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Top 20 Best Restaurants in Hanoi [Must-try]

November 18, 2022 - 6279 views

Hanoi is a place that attracts a lot of tourists, including domestic and foreign visitors. Apart from the beautiful views, the restaurants in Hanoi are famous for delicious food from all over the regions that can satisfy all diners. There are various choices for tourists to choose from. Let’s explore the top 20 best restaurants in Hanoi you must try when visiting.  

Before travelling to Hanoi, most tourists wonder where the most suitable places to eat in this city are. Below are many some suggestions for you to choose from.

1. Sen - first buffet restaurant in Hanoi

  • Address:
    • Sen Tay Ho: 614 Lac Long Quan Street, Tay Ho District
    • Sen Nam Thanh: 84B Nguyen Du Street, Hai Ba Trung District
    • Maison Sen: 61 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoan Kiem District
    • Sen Ly Thai To 60 Ly Thai To Street, Hoan Kiem District
  • Opening hours: 09:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Average price: 20 USD per person

Sen Buffet system is one of the first buffet restaurants in Hanoi. After a long time of learning, experiencing, and referencing the buffet model around the world, Sen restaurant was officially launched in 2004. Buffet Sen has attracted a large number of customers by its delicious dishes and professional services. 

Just with an average price of 20 USD per person; customers can choose favourite food from a variety of cuisines. Up to now, buffet culture has become more familiar with the Vietnamese people. Many restaurants opened; however, Sen is still a reliable restaurant for most of the customers. 

Sen Buffet - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Sen Buffet

2. Bo Nhung Dam 555 Restaurant

  • Address: No 6 Trung Hoa Street, 275 To Hieu Street, 12 Allay Nui Truc Street, 53 Hang Chuoi Street.
  • Opening hours: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Average price: 5 - 20 USD 

Bo Nhung Dam 555 was officially operated in 2013 after 4 years of building and developing a brand with 4 branches throughout Hanoi. The owner of this restaurant chain is a person who has been in the cuisine business for over 10 years. This is one of the most important factors to affirm the quality of the brand. 

The restaurants are designed in a simple, clean, and cool style. If you would like to enjoy food in a private space, you can book a room in advance. Bo Nhung Dam 555 mainly serves beef dishes, which are combined with delicious vinegar sauce and soy sauce. The special hotpot soup here is very suitable for noodles. 


3. Hotpot Story Le Van Luong

  • Address: 5th floor - Hanoi Centerpoint Mall - 85 Le Van Luong Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Average price: 6.5 USD - 12 USD 

Hotpot Story Le Van Luong mainly serves customers hotpot dishes, especially hotpot buffet. Hotpot Story brings Asian-style hotpot culture from many countries such as tom yum hot pot, Suki hot pot from Thailand, Miso hotpot from Japan, Bulgogi hotpot of Korea, and Sichuan hotpot. Moreover, Hotpot Story also owns a menu of different hotpot ingredients for customers to choose like US beef, pork, shrimp, squid, clams, seasonal vegetables. 

Located on the 5th floor, Hotpot Story Le Van Luong can contain up to 140 guests with modern and outstanding space: neatly arranged tables and chairs, black-brown chairs, red lampshades on each dining table.


4. Al Fresco’s - French Restaurant in Hanoi

  • Address: No 62 Xuan Dieu Street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 08:30 am - 11:00 pm
  • Average price: 2.5 - 12 USD

This is a favourite French restaurant in Hanoi for younger people. Having been in Vietnam for over 20 years, Al Fresco’s has become a famous brand that brings unique flavours of European and Asian dishes for customers such as spaghetti, pizza, grilled ribs, Mexican food, burgers, and so on. 

In general, the design of Al Fresco’s Xuan Dieu has not changed much. The restaurant still uses familiar colours like many other modern and luxurious branches. The highlight of Al Fresco is the brand logo on white background, wall-mounted menu, and brown tables and chairs which brings a comfortable and warm feeling.  If you are a fan of pizza, Al Fresco’s is the first choice for you. There are many different choices for customers such as seafood pizza, sausages pizza, Hawaiian pizza, BBQ chicken. 

