Top 10 Restaurants in Hoi An

Top 10 Restaurants in Hoi An

Hoi An is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Old Town, cut through with canals. The town’s history is greatly reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shophouses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings, ornated Vietnamese tube houses and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge with its pagoda. 

Top 10 Restaurants in Hoi An - Streets Restaurant Café

A member of the Clinton Global Initiative, this restaurant is part of a non-profit organisation that trains and employs disadvantaged youths and street kids for a future in the catering and hospitality industries, pouring back any profits into future training. Expect contemporary Vietnamese and global cuisine ranging from toasted baguette paninis to heo kho tộ (braised claypot pork with quail eggs), plus speciality market tours and cookery classes also led by the trainees.

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Top 10 Restaurants in Hoi An - Vinh Hung Restaurant

Price: VND60,000

Tel: (84) – 0510.3862203

Address: 147 Tran Phu Street, Hoi An

The restaurant is in the unique architecture of Hoi An Ancient Town since it is decorated with old-look furniture and mossy roof tiles. Here, you will be served with a variety of Hoi An’s specialties, such as cao lau (legendary vermicelli), banh vac, banh it (sticky rice dumplings), and mi quang (Quang noodles). The restaurant accommodates up to 60 guests, and the staff is well trained to provide them with the most excellent meals.

Top 10 Restaurants in Hoi AnNgon Villa Hội An

This glamorous spot within a beautifully preserved 19th-century French villa with delightful vintage decor and polished original wooden floors is one for special occasions. Feast on Hội An cuisine as well as classic Northern and Southern dishes, all gorgeously presented – the softshell crab and grilled oysters are particularly good. There’s also a memorable table barbecue option.

Established inside a beautiful and well-kept 19th century French villa, Ngon Villa Hoi An offers a dining experience outside of the ordinary in one of the most glamorous buildings in town. With an elegant and vintage decoration, Ngon Villa Hoi An promises the best service as well as exquisite food and drinks. 

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Top 10 Restaurants in Hoi AnWhite Marble Wine Bar and Restaurant

In the middle of Hội An’s main heritage sights, this is also a great venue for people-watching. The modern takes on regional specialities are accompanied by an extensive menu of sensibly priced wines. The Hội An ‘money bags’ – deep-fried, intensely flavoured parcels of prawns, herbs and spices – are a sensation.

Top 10 Restaurants in Hoi An - Banh Mi Phuong

Address: 2B Phan Chau Trinh, Hoi An
Opening hours: 6 AM – 10 PM
Price: 15,000 – 20,000 VND

If you have a banh mi hankering, then don’t miss Madame Khanh. She is not unknown in these parts. Her delicious offerings have granted her the title of “the Banh Mi Queen” by even a worldwide crowd. Her char-siu pork still remains unmatched in all of Hoi An, which literally melts in your mouth. Just purely perfect. She also has a wide menu of drinks to complement the banh mi, so just take your time and enjoy the dish.

Top 10 Restaurants in Hoi An - Ancient Faifo

Ancient Faifo is an upmarket dining venue that’s accessible within walking distance from the Japanese Covered Bridge and Fujian Assembly Hall. Featuring antique furnishing, unique family heirlooms, oil paintings, and ceramics, it comprises a bar, café space, terrace, restaurant, and art gallery showcasing works by local artists. Food-wise, Ancient Faifo specialises in Central Vietnamese cuisine, Verrine-style pastries, and Italian coffee. Diners can also enjoy a wide range of cocktails, wines and beers at the open-air patio section, where a resident pianist plays between 19:00 and 21:00 every day while acoustic performances are held from Thursday until Saturday.

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Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 22:00

Address: 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An

Tel: +84 510 3917 444

Top 10 Restaurants in Hoi An Orivy Hoi An

Orivy Hoi An’s secluded garden setting and value-for-money Vietnamese offerings is ideal for escaping the busy streets of Hoi An Ancient Town. Standout dishes of this family-run restaurant include com ga (VND 87,000), papaya salad with shrimp and pork (VND 86,000), glutinous rice cake (VND 25,000), and mi quang noodles (VND 66,000). Orivy Hoi An also offers set menus priced at VND 180,000 onwards, which come with an appetiser, main course with rice, dessert, and soft drinks. Located along Cua Dai Street, Orivy Hoi An is a 10-minute walk from Hoi An Central Market.

Opening Hours: Daily 12:00 – 22:00

Address: 578/1 Cua Dai Street, Hoi An

Tel: +84 97 379 2325

Top 10 Restaurants in Hoi An - Ganesh – Authentic Indian Flavors

Have you had enough of Vietnamese cuisine? Ganesh is a great alternative for exotic South Asian dishes from India. Glorious roti bread, fragrant curries, mouth-watering chicken tikka-masala, and deliciously rich butter chicken? You can test your knowledge of Indian food here with a menu featuring diversified cuisine from all over India. All the dishes are super tasty and come in large portions and excellent prices!

The restaurant is also very well-known so I would advise booking a reservation in advance.

Address: 24 Tran Hung Dao, Hoi An
Opening hours: 11 AM – 3 PM, 5 PM – 10 PM
Prices: 50,000 – 200,000 VND

Top 10 Restaurants in Hoi An - Van Loc Restaurant

Price: VND35,000

Tel: 0510 3861 212

Address: 27 Tran Phu Street, Hoi An

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Van Loc is referred to as the oldest restaurant in Hoi An Ancient Town. The restaurant dates back hundreds of years and is famous for delicacies of the Middle in general and the ancient town’s in particular, such as cao lau (legendary vermicelli), banh vac, banh bao (Vietnamese dumplings), hoanh thanh, com ga (chicken rice), etc. Do not get worried about the price since it is acceptable. The staff is professional and caring enough to give all their guests the great satisfaction.

Top 10 Restaurants in Hoi An Morning Glory Restaurant

Morning Glory Restaurant serves an array of Central Vietnamese street food and traditional dishes in a stylish setting. The restaurant occupies a refurbished colonial building along Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, featuring an open kitchen downstairs and a breezy terrace that overlooks Hoi An Ancient Town. Highly recommended Hoi An dishes include the seafood mi quang noodles, claypot fish in caramel sauce, and pork-stuffed squid. Morning Glory is also a good dining option for vegetarians – try the stir-fried baby celery and beansprouts, vegetable curry soup, and crunchy tofu coated in young sticky rice.

Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 - 22:00

Address: 106 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An

Tel: +84 510 224 1555

It is not an exaggeration to say that Hoi An is a heaven of food. There are thousands of places where you can fill your stomach with dishes made with care, from the local scrumptious cuisine to other desired international dishes. In this article I will go through the specialty local restaurants first and then those which are perfect for a dinner out with your loved ones.

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