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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Café
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“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
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“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”
  • 24 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“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
Noodle House
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“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”
  • 34 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“This is the favorite bar of young people, lively music, open space, delicious drinks and affordable prices.”
  • 29 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
Restaurant
“Pho is essentially Vietnam’s signature dish, comprising rice noodles in a flavourful soup with meat and various greens, plus a side of nuoc cham (fermented fish) or chilli sauce. A basic bowl contains tai (beef slices), bo vien (beef meatballs) or nam (beef flank), topped with bean sprouts, lime wedges, and fresh herbs such as basil, mint, cilantro, and onions. Depending on the restaurant or roadside stall, you can also opt for more exotic ingredients such as gan (beef tendon), sach (thinly-sliced pig stomach), and ve don (flank with cartilage). Typically eaten for breakfast, pho is priced between VND 20,000 and VND 30,000 at a local restaurant or street market in Vietnam. Location: 13 Lo Duc Opening: 6:00-20:30”
  • 13 locals recommend
Noodle House
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“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
Bar
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“A very popular rooftop bar. Enjoy the drinks and 360 degree city view in a relaxing ambience”
  • 14 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“Bánh Cuốn (steam roll cake) not only tasty but also interesting in the way how to make it. You will have great experience with this one. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Noodle House
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“Kebab rice noodles is totally made from the Vietnam traditional ingredients but it is presented in the form of a Western dish: each one has its own sauce, vegetables, spices, and kebab rice noodles. Kebab rice noodles often has 2 kinds of kebabs, they are ball-kebab and piece-kebab. The ball-kebab is made of pork which is well minced then it would be kneaded into ball shape. The pork is scented with some traditional ingredients to make up the good taste.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“This place is the very famous sticky rice in Hanoi. Try it and you will definitely like it. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“Located in an French building, you can enjoy a varieties tradition food of Vietnam with good taste and nice view. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Noodle House
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“If you are a gourmet, want to enjoy all traditional Vietnamese beef noodle soup, please come to Pho 10 Ly Quoc Su, the restaurant is easy to find because it is located on Ly Quoc Su Street, very close to the Cathedral Hanoi. If you are nearby the old town, it just takes about 5-15 minutes to arrive at this place, the restaurant from morning to late night so you are always served enthusiastically”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“processed sliced beef eaten with soup and rice noodles - the speciality from Southern Vietnam (67 Hang Dieu street)”
  • 12 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“One of the best - popular pizza restaurant in Hanoi - high quality and service ever. Make reservation online in advance cause it is always fully -booked”
  • 13 locals recommend