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Hoi An: Unique Street Food Tour

1. Hoi An: Unique Street Food Tour

Famous for its well-preserved Ancient Town, the seaside city of Hoi An is also known for the delicious cuisine that reflects its historical status as a melting pot of many different cultures.  Eat as the locals eat and see what the locals see on a food-focused walking tour through the streets of Hoi An. Let your knowledgeable local guide what your preferences are or follow their itinerary to ensure you sample the best that Hoi An has to offer.  Some food you might try on the way include café sữa đá (Vietnamese coffee), Hoi An White Rose (one of the city's most beloved specialties), hột vịt lộn, thịt nướng (Vietnamese grilled pork tenderloin), Quang noodles, bánh bột lọc (Vietnamese clear shrimp and pork dumpling), bánh bèo (water fern cake), xí mà or Đậu hủ (tofu), sugar cane juice, and the best Bánh mỳ in Vietnam. Get ready for an experience your tastebuds won't soon forget. 

Hoi An: Night Food Tasting Tour

2. Hoi An: Night Food Tasting Tour

Work your way around Hoi An’s Old Town after the sun has gone down. On this small-group tour with a maximum of 12 people, you will be joined by a local leader who will give you an insight into the food scene in Hoi An. Enjoy a culinary adventure away from the Midday heat. Meet your guide at sunset for a walk through the local cafes, food stalls, markets, and restaurants at the heart of the historic city. Go to a bakery that has been making the town’s tastiest banh mi (a type of sandwich) for over 20 years, using fresh local ingredients. Next, join the locals at a small café to try the hot and crunchy banh can crackers, served with quails eggs, pork, and a tasty salad. Continue into the heart of Vietnamese cuisine as you head straight for some favorite local eating spots. Your knowledgeable local guide will walk you through the colorful array of ingredients, explaining to you the most popular dishes in Hoi An and the significance of these foods to the traditional culture of central Vietnam. Dig even deeper into the local food scene, passing through a maze of tiny alleys to emerge at a favorite (secret) restaurant in Hoi An, where you’ll sample the Hoi An’s specialties: Cao Lau noodles with pork and a wonderful sesame and peanut hot milk. There is more food to come. Your Hoi An food tour continues with more bites, based on what’s available that day. Be sure to save space though, as you still have yet another treat in store for you, dessert and a local beer.

Luxury Half-Day Food Tour of Hoi An

3. Luxury Half-Day Food Tour of Hoi An

At 15:00, you will be picked up at your hotel in Hoi An Ancient Town. You will be taken to the most popular street stalls and hidden alleyways in the city, and shown where the locals really love to eat. The tour focuses on street food; dishes that most people outside of Vietnam have never had a chance to experience, so no Cao Lau, Quang Noodle, or white rose, which you cannot find in any Hoi An restaurants. The tour is available all day when most of the street vendors open for business. All food and drinks are included in the price. The tour is not just a food tour, but a great way to see other parts of the Hoian ancient city on a motorbike that the majority of tourists don’t get to see.

Hoi An: City and Food Tour

4. Hoi An: City and Food Tour

If you’re adventurous with food and enjoy exploring local cuisine, then this is a tour you’ll probably want to do. This Hoi An city and food tour focuses on the unique local breakfast street food of Hoi An, as well as some of the typical architecture styles of the city. Your trail includes a leisurely stroll around Hoi An Old Town, passing by cultural attractions such as the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge, the Chinese Assembly Halls, handicraft making, a journey to the Hoi An Center market, some hidden food treasures favored by locals, and a foot massage at the end. This is great way to spend your very first days in Hoi An. You'll find out more on this single tour than you would have in a month of random wandering around town!

Evening Food Tour with a Local Home Dinner

5. Evening Food Tour with a Local Home Dinner

Head off the usual tourist trail and straight into foodie heaven. A local food-loving guide will uncover hidden treasures and snacks favored by locals, such as white rose bread. Next, go to a Hoi An local market and wander around the food stalls, where you might find amazing cao lau noodle and much more besides. Next, we will taste Vietnamese coffee, also visit a local house to have a dinner with local family. Then, head to the heart of Hoi An's ancient town, sit on an authentic boat on Hoai River and in the evening and release flower garlands like a local, and play games such as bingo or Dap Nieu (a game involving breaking clay pots with wooden clubs while blindfolded). After the tour, you have the option to return to your hotel, or head to Pub Street, where you can experience Hoi An bar life. Menu: Bánh mì (a type of Vietnamese sandwich)White Rose DumplingsCao Lau NoodlesCoffeeBalut egg (optional)

Hoi An/Da Nang: Vegetarian Cooking Class & Basket Boat Ride

6. Hoi An/Da Nang: Vegetarian Cooking Class & Basket Boat Ride

Enjoy a cooking class and basket boat ride near Cam Thanh village on a combo activity from Hoi An or Da Nang. Start with pickup from your hotel in Hoi An or Da Nang. Transfer to Cam Thanh village by boat and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the area. Explore the market with the chef and pick out the necessary ingredients for the cooking class. Discover the Cam Thanh Coconut Village as you paddle through the narrow channels of the area. Then, learn how to catch crabs with rods and special nets. Learn how to create a full vegetarian meal of “Pho" noodle soup, tofu rice paper rolls, fried spring rolls, and a traditional Vietnamese Pancake. Enjoy your creations in the serene surroundings, before returning to your hotel.

