Check out the list below for 7 of the best restaurants in Hoi An (Part 1)
Any journey will be incomplete until you discovered the cuisine’s beauty in the country you visit. Hoi An, an ancient town rich in history and heritage, is a promising destination for food enthusiasts from all over the country. But do you know where to go in town for the best food? Check out the list below for 7 of the best restaurants in Hoi An.
1. Tra Que Garden
Tra Que Garden deserves to be at the top of the list because of its convenient venue, environmentally friendly architecture, locally sourced produce, and friendly workers. The restaurants, which are located in the heart of Tra Que Vegetable Village, offer the freshest and most organic meals made from locally sourced vegetables. When eating, you will gaze out the window at the nearby green vegetable gardens and watch the farmers prepare their crops.
Opening hours: 9:00 am – 04:00 pm
Type: Cooking Class & Restaurant
2. MIX Greek Restaurant
MIX restaurant, located in the heart of the ancient town and near the Japanese Bridge, is ideal for those who enjoy Greek cuisine. It has several foods that are difficult to find in Hoi An, such as crumby and sharp feta, and tangy Greek yogurt. It also serves a variety of vegetarian recipes and delectable sharing plates. Another unique feature of MIX restaurant is that it is adorned with many curios hanging on the walls and ceilings, allowing the kids to play while you enjoy your dinner. And, if you’re feeling lazy, there are some board games to be found here as well. The cost is approximately VND 150.000 per user.
Address: 70 Le Loi street, Minh An Ward, Hoi An
Opening hours: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Type: Greek Restaurant
3. Phi Banh Mi
Phi Banh Mi has been open for 7 years and is well-known among local foodies. It has quickly gained attention among locals and international tourists, and it has won the Certificate of Excellence Award on TripAdvisor with up to 2.500 stars. You will try the Vietnamese classic banh mi here, which includes slices of braised pork belly, pate, sausage, cucumber, and herbs. The English menu offers some banh mi options, as well as two types of vegetarian banh mi, namely cheese banh mi, and seared tofu banh mi.
Address: 88 Thai Phien Street, Minh An Ward, Hoi An
Opening hours: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Type: Vietnamese Sandwich
As you might remember, because it was a Vietnamese trade port, the cuisine of Hoi An has had some foreign impact. This presence can be seen clearly in Wakaku, a high-end Japanese restaurant. Despite the fact that it is adorned with lanterns and bamboo, the lanterns are of Japanese origin, and the bamboo provides a contemporary Japanese aesthetic. Its menu features an outstanding variety of new sushi. Wakaku offers an exclusive sashimi experience with both cooked and fresh choices. When visiting this restaurant, don’t forget to try the robatayaki, which are skewers of usually grilled beef, seafood, or vegetables.
Address: 39 Dao Duy Tu Street, Cam Pho ward, Hoi An
Opening hours: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Type: Japanese Restaurant
5. Thirty-Seven Woodfired Grill and Bar
Thirty-Seven Woodfired Grill and Bar is an excellent option for big parties and couples, offering a diverse menu of main courses, beers, and cocktails. The restaurant is well-known for its riverfront seating, which has a panoramic view. The courtyard is stunning with its indigenous plants and sculptures. Butcher-cut steak and gourmet sharing plates, perfect for a pair or a group, are two must-try dishes at the restaurant.
Address: 37 Phan Boi Chau street, Cam Chau ward, Hoi An
Opening hours: 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
6. Nu Eatery
Nu Eatery is the place to go if you’re looking for a restaurant that serves a variety of tasty local and foreign dishes. Popular Vietnamese spring rolls, banh mi served with brioche buns, pumpkin with coconut milk broth, and pork belly steamed buns are among its signature dishes. Even, don’t miss out on its delicious smoothies and special flavored ice cream. This restaurant is located near the Japanese Covered Bridge. It is a cozy two-story restaurant with wooden furnishings and charming decor, and its spacious terrace offers views of the ancient village.
Address: 10 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai street, Minh An Ward, Hoi An
Opening hours: 12:00 am – 9:00 pm
Type: Vietnamese Restaurant
7. Hoa Hien Restaurant
The next restaurant on the list is Hoa Hien Restaurant, which is just a few minutes walk from Hoi An’s central market. It offers customers both tranquil river views and excellent food. The restaurant’s signature dish is Com Am Phu (or Hell Rice), which consists of grilled chicken, fried eggs, and vegetables served on a large plate. In addition, Hoa Hien Restaurant serves traditional Quang Nam dishes such as Cao Lau and Mi Quang. The restaurant’s competitive pricing is a bonus.
Address: 35 Tran Quang Khai street, Cam Chau Ward, Hoi An
Opening hours: 9:00 am – 9:30 pm
Type: Speciality Food Restaurant