Hanoi Street Food Tour

A Gastronomic Adventure

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$19.00 per guest
Hosted by MT and Friends

Highlights

  • Experience a gastronomic explosion of flavors, textures and aromas on this meticulously crafted street food walking tour
  • Discover the backstreets and local markets of the Old Quarters as you journey through Hanoi's vibrant street food scene
  • The tour can be 100% customized to your food wishes
  • The tour can be 100% customized to any dietary restrictions
  • You’ll be accompanied by a fun-loving foodie host who will share more about the food and its history
  • Taste not just food, but also the best beverages on offer - coffee based drinks from Hanoi's famous coffee joints and their tasty local brew, Bia Hoi
  • Make this an introductory kickstarter tour of Hanoi where you will not only sample food, but 1) also be familiar with Hanoi & The Old Quarters, 2) interact with local people and 3) get your street navigation skills made easier with hands-on experience

Inclusive of:

  • Eat as much as you can to your heart's desire
  • Cost of tour includes all food and drinks during the tour
  • An experienced English speaking guide
  • Expert guide combines knowledge with your personal taste
  • Get oriented with Old Quarters & Hanoi and get answers to all your questions about the city from your local host

Not Inclusive of:

  • Pick-up and drop-off service within Hanoi (can be included at additional cost)
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities (optional)
4.9 Out of 5
78 Reviews
Hannah Russell United Kingdom
5
15 Jul, 2019

Great experience, tried lots of places we would never have found or gone in to on our own! Egg coffee was a revelation a...

Joanne Hill Australia
5
13 Jul, 2019

The knowledge of the tour guide taking us to a wide range of back-street food vendors which we would of not been able to...

$US 19.00 per guest
2.5 hours
1 - 20 guest
Cancellation Policy: Moderate

Full refund available for cancellations made up to 24 hours prior to booking start time.

More About This Experience

Hanoi is considered to be one of the world's greatest street food cities offering a wonderland of affordable food and drinks. On offer are deep fried treats, crunchy refreshing salads, piping hot noodle soups, exotic snacks, coffee, locally brewed beer, desserts and plenty more! You're never too far away from a tasty treat on the streets of Hanoi! Navigating all the streets have to offer can be tough, and while plenty of tours are available, Backstreet Academy's adventure centers around one thing that matters, the food. And we know just the places to take you. There's no better way to unlock the hidden secrets of the Hanoi and it's cuisine than through this unique, carefully designed street food adventure. Some of the street food you can sample in this tour include the usual suspects that are loved by both locals and visitors alike: - Bun Cha (grilled pork patties with noodle) - Pho bo (beef noodle) - Bun Rieu (Crab noodle soup) - Pork Porridge - Savory Vietnamese Pancakes (Ban Xeo) The tour also however infuses flavors and food that are usually out of the tourist radar, they include: - Grilled Quail - Golden Pillow Cakes - Beef Noodle - Eel Noodle - Shrimp Cake - Snails - an assortment of drinks from popular joints - local dried snacks - and an inclusion of visit to the market. Not all of it can be included in the time allotted for the tour, which is why we have designed the tour to include suggestions from the guests as well as suggestions from our host. This mixture allows a good balance of customizing personal tastes with the must haves in Hanoi's street food.

Additional Information:

  • Pick-up location: Exact pick-up location address along with map direction will be sent to your email instantly after booking
  • Be at the pick up location at the tour start time
  • You also have the option to be picked up. Simply select this option from the add-on section
  • Recommended to wear: Comfortable clothes and shoes, Sunhat for afternoon tours
  • Please inform us of all food allergies during checkout
  • Vegetarian option available - indicate during checkout
  • This tour is not recommended for guests with walking disabilities or aged 70+

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Your Local Host

MT and Friends

We're a group of young people with passion of sharing our discovery with people, to show you how we love our charming Hanoi. Spending our free time discovering nice unique places in Hanoi brings us good knowledge o...

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78 reviews from people who took this experience

Hannah Russell United Kingdom
5
15 Jul, 2019

Great experience, tried lots of places we would never have found or gone in to on our own! Egg coffee was a revelation and we have gone back to the place that we tried it already! Brilliant tour with friendly tour guide who spoke excellent English.

Joanne Hill Australia
5
13 Jul, 2019

The knowledge of the tour guide taking us to a wide range of back-street food vendors which we would of not been able to do without his help. He helped us to navigate the local streets so that we were able to return the next day and find our way around.

Mary Austin Modic United States
5
25 Jun, 2019

Our tour was tailored to us. We stopped at some fabulous places that we would have never found otherwise! I was reluctant to do a food tour- but I’m so glad we did!

Colin Blair United States
5
24 Jun, 2019

We really enjoyed this food tour, and found it to be the best of the two tours we took during our time in Vietnam. The foods were unique and definitely couldn't be found without a local helping us out and advising us on the dishes to order. I thought the tour was fairly priced as well.

Carly Teng Canada
5
24 Jun, 2019

The street food was delicious and we discovered and tried new food places that we wouldn't have been able to find by ourselves. Very tasty and learning about the history of various Vietnamese foods was very interesting and fun for us. Some of the food stalls and shops were hidden in back alleys which was a neat discovery for us.

US$ 19.00 per guest
78 Reviews