Hoi An Food and Addresses of Restaurants to Enjoy Delicious Local Dishes

The ancient city of Hoi An with its lovely small streets is not only famous for its architectural beauty and cultural heritage but also for its rich and diverse cuisine. Hoi An food has a perfect blend of traditional flavors and modern creativity, attracting tourists from all over the world. This article will guide you through the journey of discovering Hoi An’s unique dishes and suggest delicious restaurant addresses in Hoi An. Save it now to save your mind from the headache of thinking about food and drink when traveling to the beautiful ancient town of Hoi An.

Stretching along the development history of Hoi An, the history of Hoi An cuisine is also associated with the development of Hoi An trading port “Faifo” from the 15th to 19th centuries. Thanks to its favorable geographical location, Hoi An used to be a busy trading place for traders from Japan, China, India and Europe. It is this cultural interference that has created a special cuisine, a harmonious combination of different culinary cultures.

What and Where to eat in Hoi An? 

Cao Lau dish – “Icon” of Hoi An cuisine

Cao Lau is one of the most typical dishes of Hoi An, which cannot be found anywhere else. This dish originates from China, but over time, Hoi An people have transformed it into a specialty dish with flavors suitable for this land. This dish is made from special noodles, pork, raw vegetables and rich sauce. A special feature of Cao Lau is that the noodles are made from rice soaked in ash water from special trees, creating a unique chewiness and flavor. When enjoying, you will have the crunchy feeling of the noodles, the slightly sour flavor mixed with the spicy taste, plus the raw vegetables mixed in the sauce, making it irresistible. If you haven’t eaten Cao Lau, you’re not considered to have come to Hoi An ancient town! Enjoy the iconic dishes of Hoi An cuisine.

If you go to Hoi An dining locations, it will not be difficult for you to order this specialty dish. However, there are a few suggestions for the best restaurants for you:

  • Anabas Restaurant is located at: 29 Phan Chu Trinh, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam. The restaurant has a chef who is from the ancient town of Hoi An and understands the culinary specialties of this place.
  • Hoi An Ba Be Cao Lau restaurant at 19 Tran Phu, Cam Chau, Hoi An, Quang Nam with price: 20,000 – 45,000 VND
  • Ba Le Cao Lau Restaurant – Delicious Cao Lau Restaurant in Hoi An, famous for its authentic Cao Lau dishes at reasonable prices. Address: 49/3 Tran Hung Dao, Minh An Ward, Hoi An.
  • Green Space Cao Lau: The restaurant has a cool green space, delicious Cao Lau with many toppings. Address: 687 Hai Ba Trung, Hoi An. Opening hours: 10am – 10pm. Price is about 40,000 VND
  • Hoi An Cao Lau restaurant at 245 Ton Duc Thang, Tan An, Hoi An with price 30,000 VND
  • Thanh Cao Lau Restaurant at address: 26 Thai Phien, Minh An Ward, Hoi An with price: 15,000 – 33,000 VND.
  • Cao Lau Lien restaurant at address: 120 Tran Cao Van, Minh An ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam with price: 20,000 – 30,000 VND

Cao lầu Hội An

Figure 1. Hoi An Cao Lau

Hoi An chicken rice – Best dishes in Hoi An

Hoi An chicken rice originates from Tam Ky – a land famous for super delicious chicken in Quang Nam. Chicken rice is cooked from fragrant sticky rice grown by the Thu Bon River and is a must-try delicious dish when coming to Hoi An. Hoi An chicken rice has a super special flavor, perfect for those who love greasiness and richness. Delicious chewy chicken shredded into small pieces, mixed with onions, spices and sprinkled with salt, pepper, coriander, lemon juice and then stirred well will definitely make you fall in love. Hoi An Chicken Rice is a simple but very delicious dish. Even now, you can eat this dish anywhere, but really only Hoi An can bring an unforgettable taste to diners.

