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Private Street Food Tour with Expert Local Guide

  • Eat till you’re full on at least ten delicious Vietnamese dishes and drinks
  • Discover the stories behind Vietnamese cuisine in a small group
  • Get to know Hanoi’s Old Quarter on a foodie walking tour
Private Street Food Tour with Expert Local Guide
From $22.00
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Private Street Food Tour with Expert Local Guide
From $22.00
It takes a local to navigate the Old Quarter’s warren of back streets and identify the best street food. On this walking tour, your foodie guide will introduce you to at least ten separate Vietnamese dishes and drinks—from egg coffee and “banh mi” sandwiches through to fresh beer and noodle soup—as they explain Hanoi’s food culture and ingredients. They’ll even collect you from your Old Quarter hotel.
What to Expect
- Feel the beat of the oldest and most charming streets in the 36 streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, know about their historic trades through local’s eyes.
- Bring you “off the beaten track”, showing you where the locals go.
- Try best Vietnamese dishes which are cooked by locals with good cooking skills and learn how to eat each dish in professional way.
- Hear the stories surrounding Vietnamese cuisine as well as tidbits of history via introducing of our knowledgeable tour guide.
- Meet your tour guide at your hotel or meeting point. Before you start, have a quick Vietnamese greeting lesson. Your tour guide will discuss any food allergies, vegetarian requirements and let you know how to walk in Vietnamese streets with crazy traffic before starting the tour. Your expert tour guide will introduce you to Vietnamese cuisine, Vietnamese history and culture throughout the tour.
- You will be taken to eat 10+ Vietnamese dishes at the best places located in special corners, hidden alleys or small restaurants in Hanoi Old Quarter that might be missed if you go by yourself. Try a variety of street foods and drinks such as Nộm bò khô, papaya with dried beef salad; Bún chả, grilled pork with rice noodles; pho, rice noodle soup; Nem phở cuốn, fried spring rolls and fresh spring rolls; Bánh cuốn, steamed rice pancake rolls; Bánh mì, Vietnamese sandwich; Bánh gối, fried pillow shaped cake; Bánh rán, Vietnamese donut; Trà đá, ice tea; Bia Hơi, fresh beer; Kem xôi, steamed sticky rice with ice cream; Chè, Vietnamese sweet soup; Cà phê trứng, egg coffee, etc. This tour will only finish when you feel full and happy.
- The tour will end at Hoan Kiem Lake or anywhere convenient for you to return to your hotel/ hostel. Your tour guide will show you how to get back to your hotel/ hostel.
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Reviews (144)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Really good tour

We had a great tour with our Guide Ema (the 4th ;-) She brought us to places we wouldnt have founded and tried out by ourselfes. The food was delicious and quite enough. Ema is really funny and we can absolutely recomand that tour!

1  Thank deturk
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Fantastic food tour in old quarter!

We had a wonderful evening with Trang An, who took us to all the small eateries in books and crannies we never would have tried on our own. The only reason we stopped was because we were too full. Our favourite was bun thang, and...More

1  Thank worc0670
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Delicious food and great tour guide (Tom)

Had a lot local food that I wouldn’t be able to find/order myself. Tom was very friendly and attentive. I notice she always wiped the utensils and dishes first before passing them to us. Her English is good as well and very cheerful spirit. Overall...More

Thank Vivi L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent tour

Out tour guide trang an was really kind and helpful. And food was amazing. If we did this by ourselves, we could have missed so many great dishes.

Thank Sunshine658900
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great food tour

Excellent food tour with our tour guide Emma. It was really nice for a local to take us to places we wouldn’t have stumbled across on our own. We ate so much food and learnt a lot about Vietnamese cuisine and also a bit about...More

1  Thank lalalanni
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October 12, 2018|
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Response from HanoiExploreTravel | Property representative |
Dear Mr/Ms Canny Thank you so much for your contacting us We are happy to pick you up from your hotel and say goodbye at your hotel when en of tour. In case, you are staying in Hanoi Old Quarter center. For better support... More
August 20, 2018|
Response from Connie O | Reviewed this property |
We booked ours the morning of the tour. Good Luck. It is a great tour and you will be surprised by the quality of the food and the knowledge of the guide.