If there is a thing you can not afford to miss in Vietnam, it can just be the food. Famous all over the world for fresh ingredients, unique spices and diverse cooking styles, Vietnamese dishes are there for you to try, and fall in love.
Be it in Hanoi or Saigon, Sapa or Hoi An, the large collection of restaurants and foodstalls will bring you as much satisfaction as ever.
Cha ca La Vong
(La Vong grilled fish cubes)
Address: 14 Cha ca street, Hanoi.
Tel: + 84/4-825-3929
Price: 70 000 VND/ person (drinks not included)
Read article on Cha Ca La Vong from HelloHanoi
Sen- not just a been-there-done-that
Au Co St Hanoi – Vietnam
If you are a buffet fan or Vietnamese food-gourmet, then Sen is the place for you. Situated right next to HoTay water park, Sen possesses a unique location as well as food variety.
Each buffet (lunch: 100.000 VND, dinner: 120.000 VND) consists of over 50 traditional dishes from three regions. “Nem Sen” ( Lotus rolls) is one of the restaurant’s specialties, and growing in popularity among Hanoians as well as foreign tourists.
Bun oc, banh cuon and any of Vietnamese typical cuisine can be easily found here at top quality. With 13 years of experience, head cook Bui Cong Son, together with his staff of 23 cooks, have made Sen an essence for anyone living or travelling to Hanoi.
Tips: consider booking in advance if you plan to go at weekend.