Where to find Vietnam’s traditional foods?

Vietnam Tradditional food

Cultural and culinary is 2 things that can’t separate in every country. So there will be regret if you travel to Vietnam but don’t try on the taste of Vietnam’s traditional foods. Although there are many articles about food in Vietnam, this just is the tip of the iceberg. The secret of Culinary VietNam is just revealed by a local person Who has full of love for Vietnam foods in this article:

Traditional market – Vietnam Foods:

 There will be some kind of food you only find out in the traditional market because it is very cheap and Vietnamese people usually eat in breakfast or a light meal. But not every market has all of the food. There will lose a lot of time discovering what traditional Vietnam foods are sold in every market. But believe me! Your finding is worth it when you can feel the way local people sell and buy everything in the market and taste traditional Vietnam foods like a local. Traditional food in Vietnam markets is usually sold to local people, so it has a reasonable price: from 5.000d – 50.000d ( 0,2$ -2$).

Traditional markets -  Where sell Vietnam Traditional food

 Suggestion located:

  • Ha Dong Market: Street Le Loi, Ward Nguyen Trai, Ha Dong District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Lang Thuong Market: Lang Thuong, Ward Lang Thuong, Dong Da Distric, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Nha Xanh Market : Ward Phan Van Truong, Dich Vong Hau, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Ngo Sy Lien Market,14 Ward Nguyen Nhu Do, Van Mieu, Dong Da District, Thanh Pho Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Hang Be Market:4 Nguyen Thien Thuat, Hang Bac, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam

Street Vendors – Vietnam’s traditional foods

Street-vendors_Quay nong_Vietnam traditional food

You can find street vendors on the sidewalk or in small alleys, but sometimes you can’t find them because they always moving in anywhere. You will suddenly hear street vendors’ s voices in the street. That is a special type of sale in Vietnam and Asia area. But you almost can’t know what exactly they are selling if you don’t know the Vietnamese language well. The voice of street vendors is like a humming melody of a song, that is quite hard to hear clearly. With people discovering the culture of Vietnamese people, the voices of street vendors make a spotlight on the streets of Vietnam and become a part of the culture. 

Suggestion located:

  • Pho Ganh: Crossroads of Hang Duong – Hang Chieu, Hanoi (3:00 am to 7:00 am).
  • Snail noodles with dipping sauce: To Hoang Alley, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi ( 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm)
  • Noodles: 21 Nguyen Sieu, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi (11:00 am to 3:00 pm)
  • Snacks: Cua Dong, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.

Some of the food you can find in market and street vendors: 

Banh cam - Traditional Vietnam sweet foods
Banh cam – Traditional Vietnam sweet foods


Chè xôi vò_Vietnam traditional food
Che Xoi Vo (Sweet soup with sticky rice) – Traditional Vietnam sweet foods


Cốm_Vietnam traditional food
Nuggets – Slight meals in Vietnam


Bánh gio_Traditional food Viet Nam
Banh Gio – Traditional food Viet Nam


banh-khoai-so_Vietnam's traditional foods
Banh Khoai so – Breakfast in Vietnam


Banana fried_Vietnam's traditional foods
Banana Fried – Slight foods in Vietnam

The food stalls hide deep in the alley

The food stall is hidden deep in the alley

 Vietnamese people usually come to Food stalls at dinner or lunch. In past, the food stall was opened to local people living in the area. With the development of the internet, people around the city find out the food stalls which have delicious tastes and are friendly to local people. So a tip for your food tour is coming to the food stall where have crowded people inside or searching on the internet because it is difficult to find an excellent food stall.

Some of the foods you can find in the food stalls: 

Banh Da Cua_Vietnam's traditional foods
Banh Da – A type of Vietnam soup


Bún riêu_Vietnam's traditional foods
Bun Rieu- Vietnam’s traditional foods


Banh-bot-loc_Vietnam's traditional foods
Banh Bot Loc – Vietnam’s traditional foods


cháo-quẩy-sườn-sụnVietnam's traditional foods
Chao – Vietnam’s traditional foods


Gà-Tần_Vietnam's traditional foods
Ga Tan – Vietnam’s traditional food


Quay nong_Vietnam's traditional foods
Quay nong – Vietnam’s traditional food