The culinary paradise of Hue with specialties in 24 hours

Traveling to Hue but only discovering the beauty and the system of mausoleums and temples is not enough, because there are countless delicious, attractive, and cheap dishes that make many tourists fall in love. However, if you only have one day in Hue, do you already know which specialties to explore?


Bun Bo Hue

Starting a new day with a proper bowl of beef noodle soup is always the choice of many visitors every time they have the opportunity to visit Hue. This Hue specialty dish  has main ingredients such as vermicelli, beef but must be corn meat, pork rolls, intoxicated beef to make cha, boiled blood and broth is characteristic red.

Hue specialtiesStarting the day with this Hue specialty is the choice of many visitors. Photo: foody

Sometimes beef noodles are also added with raw beef, or crab rolls, and other ingredients depending on the user's preference. But what captivates diners is not only that, but also lies in the pungent taste of chili, the characteristic lemongrass smell of the soup and especially the indispensable sauce.  

Hue specialtiesAlthough simple, not fussy, this Hue specialty has become a private brand. Photo: Bachuaviahe

Although simple, not fussy, but under the hands of skillful processing plus the sophistication of the ancient capital people has turned this dish into a private brand, although there are now many places with Hue beef vermicelli. But only in the ancient capital do people feel the full taste of this specialty. 

Suggested address:

- Mrs. Tuyet beef noodle soup, 47 Nguyen Cong Tru, TP. Hue, Hue. Price: 15.000d - 33.000d. Opening hours: 7am - 10pm

Beef noodle soup Hue O Cuong Chu Diep, 6 Tran Thuc Nhan, Hue city, Hue. Price: 15.000d - 30.000d. Opening hours: 6:30 - 11am

Morning coffee at the Hue Cafe Roastery

After you've finished your breakfast, don't forget to take some time to drop by the cafe in the old capital to relax and check-in the sparkling pictures. Located on the second floor of the old apartment building on Huynh Thuc Khang street, the Hue Cafe Roastery coffee shop will be the ideal address for you. 

Hue specialtiesAfter you've finished your breakfast, don't forget to take some time to enjoy a cup of coffee here. Photo: rey.winter.stuff

The restaurant has a rustic design that will give diners a sense of nostalgia, in addition, it also owns a very favorable view of the river bank, so this is always a check-in point that attracts many virtual devotees. visit. 

Hue specialtiesThis is always a check-in point that attracts many virtual followers to visit Photo: huyennssss.

Address: 131 Huynh Thuc Khang, City. Hue, Hue
Opening hours 06:30 - 22:00 
Price: 15,000 - 30,000 VND


Mussel rice 

At noon in Hue, if you do not know what to eat, do not miss the famous mussel rice. This Hue specialty dish is made from cooked and cooled white rice. Besides, people give the mussel meat with the additives, and add deep fried fat. 

Hue specialtiesAt noon in Hue, if you do not know what to eat, do not miss the famous mussel rice, Hue specialties. Photo: danielhungryhk

Correct mussel rice must have a bit of Hue sauce that is both tender, acrid, spicy and pungent and is served with raw vegetables additives including: raw vegetables, banana corn, bean sprouts and a few chopped white taro stalks. Peanuts are roasted in gold and non-gold oil for a beautiful color. In addition, do not forget to sip the bowl of hot mussel water and feel the rustic delicious taste of this dish. 

Hue specialtiesHue specialties in the right tone must have a little more Hue sauce that is both tender, acrid, spicy and pungent. Photo: bepthucduong

Suggested address: 

- Dong Hoa mussel rice, 64 Kiet 7 Ung Binh, City. Hue. Opening hours: 06:30 - 20:00. Price: 10,000 VND - 30,000 VND
- Rice mussel Ba Cam, 02 Truong Dinh, City. Hue. Opening hours: 06:00 - 13:30. Price: 25,000 - 40,000 VND


Specialty cakes

If you travel to Hue without enjoying the specialties such as banh beo, banh nam, banh mi, a little cake ... it is an essential thing. Although these are extremely popular dishes, you will certainly not forget the delicious taste of this cake when enjoying in Hue. 

Hue specialtiesIf traveling to Hue without enjoying Hue special cakes is an essential thing. Photo: tourgiasoc

The delicious white water fern cake, shrimp and meat filter cake, or rice cake with white powder and eye-catching pink shrimp color served with a cup of rich sauce will make you love the first time. 

Hue specialtiesMake sure to enjoy this Hue specialty that will make you fall in love from the first time you enjoy it. Photo: nofoodphobia
Suggested address:

- Mrs. Do's rice cakes - 71 Nguyen Binh Khiem, Phu Cat. Opening hours: 08:00 - 21:30. Price: 10,000 VND - 50,000 VND - Shop
109 specializes in Beo - Nam - Filter - 109 Le Huan. Opening hours: 06:00 - 21:00. Price: 10,000VND - 15,000VND
- Banh beo quarter: An Dinh palace, Ngu Binh street, Nguyen Binh Khiem street, ...
- Ba Cu duck cake - 47 Nguyen Hue. Opening hours: 07:00 - 22:00. Price: 25,000 - 50,000 VND

Vermicelli with vinegar

Going to Dong Ba market, crossing the foot of Gia Hoi bridge, at the intersection of Chi Lang - Trinh Cong Son street, there is a shop selling this special vinegar vermicelli. The restaurant is very small, does not have a name, but is always crowded every afternoon. 

