Top 5 delicious Hoi An foods to eat are 'addicted'

Hoi An is a famous tourist city in Quang Nam that anyone would like to visit once in their lifetime. Here not only has beautiful scenery, fresh nature, friendly people, but the food and specialties here always attract many customers to come and enjoy. So, do not waste your Hoi An travel itinerary without tasting the taste of the following delicious dishes.


Cao Lau - Hoi An delicacies can not be denied

When it comes to Cao Lau dish, everyone will know that this is one of the specialties in Hoi An , Quang Nam. This dish appeared from the 17th century to the present, especially Cao Lau is inspired by Chinese cuisine and Japanese Udon noodles.

Top 5 delicious Hoi An foods to eat are 'addicted'Cao Lau - Hoi An delicacies can not be denied. Photo: Traveloka Blog.

This dish is a perfect combination of many different ingredients such as golden noodles served with shrimp sauce, pork and some raw vegetables. In order to get the golden noodles that are golden and delicious, the noodle maker must soak new rice with the kind of ash cooked from Cu Lao Cham so the noodles are tough, crispy and slightly dry.

The first thing when enjoying diners will feel the sweetness of the broth, the toughness of the noodles and the richness of shrimp and meat. In addition, to make Cao Lau more attractive and more delicious, people will eat with a little of dry high floor or less fried pork skin. All the ingredients combine to create a harmonious overall flavor, which will surely impress you from the first time you enjoy it.

To enjoy the delicious Cao Lau dish in Hoi An, visitors can visit Thanh Cao Lau Store at 26 Thai Phien. This is one of the addresses that many visitors appreciate when you want to enjoy this dish, the price is not too expensive only from 15,000 - 33,000 VND / bowl.


Quang Noodle - A typical dish that hears its name and knows it in Hoi An Quang Nam

Quang noodles are known as a special dish of Hoi An in particular and Quang Nam people in particular, which any tourist in Hoi An does not forget to enjoy. Unlike other noodles, Quang noodles are thicker, flatter and have a characteristic bright yellow color like turmeric.

Top 5 delicious Hoi An foods to eat are 'addicted'Quang quang - A typical dish that hears its name and knows it in Hoi An Quang Nam. Photo: Austinviet Blog.

Especially, for common types of noodles, pho, and vermicelli, you will use broth made from bone. But for Quang noodles usually broth made from pork, shrimp or chicken simmered to get sweet. In addition, the broth used with noodles is combined with pineapple, tomatoes to create the sweet and sour taste typical of this famous noodle bowl in Quang.

When eating Quang noodles will eat with raw vegetables, roasted peanuts a bit of fresh rice paper to prepare the noodles in the right way. With a bowl of noodles with full of flavors from sour, sweet, bar, slightly bitter of raw vegetables but when combined together it creates a very attractive Hoi An dish for diners.

When coming to Hoi An, visitors can rush to any Quang noodle shop on the old streets, from popular eateries, luxurious eateries and even the street vendors. With a bowl of noodles costing from 20,000 - 45,000 VND is enough to see the delicious taste of this Hoi An specialty.

Reference address: Hoi An market, along the banks of Hoai River


Deliciously delicious flavor with Hoi An stir-fried mussel cake

When it comes to Hoi An delicacies, the name of stir-fried mussel cake is not to be missed, this is one of the dishes combining the combination of rice paper, wet cake, dipping sauce and delicious stir-fried mussel plate. This dish is originated from Con Hen area, south of Hoi An ancient town. 

Top 5 delicious Hoi An foods to eat are 'addicted'Deliciously delicious flavor with Hoi An stir-fried mussel cake. Photo:

The mussel in this area is quite delicious so the people here have created it creatively with rice paper and named it mussels crackers. Soon, from a simple dish, simple but one of the factors that make the special of Hoi An today.

Stir-fried mussel cake is quite simple but its taste is very popular. With the crispy taste of rice paper, combined with the sweetness of the wet cake and the greasy taste of fried mussels, it has created a rustic dish but is attractive enough for any diners to enjoy. To know the delicious flavor of the fried mussel cake, go to the famous beating cake shop in Hoi An to check the deliciousness and originality of this dish.

Reference address:


- Address: Hoàng Diệu, Cẩm Nam, Hội An City, Quảng Nam

- Operating time: 7:00 - 21:00

- Price only from: 8,000 - 22,000 VND


Chicken rice - Famous dish should not be missed when coming to Hoi An

Chicken rice is not a Hoi An specialty dish such as Cao Lau, Quang noodles or fried mussels crackers. On the contrary, this is a dish with a typical flavor as when coming to Hoi An everyone wants to enjoy.

Top 5 delicious Hoi An foods to eat are 'addicted'Chicken rice - Famous dish should not be missed when coming to Hoi An. Photo: Austinviet Blog.

Chicken rice dish in Hoi An is very special when the rice is made from fragrant glutinous rice and greasy chicken broth, so when eating rice has a very special delicious flavor. In addition, the shredded chicken is served with laksa leaves, onions and spices, so each piece of meat is quite fragrant when eaten without losing the flavor of the chicken. This chicken rice dish is more diverse with many different ingredients that can be chicken mannequin, fried chicken gizzard, tight chicken, ...

Address reference


- Address: 22 Phan Chu Trinh, Hoi An City, Quang Nam

- Operating time: 11:00 - 21:00

- Price only from: 30,000 - 55,000 VND


Hoi An corn sweet soup only once remembered

Corn tea is a familiar dish that almost every region in Vietnam has. However, corn soup in Hoi An always brings a typical flavor enough to meet the palate of diners. This Quang corn dish is not too sweet like Southern tea, instead it is the sweet taste of newly broken corn.

Top 5 delicious Hoi An foods to eat are 'addicted'Hoi An corn sweet soup only once remembered. Photo: Mytour.

Baby corns that have just been broken will be peeled, washed and corn stubble. After that, they are boiled to get water to cook tea, and the corn kernels will be thinly sliced ​​and will feel more sweet and delicious.

To be able to create the sweet taste of corn tea, Hoi An people do not cook coconut with coconut water as usual. Instead, they just sprinkle a little coconut milk on top so as not to overwhelm the sweetness of corn. When eating, tea and coconut milk will be mixed to be able to feel the delicious taste of Hoi An corn tea.

Address reference


- Address: Nga 4 Nguyễn Thái Học - Lê Lợi, Hội An city, Quảng Nam

- Operating time: 9:00 - 21:00

- Price only from: 5,000 - 10,000 VND

Hoi An dishes are always attractive, but very simple, but it brings a special feeling wherever you go when you mention these dishes to remember to Quang.