Al Fresco’s - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Al Fresco’s Restaurant


5. Net Hue 

  • Address: 57 Lac Trung Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi 
  • Opening hours: 07:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Average price: 1.5 - 5 USD 

Like other Net Hue branches’ mission, Net Hue restaurant on Lac Trung Street was opened to give diners the typical Hue cuisine. The menu here is rich and diverse. The most outstanding dishes here are beef in vinegar hotpot, oxtail stew, Hue beef noodle soup, steamed clear tapioca cake, etc. 

Net Hue restaurant space accommodates up to 120 guests with modern design blends in tradition. In such a wide and open space, Net Hue helps diners feel comfortable thanks to the closeness and simplicity from the decorations: wooden tables, harmonious wall murals, conical lampshades, and small pots. This restaurant is suitable for families and friends who gather together at weekends or celebrate birthday parties. 

Net Hue restaurant - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Net Hue restaurant

6. Hem Quan

  • Address: No 96 Chua Ha Street, Quan Hoa Ward, Cau Giay District, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
  • Average price: 2.5 - 10 USD

Hem Quan is a familiar restaurant of Hanoi people, especially those who are into Southern food. The favorite dishes of Hem Quan are tofu, spiny goby hotpot, boiled vegetables with fish sauce, pork rice paper rolls, and so on. 

The restaurant owns a large space which can contain up to 400 people with 3 different floors. There are two main spaces in the restaurant: outdoor and indoor, both bringing the color of modernity and a peaceful village in the heart of the city. So, Hem Quan becomes a suitable restaurant for gathering friends or families who want to find a quiet place to experience new culinary flavors. 

Hem Quan - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Hem Quan

7. Mon Hue Restaurant

  • Address: 35 Nguyen Chi Thanh Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 09:00 am - 10:30 pm
  • Average price: 2.5 - 10 USD

If you are from Hanoi or have lived in Hanoi for a long time, you may know or visit Mon Hue at least once. Mon Hue is the favorite restaurant of many people by its Hue cuisine, which is cooked by traditional recipes with fresh and safe ingredients. Coming to Mon Hue, diners will have an opportunity to experience all levels of emotion through each dish from appetizers, main dishes to desserts. 

The favorite dishes of the restaurant that attract a lot of customers here are Hue beef noodle soup, Nam Pho spicy noodle soup, lotus leaf rice, filter cake, grilled meat, etc. Mon Hue is decorated with a modern style, giving you precious time to relax after studying or working hard. The seating capacity of the restaurant is about 60 people, which brings a warm and close feeling when coming here for customers. 

Mon Hue Restaurant - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Mon Hue restaurant

8. Sashimi BBQ Garden 

  • Address: 2B Nguyen Thi Thap Street, Trung Hoa Nhan Chinh Ward, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 09:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Average price: 10 - 20 USD

Sashimi BBQ Garden is one of the large-scale Japanese restaurants in Hanoi. If you would like to experience Japanese cuisine in Hanoi, Sashimi BBQ Garden is always the first choice. With a unique, airy, and spacious space, Sashimi BBQ Garden specializes in grilled buffet and Japanese hotpot. 

Moreover, the restaurant has the Alacarte area, a buffet area where customers can choose the suitable dishes among various choices depending on their taste and hobby. The menu of Sashimi BBQ Garden is divided into two parts: the Buffet menu and the Alacarte menu. In the buffet menu, there are salad, side dishes, and Japanese dishes such as kimbap, maki. 

Furthermore, Sashimi BBQ Garden also serves sashimi, gunkan, kushiyaki, sushi, miso hotpot with ingredients like beef, mushroom, and seafood hotpot. After finishing the meal, do not forget to try the Japanese-style desserts here.  

Sashimi BBQ Garden - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Sashimi BBQ Garden 

9. Nam Viet Ha Thanh

  • Address: 6A O Cho Dua, Dong Da District, Hanoi.
  • Opening hours: 09:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Average price: 2 - 10 USD

Nam Viet Ha Thanh is one of the best restaurants in Hanoi which serves mushroom dishes. Most of the dishes here have mushrooms, which are bought from clean mushroom farms with legal certification. Not only mushrooms; chicken, pork, fruits, and vegetables all fresh and ensure about food safety. 

