Hanoi street food walking tour

Hanoi food tour
Hanoi food tour

Tour style: Local Life & Culture, Local Food, Walking & Orientation, Market Visits.

Daily Departure
In Hanoi the food is plentiful; it’s everywhere that you look and is an integral part of the livelihoods of many locals. More often than not, the street is the stage where much of what is food related in Hanoi takes place. Hanoi Street Food tour is the best choice to explore reality Hanoi with charming French corner, ancient Old Quarter, bustle local market and indulge in local atmosphere while tasting amazing authentic Hanoi street food.

We start our excellent street food walking tour at 76 Hang Bac Street in old quarter of Hanoi along the perimeter of the market; dozens of street hawkers sell a staggering variety of produce from live seafood to exotic fruits and spices. Your expert English-speaking local guide will give you an insight into the intricacies and traditions of Vietnamese food culture including details on ingredients and historical backgrounds of popular northern dishes. We eat as we go, trying seasonal fruits and sampling a tasty French-inspired snack from a street cart.

Walking through the maze of bustling streets that make up Hanoi’s Old Quarter, we tempt our taste buds with the famed Hanoi dish Banh Cuon at a local eatery. Watch in awe as the skilled chefs demonstrate for you how this tasty dish is put together. Continuing into the atmospheric heart of the Old Quarter, we wander past street stalls and quiet residential lanes where you can observe local life that has changed little since Hanoi was founded over 1000 years ago.

Our next two snack stops are at outdoor barbecue stalls. We sit down with the Hanoi locals and sample various meat, vegetable and bread specialties that are flame grilled over hot coals for extra flavour. It’s time for dessert as we venture down a small alley to join in the local tradition of feasting on fresh fruit served in a cup and smothered with crushed iced and condensed milk – this specialty is one not to be missed!

Your local guide will then take you to one of Hanoi’s best kept secrets, a hidden café with stunning views over the picturesque Hoan Kiem Lake. This hard-to-find café is one of the few left in the city that still serves egg coffee, a scrumptious local delicacy that we will sample whilst admiring the hustle and bustle of the city center below. Or, if coffee is not your style, a cold beer awaits! At the end of the trip you are free to continue exploring the area or your guide will assist you with directions or a taxi back to your hotel.

Sample delicious Vietnamese cuisine just like the locals do – on the street

Stroll through hidden alleyways and bustling markets of Hanoi’s charming old quarter
Learn more about Hanoi’s unique food culture
Try local specialties with influences from French and Chinese cuisine
Take in a spectacular night view of Hoan Kiem lake from a secret cafe
Price per person group tour: US$20 – Inclusions: Street food ,Drink and English speaking guide

Note : If you would like to book this excellent trip for your group or family only and choose any departure time wanted from 6:00 AM to 20:00, please book a private tour as below price :

1                    2 – 3             4 -5                  >6
US$40             US$30        US$25          US$20

Inclusions: English speaking guide, all food items as per itinerary, 1 bottle of water, 1 coffee or beer. Meals: 1 dinner.
Exclusions: All other drinks, extra food portions, tips for local guide.

Trip information:
Duration: 03 hours
Meeting Point at : 76 Hang Bac Street, Hanoi
Set Departure Group Tour: You could choose one of 05 set departure times per day as below:

+ 6:00 to 9:00
+ 7:30 to 10:30
+ 11:00 to 14:00
+ 17:00 to 20:00
+ 18:30 to 21:30

Drop off location: Water Puppet Theater, By the side of Hoan Kiem Lake.


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