1. Banh mi
Bánh mì is one of the most popular street food in Vietnam, which is also consistently ranked as one of the world’s best sandwich. In Vietnam, you could taste the best thing in the world in any pavement especially in Hanoi. With bánh mì you could choose the most suitable flavor to yours. The choices are variety of stuffs that you would like to fill in your bánh mì. This could be fried egg, pate, grilled pork, pork roll etc and vegetable such as coriander, cucumber, onion, carrot etc. Also there are some type of sauce are added like chili, tomato, butter to make the bread are more flavourful and personalized.
Add: 12 Hang Buom
Expected to pay: 15,000 – 35,000 VND
Chè or sweet soups in Vietnam is a kind of desserts people enjoy beside their main meals. In hot summer day, there is nothing more satisfy than eating chè. Chè could be served hot or cold in bowls, glasses. Chè like bánh mì also has a wide range of flavors you could choose for yourself. These ingredients might be: beans, tapioca flour, jellies, glutinous rice and fruit etc. It is interesting that your choices are endless so you could spend many time to try and never could find the end. Some type of popular chè that you may here any where in Vietnam such as Mixed sweet soup, Thai Sweet soup, Khuc Bach sweet gruel etc.
Add: 93 Hang Bac
Expected to pay: 8,000 – 22,000 VND
3. Bun thang
Bun thang is a type of mixed noodle, which is a specialist of Hanoi. Its recipe contain at least three topping excluding the mixed of herb. The choice are variation but a bowl of bun thang is commonly has scrambled eggs, chicken – tender, dried shrimps, shiitake mushrooms, dried pickled radishes, and of course spring onions and laksa leaves.
Add: 32 Cau Go
Expected to pay: 45,000 – 50,000 VND per order
Pho is a specialty of Hanoi and a perfect product of Vietnam’s culinary art. This is also recommended as “a bowl of heaven” by The Huffington Post, a US newspaper website. To be specifically, the taste of the soup is light, not fattening, and so delectable with beef and, herbs.
Add: 49 Bat Dan
Expected to pay: 30,000 – 55,000 VND
5. Bun cha
Bun cha in Hanoi could be considered as king of delicious dishes in Hanoi. The delicious taste was made of grilled fatty pork, served with white rice noodles, which is often eat with greens like lettuce, perilla, coriander, and mint. Sometimes you might be here bun cha nem cua be, then nem cua be is eat with bun cha for greater dish. Nem cua be is a kind of spring roll, which are deep- fried crab and pork.
Add: 1 Hang Manh
Expected to pay: 50,000 VNĐ per order
6. Bun dau mam tom
Not so much western tourists try to taste this kind of bún in Vietnam. It has unique flavor with heavy smell sauce that any one could try and addicted or never would taste it again. Also, it is a signature of Hanoi street food so you almost all traveller might give it a try.
Add: 31 Hang Khay
Expected to pay: 45,000-60,000 VNĐ per full order
7. Banh cuon gia truyen
When traveling to Hanoi, there is one gift you must try is bánh cuốn. This is a delectable offering of Hanoi street food. Banh cuon is type of pancakes made from rice sheets and put on a steam pot with mushroom and pork inside. It is served right after cooking so you might find it hot and soft. It is better when you try it with the prepared sauce, which is only for banh cuon.
Add: 12 Hang Ga, Hang Bo
Expected to pay: 85,000 VND for the shrimp and pork banh cuon.
8. Cha ca Thang Long
If you like fish, you might find it is interesting to try Chả cá Lã Vọng in Hanoi. The typical chả cá is made of hemibagrus catfish, which is cut into matchbox-sized nuggets and marinated in galangal, turmeric, and other spices. It is processed first on charcoal then being fried on pan. From this point, the smells is better.
Add: 19, 21,31 Duong Thanh
Expected to pay 120,000 per person.
9. Mixed Chicken noodle
Phở trộn is a type of Phở that do not have soup, but still have great flavor because of the secret sour sauce. Its recipe including pork chop, peanuts, dried scallions in topping and flat rice noodles base. On top of that people add sour sauce which give this dish have extraodinary taste.
Add: 22 Hang Hom
Expected to pay: 20,000 – 50,000 VND
10. Xoi Yen
Xoi Yen is famous for Xoi xeo, which is a dish of sticky rice with green beans and fried shallots. Many expats and local people suppose that the best of Xoi Xeo in Hanoi is sold in Xoi Yen.
Add: 57 Tho nhuom
Expected to pay: 50,000 VNĐ/bowl
11. Chao Suon
It has meaning spare rib porridge in English. Chao suon persuade taste of people by the great combination of porridge and the tenderness of the pork. It has better scent when you add some pepper or chili. In addition to this “quẩy” is commonly eat with chao suon to make perfect dish.
Add: Ngo Huyen
Expected to pay: 35,000 – 50,000 VND depend on your topping choice