Vietnam Local Foods

What to Eat while in Vietnam: Top 10  Vietnam Local Foods

Experience Vietnam Local Foods

Traveling is the best way to bring new energy and drawing unforgettable experiences into life. While exploring new places and enjoying many activities are so fun, it will not be completed without having gastronomic delight. As each region has its own secret receipts as well as Vietnam. So, we list the best Vietnam Local Foods as your references.

1. Pho

The most famous Vietnam local foods. A Vietnam’s signature dish where you could find it at any corner in Vietnam. It is a Vietnam’s soup consists of rice noodle, beef/chicken, herbs, greens in salt broth.

2. Banh Mi

Simply means bread or wheat in Vietnamese. This Vietnam food is a product of culinary blend. A French sandwich with meat fillings, herbs, vegetables and black paper. It is suitable for a quick meal.

3. Mi Quang (Vietnamese Turmeric Noodles)

Originally, it originates from Central Vietnam, the Quang Nam Province. It is easy to distinguish from other noodle cuisines, the appearance of thick yellow-colored rice noodles. Mix with bone broth seasoned and roast chicken/pork. You could eat it anytime whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

4. Xoi Xeo 

Xoi Xeo is a sweet sticky rice mix with chicken/pork or preserved eggs and bean paste topping, soy sauce and fried shallots. It is delicious, easily found and cheap. Xoi is a traditional northern desert, mountainous areas in Vietnam

5. Ca Kho To (Caramelised Fish)

Caramelized fish with coconut milk sauce served in a clay pot. It is the very popular dish to serve with hot steamed rice. Any fish is ideal for this dish, but the most restaurant in Vietnam serve catfish.

6. Bun Bo Nam Bo

Another noodle menu, it is a Vietnamese Beef Noodle Salad which is very popular in Hanoi. The menu is simple yet very delicious. A bow full of a mix of marinated beef, vermicelli noodle, fresh vegetables, oyster sauce, and chicken stock.

7. Banh Xeo

Banh Xeo is a crispy pancake with a rice flour filled with chicken/shrimp. It is a popular street food in Vietnam. It is suitable for breakfast or snack to accompany you do city sightseeing activity.

8. Goi Cuon

Goi Cuon is light and fresh spring rolls with salad greens, a slice of meat or seafood, a layer of coriander and fish sauce. It is the vegetarian version that is delicious and at the same time keep you away from fat and high cholesterol.

9. Banh Cuon (Vietnam Roll Cake)

Banh Cuon is a rolled cake with the combination of meats, mushroom, onion, cucumbers wrapped in a steamed rice flour. A street local food which is very popular among travelers. You could find it easily close to tourist sights and nightlife districts.

10. Ca Phe Trung

It is a Vietnamese egg coffee could be the best choice for your dessert. It is a must try dessert in Vietnam. Serve in hot or cold versions. Historically, it was invented in 1946 by Mr. Giang owner of Giang Cafe. When milk was very expensive and scare, Mr. Giang developed a recipe using the egg yolk.


So it is the list of the best 10 Vietnam local foods from us. In case you have a plan to visit Vietnam, you may join our 5D4N Vietnam – Ho Chi Minch City with Overnight on a Cruise. Click this link for direct booking Vietnam Tour  and bring unforgettable journey to your life.

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