Hoi an: 5-Hour Street Food Tour by Motorbike

7. Hoi an: 5-Hour Street Food Tour by Motorbike

Hoi An Street Food Tour By Night brings you a wonderful time to explore local cuisines here. Different cities in Vietnam have different types of food. Local cuisines are representing the culture of Vietnam become very special. When you arrive to Hoi an, you also must try the interesting food here from local restaurants since people here are so good at cooking.  The tour will take you around Hoi An by motorbike to try 5 different local restaurants. Explore the local cuisines here and understand how the local people cook the food here. It also will be really interesting to see the street business in Vietnam. Your local tour guides are the experts here and know where the best places are to eat. Highlights of Hoi An Street Food Tour By Night: 4:00 PM Pick-up from the hotel and talk about the program. 4:30 PM Tour begins. Eat in five different restaurants with more many dishes. This tour is the time you will explore the hidden local places by night in beautiful Hoi An. What is the menu? – Hoi an local seafood in the An Bang beach. – Hoi An famous Banh My – Banh Xeo – Cao Lau noodle – Quang noodle – Hoi an corn soup for dessert 8:00 PM Finish the Hoi An local food tour and drop our guests at the hotel. 

Hoi An: Essential Food Tour

8. Hoi An: Essential Food Tour

Vietnamese food is famous as far away as Melbourne and Manchester, all thanks to its sharp and smoky contrasting flavors and use of fresh, tasty ingredients. In Vietnam food is more than just a necessity, but a way of life. This tour is a foodie adventure of Hoi An, stopping at the city’s best restaurants and food stalls. Throughout this tour, you can try classic Vietnamese dishes such as bánh mì baguettes and sizzling bánh xèo pancakes, as well as some delicacies found only in Hoi An. These delicacies include white rose dumplings and Cao lầu noodles made with barbecued pork and crispy crackling. All these dishes have one thing in common, in that they’re seasoned to perfection with chili, lime, herbs, and spices. Throughout your tour, try 5 tasty Vietnamese dishes and wash them down with a coconut coffee sweet enough to be dessert.

Hoi An: Morning Food and Coffee Tasting Tour

9. Hoi An: Morning Food and Coffee Tasting Tour

Your Hoi An morning food walking tour is a combination food-tasting and walking tour around the town. This food tour will take you off the beaten path to get a unique glimpse into the daily life in this lovely city. Each of the unique food tastings is combined with fun insights and anecdotes on food culture and local traditions. On top of all of this, you will also be able to soak in different hidden cafe styles in Hoi An, from the ordinary to modern chic decors. Sitting and drinking coffee with a local is also an excellent way to learn about Vietnamese culture and the city. You will try various coffees selected not from popularity or crowded tourist locations, but those that have a unique story or craftsmanship. If you are a "coffeeholic", do not miss a chance to step into Vietnamese cafe and coffee culture with your guide on this tour.

Hoi An Walking Food Tour and Foot Massage

10. Hoi An Walking Food Tour and Foot Massage

This Hoi An morning food tour is a combination of a food-tasting experience and a traditional walking tour around the town. We want you to come away from your visit to Hoi An having experienced its rich culture, mouth-watering cuisine and wonderful people. You will go off the beaten track and focuses on the unique local street food of  Hoi An and during the walking tour, you’ll enjoy plenty of generous dishes. We lead a small group (up to 12) through real neighborhoods to indulge in Hoi An’s best foods at places that have been serving up dishes for generations. Each of our unique food tastings is combined with fun insights and anecdotes on the food culture and local traditions. Hoi An morning street food walking tour is more than a food tour because throughout the tour we give your stomachs a little break to discover some unforgettable cultural and historical attractions that you otherwise you might have missed. All food stalls or restaurants we visit use sanitary cooking practices and fresh ingredients.

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What people are saying about Hoi An

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 32 reviews

It was beyond wonderful! I’m sorry I have forgotten our lovely guides name - has a little one at home - she took us to the greatest hole in the wall places! Food was beyond amazing - even for me being a vegetarian- loved everything!!!! All the food places we went to was on my “ bucket” list

The tour is highly recommended. A very nice selection of Vietnamese dishes that you would not try, very nice guide, which had a lot of information and stories to tell.

Our quite Nam made a very enjoyable tour, all the food offered was delicious and was often not somewhere we would normally have chosen to eat. And none of us got sick.

The food was super delicious and our guide Tran told us a lot about the food and the country during the tour. We were very satisfied.

Really good guide. She had some fun stories of the places and the food was really good.