Hanoi: Top 3 best authentic Vietnamese cuisine restaurants

No trip is complete without visiting the most historical sites and trying the city’s most emblematic dishes. If you are planning to travel to Hanoi this summer, take a look at these hanoi restaurant recommendations to fulfill your trip by enjoying authentic foods in town.

Quan An Ngon

The first impression when stepping in the restaurant is a romantic old architecture, mainly covered in deep colors. The image seems to remain only in the memories of Hanoians or in books and paintings, but it appears clearer than ever when you come to Quan An Ngon.

Bring in the ancient features of the city, combined with skillful of professional chefs in the processing, Quan An Ngon has created refined dishes symbolize the soul of Hanoi such as Pho, Bun cha, Xoi vo,…

On the other hand, the premise of Quan An Ngon is to build a luxurious food court, serving regional specialties from across Vietnam, that’s why you can find dishes from Central Vietnam. However, this is also the minus point of the restaurant. Some complain that it lacks true authenticity by changing flavors to please Westerners.

More than 10 years of establishment and development in Hanoi, the restaurant has now become an indispensable rendezvous of many diners.


  • 18 Phan Bội Châu, Hoàn Kiếm District, Hà Nội
  • 25T2 Trung Hòa Nhân Chính, Cầu Giấy Distric, Hà Nội
  • B2-R6 Vincom Royal City, 72A Nguyễn Trãi, Thanh Xuân District, Hà Nội

Hotline: (+84) 243 926 0808

Tripadvisor’s rate: 4.0

2. Cau Go Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine

Located on floors 5 and 6 at 9 Cau Go Street, Hoan Kiem District; Cau Go Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine is one of the best traditional restaurants rated by local people. The advantage of the restaurant is the beautiful space, decorated with light but luxurious furniture, with a view to the Sword Lake.

The food is delicious, delicate and beautifully presented, but the price was quite high. The shop is sometimes quite crowded and noisy because of the large guests.


  • Entrance 1:1/3/5/7 Đinh Tiên Hoàng Street, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội
  • Entrance 2: 73 Cau Go Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Entrance 3: No 9 Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam

Hotline:+84 937 290 808

Tripadvisor’s rate: 4.5


3. Grandma’s Restaurant

Grandma’s Restaurant amazes diners with its sumptuous design and atmosphere. Located in the heart of Hanoi, it is an ideal place for both locals and foreigners dining out with family or companies.

The alluring of Grandma’s is it redefines the traditional cuisine of Northerners. You will have a chance to experience classic but advanced and developed food which stands out the other same Vietnamese food style. The menu ranges from vegetarian to unique “Grandma’s market dishes” cooked in their ways.

Following some connoisseurs in food, some favorable dishes here are Bo nuong ong tre (grilled beef in bamboo), Bun cha thit nuong (traditional grilled pork with rice noodles) and Sup ngo (sweet corn soup).



One more special feature, diners have a chance to embark on a musical journey at Grandma’s Restaurant, listening to live traditional folk music every night from 19:00 to 21:00.

Grab your package soon and come to one of the best restaurants in Hanoi.

Address: 6A Đường Thành, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội

Hotline: (+84) 938 150 111

Tripadvisor rate: 5.0

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