The list of best Pho in Hanoi is hunted by world travelers to to satisfy their dietary needs besides sightseeing tours.
Speaking of Hanoi cuisine, there are many famous dishes such as: Bun cha, vermicelli, nuggets, … Among them there is a dish that anyone has the opportunity to set foot in the land of the capital. Also thing that people want to enjoy is pho – Hanoi noodle soup. There are hundreds of large and small noodle restaurants located everywhere in the capital so to find an address to enjoy delicious pho with the first time in Hanoi is not easy.
Here are the top 7 famous pho restaurants in Hanoi with the history of decades of operation that you can visit and enjoy the national national dish of the Capital’s cuisine.
1 – Pho Thin, Lo Duc
Address: No. 13 Lo Duc, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi
For those of pho, Pho Thin must be a familiar name. This is a famous noodle soup restaurant in Hanoi that has a history of more than 30 years of operation. Although located quite far from the central area, it is always a lot of diners and enjoy every day.
Menu at Pho Thin is not as diverse as many other pho restaurants in Hanoi. For decades, the restaurant is only loyal to the fried beef noodle soup but still has a huge number of patrons. In addition to the sweet noodle soup, beef here is stir -fried on the fire with high temperatures, helping the meat is both sweet and fragrant and extremely attractive. The restaurant is open from 5am to 21pm but always in a crowded situation. You may have to line up for a long time to wait for your turn to enjoy one of Hanoi’s best pho here.
2 – Pho Ly Quoc Su
Address: No. 10 Ly Quoc Su, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Pho Ly Quoc Su is not only one of the famous noodle restaurants in Hanoi but also known by friends throughout the five continents. Although there are dozens of pho restaurants now, this brand is located throughout Hanoi, the most famous is still the original restaurant at 10 Ly Quoc Su, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
Pho Ly Quoc Su has many different types of pho for eaters to choose such as: Rare Beef (Bo Tai), Flank Steak (Nam), Brisket (Gau)… Whether enjoying any kind of pho, you can feel an extremely noodle flavor. In particular, pho here has no smell of beef. When serving a few more hot new hot pieces.
According to the announcement on the official website of Pho Ly Quoc Su, as of January 2024, they have 320 pho restaurants of this brand throughout Vietnam.
3 – Pho Bat Dan
Address: No. 49 Bat Dan, Hanoi
Pho Bat Dan is a famous noodle restaurant in Hanoi with a history of more than 70 years of existence and development. The recipe for pho here is transmitted from generation to generation. Therefore, it can be said that Pho Bat Dan is a great destination for those who want to enjoy the taste of old pho in Hanoi.
Coming to Bat Dan noodle shop, you will be very easy to see the image of a long line of people waiting to enjoy the best pho of Hanoi here, especially on weekends.
4 – Pho Vui
Address: No. 25 Hang Giay, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
This famous Hanoi noodle restaurant is located on Hang Giay street, in the center of the old town. The restaurant has a rather rich menu, with many different types of pho such as: Rare Beef (Bo Tai), Cooked Beef (Chin), Flank Steak (Nam), Brisket (Gau)… Besides, the restaurant also serves many other extremely attractive traditional dishes such as: beef with wine sauce, naked beef shank.
With about 50,000 VND you will be able to enjoy a full bowl of delicous Hanoi pho, with lots of meat. The noodles are soft, fresh and the sweet broth makes anyone admire as soon as they can sip the spoon of the broth first.
5 – Pho Suong
Address: No. 24 Trung Yen, Dinh Liet, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Pho Suong once named Pho Thang Loi has been very famous in Hanoi for many years, along with other restaurants such as Pho Thu Do or Pho Tu Do. Due to the influence of the war, the restaurant had to close for a long time. Nearly 30 years ago, the new restaurant reopened and named Pho Suong (Pho Happy) as today.
Pho Suong restaurant not only attracts customers by the very unique name but also by the delicious traditional pho taste. The restaurant currently has 2 facilities, one in Trung Yen Street and one in Nguyen Hong Street, both are always very crowded.
6 – Pho Bung Hang Trong
Address: No. 1 Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
On Hang Trong street, there is a small but very famous noodle restaurant that is Pho Bung. The reason for such a name is because when coming here, diners will not sit on the table but will have to carry the bowl of pho on their hands and sit on the sidewalk. Although a bit inconvenient, this noodle restaurant still attracts a lot of diners every day thanks to the extremely delicious pho taste.
The broth is clear in color, has a sweet, rich taste, and thin, soft slices of beef, sprinkled with a little onion, create a charming new bowl of pho.
7 – Pho Nho
Address: Huynh Thuc Khang – Nguyen Hong intersection, Hanoi
Having won the second prize of the Hanoi Pho Contest, Pho Nho (Pho Remember) is also considered as one of the famous pho in Hanoi that you should enjoy. Not only is beef noodle soup, but also chicken noodle soup here is also loved by many eaters.
The owner recounted that in the past, an overseas Vietnamese guest who loved pho in Hanoi came and enjoyed pho here. That customer gave the restaurant the name “Pho Remember”, meaning that anyone who has enjoyed pho here must remember it forever. Gradually that name became a brand and familiar to diners.
Conclusion for the Best Pho in Hanoi
It can be said that Pho is one of the dishes that represents the most quintessential features of the cuisine. If you want to enjoy best Pho in Hanoi, please come to the addresses introduced above. Besides, you can also update the latest Hanoi travel news at Vietnam Travel Guide website.