Hue specialtiesAlthough not as prominent as other Hue specialties, vinegar vermicelli is still very popular. Photo: ryanfoodaholic

This Hue specialty dish is carefully processed from many different spices. A true bowl of vermicelli includes raw vegetables such as banana, herbs, fig, cilantro ..., fresh vermicelli, shrimp, cha, and of course the Nuoc dish is indispensable. To add a rich flavor to the dish, the broth is cooked with liver, lean pureed meat, peanuts, sesame, soybean paste, and shrimp stock.

Hue specialtiesThis Hue specialty dish is carefully processed from many different spices. Photo: kangyoon_ho

Alternatively, you can eat it with a crispy ramie and a little spicy Hue chili. All are mixed together to create a taste that is both salty, spicy, sour and crispy, making diners all fall in love.

Suggested address: 2 Chi Lang, Tp. Hue, Hue
Price: 25,000 - 30,000 VND
Opening hours: 15:00 - 18:00


Bread soup

Hue specialtiesAt night in Hue, having a chance to enjoy banh canh is wonderful. Photo: thoidai

At night in Hue, having a chance to enjoy banh canh is wonderful. There are countless different versions of attractive wings such as crab cakes, snakehead fish cakes, tuna, mixed ... and especially the Nam Pho cake, Hue specialties. sound. 

Hue specialtiesThe most special of which is Nam Pho cake soup, famous Hue specialties. Photo: eatwden

The famous Nam Pho cake bowl is sweet and fresh, and inhales the spicy, hot, rich flavor that makes anyone who goes far and near will remember this taste forever. In particular, in order to keep the fresh and the most delicious soup pot, the o is always busy preparing for the morning so this dish only starts to sell from afternoon to evening.

Hue specialtiesIn particular, this Hue specialty dish only starts to sell every afternoon to evening. Photo: joliecuisine

Suggested address:
- Thuy Canh Banh Canh, 16 Pham Hong Thai, City. Hue. Opening hours: 15h00 - 21h00 | Price: 5,000VND - 10,000VND
- Banh Canh Me Du, Nam Thuong, Phu Thuong Commune, Phu Vang, TP. Hue. Opening hours: 15h00 - 18h00 | Price: 5,000 VND - 15,000 VND
- Nam Pho O Hang Banh Canh, 16 Ha Huy Tap, Ward Xuan Phu, City. Hue. Opening hours: 13:00 - 21:00 | Price: 10,000 VND - 30,000 VND
- Bread soup Dao, 158 Nguyen Hue, Hue City. Opening hours: 16:00 - 21:00 | Price: 15.000 VND
- Crab soup left, Quan Nga, 32 Pham Hong Thai - TP. Hue. Opening hours: 10am - 10pm | Price: 15,000 - 55,000 VND

Turmeric noodle soup

Turmeric noodle or turmeric stir-fried vermicelli are specialties, fancy and strange street food of Hue. Unlike normal vermicelli dishes, turmeric vermicelli will attract you at first sight with an eye-catching bright yellow color thanks to fresh turmeric, a spice commonly found in Central cuisine. 

Hue specialtiesBún nghệ hay bún lòng xào nghệ là món ăn đặc sản lạ miệng của xứ Huế. Ảnh: Abbynguyen_5212

In addition, the pieces of sauteed turmeric infused with greasy taste, add a little herb and a little spicy stir-fried chili, you will have a bowl of Hue style vermicelli. Pick one chopstick first, you may find it a bit strange with the pungent, difficult to eat taste of fresh turmeric. 

Hue specialtiesPick one chopstick first, you may find it a bit strange, but in the next piece you will fall in love with this Hue specialty. Photo: joliecuisine

But in the next piece, you will feel more clearly about this Hue specialty , especially the softness, not pasty, not dry, very tasty of fried noodles and then you will have to nod excitedly.

Suggested address:

- O Ket turmeric noodle soup, 10/154 Ba Trieu, City. Hue. Open: 13:00 - 21:00. Price: 5,000 VND - 15,000 VND
- Bun Cam Phu Cam Bridge, Phan Chu Trinh, City. Hue. Open: 13:00 - 18:00. Price: 6,000VND - 10,000VND
- Bun Nghe Di Li, Back to Ben Ngu Market, Nguyen Thien Ke, City. Hue. Open: 16:00 - 19:00. Price: 8,000 - 10,000 VND

Hue tea

Hue cuisine is not only famous for its salty dishes, but also attracts customers by the attractive and delicious Hue tea. In Hue there are many delicious tea dishes, among which there is a unique roasted pork filter powdered tea. 

Hue specialtiesHue specialty is not only famous for its salty dishes, but also attracts customers with its attractive tea dishes. Photo: vntintuc

Usually in other places, powdered tea will have coconut, peanut or green beans inside. But this Hue specialty is changed by roast pork. The combination of the sweetness of the rock sugar and the salty taste of roasted pork with the crispy, chewy texture of the filter powder creates a distinctive character.

Hue specialtiesThis Hue specialty dish is filled with roast pork. Photo: chehongnhung

This dish is best eaten with crushed ice. One hot summer day, enjoying this glass of roasted pork powder tea is so wonderful.

Suggested address:
- Aunt Ton Dich Tea, In Front of Vien Thuong Bac Gate, City. Hue. Opening hours: 17:00 - 22:00. Price: 8,000 - 20,000 VND
- Tea Alley, No. 1 masterpiece 29 Hung Vuong, City. Hue. Opening hours: 8am - 9pm. Price: 7,000 - 11,000 VND

Although not luxury dishes, Hue specialties give visitors a delicious experience. Therefore, if you have the opportunity to visit the capital land, you must definitely not miss the opportunity to enjoy the typical dishes of this Hue cuisine !