique and quite fancy place with affordable prices. You can enjoy a meal for two for about $ 20.00 USD. When you come to this restaurant, try mango or avocado roll salad, lotus cheese, and grapefruit salad. During the full moon and the beginning of each lunar month, Uu Dam Vegan Restaurant has a lot of guests, so remember to book in advance.
- Vibe: A little upscale, with unique decor, attracting diners looking for a nice sit-down experience
- Address: 34 Hang Bai, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
- Hours: 10:30 am – 9:30 pm
- Phone: +84 98 134 98 98.
- Must eat: Pomelo salad is a definite must
- Price range: 100,000 VND – 200,000 VND ($4.35 – $8.70)
This restaurant is for vegetarians or those who want to enjoy vegetarian food
4. Pho Thin – 13 Lo Duc
When it comes to Hanoi specialties, Pho is one of the top dishes. In fact, Hanoi is the birthplace of this complex dish. There is no denying that Pho can be found almost everywhere in this city, from small shops in small alleys, on mobile carts to high-class restaurants.
Pho Thin was one of the first local brands to launch internationally. In fact, it launched its first restaurant outside of Vietnam in Japan. Pho Thin has been operating for more than 40 years, with many customers coming back again and again. You will find that the restaurant is always packed with food. It is true to say that the recipe is what brought Pho Thin far beyond the borders of Vietnam.
- Vibe: Casual and not at all fancy
- Address: 13 Lo Duc, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi
- Hours: 6 am – 2 pm, 5 pm – 9 pm.
- Phone: +84 98 2522866
- Price range: 65,000 VND ($2.83) / bowl.
Pho is one of the top dishes in Hanoi
5. Cha Ca Thang Long
Cha ca is one of Vietnam's favorite dishes and it is also another specialty of Hanoi. This dish is essentially fish fried with turmeric and dill on a pan. Although, there are many restaurants serving this great dish, Cha Ca Thang Long is one of the few restaurants with the best Cha Ca.
Cha Ca Thang Long has a simple menu and like a Korean barbecue, the food will be cooked directly on the table. If you've never had this type of experience before, don't worry, the lovely English-speaking staff will show you exactly how to eat this dish. Cha Ca Thang Long has gained a loyal following thanks to its fresh ingredients and delicious sauces. It is no exaggeration to say that as soon as you finish eating and leaving, others will take your seat. On a trip to Hanoi, this was definitely a great experience
- Vibe: Casual, family-friendly dining
- Address: 19-21-31 Duong Thanh, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
- Hours: 9 am – 10:30 pm.
- Phone: +84 438 245 115 | +84 438 286 007
- Price range: 120,000 VND ($5.22) / portion.
Cha ca is one of Vietnam's favorite dishes and it is also another specialty of Hanoi
Noi Bai International Airport is more than 25km from Hanoi's Old Quarter, you can reach the city center by bus, taxi or Grab car booking through Grab. Although taking the bus may be the cheapest option, it is also extremely inconvenient. Airport taxis charge quite high insurance. Therefore, if you book a private car, you will not have to go through any trouble such as finding a driver, negotiating prices or getting lost on the way to your hotel.
All In all, with these five restaurants, you really will have unforgettable experiences meals and tours in Hanoi. Happy eating!
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