Top amazing dishes should-not-miss in Hoian

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Hoi An City is located in Quang Nam Province, at the lower section of Thu Bon River, about 50km to the northeast of Tam Ky City (the capital of Quang Nam Province) and 30km to the south of Da Nang City.

From the 16th to 17th century, Hoi An was a major and crowded port in South-East Asia. It was a popular destination to many Japanese, Indonesian, Chinese, Portugal trader merchants, etc at that time.

In December 1999, Hoi An Ancient City was recognized as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.

Visitors fall in love with Hoi An thanks to its beautiful ancient architecture of buildings, peaceful roads and narrow alleys, friendly locals and especially amazing cuisine. 

In this series, VNSplorer – Vietnam Travel Guide is going to reveal top famous dishes in Hoi An. Make sure that you do not miss any of them if getting a chance to visit this lovely town!

 

  • Cơm gà Hội An (Hoian Chicken Rice)

- Recommended address: Cơm gà Bà Buội (Madam Buoi Chicken Rice)22 Phan Chu Trinh St., Hoi An City, Vietnam (See directions)

- Type: Food store  

- Opening time: 07:00 AM - 09:00 PM

- Price: 30.000 - 55.000 VND

  • Cao Lầu (Cao Lau or Hoian special noodles)

- Recommended address:Thanh Cao Lầu (Thanh Cao Lau) | 26 Thai Phien St., Hoi An City, Vietnam (See directions)

- Type: Food booth

- Opening time: 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM

- Price: 15.000 - 33.000 VND

  • Bánh Hoa Hồng Trắng (White rose cakes)

- Recommended address: Lò Bánh Bao Bánh Vạc Hoa Hồng Trắng (White rose) | 533 Hai Ba Trung St., Hoi An City, Vietnam (See directions)

- Type: Food store

- Opening time: 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM

- Price: 50.000 - 100.000 VND

  • Bánh mì Hội An (Hoian Vietnames's style sandwich)

- Recommended address: Madam Khanh the Banhmi Queen | 115 Tran Cao Van St., Hoi An City, Vietnam (See directions)

- Type: Food booth

- Opening time: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM

- Price: 15.000 - 20.000 VND

  • Thịt xiên nướng (Grill pork skewers)

- Recommended address: Along the Hoai Riverside (Bach Dang St.), Hoi An City, Vietnam (See directions)

- Type: Street vendor

- Opening time: 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM

- Price: 20.000 - 30.000 VND

  • Bánh đập hến xào (Steamed rice paper with broken rice crackers and clams)

- Recommended address: Quán Bà Già (Old Lady Food store) | Nguyen Tri Phuong St., Cam Nam Ward, Hoi An City, Vietnam (See directions)

- Type: Food store

- Opening time: 07:00 AM - 05:00 PM

- Price: 20.000 - 55.000 VND

  • Bánh bèo (Vietnamese steamed rice cakes with shrimp and pork paste)

- Recommended address: Bánh bèo Cô Bảy (Madam Bay's vendor) | 02 Hoang Van Thu St., Hoi An City, Vietnam (See directions)

-Type: Street vendor

- Opening time: 06:30 AM - 02:00 PM

- Price: 10.000 - 15.000 VND

  • Hoành thánh chiên (Fried wonton)

- Recommended address: Miss Ly Cafeteria | 22 Nguyen Hue St., Hoi An City, Vietnam (See directions)

- Type: Restaurant

- Opening time: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM

- Price: 50.000 - 100.000 VND

  • Chè Hội An (Hoian Sweet soup)

- Recommended address: Chè Cô Chính (Madam Chinh's vendor) | 134 Nguyen Thai Hoc St., Hoi An City, Vietnam (See directions)

- Type: Street vendor

- Opening time: 04:00 AM - 10:00 PM

- Price: 10.000 - 15.000 VND

  • Mót (Hoian Herbal tea)

- Recommended address: 150 Tran Phu St., Hoi An City, Vietnam (See directions)

- Type: Street vendor

- Opening time: 04:30 PM - 10:00 PM

- Price: 10.000 - 15.000 VND

  • Bánh xoài (Mango cake or Mango-shaped cake filling with sweet peanut paste)

- Recommended address:  The Ancient Town, Hoi An City, Vietnam (See directions)

- Type: Street vendor

- Opening time: 07:00 AM - 09:00 PM

- Price: 5.000 VND

  • Bánh ghẹ (Savoury fried sea crab cakes)

- Recommended address: The Ancient Town, Hoi An City, Vietnam (See directions)

- Type: Street vendor

- Opening time: 02:00 AM - 06:00 PM 

- Price: 10.000 - 20.000 VND

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