Top 10 Delicious Dishes In Vietnam That You Must Try Once

Vietnamese cuisine is a delightful and diverse culinary tradition that reflects the rich history, cultural influences, and bountiful natural resources of Vietnam. At the heart of Vietnamese cuisine is the appreciation of freshness and seasonality. Let's discover the top 10 most delicious Vietnamese dishes you must try when coming to Vietnam with HoaBinh Airlines right now. 


Pho is a soul-warming noodle soup made with beef or chicken, flavored with fragrant spices like star anise and cinnamon, and garnished with bean sprouts, fresh herbs, and lime.

Pho is a dish loved by Vietnamese peoplePho is a dish loved by Vietnamese people

It would be best to eat Pho with chopsticks to catch the noodles and meat and a spoon to take the broth. Besides, the supporting condiments for this soup are always vinegar, garlic, chili sauce, pepper, or lemon. Vietnamese people always eat Pho almost at breakfast. The most famous cities for Pho are Hanoi and Nam Dinh.

Besides, you can try other noodle dishes with broth, such as Banh Da Cua (crab noodle broth), Bun Bo Hue (beef noodle broth), Hu Tieu (sour crab broth), Bun Rieu (sour crab broth), Bun Oc (sour snail broth), etc.

Fresh spring rolls

It is also known as Vietnamese spring rolls or fresh spring rolls. These delicate rice paper rolls are filled with shrimp, pork, fresh herbs, and vermicelli noodles and served with a delightful dipping sauce.

Fresh spring rolls - one of the favorite dishes of young peopleFresh spring rolls - one of the favorite dishes of young people

As a beloved dish that locals and visitors alike enjoy, Goi Cuon is a delightful and healthy way to experience the essence of Vietnamese cuisine. The combination of fresh, vibrant ingredients wrapped in delicate rice paper and served with a flavorful dipping sauce makes it a must-try culinary delight when you visit Vietnam. Immerse yourself in this delectable world and savor the light and refreshing taste of Vietnamese spring rolls.

Banh Mi, a favorite Vietnamese Sandwich

Banh Mi is a mouthwatering and beloved Vietnamese sandwich that has captured people's hearts and taste buds worldwide. The most traditional and standard filling combines cold cuts like pork belly, ham, pâté, fresh herbs, and vegetables. 

Banh Mi has long represented the harmony of Vietnamese cuisine between traditional flavors and modern touches. It is a beloved street food in Vietnam, readily available from small vendors and street-side stalls nationwide.

Banh Mi - breakfast food chosen by most peopleBanh Mi - breakfast food chosen by most people

It is also a popular breakfast choice, offering a quick, satisfying, and flavorful start to the day. Beyond Vietnam, Banh Mi has gained international acclaim, spreading its popularity to cities worldwide. “Banh Mi” was also featured in the Oxford Dictionary in 2011.

Bun Cha

Bun Cha is one of the indispensable dishes of the Hanoi people. It usually consists of vermicelli, grilled pork rolls, and dipping sauce. With a combination of grilled meat seasoned with a rich, sweet, and sour sauce and fresh raw vegetables, the dish has made an impression on locals and first-time visitors to Hanoi Interior.

This is usually best eaten at noon, when you will enjoy the combination of the dish's flavors and feel the crowded and noisy lifestyle in the capital.

Bun Cha - one of the special dishes of 3 regions of VietnamBun Cha - one of the special dishes of 3 regions of Vietnam

Com Tam 

Com Tam is served with grilled pork (or other proteins), shredded pork skin, and a fried egg, often accompanied by pickled vegetables. 

It is a popular rustic dish in Saigon and has become a staple in the daily Vietnamese diet. It is appreciated for its simplicity, passion, and delicious taste. The name "Com Tam" refers to the broken rice grains used in the dish. The rice is broken during the milling process, so the grain is shorter and slightly thinner. Like a typical main meal, people who eat Tam Rice are often served with savory dishes such as ribs, egg rolls, and pickles.

Com Tam - a unique dish with bold Vietnamese flavorCom Tam - a unique dish with bold Vietnamese flavor

Xeo Cake

Xeo cake is also a traditional dish from Saigon. This name comes from the sizzling sound of pancake flour when it is filled in a pan and makes a small splash. Xeo cake is a savory crepe filled with rice flour, coconut milk, turmeric, shrimp, pork, bean sprouts, and mushrooms. 

It is often served with a unique fish sauce made from fish sauce, sugar, lemon, garlic, chili, and water. When eating, you can add Xeo cake and raw vegetables to the roll with layers of vegetable leaves, then dip it in mixed fish sauce before putting it in your mouth.

Banh Xeo - a dish that reminds those who enjoy itBanh Xeo - a dish that reminds those who enjoy it

Fried Spring rolls

Fried spring rolls are the name for the crispy fried spring rolls filled with minced pork, shrimp, and vegetables, best enjoyed with lettuce and herbs, wrapped in rice paper, and dipped in a tangy sauce. 

Fried spring rolls are often served with raw vegetables such as lettuce, herbs, green mango, and lotus root. Fried spring rolls are a delicious dish and an indispensable part of holidays and family parties. It is also a popular snack sold in eateries and night markets across Vietnam.

With the perfect combination of crispy crust and delicious filling, fried spring rolls have become the representative dish of Vietnamese cuisine and are loved by many in the international community.

Fried spring rolls - a traditional dish with an unforgettable taste of Vietnamese peopleFried spring rolls - a traditional dish with an unforgettable taste of Vietnamese people

Che - Vietnamese sweet soup

Che is a traditional Vietnamese dessert that families and communities love and enjoy. Che comes in many different flavors, forms, and ingredients, creating a diverse treasure trove of flavors and culinary experiences. A delightful dessert soup made with various ingredients such as mung beans, tapioca pearls, coconut milk, and seasonal fruits.

Che is a snack that is loved by young people in three regions of Vietnam

Che is a snack that is loved by young people in three regions of Vietnam

Cakes wrapped in leaves

You can find these cakes in many places in Vietnam. They can be sweet or savory and have different shapes, but the way they cook is common. Usually, the inside is covered with banana leaves, and then they boil or steam the cakes. There are many popular kinds of Cakes, such as Banh Chung, Banh Te, Banh Gai, Banh It, Banh Gio, etc.

Leaf cake is also in the top of the popular favorite dishes in VietnamLeaf cake is also in the top of the popular favorites in Vietnam

Vietnamese Coffee

Vietnamese coffee is a beloved and integral part of the country's cultural identity and daily life. Known for its strong and bold flavor, Vietnamese coffee has gained popularity in Vietnam and internationally, attracting coffee enthusiasts from all over the world. 

The unique preparation methods and ingredients contribute to the distinctive taste that differentiates Vietnamese coffee from other brews. Many coffee drinks are popular in Vietnam, such as iced coffee with condensed milk (Ca Phe Sua Da), egg coffee, etc. 

The ideal time to enjoy a cup of coffee is in the morning. Coffee helps people stay awake and stimulates energy during the day.

Enjoying a cup of coffee every morning is great to start the day full of energyEnjoying a cup of coffee every morning is great way to start the day full of energy

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