The best dishes should try in Hue

You just visit Hue; you don’t know what and where to eat in Hue. It’s lucky to give you all the must-eat dishes in poem city and also what address you can enjoy the best food in Hue. Following is some names that you need to know:

Com Hen- mussel rice

Considered as a unique cuisine of Hue, Com Hen is the combination of rice, boiled mussel, star fruit, fish sauce, cabbage, onion, pepper, peanut, chili, and a variety of herbs. One more thing I want to mention is this dish is an extremely spicy flavor

Where to eat: You can enjoy Com Hen at:

  • Hen island: from 8.00 am- 8.30 pm
  • Com Hen Truong Dinh: 02 Truong Dinh street, Hue City

Bun Bo Hue- Hue beef vermicelli soup

Bun Bo Hue is considered as one of the most typical foods of Hue. It is famous by the harmony combination of ingredients such as beef, shrimp, brown congealed pig blood, and herbs like sprouts, lime wedges, etc.

Where to eat: You can enjoy Bun Bo Hue at:

  • Bun Bo Hue: 14 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hue city, from 6.00 AM- 9.00 AM
  • Bun Bo Ba Tuyet: 37 Nguyen Cong Tru, from 6.00 AM- 9.00 AM

Banh Beo- Steamed rice discs topped with shrimp

Banh Beo is a small steamed rice pancake. The main ingredient of Banh Beo is fresh shrimp, scallions, mung bean paste, crispy fried shallots, fish sauce, rice vinegar, and oil

Where to eat: You can enjoy Banh Beo at:

  • Bánh Bèo Nậm Lọc Bà Đỏ: 71 Nguyễn Bỉnh Khiêm, Phú Hiệp, Huế, from 08:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Banh Khoai- Hue pancake

Quite like Banh Xèo, Banh Khoa is made from rice flour, water, and turmeric powder, added slivers of fatty pork, shrimp, bean sprouts and then pan fried. This cake is usually used with a fermented soy bean sauce.

Where to eat: You can enjoy Banh Khoai at:

  • Banh Khoai Lac Thien: 6 DinhTien Hoang street, Hue city, from 8.00 AM – 10.00 PM
  • Banh Khoai Hanh: 11 Pho DucChinh street, Hue city, from 8.00 AM- 10.00 PM

Nem Lui – Grilled chopped meat

This dish makes all by pork fat that finely ground, wrap around stick, lemongrass or sugarcane still then grill with charcoal

Where to eat: You can enjoy Nem Lui at:

  • Tai Phu Restaurant: 1, Điện Biên Phủ, Huế, from 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Banh Loc – Filtered tapioca dumplings

Banh Loc also one type of best dish that tourist should try in Hue. It is made of tapioca with shrimp and pork and it is wrapped in banana leaf. And the special thing about this cake is in transparent color that you can see shrimp and chopped pork inside.

Where to eat: You can enjoy Banh Loc at:

  • Ba Me restaurant: 45 Vo Thi Sau street, Hue city, from 9.00 AM- 9.00 PM
  • Ba Do restaurant: 71 Nguyen Binh Khiem, Hue city from 9.00 AM- 9.00 PM

Che- Sweet soup

Che Hue is considered as Hue’s culture with the diversity of ingredients, colors, form and taste. The most ingredient of Sweet soup in Hue is green peas, small red beans, black eye peas, lotus seeds and some kind or fruits and flours.

Where to eat: Tourist can enjoy the best dish at:

  • Che Hem: alley of 29 Hung Vuong street, from 8.00 AM- 9.00 PM
  • Che Sao: 60 Phan Chu Trinh street, Hue city, from 8.00 AM- 10.00 PM

Royal cuisine

Royal cuisine is a dish that cooked for the king and royal families only in the past. Each dish is cooked and decorated carefully like swallow’s nest, shark’s fin, abalone, holothurian, horsemeat, etc. The cost of each meal is not cheap

Where to eat: You can enjoy royal cuisine at:

  • Royal Park Restaurant: 38 Nguyen Sinh Sac Street, Hue from 7.00 AM- 11.00 PM

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