What to eat with US$4.3 in downtown Hanoi
Below is a list of quality restaurants offering food for less than VND100,000 (US$ 4.3) per person in the busiest central districts of the capital city of Hanoi. Prices may vary depending on restaurants.
|Banh cuon Ba Hoanh (thin steamed rice flour crepe). Address: To Hien Thanh, Hai Ba Trung district. Price: VND30,000 - 60,000 (US$1.3-US$2.6). Time: 6am - 20pm
|Chao trai (mussel porrigde). Address: Tran Xuan Soan, Hai Ba Trung district, Price: VND30,000 (US$1.3), Time: 11am - 21pm
|Mien luon Dong Thinh (eel vermicelli noodle). Address: Hang Dieu, Hoan Kiem district. Price: VND30,000 - 55,000 (US$1.3 - US$2.3). Time: 6.30am - 21.30pm
|Banh bao ba Mau (dumpling). Address: Nguyen Huu Huan, Hoan Kiem district. Price: VND10,000 - 17,000 (US$0.4 - US$0.7). Time: 7.30am - 9am, 15pm - 19.30pm
Like many Vietnamese living and working abroad, Nguyen Ngoc Lam, who lives in Denmark, dearly miss traditional dishes like bún chả, phở and bún vịt măng.
Writer Thach Lam once famously wrote that Bún dọc mùng, locally known as bún bung, reflects the soul of the Vietnam.