As the most famous dish of Vietnam on international food markets, a beef or chicken noodle soup might make all travelers enthralled. Many people also want to learn the formula to cook themselves in their countries.

In addition to the familiar famous noodle like Thin, Pho Ly Quoc Su …, there are many other unique ways to create “PHO” that made everybody miss it when leaving Hanoi as chicken noodle Lan Ong, beef noodle Tran Hung Dao, fried noodle Nguyen Sieu …

We would like to recommend you some Pho restaurants in Hanoi for your trip.

1. Pho Bat Dan

Pho Bat Dan
Pho Bat Dan

Address: 49 Bat Dan

Time: open 6:30 am to 8:30am

Pho Bat Dan has been known throughout Hanoi. Think of Pho Bat Dan, we often imagine the long queue happen every morning to get a bowl of delicious soup. The shop is rather crowded on Saturday and Sunday. Most of visitors look for a bowl of Pho with Hanoi style. If you want to be well served and mind waiting in a long queue, this shop is not a place you want. It is not overcrowded during weekday.

Pho Bat Dan is a family heirloom. Bat Dan bowl characterizes traditional Hanoi beef noodle soup. The soup is fragrant, juicy, pure water, fresh and soft steak. It really attracts not only local people but also guests from near and far.

As our experience, if you go there, you should go together at least one more people because one queue to buy Pho, another keep table.

2. Phở Thìn

Phở Thìn
Phở Thìn

Address: 13 Lo Duc

Time: open 5:00 am to 9:00 pm

Well known for over 30 year old, Pho Thin is little far from the city central but many people find the way to come and eat. Pho is delicious because of broth, Pho Thin broth is sweet from ribs and flavorful. Apart from nice soup, beef is fried quickly on the strong heat and in extremely oil until beef becomes soft, sweet and nice flavor with ginger smell over the flame.

When eating Pho Thin, do not forget to add different spices such as chili, pepper, sauce depending your taste. And also you do not forget to eat together with “Quay” which is one of factors that customer want to eat noodle. You can come here for breakfast, lunch or dinner as the shop opens from 5am to 9pm.

3. Phở Lý Quốc Sư

Phở Lý Quốc Sư

Phở Lý Quốc Sư is one of the best Pho brand in Hanoi. Nowaday, Pho Ly Quoc Su has three shops;

1: No. 10 Ly Quoc Su – 0438,257,338

2: 42 Hang Voi – 0915088586

3: N2A Hoang Minh Giam

Time: 6:00 am to 14:00 pm & afternoon from 17:30 to 22:00 pm

However, only the original address is the most delicious (at 10 Ly Quoc Su Street intersection crossings with Chan Cam) Pho here is very tasty and flavorful pho, there are many kinds to choose from beef noodle soup, nine cows, well done or medium to raw …. You please refer the menu and choose which you prefer.

4. Phở Vui (Happy Pho) 

Phở Vui (Happy Pho)

Address: Hang Giay street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

Located right in the heart of old town, Pho Vui is convenient for you to come if you stay at a hotel in this area. This shop specializes with beef with different dishes. The name of the restaurant could have reminded everyone of satisfaction as to the restaurant, you will always find Pho vui delicious and fun at the end of the meal. Come and enjoy this unique cuisine of Hanoi Pho.

5. Phở Sướng (extremely happy)

Phở Sướng

There are two shops; one at Trung Yen, Dinh Liet, Hoan Kiem Hanoi. The other one at Nguyen Hong street, Ba Dinh, Hanoi. Both shops are not large, but busy an with the number of tourists always.

Phở Sướng was opened 30 years ago. Mrs. Muoi – owner of the shop explain “The name of restaurant creates a curiosity for customers, they want to come and experience the shop with a fun name.

Broth is the highlight of Pho Suong, noodle here has a sweet taste, and tasty flavor of the meat and bones. The meat is not dry but soft, fragrant and natural. The average price from 40.000-55.000 / bowl.