Vietnamese Food Guide Eating Tips CakesRice & Sticky Rice RollsGrilledBalls & Patties & PieFriedNoodlesSaladsBraised & SteamedHot pots & PorridgesSoupsFood Fear Factors & Rare & Expensive FoodsFermentedPickles & Salt-preservedVegetables & Herbs & Spices & DipsSeafood & Clams & SnailsDessertsDrinksFruitsDried FoodsCandiesFood Culture Table of Contents Eating TipsCakesRice & Sticky RiceRollsGrilled DishesBalls & Patties & PiesFried DishesNoodlesSaladsBraised & Steamed DishesHot pots & PorridgesSoupsFood Fear Factors & Rare & Expensive FoodsFermented FoodsPickles & salt-preserved foodsVegetables & Herbs & Spices & DipsSeafood & clams & snailsDessertsDrinksFruitsDried FoodsCandiesFood Culture Eating Tips List of Vietnamese foods Top 10 Vietnamese foods You should not miss 10 best Vietnamese foods You should try Specialty Foods in Vietnam (Part 1 – Northern Specialties) Specialty Foods in Vietnam (Part 2 – Central Specialties) What to Eat at Tet Festival in North Vietnam? Special Foods for Tet Celebrations in Vietnam Foods for feast days in Mekong Delta Top 5 Cheap Breakfast in Vietnam Top 10 specialty foods to buy in Vietnam Specialty foods in Soc Trang Specialty foods of Ca Mau Specialty foods of Tra Vinh Specialty foods of An Giang Food Specialties of Kien Giang What to eat in Dong Thap? What to eat in Phan Thiet? 45 Best foods in Hanoi – Part 1 45 Best foods in Hanoi – Part 2 Top specialty foods of Sapa, Lao Cai What to eat in Halong? 25 Best foods in Dalat Cakes Traditional Vietnamese Cakes – Sweet Cakes 10 Traditional Vietnamese Cakes – Savory Cakes Funny Vietnamese banh mi thit A Story About Vietnamese Sandwich (Banh Mi) Authentic Vietnamese Recipe – Banh Mi (Vietnamese Sandwich) Vietnamese Pancakes (Banh Xeo) Quang Hoa Vietnamese Pancake Vietnamese pancake in Cao Lanh Vietnamese pancake in Phan Thiet Vietnamese Steamed Rice Rolls (Banh Cuon) Vietnamese Wet Cake Vietnamese pizza (Banh trang nuong). Vietnamese Square Sticky Rice Cake Round Glutinous Rice Cake (Day Cake) Vietnamese Mixed Rice Paper Salad Steamed wheat flour cake – delicious Vietnamese food Vietnamese Cylindrical Glutinous Rice Cake Tra Cuon cylindrical glutinous rice cake Cylindrical young glutinous rice cake Triangular prism glutinous rice cake with finger palm Da Loc pyramidal glutinous rice cake Banh Tam Bi – Delicious Vietnamese Dish Pan Fried Scrambled Egg Rice Cake Khot Cake – Traditional Vietnamese Food Pyramid Shaped Glutinous Rice Cake (Banh It) Vietnamese Bloating Fern Shaped Cake (Banh Beo) Vietnamese Rice Vermicelli Sheets (Banh Hoi) Banh Khoai in Hue Tay Ninh Rice Paper Ear Cake in Phu Tho Pau Plau Round Glutinous Rice Cake Rang Bua Cake Cong Cake Tien Giang Va Cake Hanoi Goi Cake Vietnamese Shrimp Crackers Vietnamese sesame rice cracker – a specialty food of Central Vietnam Siamese mud carp cracker Silkworm cake with curried chicken Quai vac cake in Phan Thiet Phu Long Question cake with pork organs in Phan Thiet Bloating-fern-shaped cake in Phan Thiet Can cake in Phan Thiet White Roses (Bao Cake – Vac Cake) – Hoi An specialty foods Duc Cake in Vietnam Can Tho Duc Cake Sponge cake with salted duck egg yolk Cylindrical glutinous rice cake with