Must- eat Vietnamese street foods

Vietnam is considered heaven of street food. If you are in Vietnam or are going to visit Vietnam, don’t forget try the following delicious dishes at least one time:

  1. Bánh Mỳ- Saigon baguette

Banh Mi

Banh Mi Saigon- the best sandwich in the world. It is a special type of bread that is unique and different from others country’s breads.

With good, warm and crunchy bread contain grilled pork in a spicy sauce with fresh vegetables, homemade Mayonnaises, pickles, with a fried egg. With mingling variety of different things make Banh Mi Vietnam famous all over the world

Address: At Banh Mi Huynh Hoa located at 26 Le Thi Rieng, Ho Chi Minh

  1. Phở- Beef noodles


Pho is the combination of soft rice noodles in a soup broth with fresh plate of herbs, typically including saw tooth herb, mint, and Vietnamese coriander, along with house-made chili sauce.

Address: Pho Tau Bay- 433 Lý Thái Tổ, 9, 10, Hồ Chí Minh, Việt Nam

                Pho Thin- 13 Lò Đúc, Phạm Đình Hồ, Hai Bà Trưng, Hà Nội, Việt Nam

  1. Bún Chả

Bun cha

Bun Cha - Vietnamese dish of grilled pork and noodle, which is thought to have originated from Hanoi, Vietnam. Bun cha is served with grilled fatty pork over a plate of white rice noodle and herbs with a side dish of dipping sauce

Address: Bún chả kẹp que tre, Đồng Xuân, Hoàn Kiếm

                Bún chả, 34 Hàng Than, Ba Đình

  1. Bánh Cuốn- Roll cake

Banh cuon

Having 2 types of differences of roll cake: Roll cake in a northern style (filled with pork meat) and roll cake in a southern style. 

Both are made from rice, steamed and served with sweet, spicy fish sauce, ham and blanched bean sprouts, herbs

  1. Bánh Xèo

Banh xeo

Banh Xeo is made by a thin layer of batter which fried in a lot of oil, then combined with choice of ingredients- slices of pork belly, shrimp, and onions, then folded over with a handful of lightly cooked bean sprouts in the middle

Address: 46 Đinh Công Tráng, Tan Dinh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

  1. Cao Lầu

Cao lau

Cao Lau is very unique to Hoi An with special taste and texture is achieved by using water from an undisclosed ancient Cham well

Cao Lao includes cooked pork, different greens, sometimes topped with fried pork rind, peanuts, rice crackers, and/or scallions; and sometimes served with lime or chili jam

Address: Ms. Be- Hoi An or Ms.Thanh, Trần Cao Vân Street, Hoi An

  1. Gỏi Cuốn- Fresh spring roll

Goi cuon

Gỏi Cuốn is the most popular among the rolls - deep fried spring rolls

Just a good rice paper, rolling with rice noodles, veggies and veggies, then cooked pork meat and cooked prawn! Dip sauce is sweet soy sauce mixed with chopped roasted peanut

  1. Cà Phê ( Coffee)

Egg coffee

Egg Coffee- Cà Phê Trứng - Vietnamese drink which is traditionally prepared with egg yolks, sugar, condensed milk and Robusta coffee

Considered as liquid tiramisu with foam perched on top of the dense, dark coffee is sweetened condensed milk mixed up with a raw egg

Address: The Giang Café- 39 Nguyễn Hữu Huân - 106 Yên Phụ

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