Hanoi not only attracts tourists with famous landscapes but is also known as a “food paradise” with delicious dishes that make anyone who enjoys it remember forever. Let’s explore Hanoi cuisine with 9 delicious dishes that visitors when coming here must try once.
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Hanoi Cuisine with top 9 Delicious Dishes
There is no shortage of good places to eat in Hanoi, but if you want to enjoy them, you have to find them hard to find in the alleys or sidewalk shops. The following is a list of delicious Hanoi dishes that tourists should try when traveling to this capital.
Certainly, having come to Hanoi, it is impossible not to enjoy the traditional Pho here. Pho Hanoi has never known since when it has become a culinary symbol not only in this place but also one of the national culinary symbols. It is a delicate traditional Vietnamese dish, which has been associated with Vietnamese people for many generations.
With the main ingredient of big white noodle soup, fragrant broth, and sweet taste of beef bones, hot bowls of pho in the morning will make visitors have an extremely irresistible feeling. Pho is an extremely popular dish, like an all-day gift for all Hanoians. This is a dish that you must try when you come to Hanoi.
Some famous delicious pho addresses in Hanoi:
- Pho Bat Dan:49 Bat Dan.
- Pho Thin: 13 Lo Duc street.
- Pho Ly Quoc Su: No. 10 Ly Quoc Su.
- Pho Bung Via He: 4 Hang Bong & Hang Trong Intersection.
Kebab Rice Noodles (Bun Cha)
This is a famous dish of the Hanoi capital. One set includes a bowl of dipping sauce, inside with charcoal-grilled pork, carrots, and salted papaya. Served with noodles and raw vegetables. Some shops have crab spring rolls. Some suggested addresses are Bun Cha at 74 Hang Fan (only open at noon); Bun Cha Huong Lien, 24 Le Van Huu, the place where former US President Barack Obama was welcomed in May 2016.
Some famous delicious Bun Cha addresses in Hanoi:
- Bun Cha Hang Manh
- Bun Cha with bamboo sticks in the alley of Dong Xuan market
- Bun Cha Dac Kim – No. 1 Hang Manh
- Bun Cha Sinh From the original address is 57A Nguyen Khuyen
- Bun Cha Duy Diem – 140 Ngoc Khanh
Pork Bone Congee (Chao Suon)
A bowl of hot Pork Bone Congee served with crispy crackers is an appropriate suggestion for chilly days in Hanoi. This bowl of porridge is usually thicker and smoother than regular porridge because it is cooked from ground rice flour. Pork Bone Congee usually consists of soft-boiled ribs and added shrimp or quail eggs. This dish can be found in many places throughout the streets of Hanoi with prices ranging from 15,000 – 40,000 VND.
Some famous delicious Pork Bone Congee addresses in Hanoi:
- Porridge in district alley on Ly Quoc Su street
- Shop 37 Luong Su Co alley
Bun Thang is a famous dish in Hanoi that should not be missed because you can only try it when you come to Ha Noi. It seems to be a simple noodle dish, but when it comes to processing, it is extremely sophisticated. The broth must be simmered from chicken bones with shrimp and other spices to have a sweet taste.
Looking at the bowl of Bun Thang Hanoi, you will see a combination of many different colors such as the yellow color of eggs, the white of the ham, chicken and white radish, the brown color of shiitake mushrooms, and the green of green onions,… Noodles of vermicelli must also be small noodles. When you eat a little more shrimp paste, the taste will be much better.
Some famous delicious Bun Thang addresses in Hanoi:
- Bun thang Hang Hanh: 29 Hang Hanh, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
- Bun thang Hang Hom: 11 Hang Hom, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
- Bun Thang Ha Hoi: No.11 Ha Hoi, Tran Hung Dao, Hanoi
Bun Dau Mam Tom
Coming to Hanoi without enjoying Bun Dau Mam Tom is a mistake. This dish is so attractive that it appears in many other provinces in Vietnam. Each piece of tofu is deep-fried with crispy oil, and once you take a bite, you will feel the fat inside. Previously, Bun Dau Mam Tom was quite simple because the only ingredients were vermicelli and tofu. However, now, Bun Dau Mam Tom Hanoi has many other side dishes such as spring rolls, boiled pork leg meat, fried spring rolls, and pork intestines,… . Don’t worry if you can’t eat shrimp paste, you can still enjoy it with fish sauce!
