10 Hanoi Street Food You Should Definitely Try

If you decide to travel to Hanoi and discover its delicious Vietnamese street food, here are some recommendations on what to eat in Vietnam. Some of them are quite typical. Others are Vietnamese food that you may not be familiar with.

Hanoi Street Food

Bun Bo Hue – Vietnamese beef on noodles and salad

Bun Bo Hue - Vietnamese beef on noodles and salad

Bun Bo Hue or Bun Bo is a popular Vietnamese soup with rice noodles (Bun) and beef (Bo). While this dish originated from the old capital Hue in central Vietnam, is very popular in Hanoi. A bowl contains noodles, pig’s feet, meat and pork mixed with water hot enough, sweet and sour. This combination of flavours surprised and praised even the chef Anthony Bourdain.

Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Crepes)

Banh Xeo - Vietnamese crepes

Banh Xeo is a Vietnamese pancake, also known as Vietnamese crepe, which has a thin shell, fragrant, crispy, absolutely not bored. Inside there is meat, shrimp, vegetables… so traditional. Eating Banh Xeo right way is to cut it into smaller pieces, then add a little more raw vegetables, green mango, and dip all into sweet and sour sauce bowl filled with thin slices of papaya.

Xoi Yen – Best Sticky Rice in Hanoi

Xoi Yen - Glutinous Rice

If you are really hungry and want the best value for money then you should eat here. They are famous for a dish called Xoi Xeo, which is a dish made of sticky rice with mung beans and fried shallots. Can add chicken, pork, paté, etc. Some restaurants also serve xoi xeo as a dessert, topped with dried coconut shavings, roasted sesame seeds and crystallized sugar.

Banh Mi At Lan Ong 

Banh Mi At Lan Ong

Banh Mi Lan Ong is one of those Hanoi street dinners that looks so plain and boring. But……. Don’t let the looks fool you !!!! The secret of Banh Mi Lan Ong is their homemade pâté, which is freshly made every morning and the cool thing is that they don’t add any other meat ,just old fashioned pâté with cucumbers and shallots or chili.and you have one of the most food gas mixes Banh mi .

Lãn Ông Address:
Hoàn Kiếm
Hà Nội
Vietnam


Nem Chua Ran

Nem Chua Ran

Nem Chua ran looks like nothing but chicken fingers. But it’s more than that. It probably won’t be on the menus of the top restaurants in Hanoi. The roll is made by stuffing salted pork with shredded pork rind, covering the combination with flour, and then frying everything in oil. It is eaten with chilli sauce and raw vegetables.

Nom Thit Bo Kho

Nom Thit Bo Kho

Nom thit bo kho is one of the best Hanoi street food. Nom thit bo kho (“dried beef salad”) is Vietnamese “sour salad” with papaya, dried beef, carrots and marjoram. Vietnamese sour salads or “Nom” are made by mixing peanuts, raw vegetables, garlic, chili and spices. There are many types of Nom.

The dish is a harmonizing blend of papaya, carrots, fennel and various types of beef and jerky. Again, the soul of the dish is still the sauce, which is mixed with all the ingredients to create the most unforgettable taste you can find. The restaurant is relatively small, but there are always so many customers. Sometimes you sit at the roadside with the same plastic place mats, except that the table is now replaced by a plastic chair and a metal tray. Well, but this is exactly what creates the unique street eating style of Hanoi!

Che Thap Cam

Che Vietnam - sweet soup

Che is basically a bowl of dessert. It’s nice once the bean is thoroughly cooked, so it’s very soft. There should be more than one kind of beans. That’s why it’s called “Thap Cam,” which means a mixture of several things. The mixture of coconut milk in the beans and the bean syrup gives the dessert more flavour. You can also try egg coffee in Hanoi if you don’t like sweets.

Bun Cha

Bun Cha

Bun cha is a Vietnamese dish with grilled pork and noodles, probably originating from Hanoi, Vietnam. Bun cha is one of the 10 most delicious street food in Hanoi, which you cannot meet when you travel in Vietnam. Bun cha is served with grilled fatty pork (cha) over a plate of white rice noodles (bun) and herbs with a side dish of dip sauce.roast pork and pork belly slices are grilled over hot coals and served with fish sauce, tangy vinegar, sugar and lime, which together make a kind of barbecue soup that is eaten with rice noodles and fresh herbs.

Mien Xao Luon (Glass Noodles With Fried Eel)

Mien Xao Luon (Glass Noodles With Fried Eel)

Mien Xao Luon is another delicious option for seafood lovers, consisting of fried glass noodles in eel-based broth with generous toppings of crispy eels, bean sprouts, egg, slices of cucumber, fried shallots and purple perilla. As with many dishes in Hanoi, one side is served with fresh herbs, shaved banana blossoms and bean sprouts on the side.

Pho (Noodle Soup)

Pho (Noodle Soup)

Pho is probably the most famous Hanoi street food. It is a Vietnamese noodle soup with four ingredients – clear broth, rice noodles (Banh Pho), meat (beef or chicken) and a few herbs.actually Pho is considered the classic breakfast in Hanoi or you can have lunch, dinner or dinner, but it’s hard to get bored with the special flavored rice noodle.Pho appears everywhere, from country roads to city streets, from street cafes, pubs, luxury restaurants to street vendors. It will be the perfect start to a wet and foggy day in Hanoi if you enjoy Pho.