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#20 of 148 Seafood in Hanoi
#381 of 2,417 Restaurants in Hanoi


Asian, Vietnamese, Seafood
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Takeout, Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

We saw this on YouTube and glad we hunted it down. It was so good. The broth was amazing and the crispy fish cooked to perfection. Also recommend the the tamarind juice, was so good, nice and refreshing on a hot day.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 20 June 2019 via mobile

This meal is unforgettable. It’s the best Bun Ca I’ve ever tasted. Take a walk down Ngo Trung Yen Alley and you won’t miss it. Crispy fish bits and a hint of tomato in the soup. It’s perfectly balanced with dill and vegetables.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 21 May 2019 via mobile

Their fish soup here is unique with a bit sour taste, for those who like spicy, you may add some chill oil inside soup, taste will be better. fish roll is a must try in here,

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 10 March 2019 via mobile

The soup is light and the noodles are plentiful. The fish is savory and firm flesh. Garnished with tomato and fresh vegetables and herbs. The perfect balance to a meal.

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 28 February 2019

Fried fish noodles taste really delicious, yummy broth! And you must not miss their spring rolls too!

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

Hole in the wall restraunt with character and great food. Many thanks for the quick service too. Very nice, tasty znd fresh.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely delicious Bun ca soup. The broth is a perfect mix of tomato and dill with the sweetness of pineapple. The fried fish pieces somehow stay crispy and tender. The noodles are great. Overall there is nothing not to like. It was one of the...best bowls of soup I had in all of Hanoi. The fish and pork spring rolls (don’t know the name) are absolutely bursting with flavour. It’s like a crunchy meatball with flavour that dances up and down your tongue. Do not miss out on the soup or the spring rolls. Being tucked away in a nondescript alley, it probably doesn’t get the attention it deserves. If I ever return to Hanoi, one of my first stops will be this place.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Lost in a little street full of street food restaurant, this place makes delicious fried fish soup! I truly recommend this place !

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 19 May 2018

This was my favorite dish of my entire trip in all of Vietnam. This is a must if you are traveling through hanoi, it is in a small corner in old quarter and is as authentic as it gets.

Date of visit: December 2017
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Bun Ca is a bit unknown to travelers, but is definitely worth a try, if you want fish instead of meat in your soup, to change! And I believe that Bún Cá Sâm Cây Si is the best place in Hanoi for that. A bowl...will seriously feed you for breakfast. Very yummy broth. It's often packed, so be prepared to wait a bit, but not so long. A bit heavier than a bowl of Phở, imo.More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Yes, Bun Ca Sam Cay Si offers takeaway services.

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Bun Ca Sam Cay Si is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 5