Hanoi Food Street – Explore 10 Areas Overflowing with Delicious Food

When in the capital city of Hanoi, you must definitely visit the famous food streets such as Tong Duy Tan, Hang Buom, Dong Xuan Market… Hanoi is known for its long history, diverse cultural traditions, and national identity. However, not everyone knows about the culinary characteristics and flavors that contribute to the soul of this capital city. Let’s explore these famous food streets together with VnCarRentals.com!

Tong Duy Tan Street – Hanoi Food Street Through the Night

Tong Duy Tan Street is a “sleepless” street for tourists. The delicious dishes here also carry the taste of Hanoi cuisine with rows of barbecue and hotpot stalls lining up side by side.

Unlike the “fancy” buffet restaurants, Tong Duy Tan food street brings a down-to-earth feeling to tourists. You can enjoy a pot of frog hotpot in just 15 – 20 minutes. Of course, the prices are very reasonable.

The lower-class culinary paradise – Tong Duy Tan food street

The delicious dishes of Hanoi here bring tourists to the rich aroma of broth, seafood, and new hotpot dipping dishes. You can order a Thai hotpot, frog hotpot, seafood hotpot, or vegetarian hotpot for your group. The price for each hotpot is about 300,000 – 400,000 VND for 2 people.

  • Chicken feet: 70,000 VND/bowl
  • Pho with beef: 30,000 – 40,000 VND/bowl
  • Ky Dong rolled cake: 25,000 VND/bowl
  • Mrs. Cam’s snail stall: 30,000 – 50,000 VND/bowl

The cafes here also have diverse styles and are suitable for many tourists. If you love vintage cafes, you can choose Xofa cafe to enjoy delicious cakes. In addition, Puku (next to Xofa) is a lively place with many alcoholic beverages.

Ta Hien Street – The Most Crowded Dining Spot in Hanoi’s Tourist Area

Ta Hien is the top-notch entertainment spot in Hanoi tourism. Tourists coming to Hanoi cannot miss this place. This street is located in the city center, thus it embodies the most vivid colors of Hanoi’s old quarter.

Ta Hien Street is the most famous nighttime culinary street in Hanoi’s capital.

Although not large, the street gathers all the typical snacks of Hanoi. Tourist groups often come to Ta Hien to enjoy sour fermented pork rolls, grilled fish, French fries, cheese fries, etc. All are from long-standing and famous food stalls. What’s more special is the “beer corners” that tourists love so much.

You should choose the outdoor seating by the sidewalk to fully enjoy the atmosphere of Hanoi at night. The street is open daily, so you don’t have to worry about the time. However, the parking fee for cars is expensive. Therefore, Grab is a convenient means of transportation.

Hanoi Sail Food Street – Bustling Food Paradise

Sail Food Street is likened to a “shining star” in the list of notable Hanoi food streets in the capital. Here, the diverse flavors of Hanoi cuisine shine with a variety of street food from multiple countries such as Korea, Japan, and the West. However, traditional Vietnamese dishes still hold a special place in the hearts of tourists.

Street food in Hanoi is famous for its variety of enticing snacks

A unique aspect of visiting Sail Food Street in Hanoi’s Old Quarter is that you can wander around while enjoying delicious street food. Moreover, you also have the opportunity to experience unique music that few places offer. From the captivating melodies of ceremonial singing at the Hương Tượng and Bạch Mã temples, to hát văn (Vietnamese ritual singing) and instrumental music that delight tourists.

To Hieu Street, Cau Giay District – An area with a variety of delicious dishes at affordable prices

To Hieu Street in Cau Giay has long been a symbol of Hanoi’s culinary scene with a plethora of eateries and restaurants popping up like mushrooms after rain. When you come here, you will encounter a diverse range of shops offering enticing dishes such as hotpot restaurants, noodle soup stalls, coffee shops, bubble tea, and snack vendors. Some famous places like Hoang Ky crab noodle soup, and Huong Mai To Hieu rolled pho are always the favorite choices of diners thanks to their guaranteed quality and reasonable prices.

Especially, on To Hieu Street, there are souvenir shops selling items at a fixed price of only 10,000 VND, which is extremely attractive. Here, not only can tourists enjoy delicious dishes but also have the opportunity to purchase interesting items at very affordable prices.

