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Hanoi: 7 Tasting Street Food Walking Tour and Train Street

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Sang
Quality Verified Registered on August 12, 2022

My name is Cris and We are local tour guides in Hanoi. We really love this city, and I would like to show you why! We cover everything from the city’s history from the past to its present, fun facts, culture, nightlife, and its hidden area. We are storytellers about Hanoi life, culture, history, if you are looking for a friend in Hanoi, please contact me, you and I am not perfect, we meet as well, if you already a predestined relationship, we will help each other improve and become better every day 1%. Let's start with the question why do you want to book this tour? Every place we build a tour program like this, we believe that this tour makes a difference in terms of Culture, History, People,....we always try to improve the tour and bring the best experience for tourists in Hanoi. So, what are you waiting for, do not join us to create a more beautiful Hanoi Join us and let’s discover Hanoi together!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description


This is not just an ordinary tour, it's special in that it also contains interesting stories about the foods you will try, we will also take you on a food tour from north to south and from south to north, from Vietnamese appetizers, main dishes and desserts, you will understand more about the culture of Hanoians in particular and Vietnamese people in general, if you are looking for a food tour that looks as luxurious as eating in a 5-star hotel, then it is probably not suitable for you. And not only food tour, but we also take you to discover hidden alleys of Hanoi at night, interesting with tiny house, and i bet you have not heard the sentence, Hanoi is probably the most beautiful at night.

Discovering Hanoi’s Old Quarter street foods can be a leap of faith without a guide to steer you to the must-eats and prevent you getting lost. With this small-group tour, you’ll visit tried-and-trusted food spots to sample classics, such as Steam rice pancake, Grilled oysters ,Mix noodle salad ,crispy pancake, fried spring roll, egg coffee and more, all with a guide to describe each dish and help you navigate. 

When in Hanoi, exploring the city's street food scene is a must-do activity. Here are some of the most delicious dishes to try:


  1. Considered a food paradise, Vietnam has lots of mouth-watering specialties to offer to tourists, and banh cuon (Vietnamese steamed rice ) is one of them. It is often served as a dish for breakfast. Make sure that you don’t miss this dish during your Vietnam travel or you will definitely regret it.

  2. Bun Cha Hanoi
    Bún chả
    (Vietnamese: [ɓǔn ca᷉ː]) is a Vietnamese dish of grilled pork and noodles, which is thought to have originated from Hanoi, Vietnam. Bún chả is served with grilled fatty pork (chả) over a plate of white rice noodles (bún) and herbs with a side dish of dipping sauce. The dish was described in 1959 by Vietnamese food writer Vu Bang (1913–1984), who described Hanoi as a town  

  3. Grilled rice paper is called Vietnamese pizza because this dish is prepared and looks quite similar to a pizza.

  4. Mix Noodle Salad (Bun bo tron Nam Bo): Bun bo nam bo is a traditional Vietnamese dish. The name holds a key to its basic ingredients and the location – bun means noodle, bo is for beef, and nam bo refers to the South of the country

  5. Nha Trang Grill Pork Sticks Recipe (Nem Nướng Nha Trang)
    which is an amazing dish in beautiful beach city. Beside grilled pork sticks, one important thing to create its flavor is sauce. Serving with vegetables and this sauce will bring you a spectacular feeling which you ever feel before.


  6. Desserts: Cool down with some traditional Vietnamese sweets like Che, a sweet and creamy dessert soup made with coconut milk, beans, and fruits, or Vietnamese Egg Coffee, a rich and frothy coffee topped with whipped egg yolk and condensed milk.


7. Hanoi Train Street 


Hanoi's street food scene is a must-try for anyone visiting the city. Make sure to explore the small alleyways and hidden street stalls to find the best dishes, and don't be afraid to try something new!



AUTHENTIC eateries to enjoy traditional delicious dishes

Our tours are free, you only need to pay for the foods the tours. If you are allergic to any food please let us know, and if you are vegetarian please tell us, so that we can arrange the most reasonable way
 
Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour)

Thank you and cheers!

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    128 Đ. Trần Nhật Duật, Hàng Buồm, Hoà...
    128 Đ. Trần Nhật Duật, Hàng Buồm, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
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    I will hold the red Vietnamese flag, in front of the Banh Cuon Shop, 128 Tran Nhat Duat street, Hang Buom, Hanoi

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Nha Hang Mr Bay Mien Tay

    Mix Noodle Salad (Bun bo tron Nam Bo): Bun bo nam bo is a traditional Vietnamese dish. The name holds a key to its basic ingredients and the location – bun means noodle, bo is for beef, and nam bo refers to the South of the country

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Train Street

    Not only coffee but we also have a lot of local drinks so try here if you have tried egg coffee already.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    3 Nguyễn Siêu

    Grilled rice paper is called Vietnamese pizza because this dish is prepared and looks quite similar to a pizza.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Banh Cuốn Thanh Vân

    Considered a food paradise, Vietnam has lots of mouth-watering specialties to offer to tourists, and banh cuon (Vietnamese steamed rice roll) is one of them. It is often served as a dish for breakfast. Make sure that you don’t miss this dish during your Vietnam travel or you will definitely regret it.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Bun Cha Ta Hanoi

    I assure you that: if traveling to Hanoi, you miss Bun Cha, that means you do not know Hanoi cuisine, even President Obama tried it in Hanoi.

  • 6
    Outside visit
    93 Hang Bạc

    Che is an indispensable dessert when mentioning street food in Hanoi

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Aline 21 Jul 2024
Berlin

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
We had so much great food to taste that I was so full. We skipt the last one ;) Thank you Nam
Janet 18 Jul 2024
Kingston

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
It was good to do a food tour because I would not have chosen the places Sarah chose! It was fun to try new foods and eat delicious food ! As a solo traveller she was welcoming and friendly! Overall it was an excellent evening and she followed up with a list of the foods we ate!
Manda 16 Jul 2024
Sydney

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Vy was absolutely fantastic on our street food tour. We navigated the exciting streets of Hanoi, we got to try a great variety of traditional and delicious foods, with plenty of information about history and traditions from Vy. Come to this tour HUNGRY! Wear comfy shoes because we did about 7000 steps in these few hours. Great experience, good quality tasty food, do it!
Anien 16 Jul 2024
Dunedin

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
We greatly enjoyed our foodie tour. Our guide was friendly and approachable. Food was delicious 😋
Lydia 13 Jul 2024
Holder

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Travelled in family - Jul 2024
Sarah was great. We went well over our tour time but she didn't rush us at all just adapted the tour. She was fun and talkative and very generous will all the questions our children offered. Sarah was very accepting of our children and adapted the portions because they didn't eat as much. Loved meeting other tourists too.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

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Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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