Cơm gà Hội An

Figure 2. Hoi An chicken rice

Some suggestions for delicious and famous places to eat Hoi An chicken rice:

  • Ba Buoi chicken rice:
    • This is the oldest chicken rice restaurant in Hoi An. Famous for its soft chicken rice, sticky rice, and rich dipping sauce.
    • Address: 22 D. Phan Chu Trinh, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam
    • Opening hours: 10am – 10pm.
  • Ba Nga chicken rice:
    • The chicken rice restaurant is famous in Hoi An with a diverse menu, the chicken at the restaurant is soft, the rice is sticky, and the dipping sauce is rich.
    • Address: 8 Phan Chu Trinh, Hoi An.
    • Opening hours: 10am – 10pm.
    • The restaurant can be crowded because this is a delicious and extremely famous restaurant in Hoi An.
  • Ba Thuan chicken rice:
    • A chicken rice restaurant hidden in an alley but you should visit. With delicious chewy chicken, rich shredded chicken rice and delicious drinks.
    • The menu at the restaurant has many other delicious dishes and includes desserts.
    • Address: 17/4 Hai Ba Trung, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam (new number: 685/4, Hai Ba Trung, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam)
    • Opening hours: 10am – 10pm
    • Price: 40,000 VND
  • Hoi An Chicken Rice:
    • Delicious chewy chicken, delicious shredded chicken rice, spacious restaurant space.
    • Address: 47/2 Tran Hung Dao, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam
    • Opening hours: 12am – 8pm
    • Price range: 25,000 – 70,000 VND

Hoi An Bread – Famous Vietnamese street food

Hoi An bread is a famous street food in Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. This dish includes a crispy grilled baguette sandwiched with many different fillings such as grilled meat, pate, pork sausage, cucumber, herbs and sauce. Hoi An bread is often eaten with a little fresh chili or chili sauce. Hoi An bread is said to have originated during the French colonial period, when the French introduced baguette bread to Vietnam. Later, Vietnamese people created this sandwich by combining baguette with local ingredients. Hoi An bread is loved for its delicious, unique flavor and affordable price. This dish can be found almost everywhere on the streets of Hoi An.

Bánh mì Hội An

Bread 3. Hoi An bread

Some famous bread shops with different flavors in Hoi An:

  • Banh mi Phuong:
    • The brand is famous not only in Hoi An but also among international tourists with its crispy bread, delicious pate filling, and rich sauce.
    • Address: 2B Phan Chu Trinh, Hoi An.
    • Opening hours: 6:30 am – 9:30 pm.
  • Banh mi Madam Khanh:
    • Address: 115 Phan Chau Trinh, Hoi An.
    • Opening hours: 6am – 11pm.
    • Diverse sandwiches with many types of fillings, served both morning and evening.
  • Banh mi Bich:
    • Address: 51 Phan Chu Trinh, Hoi An.
    • Opening hours: 7:30 am – 10:00 am, 3:30 pm – 9:30 pm.
    • Delicious bread with many types of fillings, reasonable prices.
  • Old Town Bread:
    • Address: Le Loi intersection, Tran Hung Dao, Hoi An.
    • Opening hours: 6:30 am – 11:00 pm.
    • Hot, crispy bread and delicious pate, served for both breakfast and snacks.

Bun mam seasoning – A rustic yet sophisticated dish

“Bun mam seasoning” is a specialty dish of Hoi An, loved by tourists for its delicious, rich flavor and affordable price. This dish is often sold at small roadside shops or street vendors, creating a unique feature of Hoi An street cuisine.

Ingredients include many toppings: Fresh vermicelli – Seasoning sauce – Boiled pork – Boiled shrimp – Fried bacon – Boiled young jackfruit – Grated banana – Raw vegetables (lettuce, basil, bean sprouts,…) – Chili , garlic, lemon – Roasted peanuts

Making:

  • Make seasoning sauce: Put seasoning sauce in a bowl, add sugar, chili, garlic, lemon and stir well.
  • Prepare ingredients: Shredded boiled pork, peeled boiled shrimp, crispy fried pork belly, minced boiled young jackfruit, grated banana corn. Wash raw vegetables and drain.
  • Presentation: Arrange noodles in a bowl, top with pork, shrimp, pork belly, young jackfruit, banana ears, raw vegetables and season with seasoned fish sauce. Sprinkle with roasted peanuts and enjoy.

