Bun – Kinds of rice vermicelli – Indispensable for a Hanoi food tour

Bun – Kinds of rice vermicelli – Indispensable for a Hanoi food tour

Vermicelli is another kind of noodle fibers which is thinner than Pho and is round. Vermicelli is a popular food of Hanoi. This dish is served with meat, herbs, and sauce. Due to many kinds of meat, Hanoians have various kinds of rice vermicelli.

1. Buncha – Rice vermicelli with grilled pork

There is a plate of rice vermicelli, a bowl of grilled pork including pork meatballs and fried pork, and sauce. The sauce is a mixture of fish sauce, water, limes, chili, sugar, vinegar, and garlic, papaya, onion, and carrots. The dish is served together with a plate of vegetables and fresh herbs like cabbage, Vietnamese balm, and beansprout.  When you eat, you have to dip the rice vermicelli into the bowl of sauce, put some herbs and vegetables in and enjoy! Besides the main ingredients, they often offer you extra spices including garlic, chili, sliced limes, and pepper so that you can put in to fit your taste.

There are countless Buncha restaurants around Hanoi. Of all, we would like to recommend you the best ones in the area of Hanoi Old Quarter so that you can easily schedule your own Hanoi food tour.

Buncha Nguyen Bieu

Address: No. 23 Nguyen Bieu Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 18:00

Price: VND 30,000

Buncha Hang Quat

Address: Alley 74 Hang Quat Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 14:00

Price: from VND 25,000 to VND 40,000

Buncha Dac Kim

Website:  http://bunchahangmanh.vn/

Address: No. 1 Hang Manh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 8:30 to 21:00

Tel: (+84) 2438 285 022

Hotline: (+84) 904 047 557

Price: VND 50,000

Buncha Duy Diem

Address: No. 140 Ngoc Khanh Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 22:00

Price: from VND 20,000 to VND 50,000

Buncha Tuyet

Address: No. 34 Hang Than Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 17:00

Hotline: (+84) 94 836 19 71 

Price: from VND 35,000

2. Bun Nem – Rice vermicelli with fried rolls

The ingredients of Bun Nem is quite similar to Buncha except for the pork. Here, they replace fried pork and pork meatballs with fried rolls (Nem). Nem is a mixture of minced pork, chopped fungus, spring onion, cabbage, carrot, and kohlrabi wrapped with a rice paper and fried. Nem is a traditional dish appearing in any important feasts of Hanoians. Nem and vermicelli is an amazing combination that you shouldn’t miss for a wonderful food tour in Hanoi. Below are good Bun Nem stalls recommended for you.

Buncha Hang Quat

Address: Alley 74 Hang Quat Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 14:00

Price: from VND 25,000 to VND 40,000

Minhchay restaurant

Website: https://minhchay.com 

Store 1:

Address: No. 30 Ma May Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Hotline: (+84) 98 12345 45

Email: [email protected]

Store 2:

Address: No. 45 Xuan Dieu Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Hotline: (+84)  98 12345 45

Email: [email protected]

3. Bun thang – Vermicelli soup with pork, chicken, and eggs

A bowl of Bun thang contains vermicelli of the medium thickness, shredded chicken, scrambled eggs, and pork sausage dip into the sauce. The sauce is a mixture of chicken bone, onion, halved, dried shrimp, monosodium glutamate, salt, and fish sauce cooked in hours. As other kinds of noodles, vermicelli is eaten with many kinds of raw and green herbs and vegetables. Bun thang is a traditional food of Hanoi. Therefore, we would like to recommend you and hope that you will have a chance to try it when coming to Vietnam. Below are the most well-known Bun thang stalls in Hanoi, ideal spots for a Hanoi tour package, especially a Hanoi street food tour.

Bun thang Cau Go

Address: No. 48 Cau Go Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 22:00

Tel: (+84) 243 825 1286

Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 66,000

Bun thang Hang Hom

Address: No. 11 Hang Hom Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 6:30 to 21:30

Price: from VND 20,000 to VND 33,000

Bun thang Ha Hoi

Address: No. 11 Ha Hoi Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 6:00 to 23:00

Price: from VND 22,000 to VND 55,000

4. Bun dau – Vermicelli with fried tofu and shrimp paste

Vermicelli is put on a plate. Tofu is on another. Tofu is fried in until it turns into a golden brown color. The dish is served with a bowl of shrimp paste and a variety of green vegetables and herbs. When you eat, you have to dip the tofu and vermicelli into the shrimp paste. If you don’t like shrimp paste, you can just ask the waiter to replace the shrimp with a bowl of fish sauce. Vermicelli with tofu and shrimp paste is a light, idyllic, traditional, and tasty food of Hanoians. Therefore, if you want to eat like a local, don’t miss Bun dau. Below are some good Bun dau stalls in Hanoi that you may take into consideration.

Bun dau Phat Loc

Website: https://bundauphatloc.vn/ 

Address: No. 64-66 Phat Loc Alley, Ly Thai To Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 6:00 to 21:30

Tel: (+84) 243 9264 785

Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 50,000

Bun dau Hang Khay

Address: No. 31 Hang Khay Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 8:00 to 22:00

Tel:(+8) 1648 579 436

Price: about VND 40,000

Bun dau Ngo Gach

Address: No. 4 Ngo Gach Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 22:00

Price: from VND 35,000 to VND 50,000

5. Bun oc – Snail noodle soup

Even if people in your country don’t really eat snails, don’t worry about it. Snails noodle is a common dish of Hanoians. Therefore, if you want to eat like a local, you shouldn’t miss this type of noodle soup. Vietnamese snails are caught from the freshwater. They are small, chewy, and tasty. Good snails are the one fat and not soaked in the water or mood so long. To make a bowl of Bun oc, they put the noodles insides, the cooked snails above the noodles with tofu and green herbs, and finally pour the broth into the bowl. Now, the snail noodle is ready! If you have a chance to do a Hanoi tour, don’t forget to drop off for some snails noodles. It’s worth your try, definitely.

These are the best Bun oc stores in Hanoi that we are recommending for you for a wonderful street food tour in Hanoi.

Oc Ba Sau:

Address: No. 70 Mai Hac De Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 15:00

Price: VND 35,000

Bun oc Dong Xuan

Address: No. 11 Ngo Cho Dong Xuan Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 22:00

Price: from VND 30,000 to VND 55,000

Bun oc Hang Chai

Address: No. 6 Hang Chai Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Opening hours: daily from 7:00 to 15:00

Price: from VND 20,000 to VND 50,000

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