Thanh Cong Market – A super HOT dining destination

When mentioning Thành Công Market, immediately, phrases like “food court A5 Thành Công”, “snack paradise Thành Công”, or “Hanoi culinary street” will come to mind for tourists. Because this place is the paradise of thousands of famous Hanoi delicacies, just a look is enough to make one’s mouth water.

From traditional dishes like noodles, vermicelli, and pho to fruit-shaped cakes, sweet soups, and refreshing ice cream, everything is available here for tourists to enjoy. Moreover, the prices of these dishes are very affordable, suitable for various groups, surely making you feel “fully satisfied”.

Dong Xuan Market – A Place Overflowing with Traditional Hanoi Cuisine

Dong Xuan Market or the “Under the Bridge” area is famous for grilled dishes. Tourists gather here to enjoy the flavors of Hanoi’s delicious dishes such as grilled snails, beef, pork, and grilled offal. Besides the charcoal-grilled stalls, which might be a bit harmful to health, you can choose skillet-grilled stalls. However, the seasoning of each grilled stall varies. With a cost of around 200,000 VND per person, you will have a delicious and satisfying meal.

Explore the culinary street in Hanoi and visit Dong Xuan Market for an experience

Moreover, the renowned Huyen Anh cartilage rib porridge stall, which opens until 2 am, always attracts a large crowd of young people in Hanoi. Because the fragrant porridge combined with nutritious rib meat is a Hanoi delicacy that’s addicting.

Ao Sen Alley – A culinary street in Hanoi “gathering” many delicious dishes

The area of Ao Sen Alley in Phu Lam, Ha Dong has long become a familiar and interesting destination where culinary enthusiasts are satisfied. Although not very spacious, these alleys possess diversity, unlimited in terms of dishes ranging from ordinary to high-end, with various styles and suitable for the budget of students.

If you have the chance to visit the “culinary paradise” in Ao Sen Alley, don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy the enticing dishes that have made many diners “ecstatic,” such as shrimp paste vermicelli, crab noodle soup, stir-fried beef bread, Sapa skewers…

Under the Bridge Street – Famous Hanoi culinary street for hotpot and grilling dishes

Regardless of whether it’s winter or summer, when the sun sets, you will feel the aroma of grilled and hotpot dishes on the culinary street of Hanoi, Under the Bridge Street. The Hanoi hotpot and grill restaurants here are not only unique because of their distinctive flavors but also because of their location right under the bridge. Sometimes, the sound of the train horn echoes amid the culinary feast, creating a special characteristic for Under the Bridge Street.

Ly Quoc Su Street – Hanoi’s Snack Paradise

Ly Quoc Su is famous as the snack street for foreign tourists. Here, there are many delicious Hanoi snacks such as sour fermented pork rolls, grilled pork skewers, pillow cakes, Vietnamese savory pancakes, tapioca dumplings, etc. Au Trieu Alley is where you’ll find the best fried fermented pork rolls and chicken feet in Hanoi.

Additionally, you have the opportunity to “indulge” in the taste of Hanoi bread here. The mixed bread stalls at Huyen Alley attract many foreigners. The price for each bread is about 15,000 VND. Opposite Huyen Alley is a traditional Hanoi preserved fruit stall. You can choose from various types of preserved fruits like kumquat, candied apricot, candied peach, etc., at a very affordable price. The seller is also very friendly!

Doi Can Street – Indulge in Vietnamese Sizzling Pancakes, Grilled Pork Skewers, and Thai Desserts

Doi Can is not located in the city center, but it still carries a lively rhythm at night. When it comes to sizzling pancakes and grilled pork skewers, people always think of this street. The sizzling pancakes here are golden, fragrant with bean sprouts, and shrimp. The accompanying greens and sweet and sour dipping sauce are heartwarming. Just one taste of sizzling pancakes and grilled pork skewers here will make you unforgettable the taste of Hanoi cuisine.

Additionally, the Thai dessert stall (75 Doi Can) is famous for its delicious aroma. The desserts here are not too sweet and have a coconut flavor. The chewy jelly is also very popular. The price for each cup of dessert is about 20,000 – 30,000 VND.

With hundreds of years of development, Hanoi’s culinary streets are not only the pride of the capital’s residents but also the pride of the entire Vietnamese people. At the same time, these streets are also attractive destinations for tourists and food enthusiasts from all over the world. If you have the opportunity to visit Hanoi, come and experience, enjoy the cuisine, and partly feel the culture and people of this place!

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