Bun mam seasoning is a simple dish but contains many typical flavors of Hoi An. This dish is not only delicious but also a unique cultural feature of the people here. Note, seasoning sauce is a special type of fish sauce, with a strong smell that may not suit the taste of some tourists, especially foreign tourists.

Bún mắm nêm Hội An

Figure 4. Hoi An seasoning

Places selling delicious and famous Bun Mam seasoning in Hoi An:

  • Ms. Xuan’s seasoned fish sauce noodle soup:
    • Famous for seasoning sauce made from pure fresh fish, mixed with garlic, chili, pineapple (fragrant) and a little spice, plus a little lemon.
    • Vermicelli noodles include boiled young jackfruit, pork belly and roasted peanuts, served with fresh raw vegetables.
    • Address: Hoi An Market
    • Opening hours: 6am – 11pm
  • Pho seasoning noodle soup:
    • The restaurant has a spacious, airy space, serving a variety of noodle dishes with fish sauce.
    • Seasoning sauce is mixed according to a separate recipe, has a rich and delicious taste.
    • The noodles have many toppings such as boiled pork, fish cakes, shrimp, squid,… served with fresh raw vegetables.
    • Address: 06 La Hoi, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam
  • Mam Phuong Vermicelli – Hoi An:
    • The restaurant is located on the side of the road with a casual and cozy atmosphere.
    • The noodle soup with fish sauce here has a salty taste, rich in Central flavors.
    • The vermicelli has many toppings such as roasted pork, pork rolls, spring rolls,… served with fresh raw vegetables.
    • Address: 60 Nguyen Truong To, Son Phong, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam
    • Opening hours: 6am – 10:30pm

Mi Quang – Popular food in Hoi An & famous specialty of the Central region

Hoi An Quang Noodles is a popular food in Hoi An and famous specialty dish of Hoi An city, Quang Nam. This dish attracts tourists because of its delicious, rich flavor and diversity in preparation. Quang noodles are made from ground rice flour, thinly coated and cut into wide strips. The noodles are chewy, golden yellow, and have a certain softness when eaten. Quang noodle broth is stewed from pork bones, shrimp, crab or fish, and has a naturally sweet taste. The broth is seasoned to taste, creating a unique flavor that cannot be mixed with any other noodle dish. Mi Quang has many different types of toppings such as: chicken, pork, beef, fish, shrimp, frog,… Each type of topping has its own flavor, giving diners unique culinary experiences. Quang noodles are often eaten with many types of raw vegetables such as: grated banana, basil, bean sprouts, herbs, etc. Raw vegetables help balance the flavor of the dish and provide more vitamins and minerals for the body.

Some delicious Quang noodle shops in Hoi An:

  • Anabas Restaurant is located at: 29 Phan Chu Trinh, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam. The restaurant has authentic Quang noodles, made from fresh ingredients from the central coastal region of Vietnam. Raw vegetables are grown by the restaurant itself, with banana buds and plantains being the main ingredients, ensuring food hygiene and safety.
  • Ong Hai Hoi An Quang Noodles at 6A Truong Minh Luong, City. Hoi An, Quang Nam with prices from 15,000 – 40,000 VND and open from 07:30 – 21:00 hours.
  • Quang Di Hat Noodles at No. 4 Phan Chau Trinh, City. Hoi An, Quang Nam are open from 08:00 – 22:00 and prices are only from 15,000 – 25,000 VND
  • Quang Ba Minh Hoi An Noodles on Cam Ha Street costs 25,000 – 50,000 VND and is open from 07:00 – 21:00.
  • Mi Quang 92 – Quang noodles with snakehead fish, beef, shrimp and meat noodles at 112A Tran Cao Van, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam priced at 40,000 – 55,000 VND.
  • Muoi Mi Quang Restaurant – Cao Lau Hoi An is located at 80 Hai Thuong Lan Ong, Cam Son, Hoi An, Quang Nam. Open from 6:30 am to 9:00 pm.

