Hoi An is famous as a beautiful ancient city with rich cuisine and many attractive dishes. Let’s take a look at the top 10 delicious and famous restaurants in Hoi An with Vietnam Reviewer that you should not miss.
Top 10 delicious and famous restaurants in Hoi An
Mrs. Buoi Chicken Rice
- Address: No. 22, Phan Chu Trinh Street, Hoi An city
- Opening hours: 10:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m
- Price: average 35,000 VND
The address of chicken rice that many tourists visit is Ba Buoi located on Phan Chu Trinh Street. The reason the shop has such a name is that in the past, Mrs. Buoi was the owner of the shop who carried street vendors to sell. After that, when many people knew about her, she opened a shop. Currently, the chicken rice shop is managed by Mrs. Buoi’s descendants and cooked according to her genetic recipe.
The ingredients of Mrs. Buoi’s chicken rice dishes are the same as other chicken rice dishes including rice, chicken, herbs, and sauce. The special thing about this chicken rice dish is that the ingredients are carefully selected, the herbs are picked in a clean vegetable garden, the chickens are left in the garden to lay a litter of eggs, and the rice is left for at least a year or more. When preliminarily processed, the chicken is torn for meat, the bones are simmered with water and the restaurant uses this water to cook rice with turmeric powder to help the rice become more fragrant and fragrant. The rice plate is also eye-catching and decorated with clean raw vegetables to impress tourists traveling to Hoi An.
Phuong Bread – Hoi An Specialty
- Address: 2B Phan Chu Trinh, Hoi An
- Opening hours: 6:00am – 10:00pm
- Price: 15,000 VND – 20,000 VND
The next delicious place to eat in Hoi An that surely anyone who comes to Hoi An will also visit is Banh Mi Phuong. Located on Phan Chu Trinh Street, the bakery has 2 floors: the first floor has glass cabinets containing food, a few tables, and chairs for visitors to sit and enjoy; The 2nd floor has a spacious balcony with a street view, promising to be an attractive check-in point in Hoi An.
Phuong bread is not only attractive to domestic diners but also foreign tourists because of its different taste from other types of bread. The bakery has a diverse menu with many choices of fillings: mixed fillings, bacon, spring rolls, pate, chicken with butter and salad, cheese with onions, beef rolls with cheese,… If you choose any flavor of the bread, you will enjoy the unique taste of the sauce and understand why Phuong bread is so famous. The bread crust of the bakery is also produced by family members. Surely Phuong bread shop will be the place to give you an interesting feeling about Hoi An bread in the upcoming Hoi An tour.
Thanh Cao Lau – Thai Phien
- Address: 26 Thai Phien, Minh An Ward, Hoi An
- Opening hours: 7:00am – 7:00pm
- Price: 15,000 VND – 33,000 VND
Thanh Cao Lau is one of the attractive dishes in Hoi An that many people choose to enjoy in the Hoi An culinary discovery tour. Coming to a restaurant with more than decades of age, you will feel the simplicity in the small space and the enthusiastic service from the owner. The restaurant is always clean.
The bowl of Cao Lau at the restaurant has a delicious taste because of the harmonious combination of all ingredients. Every day, vegetables must be selected to ensure cleanliness and freshness. The owner of the restaurant, Ms. Thanh, confided that because of the limited time, the restaurant took the noodles from a noodle maker using the famous Ba Le well water in Hoi An. The most special flavor of Cao Lau is the marinated pieces of char siu meat according to a separate recipe. Finally, the owner will pour the broth with spices, then an eye-catching Cao Lau bowl with an attractive aroma is displayed in front of visitors.
Banh Beo & Banh Nam Mrs. Bay
- Address: No. 02 Hoang Van Thu, Hoi An
- Opening hours: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m
- Price: 10,000 VND – 15,000 VND
Located next to the yellow wall of Hoang Van Thu Street – the famous check-in area in Hoi An, Banh Beo & Banh Nam Ba Bay is a sidewalk shop with chairs to serve as tables for food. The shop is always crowded with students and domestic and foreign tourists stopping by to enjoy while walking in the old town. Although it is just a sidewalk shop, the owner always brings delicious and hygienic cakes.
Banh Xeo Gieng Ba Le
- Address: 45/51 Tran Hung Dao, Hoi An
- Opening hours: 8:00am – 10:00pm
- Price: 10,000 VND/piece
Traveling to Hoi An in November without visiting Gieng Ba Le Banh Xeo restaurant is a pity. This is the time when the weather in Hoi An will be cold, it is great to enjoy hot and fragrant cakes.
Banh Xeo restaurant Gieng Ba Le is crowded with customers because of the delicious taste from the crust to the filling made from lean meat and fresh shrimp served with raw vegetables and dipping sauce. The restaurant’s dipping sauce is made from soy sauce mixed with roasted peanuts, a little sesame and pork liver. Only 10,000 VND for a pancake, you have enjoyed another specialty of Hoi An.