Menu of the restaurant is diverse with a lot of delicious dishes from mushrooms. Moreover, there are also many other attractive dishes for diners to choose from. The price of food here is affordable for most diners, from students, workers to officers. You can try any dishes in the restaurant, they are equally delicious. Apart from mushroom rice, there are also mushroom noodles, mushroom sticky rice, appetizers, and mushroom hotpot. Moreover, the menu for drinks is also diverse. 

Nam Viet Ha Thanh - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Nam Viet Ha Thanh restaurant

10. Cha Ca Lao Ngu Restaurant

  • Address: 171 Thai Ha Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi.
  • Opening hours: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Average price: 2 - 5 USD

Cha Ca Lao Ngu was opened by a talented chef with long years of experience in cuisine. He used to work as a chef in high-class restaurants and hotels. The menu of the restaurant is diverse with a lot of dishes from fish, especially fish ball, fish porridge (big fish porridge and small fish porridge), fish soup, fish rolls.   

Moreover, the restaurant also serves other seafood dishes such as seafood porridge, jellyfish salad, dishes from shrimp, and crab. You can also enjoy different kinds of drinks such as coca, coffee, and yogurt. 

Cha Ca Lao Ngu Restaurant - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Cha Ca Lao Ngu Restaurant

11. Crystal Jade Palace

  • Address: No.8 Do Duc Duc Street, Tu Liem District, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Average price: 5 - 25 USD 

Crystal Jade Palace is one of the most famous and luxurious restaurants in Hanoi with beautiful views that attracts a lot of tourists every day. The menu at Crystal Jade is quite diverse. The most famous is the traditional Cantonese cuisine. Moreover, the chefs of Crystal Jade can make dim-sum dishes and dishes at the request of the customers. Be a luxurious and attentive restaurant, Crystal Jade is always the first choice of many domestic and foreign customers. 

Crystal Jade Palace - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Crystal Jade Palace

12. 6 Degrees Cafe

  • Address: 189 Nghi Tam Street, Yen Phu Ward, Tay Ho District, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
  • Average price: 5 - 15 USD 

Located on Nghi Tam, Ho Tay, 6 Degrees is a restaurant in Hanoi which is famous for its beautiful view. From 6 Degrees, customers can see the whole romantic West Lake view and surrounding areas. The restaurant is luxuriously and modernly designed. Moreover, guests can freely choose seats - indoors or outdoors as requested. 

The menu at 6 Degrees restaurant is also highly appreciated for its diversity and quality. After enjoying dinner at 6 Degrees, you can walk around the West Lake or visit the most beautiful tourist destinations in Hanoi in the nearby area such as Long Bien Bridge, Hoan Kiem Lake, or the old quarter.

6 Degrees Cafe - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

6 Degrees Cafe

13. Trill Rooftop Café

  • Address: No. 1 Nguy Nhu Kon Tum Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 07:00 am - 10:30 pm 
  • Average price: 2 - 12 USD 

Trill Rooftop is not only one of the most beautiful view cafes in Hanoi, but also a famous and favorite restaurant of both domestic and foreign tourists. Trill Rooftop is located on the 26th floor of the Hei Tower; therefore, it has an extremely impressive view in the vibrant Thanh Xuan area. 

The restaurant is designed and decorated to bring a modern and luxurious feeling to customers. Especially, Trill Rooftop Restaurant also has a diverse menu with many kinds of delicious dishes. Enjoy an American-style steak while sipping a glass of red wine and watching the city from above must be an extremely interesting feeling. 

Trill Rooftop Café - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Trill Rooftop Café

14. Red Bean Trendy Restaurant

  • Address: 12 Nguyen Quang Bich Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm 
  • Average price: 10 - 20 USD

According to many tourists’ experience of traveling to Hanoi, RedBean restaurant is an ideal destination to come to eat and relax. Coming here, tourists can try cuisine from different regions such as Vietnamese food, European and Asian dishes while enjoying the view from above.  RedBean Trendy is luxuriously designed with a blend of Asian style with the beauty of classic European style. 

The large glass windows provide the restaurants with full of light and help people see the city more easily. RedBean Trendy is suitable for luxurious parties, gatherings, or dates. Visitors will hardly forget the experiences and memories at RedBean Trendy.

