Hanoi cuisine is one of the charms attracting visitors everywhere to the land of thousands of years of civilization. Along with the interference of many regional cuisines, Hanoi has a plenty of delicious food from luxurious to affordable types for you to choose from. However, for the visitors from a far distance, the following rustic dishes can make the guests remember about Hanoi with attractive and exquisite beauty.

1. “Pho” – Rice noodles soup
Pho is the name attached to Hanoi, not just a simple dish, it is an exquisite beauty and the culinary culture of Vietnam in the eyes of international friends. Each type of rice noodles soup has its distinctive flavor but very tasty and appealing. The brands made a name for Hanoi Pho include rice noodles soup with beef (Lo Duc, Hoan Kiem Lake), rice noodles soup with chicken (Quan Thanh), Sauté beef noodles soup (Bat Dan) or rolled Pho (West Lake).

Pho - Noodle soup with beef

Pho – Noodle soup with beef

2. “Bun cha” – Kebab rice noodles
Bun cha is considered the familiar dish of Hanoian, received a lot of praise from visitors from near and far and entered the list of 10 best street food in the world. Bun cha Hanoi bears the traditional style with a distinctive flavor and no mixing. Enjoy slices of kebab soaked with spices along with the tasty sauce, and eat with rice noodles and crunchy green papaya will make you admired and appreciative.

Bun Cha Hanoi

Bun Cha Hanoi

3. “Bun oc” – Snail rice noodles
The bowl of snail rice noodles is always colorful with the color of tomatoes, the fat snails as well as yellow bananas. The taste is a suitable combination of clear broth and sour taste. When you eat, add some slices of banana flower and fresh salad will make a noodle bowl full flavor.

Bun Oc - Rice noodle soup with snails

Bun Oc – Rice noodle soup with snails

4. “Bun thang” – Hot rice noodle soup
Bun thang is a simple dish of Hanoi’s people but very feat. The main materials of Bun thang include shredded chicken breast, julienned lean pork paste, fried eggs served with rice noodles. Perhaps, the attractiveness of Bun thang is a combination of pink color of lean pork paste, white and yellow color of meat as well as the yellow color of fried eggs. For connoisseurs of Hanoi culinary, Bun thang cannot be missed.

Bun Thang - Hot rice noodle soup

Bun Thang – Hot rice noodle soup

5. Cha Ca La Vong – Grilled Fish Pie
La Vong grilled fish pie which is famous in Hanoi is always on the top of the good food should not miss introduced in the books about Vietnam travel. Delicious La Vong grilled fish pie is the perfect combination between featured Vietnam spices such as turmeric, dill, shrimp paste and fish sauce. All blend into a dish with attractive scent.

Cha Ca La Vong - Grilled Fish Pie

Cha Ca La Vong – Grilled Fish Pie

6. Boiled Snail
In Hanoi, there is no shortage of good boiled snail addresses for you, each store has its own secret in the way to mix sauce in order to attract customers. Young people love a snail store sometimes only by the different tastes of sauce or mixed fruit served with the dish which is suitable for them.

Oc Luoc - Boiled Snail

Oc Luoc – Boiled Snail

7. Trang Tien Ice cream
This ice cream shop which has been in the heart of Hanoi capital for a long time becomes a culture that makes people of Hanoi remember. Trang Tien ice-cream is unlike other types of ice cream which are produced industrially. The taste of the ice cream is cool, sweet, and fragrant. The original Trang Tien ice-cream store is located in Trang Tien street crowded year-round, even during the cold winter days.

Trang Tien Ice cream

Trang Tien Ice cream

8. Noodle with fried tofu and shrimp paste
It can be said that noodle with fried tofu and shrimp paste is one of the most typical dishes of the people of Hanoi. It is a combination of soft fresh noodles, crispy fried tofu with a fragrant bowl of shrimp paste, and herbs. Hanoi noodle with fried tofu and shrimp paste is well known for the roadside stores, perhaps, this is the distinctive feature of the street vendors.

Noodle with fried tofu and shrimp paste

Noodle with fried tofu and shrimp paste

9. Thanh Tri Stuffed Pancake
Stuffed pancake is a simple, familiar dish, not fussy but exquisite like Hanoian. Thanh Tri stuffed pancake is considered a culinary charm of the capital land. Thanh Tri stuffed pancake is coated cleverly into thin layers served with the sauce and herbs. Anyone can enjoy stuffed pancake of Thanh Tri, this dish is suitable for all ages and all genders.

Thanh Tri Stuffed Pancake

Thanh Tri Stuffed Pancake

10. West Lake Shrimp in Batter
Shrimp in batter is an expensive dish of the people of the capital, a simple and special dish. Shrimp in batter should be enjoyed when it is still hot so that you can feel the crispy taste and the shrimp is not fishy. You can eat with sour, sweet and spicy sauce along with salted vegetables to make you not lose appetite.

West Lake Shrimp in Batter

West Lake Shrimp in Batter