Hue eating guide: Vietnamese

An independent selection of the best eateries from fine dining to street food in Hue, from Rusty Compass. No paid endorsements.

Hue eating guide

Banh Beo Ba Cu, Hue

We saw this place while revisiting Hue’s main cathedral. It stands out with pink walls, blue shutters and a deep green interior.... Read more

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Banh Beo Ba Cu, Hue
107 Nguyen Hue St, Hue

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Dong Ba Market food stalls, Hue

You’re gonna stop by Dong Ba Market while in Hue. You can get an inexpensive dose of local cuisine while you’re at it. There are... Read more

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Dong Ba Market food stalls, Hue
Tran Hung Dao St, Hue - heading to the north bank across the Trang Tien bridge, turn right.

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Tai Phu Hue Cuisine

Great little local eatery serving Hue specialties. Service is abrupt, food is delicious and inexpensive. Nothing fancy here -... Read more

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Tai Phu Hue Cuisine
2 Dien Bien Phu St, Hue

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Les Jardins De La Carambole, Hue

Les Jardins De La Carambole may be Hue's most visually impressive restaurant - set in a recreation French colonial villa not far... Read more

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Les Jardins De La Carambole, Hue
32 Dang Tran Con St, Hue

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Bun bo Hue noodle soup

Bun Bo Hue is another legendary Hue dish that has been embraced all over Vietnam. It's a deliciously distinctive, spicy, noodle... Read more

Bun thit nuong, Hue

Bun Thit Nuong isn’t strictly a Hue specialty - no matter - it hails from central Vietnam and there are some fine places to... Read more

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Bun thit nuong, Hue
66 Bach Dang St, Hue

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Banh mi in Hue

Banh mi is as big in Hue as anywhere else in Vietnam. And as you’d expect from the city that’s home to some of Vietnam’s most... Read more

Lien Hoa Vegetarian Restaurant, Hue

Popular with the locals and visitors, Com Chay Lien Hoa is a dependable stop for vegetarians. It’s delicious whether you’re... Read more

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Lien Hoa Vegetarian Restaurant, Hue
3 Le Quy Don St, Hue

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Vuon Pho Restaurant, Hue

Vuong Pho feels like the kind of restaurant we used to visit in Hanoi in the early 90s - but it’s in Hue. It’s a tad grubby and... Read more

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Vuon Pho Restaurant, Hue
6A Ly Thuong Kiet, Hue

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