Red Bean Trendy Restaurant - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Red Bean Trendy Restaurant

15. Su Buffet

  • Address: 64 Nguyen Du Street, Hoan Kien District, Hanoi 
  • Opening hours: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Average price: 15 - 20 USD 

Su Buffet serves fresh dishes such as sashimi, sushi; has European and Asian dishes, traditional food stalls, barbecue grills, and mobile pancake stalls. The dishes here are not only delicious but also decorated carefully, which attracts any guests from children to adults. 

In addition to the buffet, Su Buffet has dishes that are offered at the table such as Salmon with Passion Fruit Sauce, cordyceps chicken soup. However, the average price is quite high, from VND 298,000 – 428,000 per person. 


16. Ngoc Mai Vang Restaurant

  • Address: 17th floor, Ruby Plaze - 44 Le Ngoc Han Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi 
  • Opening hours: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm 
  • Average price: 12 - 25 USD

Ngoc Mai Vang restaurant with a luxurious, cozy atmosphere is the combination of Asian and European cuisine. It has become one of the most famous buffet restaurants in Hanoi. Although the restaurant mainly serves Vietnamese food, the menu of the dishes here still changes day by day to satisfy different tastes of customers.

With the dominant yellow tones, Ngoc Mai Vang has spacious space, giving diners the feeling of warmth and relaxation. Hundreds of dishes every day with high quality will surely satisfy every customer. This is a suitable choice for you if you want to have a cozy meal with family, friends, or organize birthday parties. 

Ngoc Mai Vang Restaurant - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Ngoc Mai Vang Restaurant

17. Goc Que Restaurant

  • Address: 19 Alley 183, Dang Tien Dong Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 08:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Average price: 2 - 6 USD

Goc Que brings a peaceful and gentle space in Hanoi. Coming here, customers can enjoy a relaxing moment and try a very Vietnamese meal. A meal at Goc Que has a typical smell of rice, grilled chicken, crispy grilled tilapia, and other familiar dishes of Vietnamese people. 

Goc Que Restaurant - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Goc Que Restaurant

18. Rum Quan

  • Address: 39A Tran Thai Tong Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi 
  • Opening hours: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Average price: 5 - 10 USD 

Located on Tran Thai Tong Street, Rum Quan with a special space filled with green trees is truly an ideal place for customers to temporarily get away from the bustle of the street. Coming here, you will have an opportunity to enjoy typical dishes of Northwestern mountains such as Bac Ha pork, Ha Giang black chicken set, buffalo meat, sticky rice, vegetables of the Northwest forest. 

Rum Quan - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Rum Quan

19. Quan Sanh restaurant

  • Address: No.8 Alley 97 Pham Ngoc Thach, Dong Da District, Hanoi and No. 22 Huynh Thuc Khang, Dong Da District, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Average price: 2 - 6 USD

Coming to the branches of Quan Sanh. The most prominent dishes in the restaurant’s menu are dishes from chicken and beef. Especially, the set of 7 dishes is the favorite choice of most customers here. It includes fried chicken legs with garlic, spring rolls, smoked salt chicken, chicken drumsticks, chicken salad, fried chicken wings with fish sauce, and steamed chicken with silver leaf. 


20. Bay Buffet

  • Address: 167 Hoang Ngan Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 09:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Average price: 15 USD

Located on Hoang Ngan Street, Bay Buffet is outstanding as a small castle with the splendor of the exterior architecture and the warmth of the inner space. Be known as a miniature culinary paradise, Bay Buffet serves nearly 200 dishes from different regions of the world, from modern European dishes to traditional Asian cuisine. 

Bay Buffet brings you cuisine from many countries with a rich and diverse menu, a unique flavor that only this place can have. With the mission of bringing the best experience for customers, the restaurant will surely satisfy every diner. Professional service and high-quality food make Bay Buffet become of the best choice for everyone. 

Bay Buffet - Top 20 best restaurants you must give a try in Hanoi

Bay Buffet

In general, Hanoi is the pride of every Vietnamese people not only for its beauty but also for the special cuisine that attracts a lot of domestic and foreign tourists every year. Come to Hanoi, do not forget to try the food. From food sold on the street to the dishes on the most luxurious restaurant will all bring you unforgettable memories in Hanoi.  

Vana Pham 

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