Mỳ quảng Hội An

Figure 5. Hoi An Quang Noodles

Cau Mong Veal – A famous delicacy from Quang

Cau Mong braised veal is a famous specialty of Cau Mong village, Dien Phuong commune, Dien Ban town, Quang Nam. This dish attracts diners because of its delicious, unique flavor and elaborate processing process.

Special point:

  • Ingredients: Using calves weighing 25-35kg, grazed naturally on grassland, the meat is sweet and soft.
  • Processing: The veal is burned whole with charcoal, the skin is golden, crispy, the meat inside is cooked, soft and sweet.
  • Enjoy: Serve with rice paper, raw vegetables, vermicelli, banana, sour star fruit, and dip with fish sauce mixed with lemon, chili, garlic… creating a harmonious flavor, stimulating the taste buds.
  • Prices range from 200,000 – 300,000 VND/kg.

Some Cau Mong veal restaurants are highly appreciated by diners in Hoi An:

  • Carrying the Bridge of Mong Hong Nga – 81 Pham Hong Thai Street, Son Phong, Hoi An, Quang Nam. Open from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Be Thui Chuong Ha Restaurant – 117 Cua Dai, Cam Son, Hoi An, Quang Nam. Open from 7am to 8pm.
  • Boiled veal, TinTin Quan beef hotpot – 172 Tran Nhan Tong, Cam Chau, Hoi An, Quang Nam. Open from 6am to 9pm.
  • Be Thui Restaurant No.1 – 506 Đ. Hai Ba Trung, Cam Son, Hoi An, Quang Nam. Open from 8am to 10pm.

Bê thui Cầu Mống

Figure 6. The ruins of Mong Bridge

Wonton – Hoi An cuisine combines Chinese

Wonton is a dish originating from China but has been adapted by Hoi An, becoming an indispensable part of local cuisine. Wontons can be fried or boiled, served with rich broth and herbs. How to prepare and enjoy: Wontons can be boiled, fried, steamed or cooked with broth to create dishes with different ways to enjoy. Wonton is a favorite dish because of its delicious taste, diverse preparation methods and reasonable price. Wontons can be easily found at eateries, restaurants, and food markets throughout Hoi An.

Some places to enjoy delicious wontons in Hoi An:

  • Anabas Restaurant is located at: 29 Phan Chu Trinh, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam. The restaurant is highly appreciated and loved by visitors to Hoi An, especially many foreign tourists who appreciate the way wontons are prepared at the restaurant.
  • Anh Dung Wonton Restaurant:
    • The wonton restaurant is loved for its diversity in preparation and flavor.
    • Address: 14 Ba Trieu, Hoi An.
    • Opening hours: 6am – 11pm.
  • Hoa Hien Restaurant address 33 Tran Quang Khai, Cam Chau, Hoi An, Quang Nam. The restaurant opens at 9:30 – 20:30
  • White Rose Restaurant address 533 D. Hai Ba Trung, Cam Pho Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam. The restaurant is open from 7:30 am – 8:30 pm
  • Trung Bac Restaurant is a crowded wonton restaurant in Hoi An, loved by many diners. Address: 87 Tran Phu, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam
  • Wontons at Hoi An market located on Tran Hung Dao street. This is a busy market with many stalls selling delicious and cheap wontons.

Hoành thánh Hội An

Figure 7. Hoi An wontons

Hoi An noodle soup – Simple delicious dish

Hoi An noodle soup is a simple dish but not to be missed when coming to the old town. This dish attracts diners because of its delicious, rich flavor and harmonious combination of ingredients.

