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Best places for street food in Hanoi

Hanoi, the beautiful capital of Vietnam, has been well-known for many tourist destinations and unique culture. If you are making plan to travel to Hanoi, don’t miss the chance to try street food that is really impressive. Here are some of the best places that you cannot miss if you want to taste the most savoury dishes. Tours in Indochina

Bun cha is best street food in Hanoi

Address: Bun Cha Ta – 21 Nguyen Huu Huan street, Hanoi

Bun cha Hanoi

Bun cha Hanoi – Source: youtube.com

Bun cha is one of the most favourite food of Vietnamese people. It is an ideal choice for lunch or breakfast. Rice vermicelli and fresh herbs are eaten with a sort of barbecue soup that is made from pork patties, slices of grilled pork belly, tangy vinegar, sugar and lime. It looks attractive and tastes so great, too. Just try once! You can go to 21 Nguyen Huu Huan street, Hanoi to enjoy this dish for the best taste.

Banh cuon (rolled cake)

Address: 14 Hang Ga Street, Hanoi

Rolled cake, a favourite choice for breakfast

Rolled cake, a favourite choice for breakfast – Source: ameovat.com

Being a popular Northern Vietnamese dish, banh cuon is a favourite selection for breakfast in Hanoi. Thin steamed rice flour pancakes are filled with minced pork and cloud ear mushrooms. They are used with nuoc cham that is made from a fish-sauce-based dipping sauce, fried shallots and fresh herbs. 14 Hang Ga Street, Hanoi is the best place for you to try it.

Pho (Vietnamese BBQ noodles

Address: 13 Lo Duc Street, Hanoi

BBQ noodles with chicken

BBQ noodles with chicken – Source: ameovat.com

Pho is said to be the best local food in Hanoi. It is a fragrant rice noodle soup that is served with fresh herbs. There are a lot of restaurants that serve pho, but I recommend you to try it at 13 Lo Duc Street, Hanoi. There is nothing greater than enjoy a bowl of pho in a cool morning.

Barbecue Chicken

Address: Ly Van Phuc Street

Grilled chicken shanks on Ly Van Phuc Street

Grilled chicken shanks on Ly Van Phuc Street – Source: vivuhanoi.com

Ly Van Phuc Street is well-known for BBQ chicken so it’s also called “Chicken Street”. Grilled chicken wings and feet, sweet potatoes and bread that is brushed with honey before being grilled are served with chili sauce and pickled cucumbers. You will find that BBQ chicken here is very exclusive. Vietnam travel packages

Xoi (Sticky rice)

Address: 35b Nguyen Huu Huan Street, Hanoi

Xoi yen at 35b Nguyen Huu Huan Street, Hanoi

Xoi yen at 35b Nguyen Huu Huan Street, Hanoi – Source: lozi.vn

Xoi is one of the most traditional food in Vietnam. It’s a favourite choice for breakfast. This dish is very simple, cheap but so delicious. Xoi is mainly made from glutinous rice served with chicken or pork. Sometimes it is added with beans, peanuts and coconuts instead of meat. Xoi Yen at 35b Nguyen Huu Huan is said to be the best place to try Xoi xeo in Hanoi.

Chao ca

Address: 213 Hang Bong Street, Hanoi

Chao ca in Hanoi

Chao ca in Hanoi-source: diadiemanuong.com

Chao ca is a steaming bowl of fish porridge. Chao is a popular soup that is cooked by rice. The soup can be served with chicken, beef or fish according to different types of chao. However, I suggest you to taste chao ca (fish porridge) at 213 Hang Bong Street, Hanoi. I’m sure that it will not disappoint you.

They are 6 places you must try before leaving this city. Street food is a very important part of Vietnamese culture so don’t miss the chance to enjoy it.

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