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Food and restaurants in Hanoi

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Café
“Bánh Xèo ( Crispy Pancake) Similar to a crepe or pancake, banh xeo is made of rice flour, coconut milk, and turmeric, which you can fill it with vermicelli noodles, chicken, pork or beef slices, shrimps, sliced onions, beansprouts, and mushrooms. Most roadside stalls, local markets, and restaurants sell a platter of banh xeo for about VND 15,000 to VND 25,000, which usually comes with a side of fresh lettuce or rice papers. Eat like a local by wrapping your banh xeo in mustard leaf, lettuce leaves or rice papers together with nem lui (lemongrass pork skewers), mint leaves, basil, before dipping in fermented peanut sauce. Location: 18 Phan Bội Châu, Hoàn Kiếm Opening: 6:30-21:45”
  • 43 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“A triple building in the center of Hanoi where you can shop and relax with many high- class stores/ brands, restaurants, an indoor gaming center and movie theater. Some brands: Nike, Zara, Mac, CK, Adidas, Pedro, Accessorize, Kappa, Dr Marten, Mango etc Food store: Kichi Kichi, Thai express, Seoul Garden, Capricciosa, Tokyo Yukai, Movie theater: CGV ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
“Shopping at the Hanoi Night Market Head over here even if your purpose for going is not for shopping. You can visit the night market just to immerse yourself in the lively night-time atmosphere of Hanoi, meet people, snap some pictures, and enjoy some delicious street-side snacks. Of course, you can buy things too, and you most probably will.This market is only open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays after 6pm. Opening: Fri - Sun; 6:00 pm - 12:00 am Location: Hàng Ngang, Hàng TP., Hàng Đường, Hàng Đào, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam”
  • 25 locals recommend
Noodle House
“If Pho is Hanoi's number one dish, then Bun Cha is easily number two when it comes to being a Hanoi local food favorite. And who can blame the locals for loving this dish where grilled pork and rice noodles are the stars and fresh herbs, sliced papaya, red chilli and garlic are the supporting players? If these ingredient aren't enough for you, then add fried spring rolls called Nem to the mix”
  • 35 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
“This is the favorite bar of young people, lively music, open space, delicious drinks and affordable prices.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a uniquely Hanoian dish. The restaurant is family-owned and has been here forever. They only serve chả cá (turmeric, grilled fish) and have worked for generations to perfect the recipe. A must-try when you're in Hanoi.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“A very popular rooftop bar. Enjoy the drinks and 360 degree city view in a relaxing ambience”
  • 14 locals recommend
Noodle House
“rare & well-done beef noodles - the second-to-nil specialty of Hanoi for breakfasts. (49 Bat Dan street, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi)”
  • 25 locals recommend

Cafes

Coffee Shop
“This is a tourist area, all those who have come to Hanoi should know about this street, it gathers all food and drink and can play very late at night like a night club, Bar, Music Venue, Wineny ,... ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Café
“I bet you never try Egg coffee before, if you're in Hanoi, why not have a taste of Hanoi very special drink, coffee mix with egg, created by a local since 1920s, feel the soft and creamy taste of this one of a kind Hanoi-an drink. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Ta Hien Street, located in the heart of Hanoi Old Quarter, in the French colonial time called Géraud, is two-hundred-meter street, intersect with Hang Bac Street and Hang Buom Street. This street was named the “international crossroads” because there are many foreign tourists and has been included in the list of “places have to go in Hanoi” when traveling overseas of the foreigners. People reminds to it as a place for tourists to be able to feel the soul of Hanoi, which is simple and the intersection of the old and the new, of the East and the West. No one can deny that Ta Hien is a paradise on Earth for those with passion for street food. No matter what time you come to this place throughout the year, its incredible list of food always inspires you a lot. All things considered, do not hesitate to enter this wonderful street to explore very interesting stuff in the Vietnamese culture of street food. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“My personal favorite bar for a pleasant night with a beer or two and chit chat with friends”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
“Great respite in the Old Quarter. Sip a cup of coffee and savor the delectable baked goods.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“ Giang Cafe in Hanoi is famous for its egg coffee, which includes egg yolk, Vietnamese coffee powder, sweetened condensed milk, butter and cheese. The egg yolk is whisked up and put into the coffee, followed by the rest of the ingredients, and the drink is kept in hot water to maintain its temperature.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Szechuan Restaurant
“Xofa, from the English word ‘sofa’, epitomizes comfort. There are seating options that fit every possible need from comfortable desk chairs to squishy couches to makeshift beds (naps aren’t discouraged during the quiet midnight hours). The beautifully illustrated menu has a vast selection of food and drinks that are reasonably priced compared with other Hanoi cafe-restaurants in the same vein. And on the upstairs floors, hanging lights droop from the ceiling to create personalized and cozy spots for you to chat quietly with friends or fiddle around with your laptop. Even the music is blissfully perfect.”
  • 10 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“This is a bakery & cafeteria! This place is frequented by local people. You can find different type of cakes here: bread, pâte, birthday cakes, donuts, cupcake, etc If your bill is from 150.000vnd, then you will have a free drink”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
“Bakery chain providing French style breads and pastries. A delightful way to start your day. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Lovely cutie Kafe where visitors have a chance to wear unicorn onsie while tasting tasty special beverages and cakes. ”
  • 3 locals recommend