Most renowned Hanoi restaurants for visitors to dining (Part 1)


You are traveling Hanoi and want to find the best place to dining? The article is exactly what you are looking for. This is a list of top 10 most famous restaurants where you can enjoy Hanoi’s cuisine.

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Huong Sen Seafood Buffet Restaurant

Huong Sen is also one of the 10 best Hanoi restaurants. It can serve up to 800 customers with more than 140 buffet dishes. With high-quality sea foods and the most luxurious space in Hanoi, Huong Sen restaurant has been the destination of many tourist groups, companies, and Vietnamese families.

The most outstanding dishes of the restaurant are crab steamed with beer and lemon glass (cua hấp bia sả), sashimi, salmon, grilled geo-duck (tu hài nướng), grilled leg of lamb (đùi cừu nướng). Moreover, the restaurant also serves tens of delicious vegetarian dishes without extra fee. The staffs are enthusiastic, thoughtful, and always willing to help. This is one of the best restaurants in Hanoi, Vietnam.

  • Opening hours: 11am-2pm and 6pm-9pm
  • Location: 269 Do Duc Duc Street, Nam Tu Liem, Hanoi
Huong Sen Restaurant (via Nhà Hàng Hương Sen)

Sen Tay Ho Buffet Restaurant

Sen Tay Ho is one among the 10 best Hanoi restaurants, Vietnam which can serve up to 1200 customers with more than 200 dishes of dissimilar gastronomical styles, including Vietnamese, Eastern Asian, and European cuisine. Sen Tay Ho has three eating areas called International Buffet, Hanoi Buffet, and Luxury Star Buffet.

In the International Buffet area, you can enjoy excellent foods from famous cooking styles all over the world. In Hanoi Buffet area, you can try Vietnamese traditional foods and high-quality sea foods such as baked lobster (tôm hùm nướng), blood cockle (sò huyết), geo-duck (tu hài), salmon, tuna, and many more.

In Luxury Star Buffet, you can try both the menus of Hanoi Buffet and International Buffet, as well as, rare dishes like sake-steamed crab (cua hấp rượu vang), grilled trionychid turtle (ba ba nướng), goose liver (gan ngỗng) and frog hot-pot (lẩu ếch). In addition, you can enjoy music shows by Vietnamese singers while eating.

  • Opening hours: 11 am – 2 pm and 6 pm – 9.30 pm
  • Address: 614 Lac Long Quan, Tay Ho district, Hanoi
Sen Tay Ho (via Nhà hàng Sen Tây Hồ)

Sen Ly Thai To Buffet Restaurant

Sen Ly Thai To, situated in the heart of Hanoi with neo-colonial architecture, is also one of 10 best Hanoi restaurants. Coming here, you can enjoy the delicious sea foods like oysters, crab, sashimi, escargot, as well as, Vietnamese spring rolls. This restaurant is open for dinner only as the other time of the day is spent on preparing for dinner service. Therefore, customers are always served the best here. If you want to look for a good restaurant when you are travelling in the center of Hanoi city, Sen Ly Thai To is a great suggestion.

  • Opening hours: 6pm-10pm
  • Address: 60 Ly Thai To Street, Hoan Kiem district

Maison Sens Buffet Restaurant

Maison Sens Buffet Restaurant (via Nhà hàng Sen Tây Hồ)

Maison Sens has a menu of more than 150 dishes, including Japanese specialties, grilled foods, sea foods, and dishes from the north, the center, and the south of Vietnam. With luxurious space, various dishes, and dedicated staff, Maison Sens is an ideal place to enjoy your meals. It is rated one of the best Hanoi restaurants by both Vietnamese and foreign customers.

  • Opening hours: 11am-2pm and 6pm-9pm
  • Location: 61 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoan Kiem district

Highway 4 Restaurant

Highway 4 is one of the 10 best Hanoi restaurants. It has a menu with almost all of Vietnamese traditional foods. The furnishings are classic, and the staffs can speak English well. Catfish spring roll (nem hải sản) is one of the most popular dishes of the restaurants that everyone who ever comes here wants to enjoy. There are many other delicious foods that will satisfy your taste.

  • Opening hours: 10 am – 10.30 pm
  • Location: 5 Hang Tre Street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi

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