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The Best Cheap Restaurants in Hanoi

Hey there, fellow food adventurers! It’s your culinary crusader, Matan, and I’m back with another gastronomic quest.

If you’re like me and believe that the best way to get to know a city is through its food, then Hanoi, Vietnam, is a treasure trove of flavors waiting to be explored.

From bustling street markets to hidden alleyway gems, this city is a food lover’s dream. Join me as we uncover the hidden gems and must-visit spots in “The Best Cheap Restaurants in Hanoi.”

Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a first-timer, I’ve got you covered with a guide to affordable yet unforgettable dining experiences in this vibrant city.

So, loosen your belts and prepare your taste buds – it’s time to embark on a budget-friendly foodie adventure in Hanoi! 🍜🍲🌮🍛

Cheap Restaurants in Hanoi

Bún Bò Nam Bộ Bách Phương

Hey there, fellow penny pinchers and flavor seekers! If you’re searching for wallet-friendly wonders in Hanoi, make a beeline for Bach Phuong Restaurant. 

These culinary wizards have been dishing out mouthwatering Bun Bo Nam Bo since ’86. 

They’ve got a knack for turning your taste buds into fireworks, and whether you’re a local foodie or a globetrotter with a passion for savings, they’ve got you covered.


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Mỳ Phố

Picture this: the heart of Hanoi’s old quarter, where I stumbled upon my gastronomic haven.

The grub is top-notch, and the bill won’t give your wallet a workout.

It’s like finding a culinary diamond in the rough! And, as a bonus, they’ve spruced up the joint and even offered a restroom (because who doesn’t appreciate a clean loo?).

So, as you munch on mouthwatering meals, you can also play spectator to the quirky parade of passersby – dining with a side of people-watching perfection.


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Bun Cha Ta Hanoi

Imagine this: a symphony of sizzling grilled pork, silky noodles, and a garden of fresh herbs:

It’s Bun Cha Ta, the dish that’s so Hanoi it practically runs through the city’s veins!

First off, let’s give a round of applause to Vu Bang, who had the foresight to declare Hanoi “transfixed by bún chả” back in 1959 – he was onto something! 

You’ll find the good stuff at 21 Nguyen Huu Huan street, right in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter. 

It’s not just popular; it’s one of the top ten street food sensations you absolutely can’t miss in Hanoi. 

So, whether you’re a local or a wanderer, roll up your sleeves and dive into the deliciousness. 

And don’t worry, if you’re down south, they’ve got a similar dish to tickle your taste buds.


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Hương Việt

We are calling all budget-conscious food explorers! Imagine stepping into Hương Việt Restaurant – it’s like being welcomed into the cozy heart of Vietnamese cuisine. 

This charming spot serves up traditional dishes that’ll have your taste buds doing the tango, and they’ve got a lineup of vegetarian and vegan delights that’ll make even the greens in your salad jealous. 

Oh, and the best part? The prices won’t make your wallet weep. It’s a win-win-win situation!


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Little Hanoi Restaurant

You won’t believe the friendliness of the staff at this joint; they practically give the word “hospitality” a makeover! 

And the food and drinks? Well, they’ve got taste down to a delicious science. The vibes and restaurant design? Top-notch – it’s like dining in a Pinterest board brought to life. 

Are you looking for a slice of authentic Vietnamese goodness in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter? This place is your compass; consider it highly recommended!


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Noodle & Roll

A street food haven where herbivores and carnivores can break bread together. It’s like a culinary peace treaty!

The food? A symphony of flavors and bonus points for keeping it light on the oil and high on presentation. 

If you’re feeling green, those veggie spring rolls are your ticket to paradise. Now, let’s talk money – four dishes for 287k VND in a tourist hotspot? Not too shabby! 

Just a tiny request for the staff: a dash more attentiveness and a sprinkle of helpfulness, and this place would be perfection on a plate.


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In conclusion

As we wrap up our budget-friendly culinary journey through Hanoi, I hope your taste buds are as content as your wallet. 

From slurping down steaming bowls of pho in crowded street stalls to savoring mouthwatering bun cha in charming local spots, Hanoi’s food scene has indeed left its mark. 

The diverse flavors and friendly faces you’ve encountered along the way are what make this city a food lover’s paradise. 

Remember, you don’t have to break the bank to savor authentic Vietnamese dishes, and Hanoi’s affordable dining options are proof of that.

I want to thank you for joining me on this adventure. 

Keep the memories of these delectable dishes close to your heart, and until our next foodie expedition, stay hungry and keep exploring! ✈️🍽️ 

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Matan Cohen

Hey there! I'm Matan, an avid lover of Hanoi. In my free time, you can usually find me exploring the city's vibrant streets, sampling the delicious local cuisine, or immersing myself in the diverse culture of Vietnam.

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From the bustling streets and flavorful street food to the unique culture and vibrant nightlife – this dynamic city held something new and exciting around every corner.

Exploring further revealed hidden gems – peaceful parks, colorful temples, friendly locals – that truly made it a place I wanted to call home.

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