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Small-Group Hanoi Street Food Tour with a Real Foodie

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US$ 28.00
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Discovering Hanoi’s Old Quarter street foods can be a leap of faith without a guide to steer you to the must-eats and prevent you getting lost. With this small-group tour, you’ll visit tried-and-trusted food spots to sample classics, such as steamed pancakes, noodle soup, and more, all with a guide to describe each dish and help you navigate. The tour starts in the 

Old Quarter, we also might visit 

Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), Dong Xuan Market e.g.
  • Discover the street food of Hanoi Old Quarter on a guided walking tour
  • Eat like a local, with a guide for added insight and to avoid getting lost
  • Learn about Hanoi’s food and try dishes, such as noodle soup and pancakes
  • Personalized feel: tour size limited to six people
What to Expect
Meet in central Hanoi and follow your guide on foot into the bustling streets. The Old Quarter is brimming with simple family-run restaurants and street-food stalls, many with tables on the sidewalks. In between walking and talking, stop to taste up to 10 specialties. Your tastings will amount to lunch or dinner (depending on your selected option), and vegetarian and other dietary options are available. Samples may vary, but expect to try dishes, such as rice noodle soup with beef, chicken or pork; plus sticky rice, snail, steamed pancake, doughnuts, and Vietnamese baguettes. As you eat, learn about the ingredients and history of the dishes from your guide, and soak up the enticing food aromas and vibrant street scenes.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your hotel/stay (Within Hanoi Old Quarter only) or our meeting point.
  • Local guide
  • Food tasting
  • A bottle of water, coffee, or beer
  • Lunch or dinner (depending on option selected)
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian, Vegan, Kosher, and Gluten-Free option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please give advise any kind of food allergy/special request.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was an absolutely fantastic walking food tour the one we had will Kelly. Amazing! Her English was very very good and clear and she was very passionate about her city and extremely competent. Kelly made us taste 6 different delicious deshises (pay attention also...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Minh came to my hotel to pick me up. First, I was surprised with how fluent he speaked English, then soon after I found out that He was an open minded and open hearted person. I asked him casual cultural questions and he frankly answered...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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HaFoodTours_sales, Manager at Ha Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I want you to know how much we enjoy serving you as a customer. Of course we appreciate your booking, but we also appreciate the positive review you give. Come visit us again soon! We are always willing to be your foodie guide. All the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Chris, our street food tour guide had chosen the authentic food outlets for us in Hanoi. We visited 8 food outlets and had around 9 dishes and local beer within 3 hours. He took us through the beautiful and busy streets of the city showing...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KasturiKalita
HaFoodTours_sales, Manager at Ha Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Our management is always happy to serve you! We value our customers and so as your opinions. Thank you dear customers! Hope you have a great day!

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had Andy as our tour guide and he was great! He knew a ton about the food and history in Vietnam and not only did we get to try really great food, we learned a lot while doing it! Thanks so much!More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sylvie R
HaFoodTours_sales, Manager at Ha Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We would just like to say thank you for being our customers. And your nice and honest feedback will be a great help for us to keep improving our services. We are ready to be your foodie guide again next time you come to Vietnam....More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ted, who was our tour guide was excellent! We would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Hanoi!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jason C
HaFoodTours_sales, Manager at Ha Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you for trusting us to be your services provider! We appreciate your review, and are especially grateful for the recent street food tour booking with us. Thank you again for choosing Ha Food Tours. We look forward to seeing you in near future.

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27 August 2019|
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Response from roamingfoodies | Reviewed this property |
We did go on a tour with Small-Group Hanoi Food Tour with a Real Foodie. We went 6 pm to 9 pm but I'm sure you can negotiate times to suit your day. They are flexible people. Ask for Luke Tran, a really nice young guy... More
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30 July 2019|
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Response from Zydecojc | Reviewed this property |
Hi KB- This tour took place in the Old Hanoi part of town, and assuming that is where your hotel is, it should not be difficult to get to by foot or if you prefer, a car service- I suggest you download maps for all of... More
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