Special features of Hoi An noodle soup:

  • Noodles: Noodles are made from ground rice flour, dried and cut into small fibers. The noodles are chewy, soft, opaque white in color and have a characteristic aroma.
  • Broth: Broth is stewed from pork, chicken or beef bones for many hours, has a sweet, rich and very fragrant taste.
  • Topping: Hoi An noodle soup is often eaten with roasted pork, shrimp, squid, shredded chicken, bean sprouts, chives, raw vegetables and fish sauce mixed with lemon and chili.

Hủ tiếu Hội An

Figure 8. Hoi An noodle soup

Some popular types of noodle soup in Hoi An:

  • Chicken noodle soup: The broth is stewed from chicken bones, shredded chicken, mushrooms, green onions and herbs.
  • Pork noodle soup: The broth is stewed from pork bones, roasted pork, pork skin, pork skin, mushrooms and green onions.
  • Nam Vang noodle soup: The broth is stewed from pork bones, shrimp, squid, minced meat, bean sprouts, chives and herbs.
  • Dried noodles: The noodles are scalded with boiling water, mixed with cooking oil, soy sauce, pepper, garlic and chili and served with raw vegetables.

Places to enjoy delicious noodles in Hoi An:

  • Noodle soup – Cao Lau Tai Loc – 1 Thoai Ngoc Hau, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam. Open from 17:00 to 23:30.
  • Cao Lau – Ong Ty Noodle Soup – 71 Đ. Phan Chu Trinh, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam. Open from 16:00 to 23:00.
  • Pho, Noodles, Cao Lau – 07 Tran Quoc Toan Street, Cam Chau, Hoi An, Quang Nam. Open all day.
  • Ong Gia noodle shop – 62 Mac Dinh Chi, Tan An, Hoi An, Quang Nam
  • Hu Tieu – Co Ba Noodles – Small, cozy restaurant, specializing in noodles and noodles.

Banh Canh Hoi An – Delicious dish that is easy to eat and mouth-watering

Banh Canh Hoi An is a famous specialty dish of the old town, attracting tourists with its delicious and unique flavor.

Outstanding features of Hoi An noodle soup:

  • Rice noodles: Made from rice flour, chewy and soft, the fibers are smaller than regular banh canh.
  • Broth: Cooked from pork or chicken bones, stewed for a long time to have a sweet, rich taste.
  • Topping: Roasted pork, pork sausage, shrimp, squid, quail eggs, raw vegetables,…
  • Flavor: Sweet taste from the broth, greasy taste from the topping, mild spicy taste from the chili, served with cool raw vegetables.

Bánh canh Hội An

Figure 9. Banh Canh Hoi An

Hoi An noodle soup has a variety of ingredients:

  • Crab/crab noodle soup: Broth made from crab or crab, has a characteristic sweet taste.
  • Snakehead fish soup cake: Broth made from snakehead fish, has a sweet and mildly fatty taste.
  • Rice noodle soup: Broth made from pork bones, served with roasted pork, pork sausage, and raw vegetables.

Enjoy: Noodle soup is usually eaten hot, lemon, chili, and fish sauce can be added to enhance the flavor.
Price: ranges from 25,000 – 40,000 VND/bowl.

Hoi An Banh Canh is a delicious dish, reasonably priced, suitable to enjoy when visiting the old town. Some delicious Hoi An Banh Canh restaurants you can visit to enjoy:

  • Ba Quyt Banh Canh Hoi An – 51 Thanh Hoa, Tan An, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Open from 10:00 to 20:00 every day of the week. .
  • Banh Canh Field – 464/9 Cua Dai, Cam Chau, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Open from 8:00 to 20:00 every day of the week.
  • Banh Canh Van – Square, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Open from 12:15 to 18:00 every day of the week, except Sunday.
  • Banh Canh Ba Trang – Cam An, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam.
  • Chua Cau Fish Cake Canh – Chua Cau, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam.

Banh Beo Hoi An is famous for its unique way of eating

Hoi An banh beo is a rustic dish but extremely attractive to tourists because of its unique and delicate flavor.

