The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi, is known for its French inspired architecture & cuisine, and many fun things khổng lồ do. While the French played a major role in shaping Hanoi’s food and culture, the thành phố takes plenty of inspiration from china and fellow Southeast Asian countries.

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It’s common lớn see French styled buildings with baguettes and pate galore. There are countless restaurants and food to try, but today we’ll be going over 10 of the best restaurants to lớn try in Hanoi.

We’ll help you decide where lớn eat & discover your next foodie obsession as you explore your way through Hanoi’s greatest restaurants.

Check out our list of the 10 Restaurants You Must Try in Hanoi.

1. The Hung Snake Restaurant


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The Green Tangerine is a fairly new restaurant with a lot of history. The building it lies in was built in the 1920s & served as a French villa. The architecture is reminiscent of the time và showcases the French-Vietnamese history.

A beautiful garden surrounds the restaurant making it the perfect spot for an afternoon lunch & a break from Hanoi’s bustling city.

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A food you must-try is their duck breast carpaccio! This artfully plated dish is served with red fruit dressing, ginger candied gizzard, coffee marinated roasted pigeon, mashed eggplants inside spinach leaves và broccoli, sesame biscuits & mushrooms, & caramelized pork with stewed apples. It may be a mouthful, but it’s the restaurants most famous dish và worth the try!

Price: $$

Operating Hours: 11AM – 11PM Daily

Address: 48 sản phẩm Bè, hàng Bạc, hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

3. Bia Hoi U Phao


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You can’t go to lớn Hanoi without trying some amazing pho and Pho Vui is one of the best restaurants khổng lồ try it at. Designed like a butcher shop, Pho Vui showcases the raw meat used in its bowls front & center. Their meat is fresh và sliced lớn order. After taking a seat you’ll see chefs cutting away at the hanging meats lớn toss into the next bowl of pho!

Price: $

Operating Hours: 7AM – 10AM; 6PM – 12AM Daily

Address: 25 hàng Giầy, mặt hàng Buồm, trả Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

Pho is a major staple in Vietnamese cuisinse. Why not learn how to lớn make it and take a piece of Vietnam home with you! yellowcabpizza.vn has multiple courses which will teach you how to make pho along with a variety of other Vietnamese dishes. Kiểm tra out the one below which will show you how lớn make pho và 4 other traditional Vietnamese foods!


5. Bún Chả hương Liên


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The celebrity famous restaurant, Bun thân phụ Huong Lien. This restaurant is most acclaimed for being one the restaurants President Obama and Anthony Bourdain dined at on a trip lớn Vietnam. The restaurant is now ridiculously famous, but even before their visit, Bun cha Huong Lien was already a must see on tourists lists of restaurants khổng lồ try.

As the name suggests, this restaurants specializes in Bun Cha. Otherwise known as pork balls, Bun thân phụ is deliciously juicy with just the right amount of fat lớn make your mouth want more. Noodles and fresh herbs round out this dish & a special sauce adds a burst a flavor you won’t forget.

Price: $

Operating Hours: 8AM – 8:30PM Daily

Address: 24 Lê Văn Hưu, Phan Chu Trinh, nhì Bà Trưng, Hà Nội, Vietnam

6. Hùng Lẩu

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Eat lượt thích a local with locals at Hung Lau. Hung vệ sinh also specializes in Bun Cha, but has remained a local treasure. This restaurant is hard lớn find online, but don’t fret! You’ll see this place is popular upon arrival. Constantly packed with locals, this is the most authentic Bun phụ thân you may ever have in Hanoi. None of the staff speaks English, so it may be a bit intimidating, but don’t let that stop you from trying this restaurant out!

Price: $

Operating Hours: 8:30AM – 3:30PM Daily

Address: 6 Ngõ Trạm, cửa Đông, trả Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

Interested in making your own Bun Cha? yellowcabpizza.vn has multiple courses that’ll teach you how to lớn make this delicious Vietnamese dish & more! 


7. Cha Ca La Vong

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No English can be heard upon entering this Hanoi restaurant. It’s located on a narrow street in old quarter và filled with sea green coloring lining the walls. A ladder, which could be mistaken as a staircase, leads patrons up into the main room. There’s also no need to lớn think about what to order, because this restaurant serves one thing; cha Ca La Vong! Just as the name suggests.

After sitting down you’ll receive a frying pan full of fresh fish and your own personal charcoal cooker. Along with the fish you’ll be handed a bowl of rice noodles và fresh herbs. As the fish begins to heat up, it’s time to địa chỉ those herbs. Put as much or as little you’d lượt thích and you’ll soon smell the delicious scent of turmeric và dill surround the table.

After adding the right amount of herbs, take a bowl full of noodles and begin scooping the fish, herbs & flavored oil right atop the noodles. Feel không tính tiền to địa chỉ fish oil and chilies khổng lồ give the phụ thân Ca La Vong an added layer of flavor.

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Price: $-$$

Operating Hours: 11AM – 2PM; 5PM – 10PM Daily

Address: 14 Chả Cá, hàng Bồ, trả Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam


Cau Go is the perfect date night spot. This restaurant over looks Hoan Kiem lake and gives diners an amazing view of Hanoi. Go there at night khổng lồ be stunned by this beautiful đô thị as it lights up at night. It located in the old quarter in the 6th floor of a local building. Cau Go features a simple French colonial vibe that’ll take you back in time.

As for the food Cau Go features a variety of contemporary dishes from across Vietnam, such as, Hanoi, central Vietnam, và Saigon. There’s also the option lớn be seated outside right by the lake!