Hanoi: Private Street Food Walking Tour w/ a Real Foodie

Hanoi: Private Street Food Walking Tour w/ a Real Foodie

From US$ 47 per person

Let an expert lead the way to the best food stands or local restaurants in Hanoi Old Quarter. While filling up on the flavors that made Hanoi one of the world's best destinations for hungry travelers, you’ll also learn more about its culture and history.

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  • Be led by a private English-speaking tour guide
  • Experience a day in this city like a local centered around eating
  • Sample 10 delicious local and authentic dishes
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On a 3-hour walking tour, explore the culture and history of Hanoi by stepping into a world full of street food vendors. Unlike big cities all around the world, street food in Hanoi is not just hot dog carts and pretzel stands, you will be offered an opportunity to try out 10 different dishes at local food stands and  family restaurants. A rotating menu from day-to-day will represent the variety of delicious options, but tastings might include but subject to change the following: rice noodle soup with beef, rice noodle with chicken, rice noodle with grilled pork, snail or dry noodle, sticky rice along with various kinds of donut, steamed pancake or Vietnamese sandwiches. Sample menu: Pho (beef/ chicken noodle), Bun Cha (grilled pork with noodle), Banh Mi (Vietnamese bread), Banh Cuon (steamed rice pancake), Banh Xeo (fried rice pancake), Nom Bo Kho (green papaya salad with dried beef), Thit Xien Nuong (street pork barbeque), Banh Ran Ngot (sweet rice donut), Che (Vietnamese dessert) and Ca Phe Trung (egg coffee).
  • Pick-up and drop off in the Old Quarter
  • English-speaking local tour guide
  • Food
  • Coffee or tea
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Other activities or food not mentioned in the itinerary

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  • Comfortable shoes

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  • Pets

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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please notify the local operators of any dietary requirements. Special requests for food will be confirmed with the booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Flexible departure time
  • Drinks, personal expenses, and tips are not included in the ticket price
  • Other activities or food not mentioned in the itinerary are also not included in the ticket price
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We were with Jenny the whole evening and really had a lot of fun! We were picked up from the hotel on time and felt very well cared for in the hustle and bustle of the city. The small hidden corners were definitely worth a visit, the food was just great and also suitable for the European taste. We had a really nice chat and had a very nice and funny evening with very tasty food!

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March 5, 2020

Beyond amazing

Jenny our guide was extraordinary and gave us a great experience of wholesome Vietnamese food. I especially liked one of the places as literally went through a hole in the wall and some of the places I would of never gone too if Jenny hadn't taken us there. I have an allergy to mushrooms and made sure I had food without them even when some dishes had them I had alternatives meals. Can not fault this tour at all. The amazing thing was we booked it at 10am and on same day we were doing the tour at 2pm, so organised and very fast and efficient booking process as well. Highly recommend.

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August 12, 2019

We did a food tour with Lynn we had a great time and ate very well !! Perfect

April 5, 2019

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