Characteristic:

  • The cake is made from rice flour, white, soft, and served in beautiful small bowls.
  • The filling includes shrimp, minced meat, pork rinds, and green onions, creating a rich, greasy flavor.
  • Banh beo is often eaten with sweet and sour fish sauce mixed according to a separate recipe, along with raw vegetables and bean sprouts, creating harmony in flavor.
  • Special feature: Banh beo in Hoi An has a rich, fatty filling, different from banh beo in other places. Fish sauce is mixed according to a specific recipe, creating the perfect sweet and sour flavor. The cake is made hot, when you eat it you will feel the softness and greasiness of the cake mixed with the rich taste of the filling and dipping sauce.

Bánh bèo Hội An

Figure 10. Banh beo Hoi An

Shops with delicious banh beo in Hoi An:

  • Co Ty Banh Beo Restaurant – 5 Thai Phien, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam.
  • Co Tu Banh Beo Hem Pacific Hospital – 77/1 Phan Dinh Phung, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Open from 15:00 to 19:00.
  • Banh Beo Ba At – 4 Ngo Gia Tu, Son Phong, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Open from 15:00 to 17:00.
  • Banh Beo Co Luu Hoi An – Alley 286 Nguyen Duy Hieu, Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Open from 6:00 to 18:00.
  • Banh Beo Ba Bay – 2 Hoang Van Thu, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam. Open from 12:00 to 17:30.

In addition, along the ancient streets of Hoi An, there are stalls selling banh beo with typical street food. Tourists can eat banh beo while looking at the streets of Hoi An.

Delicious snacks in Hoi An ancient town

Tao Pho (Tofu) Hoi An  – A cool gift in the heart of the old town

Tao Pho, also known as hot tofu, is a favorite snack because of its coolness and gentle flavor. The most famous is Hoi An tofu, with its own unique characteristics.

Special point:

  • Harmonious combination of two regions: Hoi An pho has a harmonious flavor between the North and the South. The tofu is soft and smooth, the sugar syrup is sweet, not too harsh.
  • Diverse toppings: In addition to shaved ice and sugar water, Hoi An tofu is often served with rich toppings such as pearls, flan, jackfruit, grated coconut,…
  • Enjoy anytime: Tofu is an ideal cooling dish on hot summer days, but is also popular in the cold season.

Tào phớ Hội An

Figure 11. Hoi An Tofu

Location to enjoy:

  • Ba Mau Tofu: A long-standing restaurant, famous for its smooth Pho and fragrant ginger sugar water. (15 Phan Chau Trinh)
  • Ba Bay’s tofu: A simple street vendor, attracting diners with its traditional flavor. (An Hoi Bridge)
  • Ba Tho Tofu: The restaurant has many unique toppings such as: jackfruit, taro,… (1 Nguyen Hue)
  • Or the food vendors along Tran Hung Dao street along Hoai river

Price: Cheap and affordable, only from 15,000 – 25,000 VND/bowl.

Hoi An snails – Interesting snacks

Snails are a famous snack of Hoi An, Quang Nam. This type of snail has a small shape, dark brown shell, and is often boiled or grilled with lemongrass and chili.

The special feature of suction snails is the way they eat. Instead of using your hands to poke like regular snails, you have to use your mouth to suck the snail meat out of the shell. That’s why this dish is called “suckers”.

Smell:

  • Snail meat is sweet and chewy, mixed with the spicy taste of lemongrass and chili to create a unique and irresistible flavor.
  • Snail dipping sauce is often mixed with shrimp paste, chili, lemon, garlic, lemongrass,… creating a harmonious sour, spicy, salty and sweet taste.

Places to enjoy: Visitors can easily find shops selling snails on culinary streets in Hoi An such as: Old Quarter, Tran Cao Van Street, Phan Chau Trinh Street,…
Price: Snails are relatively affordable, only from 20,000 – 50,000 VND/plate.

Ốc hút Hội An

Figure 12. Hoi An suction snail

Hoi An ice cream tube

Hoi An tube ice cream is a simple snack but bears the mark of Hoi An ancient town. Unlike regular ice cream, tube ice cream is made manually by pushing ice cream from a hopper into small metal tubes.

