Unmissable traditional Vietnamese foods in Hanoi city
- on Apr 7, 2019       By: HoÃ ng
Hanoi is the cultural cradle of a thousand year history. The culture of wet rice in the Red River Delta has created in this region for a rich culinary culture. In which, Hanoi is the convergence of this quintessence. Today, there are many traditional dishes that become the brand of Hanoi city.
Pho bo Hanoi – Hanoi beef noodle soup
Pho is a special gift of Hanoi, It is not only in Hanoi, but because it is only delicious in Hanoi. A delicious Pho must be a “classic” Pho, cooked with beef and the broth is clear and sweet. The noodle is not crushed, it must be flexible, the meat is crispy, not chewy, enough chilli, lemon and onion.
Fresh herbs, pepper, drops of lemon, all made of a great bowl of Pho, unforgettable flavorsPlaces to enjoy:
Pho Gia Truyen: Address 49 Bat Dan Street. Open time 6.00 – 10.00 and 18.00 – 20.30
Price from 30 000 – 55 000 VND ( $ 1.5 – 2.5)
Pho Thin: 13 Lo Duc Str, Hanoi. Open time 6.00 – 20.30.
Price from 40 000 - 60 000 VND ($ 2 – 3)
Pho 10 Ly Quoc Su: 10 Ly Quoc Su str, Hanoi. Open time: 6.30 – 20.30
Price from 50 000 – 70 000 VND($2.5 – 3.5)
Traditional Vietnamese foods - Pho Beef Noodle
Vietnamese Bread – Banh Mi
Banh Mi is a dish that appeared from the French period with the combination of rustic ingredients such as paté, eggs, meat…this dish is not picky and everyone could enjoy it. From the children to old people are interested in it. It is not only for breakfast, but also for lunch or dinner and dinner at night time. It will be greater if you have Banh Mi with Soya bean.
The price is from 20 000 – 50 000 VND ( $1 – 2.5)Places to enjoy:
Banh Mi in Old Quarter: 38 Dinh Liet str, Hanoi
Banh Mi Mrs Dan: 34 Lo Su str, Hanoi
Banh Mi Nguyen Sinh: 19 Ly Quoc Su str, Hanoi
Vietnamese foods - Banh Mi Bread
Bun Cha – Grilled Pork with rice noodle
Hanoi grilled pork with rice noodle is a dish that used with a bowl of sweet and sour salted papaw water. The blended meats are grilled by charcoal. Bun Cha is served with fresh herbs, vegetables, ground garlic, chilli that all makes a great taste.
If they use the bamboo stick to grill the meat, that will create the special flavor.Places to enjoy:
Bun Cha – grilled with bamboo stick in Dong Xuan Market alley. From morning to 4.40pm
Bun Cha Huong Lien or Ban Cha Obama where USA president visited and enjoyed the dish.
Price from 45 000 VND ( $2) Address: 24 Le Van Huu Str, Hanoi
Bun Cha Duy Diem: 140 Ngoc Khanh Str, Hanoi
Bun Cha bamboo stick: 213 Bach Mai str, Hanoi. Open only from 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Tradional Vietnamese foods - Grilled pork with rice noodle
Cha Ca – Grilled fish
Grilled fish in Hanoi is served with rice noodle and basil, peanuts, onions, dill and a bowl of shrimp sauce which are elaborately prepared or if you could not eat shrimp sauce, you can also ask for fish sauce instead.
Fish is the main ingredient, processed mainly from hemibagrus, basa fish and Cat fish.
The chef cuts the fish into pieces, fried in oil and then put both the kitchen and the pan on the table for eaters.
The eater will put the onion, dill into the pan and stir up. After minutes they can enjoy with rice noodle add some peanuts, herbs and shrimp sauce or fish sauce. That makes the delicious tast of Hanoi specialties.Places to enjoy:
Cha ca La Vong: 14 Cha Ca str, Hanoi
Cha Ca Thang Long: 19, 21, 31 Duong Thanh Str, Hanoi.
Cha Ca Anh Vu: 120 Giang Vo Str, Hanoi.
Fish with rice noodle – Bun Ca
Mentioning a delicious noodle dishes in Hanoi, fish and rice noodle is one of them.
The main material is fish and special broth with fresh vegetable. Fish is withdrawn bone and then they will boil or fry it. Then put it in the bowl of rice noodle and broth sserved with pepper, chilli and garlic sauce. Although, it is not famous as Pho beef noodle or other types of rice noodle but the frugal taste of fish will surely make you unforgettable when you first taste. Price is from 35 000 VNDPlaces to enjoy:
Bun Ca Van: 105 Quan Thanh str, Hanoi
Bun Ca Sam Cay Si: Trung Yen Lane, Hang Gai str, Hanoi
Bun Ca Ha Thanh: (4 restaurants) 36b Pham Hong Thai str, 61A Le Van Huu str, 9 Thi Sach Str and 72 Tue Tinh str.
Rice noodle and sour crab beef soup
The ingredients for making this dish are only the fresh washed crabs, ripped and well pounded, mix well with water, filter to take only the water, then boil the water to make crab meat into solid pieces appearing on the boiling pot.
Tofu is fried into the oil. The beef is simply sliced into thin pieced and dipped into the crab soup then served with fresh vegetable and a little of shrimp sauce to make the attractive smelling.
Price from 35 000 – 50 000 VNDPlaces to enjoy:
Bun Rieu Quang Trung: 2F Quang Trung Str, Hanoi
Bun Rieu Nguyen Sieu: 32 Nguyen Sieu Str, Hanoi.
Bun Rieu Hong Phuc: 23 Hong Phuc Str, Nguyen Trung Truc Hanoi.
Traditional Vietnamese foods - Sour crab beef soup
Steam rice pancake – Banh Cuon
The stuffed pancake is made from rice flour, thin and soft added cat ear mushroom and some of minced pork meat.
The sauce is very important and it is mixed skillfully in creating a wonderful flavor for the dish. The sauce is a little fish sauce, add sugar, lime, minced chilli, garlic that forms a great balance among salty, sweet, sour and spicy taste.Places to enjoy:
Banh Cuon Thanh Van: 14 Hang Ga str, Hanoi
Banh Cuon Mrs Hoanh: 66 To Hien Thanh str, Hanoi
Banh Cuon Mrs Xuan: 16 Hoe Nhai str, Hanoi.
There are still many Hanoi specialities foods. However, above dishes are very popular in Hanoi lifestyle. They could be suitable for any clients from all over the world and they can be replaced for lunch or dinner. Come to visit Hanoi city. Do not forget enjoying these above Hanoi specialties.
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