What To Eat In Hoi An? Foods And Drinks You Should Try When Coming To Hoi An

Hoi An is a very famous and attractive destination that you should not miss while coming to Vietnam. Hoi An is in the Middle which has an amazing and diverse cuisine, let’s see the below recommendations to know what to eat in Hoi An: 

Cao lau – Hoi An Style Noodle with Pork and Greens

Cao lau is one of the most famous local foods in Hoi An. It is so special from the taste which is from many spices, chili, yellow tough noodle…

Cao lau has crunchy noodle, green vegetables, tasty spices and fresh pork. Everything of it creates a very special food which is only available in this region.

Coming to Hoi An, you should not miss it.


  • Cao Lau “Thanh”
  • Address: 26 Thai Phien street, Hoi An town. There are so many places selling this food, but this recommendation is for local people and so good.

Mi Quang – Quang noodle 

Quang noodle is one the most famous foods in the Middle of Vietnam. The best places to try it are Da Nang city, Hoi An… While coming to this ancient town, you should try it as a priority.

The main ingredients are yellow noodle, shrimp, pork, many kinds of vegetables, fish sauce, crunchy rice paper…

Quang noodle is very tasty. This is a good choice to try Vietnamese food in the Middle which is not common in other regions.


  • Mi Quang “Muoi”
  • Address: 80 Hai Thuong Lan Ong street, Hoi An town.

This place is not in the central and will take you about 1-2 km from the ancient town. It is more familiar with local people, so its taste is more original than other places.

Com ga Hoi An – Chicken rice 

One more special food that you should not miss is chicken rice. This kind of food is very famous and from Quang Nam province where Hoi An town is in.

The main ingredients are yellow fried rice, garden chicken, pickle… The most important thing makes this food very tasty is from the local fish sauce – it’s so special and not easy to find it in other regions.

Many travelers love it and miss it as an unforgettable taste.


  • Com ga “Ba Buoi”
  • Address: 22 Phan Chu Trinh street, Hoi An town.

Banh mi “Phuong” – Phuong bread 

Banh mi is a famous name attached to Vietnamese people image. This kind of food is very popular with every region and each one has its own taste. If you are falling in love with “Banh mi” in Sai Gon, you may love it one more time in Hoi An with different taste.

The main ingredients are pork, pate, egg, pickle, cucumber, cilantro…. All of it creates “Banh mi” and makes Hoi An’ cuisine more attractive and diverse.


  • Banh mi “Phuong”
  • Address: 2B Phan Chu Trinh street, Hoi An town. This place is very crowded, so you will be needing to follow the line and wait for your turn. If not, you can use “Grab” app to order it via online.

Banh uot cuon thit nuong – Steamed thin rice pancake and grilled pork 

This food is not only famous in the South, but also attractive in the Middle. There are many kinds of pancake like this, but the one which is used with grilled pork is very special. In the cool weather, it would be an amazing experience to try this food.

The main ingredients are steamed thin rice pancake, grilled pork, cucumber or carrot pickle, some kinds of local vegetables, fish sauce…

Coming to Hoi An, this food is very deserved to experience.


  • Nuong Nieu BBQ
  • Address: 83 Ba Trieu street, Hoi An town.

Banh Beo – Beo cake

The Middle of Vietnam is famous of many kinds of traditional cake. It is just special and attractive in this region.

Banh beo is made from rice flour and steamed within 1-2 hours. Then adding dried shrimp, cilantro, onion and used with local fish sauce which is very tasty.

This cake is one of the traditional foods and makes every Vietnamese people love it a lot.


  • Banh beo “Ba Bay”
  • Address: 2 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, Hoi An town.

Tra thao moc “Mot” Hoi An – Herbal tea “Mot” 

There is a very famous and attractive drink in Hoi An – that is “Mot”. This is a kind of herbal tea which is made from citronella, lime, tea leave…

In addition, Mot is decorated with some lotus leave which is a symbol image of Vietnam country. It actually looks so attractive and interesting to try.

Coming to Hoi An, you should not miss it.


Address: 150 Tran Phu street, Hoi An town.

Che – Sweet soup

Che is a homely and familiar food with every Vietnamese people. It is not luxury to be sold in many restaurants. In order to feel it to the best, you should try in local places as a street food. You will definitely love it as well as experience the local life with local people.

It is easily found somewhere on the street.

Hoi An doesn’t only have a very diverse cuisine, but also have many interesting things to see and experience. If you are planning to visit somewhere as long as where is the best place to stay in Hoi An… you can go to our website to give a visit.

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