Characteristics of Hoi An tube ice cream:

  • Light, refreshing ice cream taste: The ice cream is made from natural ingredients such as coconut, milk, sugar,… so it has a sweet taste, not too harsh.
  • Small and beautiful size: The cream is contained in small metal tubes, only about 2-3 fingers.
  • Affordable price: A single tube ice cream costs from 2,000 – 5,000 VND, suitable for everyone’s budget.
  • Diverse flavors: Nowadays, tube ice cream has many rich flavors such as coconut, strawberry, chocolate, taro,… to meet all diners’ preferences.
  • Hoi An tube ice cream is not only a delicious dish but also a part of beautiful memories of local people and tourists. Walking on the ancient streets of Hoi An, enjoying a cool ice cream cone will make you feel extremely refreshed and relaxed.

Places to enjoy Hoi An tube ice cream:

  • Hoi An Market: This place concentrates many ice cream stalls at affordable prices.
  • Ba Lu Ice Cream Oven: A long-standing ice cream shop with traditional ice cream flavors.
  • Ong Ba Muoi Ice Cream: Famous ice cream shop with many diverse flavors.

Kem ống Hội An

Figure 13. Hoi An ice cream tube

A cup of tea at Mot Hoi An – Hoi An specialty drink

A cup of tea at Mot Hoi An is a refreshing herbal drink, a famous specialty of Hoi An for a long time. Mot juice is made from many natural herbs that are good for health such as arhat quadrata, licorice, honeysuckle, dried rosemary, green tea, chrysanthemum, dried lotus leaves, lemongrass, honey, rock sugar, etc. ..

A cup of tea at Mot Hoi An has a sweet taste and a light herbal scent, bringing a refreshing feeling and effectively cooling the body. A cup of tea at Mot Hoi An is often served in paper cups with delicate pink lotus petals, creating a delicate and elegant beauty.

Visitors to Hoi An can easily find Mot water sold at roadside stalls, cafes, restaurants, etc. The price is quite cheap, only from 15,000 – 20,000 VND/glass.

In addition to enjoying the delicious taste, Mot water is also loved by many people for its health benefits such as:

  • Supports digestion, reduces bloating and indigestion.
  • Purifies the body, detoxifies the liver.
  • Helps sleep well and calms the mind.
  • Strengthen resistance.

A cup of tea at Mot Hoi An is not only a common refreshing drink but also a beautiful culinary culture of Hoi An.

Nước mót Hội An

Figure 14. A cup of tea at Mot Hoi An

Hoi An sweet soup – A sweet gift from Hoi An ancient town

When mentioning Hoi An, visitors not only remember the ancient houses and sparkling lantern streets but also remember the famous delicious sweet soup. Hoi An sweet soup has its own unique flavor, different from other regions, becoming a highlight not to be missed in the culinary discovery journey here.

Characteristics of Hoi An sweet soup:

  • Diverse ingredients: Hoi An sweet soup uses a variety of ingredients, from beans, lotus seeds, taro, coconut, jelly… to seasonal fruits. Each ingredient is carefully selected, ensuring freshness and quality.
  • Cool flavor: Hoi An sweet soup is often cooked with rock sugar or molasses, creating a mild, not harsh, sweet taste. Combined with shaved ice and toppings such as shaved coconut, jelly, and pearls, it brings a cool, refreshing feeling, especially suitable for the hot and humid climate of Hoi An.
  • Beautiful presentation: Hoi An tea is presented in small, plump, eye-catching cups. Each type of tea has its own decoration, creating appeal and attracting diners.
  • Some famous types of tea in Hoi An:
    • Mixed sweet soup: The most popular type of sweet soup, including many ingredients such as green beans, red beans, taro, sweet potatoes, lotus seeds, coconut…
    • Black sesame sweet soup: Nutritious sweet soup with the rich taste of black sesame, mixed with the sweetness of rock sugar and coconut milk.
    • Corn sweet soup: A cool, sweet dessert made from corn, often cooked with coconut and ginger, creating a unique flavor.
    • Lotus seed sweet soup: Elegant and delicate sweet soup with delicious flavors of lotus seeds, longan, and red apple.
    • Red bean sweet soup: A rustic sweet soup, easy to make but no less attractive with the sweet taste of red beans, mixed with coconut milk and jelly.

