What to eat with US$4.3 in downtown Hanoi

The Hanoitimes - Visitors can enjoy many delicious street-food dishes around the capital with very affordable prices.


Below is a list of quality restaurants offering food for less than VND100,000 (US$ 4.3) per person in the busiest central districts of the capital city of Hanoi. Prices may vary depending on restaurants.

Banh cuon Ba Hoanh (thin steamed rice flour crepe)

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Address: To Hien Thanh, Hai Ba Trung district

Price: VND30,000 – 60,000 (US$1.3-US$2.6)

Time: 6am – 20pm

My van than Thang Huyen (wonton noodle soup)

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Address: Mai Hac De, Hai Ba Trung district

Price: VND20,000 – 50,000 (US$0.8 – US$2.1)

Time: 7am – 22pm

Chao trai Tran Xuan Soan (mussel porrigde)

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Address: Tran Xuan Soan, Hai Ba Trung district

Price: VND30,000 (US$1.3)

Time: 11am – 21pm

Pho Thin

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Address: Lo Duc, Hai Ba Trung district

Price: VND40,000 – 60,000 (US$1.7 – US$2.6)

Time: 6am – 20.30pm

Mien luon Dong Thinh (eel vermicelli noodle)

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Address: Hang Dieu, Hoan Kiem district

Price: VND30,000 – 55,000 (US$1.3 – US$2.3)

Time: 6.30am – 21.30pm

Pho Ganh at mid-night

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Address: Hang Chieu, Hoan Kiem district

Price: VND50,000 (US$2.1)

Time: 3am – 7am

Banh bao ba Mau (dumpling)

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Address: Nguyen Huu Huan, Hoan Kiem district

Price: VND10,000 – 17,000 (US$0.4 – US$0.7)

Time: 7.30am – 9am, 15pm – 19.30pm

Kem Trang Tien (ice cream)

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Address: Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem district

Price: VND5,000 – 10,000 (US$0.2 – US$0.4)

Time: 8am – 22pm