Fried Mussels Dumplings at Ba Gia Restaurant
- Address: Hamlet 1, Cam Nam, Hoi An City, Quang Nam
- Opening hours: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Price: 20,000 VND – 25,000 VND
From the perfect combination of baked rice paper and wet rice paper, Mrs. Gia’s restaurant makes a dish that attracts tourists in Hoi An. After placing a wet cake with green bean paste in between two baked rice papers, the shop owner lightly taps the two pieces to stick and reach a certain thickness. Then the cake will be presented with a plate of fried mussels. Stir-fried mussel crackers served with a dipping sauce made from sugar, fried onions, garlic, chili, and minced pineapple.
Cam Nam commune is about 10 minutes by car from Hoi An ancient town, it is not difficult to move to Ba Gia restaurant from the Hoi An hotel where you stay and enjoy this delicious dish.
Ba Minh’s Quang Noodle
- Address: Cam Ha, Hoi An City, Quang Nam
- Opening hours: 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m
- Price: 25,000 VND – 50,000 VND
Many Hoi An tourists often confuse Cao Lau with Quang noodles, but these are two different dishes. According to Hoi An travel experience, Ba Minh’s Quang Noodle shop is worth enjoying when coming to this beautiful and ancient city. Visiting this idyllic noodle shop, you will have the opportunity to both enjoy delicious Quang noodles while admiring the poetic Thu Bon River.
Made from everyday ingredients such as pork tenderloin, chicken, duck eggs, shrimp, and beautiful chewy golden noodles, Ba Minh’s Quang Noodle brings a bowl of delicious noodles with a bold Quang flavor. In addition, the bowl of Quang noodles will be more flavorful if eaten with lemon, chili, and accompanying raw vegetables.
Corn Sweet Soup Cam Nam
- Address: Near the intersection of Nguyen Thai Hoc – Le Loi, Hoi An City, Quang Nam
- Opening hours: 09h00 – 21h30
- Price: 5,000 VND – 10,000 VND
On the way to Vinpearl Hoi An from the city center, you should stop by Cam Nam commune and enjoy Corn Sweet Soup Cam Nam – a refreshing summer treat. Corn Sweet Soup is cooked from corn kernels with sugar and tapioca starch. The delicious taste of Corn Sweet Soup is also due to the careful selection of ingredients by the owner when choosing each young corn grown on the alluvial soil along the river.
Corn Sweet Soup restaurant is located right in the heart of Hoi Street and next to the peaceful Hoai River. Visitors will feel the fresh and delicious taste of Cam Nam corn tea and understand why this is one of the specialties of Hoi An. This is a delicious restaurant that a Vietnam Reviewer would like to suggest to you when traveling to Hoi An on hot summer days.
Banh Bao & Banh Vac White Rose
- Address: 533 Hai Ba Trung, Hoi An
- Opening hours: 7:00am – 10:00am
- Price: 50,000 VND – 100,000 VND
Adding to the list of delicious places to eat in Hoi An for a tour of Quang cuisine is Bánh Bao & Bánh Vạc Hoa Hồng Trắng – Hai Ba Trung. Here you will enjoy 2 cakes with almost the same recipe on the same plate. The cauldron cake filling consists of ground shrimps pounded with pepper, garlic, onions, lemongrass, and the restaurant’s signature seasonings The dumpling filling is also used from typical spices mixed with pork, shiitake mushrooms, and scallions. The crust is made from rice grown on clean land.
In addition to enjoying Bánh Bao & Bánh Vạc, you can try the fried wontons served at the restaurant. The space of the restaurant is not too large, but it is clean and the owner always puts hygiene first.
Mrs. Huong’s Wet Cake Grilled Pork
- Address: 31 Tieu La, Minh An Ward, Hoi An City
- Opening hours: 17h00 – 21h00
- Price: 6,000 VND – 30,000 VND
Wet cake barbecue is also a special dish in Hoi An and the famous place selling this attractive dish is Mrs. Huong’s wet cake barbeque shop. As soon as you visit the barbecue restaurant, you will meet the friendly owner and be very willing to share the family secret.
The meat used for the barbecue is a carefully selected tender tenderloin. The meat is marinated with full spices: honey, salt, fish sauce, red onion, minced garlic, pepper, sesame oil and sprinkled with white sesame, then the barbecue is complete. The dipping sauce is mixed by the owner of the restaurant, a little spicy, adding a little sugar to blend with the taste of the fish sauce. You just need to put raw vegetables, grilled meat, some cucumber rolls with thin, smooth wet cakes, and enjoy the dipping sauce to feel the taste of Quang through this attractive dish.
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Above is a list of 10 delicious restaurants in Hoi An that the Vietnam Reviewer would like to suggest for your upcoming trip. Do not hesitate any longer, book a plane ticket to Hoi An and enjoy the unique cuisine in Hoi An right now. Vietnam Reviewer hopes that all of you will have a nice trip here. If you have any feedback or need help, please send an email through email@example.com!
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