You're in Hanoi, the birthplace of Pho, Vietnam's fabled noodle soup. Maybe you're well versed in Vietnamese cuisine, aware of all the options before you. Or you could be new to Hanoi's culinary scene, only hip to the most widely exported dishes. Whether you've tasted it all, have only eaten Pho or are lost in the choices, we're here to help.

Start with the shacks, the street vendors who beckon with makeshift signs and plastic stools in lieu of chairs. They might not look like much to write home about, but if you find the right food vendor, their heavenly fare transcends their unassuming appearance. Shop around, make sure that hygiene and service are accounted for, but most of all, enjoy.

Delving further into Hanoi's cooking scene, you'll find a number of high-class restaurants serving northern specialties in luxurious settings far removed from the noisy streets. Discover modern culinary updates and international fusion cuisine that share space with strict tradition, a wide spread of fresh, local eats.

If you're missing the tastes of home or are curious about the Vietnamese spin on imported recipes, pop in for a bite of French, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Indian, Western and just about every other national palate that you can think of. With this much good food around, and with such variety, you will never go hungry in Hanoi.

Vietnamese Food in Hanoi

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Ngon Pho

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Club Opera Novel

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Mercure Terrace Café

Previously know as Brasserie le Pavillon Restaurant, Mercure Terrace Café has one of the best corners in Mercure Hanoi La Gare. ...

San Ho

Open since 1997, San Ho is a 3-floor traditional Vietnamese eatery with a fresh, diverse selection of local seafood. Made ...

Quan Com Pho

Quan Com Pho has been serving home-style Northern dishes since 1999. Authentic family cuisine is presented in an unpretentious, cosy ...

Northern Vietnamese

Hanoian and Northern Vietnamese cuisine is influenced by China, which explains the abundance of stir-fries, egg rolls, soya sauce and ...

Nam Phuong

Specialising in traditional Vietnamese cuisine since 1996, the 3-floor Nam Phuong restaurant serves exquisite dishes in a French colonial setting. ...

Quan An Ngon

With en ever-growing number of branches and a solid reputation for quality food, Quan An Ngon provides patrons with authentic ...

The Little Hanoi

After a busy day out in Hanoi, this restaurant provides a nice respite from the maddening traffic and daytime buzzing. ...

Lebon Steakhouse

Located in the heart of Hanoi near the Vietnamese History Museum, Lebon Steakhouse makes for a perfect oasis to escape ...

Madam Yen Restaurant

Opened at the end of 2013, Madam Yen Restaurant is the latest endeavor of the Maison D’Hanoi group, a noted ...

Wild Lotus restaurant & Lounge

Step across a flower strewn pond into the Zen garden of Hanoi's Wild Lotus restaurant & Lounge. Relax in comfortable ...

Ao Ta Restaurant

Located in a crowded Hanoi neighbourhood crackling with energy, Ao Ta has been serving traditional Vietnamese food since 2009. Their ...

Satine

A sleek, contemporary architectural conversion, which artfully integrates the classic design features of one of Hanoi’s most beautiful buildings, ‘Satine’ ...

Khe Restaurant

Enjoy sampling a wide variety of Hanoi street food in hygienic surroundings at this centrally located restaurant. Along with street ...

Seasons of Hanoi

Seasons of Hanoi is set on a tree-lined street between the Old Quarter and West Lake and serves classic Vietnamese ...

Wild Rice

Wild Rice serves up Vietnamese classics with a modern twist and Pacific Rim fare from a beautifully restored French colonial ...

JW Café

Using locally sourced produce, JW Café is such a modern and active dining environment featuring authentic cuisines from Vietnam, Italy, ...

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