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“A great introduction to the tastes of Vietnam”

The Original Taste of Hoi An
Ranked #4 of 84 Food & Drink in Hoi An
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We share Hoi An’s best kept food secrets. The Ancient Town of Hoi An is just bursting with interesting and delicious Vietnamese dishes each with its own unique cultural profile; however for one reason or another much of this food remains anonymous and many visitors miss the opportunity to experience this tantalizing world of unique flavors. The aim of our tour is to provide an opportunity to unlock your adventurous culinary spirit and experience the epicurean delights of Hoi An.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Melbourne
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A great introduction to the tastes of Vietnam”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

A wonderful half day spent wandering the markets and street food of Hoi An. You should try everything and ask questions- you will earn so much. Great value and good fun, plus amazing tastes

Visited May 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Fantastic intro to Vietnamese food”
Reviewed May 6, 2013

This tour is a must if you wanttoknowall the secrets of real Vietnamese food. Neville is a true character, genuinely enraptured with the vietnamese people, their way of life, and their food. His tour is worth every penny! You will be entertained from the moment you are picked up at your hotel until the last bite. We sampled well over 40 different foods, were so full by the end, but enjoyed every morsel. His side kicks are great, you are supplied with lots of cold water, visit many stall owners, and there are some wonderful photo opportunities along the way. If you only do one food related tour, do this one! Thank you Neville and crew! We'll be back, with your pals Anna and Noel in tow!

Visited March 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Taste the real Hoi An!”
Reviewed May 4, 2013

This was the perfect introduction to Hoi An and its delicious food. Neville is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about what he does! We're glad we booked this tour for our first day in Hoi An as the Lonely Planet guide is pretty much useless when it comes to food recommendations.
It's extremely good value for a 5 hour tour and much of the money goes back to local producers whose food stalls would probably not otherwise be frequented by tourists.
Highly recommended!!

Visited April 2013
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Absolutely fantastic! The best food tour in Hoi An”
Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

Totally recommend this tour. Neville is so passionate and knowledgeable about all things Hoi An, you cannot go wrong with this tour! Thanks so very much

Visited May 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Food heaven in Hoi An”
Reviewed April 30, 2013

Well what a food experience today has been. Neville our guide put our taste buds through a test which had us salivating with every turn. From the start Vietnamese smoothie to a banana wrapped meat treats. We walked the streets trying food from different food stalls all over town and the market. Do not have breakfast! Neville's local assistant Sen was fantastic and kept Neville on the straight and narrow. The tour flowed through town with us meeting many locals.
Whilst the tour promises 40 tasting of Vietnam we had many more. This is a must do tour for anyone interested in real food.Wish I had done it as soon as I arrived.

Visited April 2013
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