A Taste of Hanoi
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Welcome To A Taste of Hanoi
Welcome To A Taste Of Hanoi where you have the chance to discover the flavor of Vietnamese cuisine! Our team has the experience and the passion to show you the best eateries in the heart of Hanoi. Not only do we offer tasty tours but we also offer Sunset Motorbike Tours of West Lake and The Original Craft Beer Tour of Hanoi.
About Vietname Cuisine
With more than 1,040 restaurants in Hanoi catering to tourists as well as locals, there’s no lack of opportunity to dine out in Hanoi. Most restaurants offer some Vietnamese dishes, including the local specialties of Bun Cha Hanoi, Bun bo Nam bo, Nem Cua Be (crab spring rolls),and Nom bo kho (green papaya beef salad). Of course, each restaurant will have some house variations of Vietnamese food. However, increasingly local restaurants in Hanoi are trending towards both western and fusion cuisine. Each year there’s an increasing number of restaurants offering pasta, pizzas, Western style sandwiches, and yes – some offer Mexican cuisine! Commercially this makes perfect sense as it seems these foods are what more and more tourists are seeking. But here at A TASTE OF HANOI, we say: what a shame!
After making the incredible effort of traveling to Vietnam, it seems curious that western tourists would want to eat only western food that they can have anytime at home! We think that Vietnam is arguably the land of the richest and healthiest cuisine in the world. What can we do to help showcase these amazing local dishes?
Our food walking tour is the best choice to explore the real Hanoi with the charming French corners, ancient Old Quarter, bustle local market and indulge in local atmosphere while tasting amazing authentic Hanoi street food.
The purpose of our tour is to provide you with a unique opportunity to experience and learn about exciting history, exceptional culture, as well as distinctive architecture of Hanoi following its unique cuisine trail – we ensure the food is hygienically handled and provide a comfortable venue for the tastings. Because these Hanoian dishes are made from fresh ingredients that come from the local fields, rivers, and farms. Click here for the tour details!
Travelling to Hanoi city – Vietnam capital, you may be surprised by Hanoi street food – it is plentiful at everywhere that you look and is an integral part of the livelihoods of many locals. With the balance between fresh herbs and meats and a selective use of spices to reach a fine taste, the Vietnamese food is various about the taste, smell and the Vietnamese food can be considered as one of the healthiest cuisines in over the world.
Our walking food tour is started at Dong Xuan Market and will help you explore the market, around a selection of the original 36 trading streets of old Hanoi. Just as the sun is going down you can find the locals hurrying to buy their fresh ingredients to make their dinner for their families.
With charming French architectures as a backdrop and the sound of the bustle of the local markets, indulge in this special local atmosphere whilst tasting Hanoi Old Quarter’s best authentic local foods. You also have a chance to explore the high streets, alleyways, deep off the path, or the smallest house in Hanoi.
You will taste about over 20 famous and unique dishes along the way on our walking food tour. Are you ready to make something special? Click here for the tour details!
Sunset Scooter Tour
The Sunset Westlake Motorbike tour will help you explore around the biggest lake in Hanoi. It will be a lot of fun to drive around relaxingly, enjoy the fresh air. You then stop to take some fantastic, unique, special, colorful sunset pictures, and go across the red river over the oldest bridge in Hanoi with French architecture, and visit a famous pagoda. We’ll introduce you with some unique Hanoi food during the war: Com chay, Rau Muon Xao Toi, Voi Da, sugarcane juice, yogurt coffee, bo bia,.... Come and join to share experiences with us. You won’t be disappointed. Click here for the tour details!
The Original Craft Beer Tour Of Hanoi
Through French occupation for over 100 years, war, starvation, hardship, depression, and repression, beer has been there soothing the woes of the Vietnamese people. Join us to bring you A Taste of Hanoi’s Craft beer tour scene. Let’s take a journey of craft beer discovery. Out on the tour we will be able to taste three amazing craft beers at each stop that we go to. We will go to a total of 4 stops for a grand total of 12 craft beers during our tour. We will also include finger foods along the way. There is a vegetarian option as well, must be requested in advance. English-speaking guide. Pick up and drop off by minibus, from your hotel in old town.
Let us share with you the love of this city with some awesome beer tales of years gone by. By the end of the tour you would be thinking what has taken Hanoi so long to make this great craft beer. Maybe good things come to those that wait ?
The Old Quarter is known to be the most interesting place to visit in Hanoi. When you stay you can enjoy your time in town. However, Hanoi is much larger than just The Old Quarter and more things you haven’t known about. Click here for the tour details!