When it comes to Hai Phong Viet Nam, it would be a waste not to mention the Hai Phong food tour. Many food lovers have added Hai Phong as an indispensable destination in their culinary journey itinerary. Below are 11 delicious dishes and the respective locations that offer the best flavors to help you prepare for your food tour.
1. Spicy bread - a must-try dish on the Hai Phong food tour map
Hai Phong is famous for spicy bread, which is one of the not-to-be-missed dishes on your Hai Phong food tour. It has a crispy crust. Inside is pate and chili sauce, making the dish aromatic and mouth-watering.
For the best flavor, come to the following locations:
- Banh my cay Ong Cuong: No. 184, Hang Kenh Street
- Banh my cay Dinh Tien Hoang: No. 37, Dinh Tien Hoang Street
2. Hai Phong crab noodle soup
Another signature dish worth savoring on the Hai Phong food tour is crab noodle soup, which is a popular breakfast dish. It features red noodles and a unique broth made of crab fat. A bowl of crab noodle soup has various toppings, such as shrimp, meat, and bacon.
You can easily find locations offering crab noodle soup across Hai Phong, but the best flavor is available at:
- Banh da cua Bao yen: No. 29/31, Nguyen Binh Khiem Street
- Banh da cua thap cam: No. 135, Lam Son Street
3. Taupe cake
If you are concerned about what to eat in the afternoon on your Hai Phong food tour, the answer is taupe cake. A plate of taupe cake is topped with minced meat, mixed with peppers and onions. It is served with a sweet and sour fish sauce, making it a popular street food in Hai Phong.
Some suggested locations where you should try taupe cake are:
- Banhbeo Co May: No. 64, Chu Van An Street
- Banh beo Lach Tray: No. 294, Lach Tray Street
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4. Sui din
Sui din is another famous delicacy in Hai Phong. It has a wrapper made from glutinous rice flour, and inside are green beans or black sesame cooked with hot ginger water and sprinkled with grated coconut. Sui din is best enjoyed on cold days.
If you do not know where to taste Sui din, here are some suggested locations:
- Sui din Co Ut: No. 163, Cau Dat Street
- Sui din Dinh Tien Hoang: No. 49, Dinh Tien Hoang Street
5. Hai Phong spicy fish noodle soup
Spicy fish noodle soup is one of the best specialties of Hai Phong. The appeal of the spicy fish noodle soup comes from the ingredients, such as mackerel, deep-fried carp, and herbs. Besides, the sweet broth simmered from the fish head, fish bones, and pork bones is considered the soul of this dish.
The following locations offer the best flavor:
- Bun ca cay Le Loi: No. 66, Le Loi Street
- Bun ca cay Thang To: No. 49, Lach Tray Street
6. What to eat on a food tour in Hai Phong? Try snails
Coming to the coastal city of Hai Phong, gourmets should not ignore the dishes made from snails. Hai Phong snails are processed in a variety of ways, ranging from boiled snails to fried snails with coconut or tamarind. The snails are incredibly delicious, greasy, and full of flavors that will make visitors unable to forget.
Some suggested places to try snails in Hai Phong:
- Quan oc Thuy Duong: No. 30/263, Lach Tray Street
- Huong oc Hai Phong: No. 274, Hang Kenh Street
7. Ba Cu fermented pork roll at Do Market
Fermented pork roll is another prominent dish on your Hai Phong food tour. The roll has a firm and crispy texture. There are usually two fermented pork rolls immersed in a bowl of fish sauce. The dish is also served with vegetables.
The best fermented pork roll can be found at:
- Nem chua cho Do: No. 167, Phan Boi Chau Street
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8. Coconut coffee and smashed coconut dessert at Ms. Hanh's stall
If you want a special drink in Hai Phong, do not miss out on the coconut coffee and smashed coconut dessert at Ms. Hanh's stall. A cup of coffee with added dried coconut and coconut milk will bring an unforgettably appealing flavor for any taster.
- Cafe cot dua co Hang: No. 124A, Lam Son Street
9. Stir-fried lingula
Stir-fried lingula is a unique dish worth trying on your Hai Phong culinary tour. The crispy lingula is stir-fried with turmeric and tapioca to create a rich flavor. To try the dish, you must remove its shell to enjoy the inner part.
You can visit the following locations to try the dish:
- Gia be xao Ba Minh: No. 112, Hang Kenh Street
- Gia be Luong Khanh Thien: No. 166, Luong Khanh Thien Street
10. No. 1986 Cafe, the most famous cafe in Hai Phong
Coming to Hai Phong, you should visit No. 1986 Cafe to try the coffee here. This cafe offers different types of Hai Phong coffees. Besides, No. 1986 Cafe is famous for its exceptional architecture and ample space, bringing a relaxing atmosphere for any visitor.
- No. 1986 Cafe: No. 33, Dinh Tien Hoang Street
11. Chrysanthemum tea
Last but not least, chrysanthemum tea is another option you should not miss out on your Hai Phong tour. This aromatic tea is a mixture of chrysanthemum and licorice. After the first sip, the slightly bitter taste will quickly change into sweetness, making it a worth-trying drink in Hai Phong.
You can visit the locations below to enjoy the drink:
- Tra hoa cuc Phan Boi Chau: No. 15, Phan Boi Chau Street
- Tra cuc 121: No. 121, Hai Ba Trung Street
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Coming to Hai Phong, visitors can not only explore the wonderful nature but also savor the best local specialties. Hopefully, this article has provided some useful information about worth-trying dishes and where to enjoy them. Remember to note them down for your best Hai Phong food tour.
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