Chè Hội An

Figure 15. Hoi An sweet soup

Places to enjoy delicious sweet soup in Hoi An:

  • Ba Muoi sweet soup shop: Famous for mixed sweet soup and black sesame sweet soup, affordable prices.
  • Co Truc sweet soup shop: Specializes in bean sweet soup, especially red bean sweet soup and green bean sweet soup.
  • Ba Huong sweet soup: A long-standing sidewalk tea shop, attracting tourists with its traditional tea flavor and reasonable prices.
  • Ba Mu sweet soup: Famous for corn sweet soup and taro sweet soup, the shop space is spacious and airy.
  • In addition, visitors can find many other delicious sweet soup shops on the streets of Hoi An. Each shop has its own secret to creating a unique flavor for its sweet soup.

Snack on chicken feet

Hoi An chicken feet is a favorite snack because of its unique flavor and affordable price. This dish can be processed into many different dishes such as:

  • Grilled chicken feet: Chicken feet are marinated with rich spices and grilled over charcoal until evenly browned. This dish is often eaten with raw vegetables, rice paper and sweet and sour dipping sauce.
  • Lemongrass and chili chicken feet: Chicken feet are stir-fried with lemongrass, chili and other spices to create a spicy, rich flavor. This dish is often eaten with white rice or vermicelli.
  • Stewed chicken feet: Chicken feet are stewed with coconut water, herbal medicine and other spices to create a sweet, nutritious flavor. This dish is often eaten with bread or vermicelli.
  • Chicken feet salad: Chicken feet are boiled, then shredded, mixed with raw vegetables, sweet and sour fish sauce and roasted peanuts. This dish has a sour, spicy and crunchy taste that stimulates the taste buds.

Hoi An chicken feet can be easily found at roadside snack shops. The price of this dish is also quite reasonable, ranging from 20,000 – 50,000 VND/portion. If you have the opportunity to come to Hoi An, don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy this delicious chicken feet dish!

Chân gà Hội An

Figure 16. Hoi An chicken feet

When coming to Hoi An, you should spend time learning about and enjoying typical local dishes. Try street food and visit famous restaurants for the ultimate culinary experience. Many tourists have shared wonderful experiences about Hoi An cuisine. They were impressed with the variety and richness of the dishes, as well as the hospitality of the local people. There are a number of dishes that you must try, including Cao Lau, Mi Quang, Banh Vac Banh Bao, and Chicken Rice. These dishes are not only delicious but also have the typical flavor of this land.

If you are looking for a place to experience the authentic traditional specialties of Hoi An, ANABAS RESTAURANT is the perfect choice – this is one of the famous specialty restaurants in Hoi An. With a cozy space, ancient design consistent with Hoi An’s architecture and enthusiastic staff, we promise to bring you memorable culinary experiences. Coming to ANABAS RESTAURANT, you will enjoy delicious dishes with traditional flavors and many other attractive dishes. Each dish is made from fresh ingredients, under the talented hands of experienced chefs. Let ANABAS RESTAURANT lead you on a journey to discover Hoi An culinary culture, where each dish is not only a perfect combination of flavors but also a story about the land and people here. We are always ready to welcome and serve you with a smile and hospitality. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy wonderful moments with family and friends at ANABAS RESTAURANT.

Each season of the year, Hoi An offers different culinary experiences. From cool dishes in the summer to warm dishes in the winter, Hoi An cuisine always makes visitors fascinated. Hoi An is not only a famous tourist destination with ancient architecture and natural beauty, but also a culinary paradise. From street food to luxury restaurants, Hoi An offers visitors unforgettable culinary experiences. Plan your trip and enjoy the unique flavors of Hoi An food.

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