Vietnam Street Food: Delicious dishes you should try when coming to Vietnam

Recently updated on November 2nd, 2019 at 10:34 am

When mentioning Vietnam, foreign visitors can not help but remember the Vietnam street food with delicious food, reasonable prices of the Vietnamese people. And here are some of Vietnam’s street foods that have touched the heart of tourists from all over the world.

Vietnam Street Food: Top Great Dishes

Pho – Vietnamese Noodle

Vietnamese Noodle

An indispensable dish when talking about Vietnamese cuisine. You just have to walk along the roads in big cities, you can see the roadside noodle shops everywhere. Pho consists of quite simple ingredients including noodles, chicken or beef and broth, served with scrambled eggs and herbs. Just with 30,000VND, you have a delicious bowl of Pho.

Xoi – Sticky rice

Sticky Rice

Xoi is a familiar dish of Vietnamese people. Xoi is not only used as common breakfast but also used in the occasion of the anniversary, worship ceremony of the Vietnamese
Xoi is made from cooked glutinous rice, depending on the preferences of the person who will add eggs, pork, chicken, dried onion, etc.

Bun Cha

Bun Cha

If pho is always seen as a typical menu for breakfast of many Hanoians, bun cha is the number one choice in the lunch of the capital citizens. And recently, former US President Barack Obama and chef Anthony Bourdain have been enjoying Bun Cha, a familiar street food of Vietnamese people, in delight and satisfaction. Bun Cha consists of grilled meatballs served in sweet and sour broth. The way to eat Bun Cha is to take noodles and vegetables dipped in the broth served with grilled meat. Bun Cha creates an irresistible attractive flavor.

Banh Mi – Vietnamese bread

Vietnamese Bread (Banh Mi)

The French brought bread to Vietnam but it was the Vietnamese who brought it to another level. Vietnamese bread is so famous that it seems that in any land in the world, you can easily find a bread shop with a name plate named Vietnamese bread. And so, it is not difficult to understand when you come to Vietnam, you definitely have to try bread.

Banh Xeo

Banh Xeo

Banh xeo is like a delicious Vietnamese crepe cake with crispy crusted crusts, the filling is a mix of shrimp, meat, bean sprouts and a bit more herbs.

Cao Lau

Cao Lau

One of the famous dishes when you come to Hoi An.

Goi Cuon – Fresh spring roll salad

Fresh spring roll salad

In 2011, the salad was featured in the “50 best food in the world” (CNN travel site). This is a perfect choice for you to change your appetite if you are tired of greasy items. A salad covers meat (or shrimp …), vegetables. Also you can try different styles of fresh spring roll through out the country.

Bun bo Nam Bo – The Southern beef noodle

The Southern beef noodle

Other than the traditional noodles, southern beef noodles are not eaten withbroth but to eat without broth, with beef fried, aromatic herbs, bean sprouts add a little peanut …

Egg coffee

Egg coffee

Appearing on the “50 Best Dishes in the World” list, egg coffee was cited by CNN for a lot of compliments.
Even though it is a drink, you can absolutely use coffee as a dessert. This is a dish recommended by foreign tourists to each other  as a must-tasted when coming to Hanoi. Egg whites are smoothly smeared, topped with bold flavors of Vietnamese coffee. And of course “egg coffee” is one the top Vietnam Street Food you should try.

Leave a Reply