Specialities and Restaurants in Hanoi

It would be impossible to get starved in Hanoi - the centre of sensational cuisine. No matter where you come from, an array of restaurants providing foreign fares and Vietnamese cuisines are always ready to serve all your needs.
Cha Ca La Vong
Add : 14 Cha Ca Street
Tel : +84 4 3825 3929
Price : US$6 – 8 with drink
Cuisines : Vietnamese
Description : You are sitting in one of the oldest house in Hanoi, served by the most traditionally styled chef with traditional dish of fish fried tableside with herbs, spices, onions, peanuts, and rice noodles.

Bun Bo Nam Bo
Add : 67 Hang Dieu Street
Tel : +84 4 3923 0701
Cuisines : Vietnamese
Price : US$3
Description : Local cuisine, dining on a budget

Phở (Noodle soup)
This universally famous food is best enjoyed in Hanoi, where it was “invented” in the early 20th century. Pho- or rice noodle soup- is omnipresent in Hanoi, appearing anywhere from street vendors to high end restaurant chain Pho 24. Some is served with chicken and some with beef. Each type of meat entails a variety of sub-dish, using from beef tenderloin to beef brisket, chicken wing to chicken thigh. The tip is, look for the place where locals gather the most and you know where you should order and sit down.

Ngon Restaurant (Quan An Ngon)
Add 1 : 18 Phan Boi Chau Street
Add 2 : 34 Phan Dinh Phung Street
Cuisines : Vietnamese
Price : dishes from US$2-4
Description : A well known establishment featuring the various traditional foods of rural Vietnam.

Mau Dich 37 Restaurant
Add : 37 Nam Trang Street (by Truc Bach Lake, 5 - 10 minutes by taxi from downtown)
Tel : +84437154336
Cuisines : Vietnamese
Price : dishes from US$2-5
Description : Mau Dich 37's quirky nostalgia for the impoverished days of Hanoi in the 1970s and 1980s makes for an intriguing and surprisingly tasty dining experience.

Little Hanoi Restaurant
Add : 9 Ta Hien Street
Tel : +84-(43)-926-0168
Cuisines : Vietnamese
Price : mains US$2-10
Description : With old architecture and traditional dishes, the restaurant will bring you the feeling of being back to the past of Vietnam many years ago. Not only is the food of high quality, it is not too expensive as well.

Pots and Pans restaurant
Add : 57 Bui Thi Xuan
Tel : +84 (0) 43 99 0204
Cuisines : European, Vietnamese, International, Coffee, Diner
Price : mains US$5-15
Description : A fine-dining restaurant & lounge bar brought to you by a group of former street and disadvantaged youth from Hanoi’s own KOTO Training Program.

Wild Lotus restaurant
Add : 55A Nguyen Du Street
Tel : +84 4 39439342
Cuisines : Asian
Price : US$9-15
Description : A renowned restaurant and lounge winding through many artfully renovated rooms.

Green Tangerine Restaurant
Add : 48 Hang Be Street
Tel : +84 4 3825 1286
Cuisines : French, Vietnamese, Fusion
Price : mains US$10-20
Description : One of the more envible spaces in Hanoi. A fantastic culinary and atmospheric combination of Old Hanoi and modern comforts.

La Badiane Restaurant
Add : 10 Nam Ngu Street
Tel : +84 (4) 39 42 45 09
Cuisines : French, Vegetarian, International, Fusion
Price : mains US$10-30
Description : French owned, in a delightful colonial era villa - of course the menu is French inspired but there are touches of Asia as well.

Sen Buffet restaurant chain
Add 1 : Sen Tay Ho - 614 Lac Long Quan Street
Add 2 : Sen Ha Thanh - 177 Bui Thi Xuan Street
Add 3 : Sen Nam Thanh - 84 Nguyen Du Street
Cuisines : European, Vietnamese, International
Price : US$15-25, depends on time of the day (lunch or dinner, weekdays or weekend)

Le Beaulieu Restaurant
Add : in the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel, 15 Ngo Quyen Street
Tel : +84 4 3826 6919
Cuisines : French
Price : mains from US$22
Description : Set in the historic Metropole Hotel, Le Beaulieu is amongst the city’s best French fine dining experiences - at fine dining prices. The food is very good and the staff are friendly and efficient.

Don's a Chef Bistro
Add : 16/27 Xuan Dieu Street
Tel : +8443719 2828
Cuisines :  Asian, International, Healthy, Bistro, Oyster Bar
Price : mains US$10-50
Description : Situated on the banks of West Lake, it boasts outstanding views of both the lake and the surrounding neighborhoods from its rooftop patio, a diverse menu including an oyster bar, an extensive wine list, and a ground floor bar area for those seeking nightlife in the area.

La Verticale Restaurant
Add : 19 Ngo Van So Street
Tel : +84 4 944 6317
Cuisines : Blend of Vietnamese and world cuisine
Price : mains from US$10
Description : You can taste the delicacies in a villa built during the 1930s based on French and Indochina architecture. The Verticalea’s dishes are the result of a surprising French and Vietnamese fusion that goes across the conventional boundaries.