Some famous delicious Bun Dau Mam Tom addresses in Hanoi:
- Hang Khay bean vermicelli: 31 Lane 29 Hang Khay, Hoan Kiem
- Dong Thai bean vermicelli: No. 1 Dong Thai, Hoan Kiem
- Phan Phu Tien bean vermicelli: Phan Phu Tien – Cat Linh, Dong Da
Pho Cuon is considered a true love in the hot days of Hanoi. The pieces of Pho are rectangular, with fried beef, peanuts, and herbs inside, then rolled and dipped with fish sauce. In Hanoi, if you want to enjoy pho rolls, you have to go to Ngu Xa Street – where there are dozens of different Pho Cuon shops and all of them are delicious!
Some famous delicious Bun Dau Mam Tom addresses in Hanoi:
- Huong Mai Pho roll: 27 Ngu Xa, Truc Bach, Ba Dinh
- Chinh Thang noodle soup: 7 Mac Dinh Chi, Truc Bach, Ba Dinh
- Hung Ben noodle soup: 33 Ngu Xa, Truc Bach, Ba Dinh
Dried Beef Salad (Nom Kho Bo)
If you are a gourmet, it is difficult to ignore the bowls of dried beef salad with a variety of attractive side dishes. In the past, the dried beef salad was often very simple when combined with dried beef and peanuts. However, to meet the needs of diners, now, dried beef salad shops also have stomach, gizzard, dried liver, spleen, or tendons.
The ingredients are well seasoned, combined with sweet and sour fish sauce, a little bit of coriander and the spicy taste of chili will make diners remember once and for all. Depending on the number of toppings served, the price of dried beef salad in Hanoi will be different. There are even shops with prices up to 50,000 VND but extremely high quality.
Some famous delicious Dried Beef Salad addresses in Hanoi:
- Dinh Tien Hoang dried beef salad: 53 Dinh Tien Hoang, Hoan Kiem District
- Godfather dried beef salad: 1 Nguyen Trung Truc, Ba Dinh District
- Ms. Nga’s dried beef salad: 25 Ham Long, Hoan Kiem District
Xeo Sticky Rice (Xoi Xeo)
Prominent among the paradise of delicious and diverse sticky rice dishes is Xeo sticky rice. People love Xeo sticky rice more than others because there is a combination of the fleshy taste of green beans and a little bit of aroma of fried onions and onion fat. To make the Xeo sticky rice more delicious, the cook must choose the type of sticky rice with yellow flowers soaked in turmeric water and blown twice to make the rice more fragrant. Xoi Xeo can be eaten alone or with meat, pate, eggs, etc. Whether eaten in the morning or in the evening, it is very reasonable.
Some famous delicious Xoi Xeo addresses in Hanoi:
- Xoi Yen: 35B Nguyen Huu Huan, Hoan Kiem
- Xoi Co May: 35 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hang Bai, Hoan Kiem district
Garlic Roasted Siamese Duck (Ngan Chay Toi)
Although it has only appeared a few years ago, the garlic-fried GGarlic Roasted Siamese Duck has caused a fever in the culinary map of Hanoi. The swan is selected from Siamese Duck with firm meat and low fat. Then marinated with spices such as five spices, garlic, dried onions,… and then fried with fragrant garlic.
Siamese Duck meat is firm, chewy, and flavorful. Mixed with fried soft and fragrant garlic. Fried swan with garlic is usually sold 1/2 or whole if you go in a large group.
Some famous delicious Garlic Roasted Siamese Duck addresses in Hanoi:
- Quan Thuy: 51 Hang Luoc, Hang Ma, Hoan Kiem
- Dung Huyen shop: 16 Hang Tin, Hoan Kiem
- Thanh Huong shop: 38 Hang Non, Hoan Kiem
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Hanoi cuisine really knows how to please diners because there are so many delicious dishes for you to enjoy. These are the top 9 delicious dishes that you should try when coming to Ha Noi. Vietnam Reviewer hopes that all of you will have a nice trip to Ha Noi Old Quater. If you have any feedback or need help, please send an email through firstname.lastname@example.org!