magenta leaf Bloating fern-shaped cake at Hang Bong market Banh ro – Pyramidal glutinous rice cake in Central Vietnam Vietnamese Fried Banana Cake Pia Cake – A Soc Trang Specialty Pyramid glutinous rice cake (Banh u) Vietnamese Cow cake (Banh bo) Kinds of Vietnamese Mooncakes Longan Cake in Nam Dinh, Vietnam Hai Duong mung Bean Cake Ginger cake – a specialty food of Soc Trang In cake – a specialty of Soc Trang Tube cake of Khmer people Cow cake with palm sugar Cakes of Khmer people in An Giang Cho Moi bloating steamed glutinous rice Stewed sweet potato in Phan Thiet Re cake in Phan Thiet Pop glutinous rice cake in Phan Thiet Banh Thuan – a Vietnamese traditional cake in Central Vietnam Rice & Sticky Rice Broken Rice – Com Tam Vietnamese Claypot Rice and Smashed Flying Rice Fried rice with ocean crab in Phu Quoc Phan Thiet chicken rice Hoi An Chicken Rice Com Lam – Vietnamese sticky rice in bamboo Hue Steamed Rice with Baby Clams (Com Hen) Vietnamese Traditional Foods from Sticky Rice Steamed Sticky Rice Saigon – an amazing street food Steamed sticky rice wrapped in banana leaves (Xoi La Chuoi) Xeo Steamed Glutinous Rice Vo Steamed Sticky Rice and Fried Cake in Phan Thiet Xiem steamed glutinous rice in Chau Doc Ha Tien steamed glutinous rice Steamed glutinous rice in lotus leaf – a Saigon street food Sugar steamed glutinous rice – an authentic dish in Central Vietnam Five-colored steamed glutinous rice in Ha Giang Vietnamese young rice flakes Black glutinous rice in Vietnamese cuisine Ninh Binh Burnt Rice An Giang green sticky rice Com ni – Ca pua of Khmer people in An Giang Rolls A Guide to Vietnamese Rolls Vietnamese Fried Roll (Cha Gio) Vietnamese Spring Roll (Goi Cuon) Vietnamese Dew-wetted Rice Paper and Boiled Pork Hai Phong fried sea-crab square roll Nam Thuy flower pork roll Sticky rice paper roll in Phan Thiet Fish cake roll in Phan Thiet Fried corn roll – a specialty food of Quang Ngai Fried shrimp roll – a specialty of Quy Nhon – Binh Dinh Grilled Dishes Bo La Lot – Grilled Beef in Piper Lolot Leaves in Saigon Grilled Beef in Wild Betel Leaves Grilled snakehead wrapped in young lotus leaves Sa Dec grilled duck Grilled chicken in clay Tan Chau climbing mountain cow Ham Tan grilled pork and shrimp cake Grilled rice paper with fermented shrimp paste in Phan Thiet Grilled girdle cake roll dipped in fermented shrimp paste in Phan Thiet Minced prawn on sugarcane Catching Mudskipper And Grilling It With Chili Salt Vietnamese Roasted Crab With Tamarind Sauce Balls & Patties & Pies Balls in Vietnamese Cuisine Vietnamese Fish Pie Cho Gao Grilled Pork Cake Cai Rang Grilled Pork Patties Cuttlefish Egg Cake Fried Dishes Butter Fried Quail In Saigon Butter fried quail in Vietnam Deep-fried Elephant-ear Fish In Mekong Delta U Minh dry snakeskin gournami Fried wild mouse with lemongrass and chili pepper Fried corn – an exotic Saigon street food Noodles Vietnamese Noodles Guide Top Rice Noodle Soups in Vietnam How to eat Vietnamese noodle soups? Pho dishes in Vietnam Vietnamese Pho – Beef noodle soup Bun Rieu Cua – Crab Noodle Soup Hue Beef Noodle Soup Hue Noodle Soup – a delicious Vietnamese food Chau Doc Rice Noodle Soup with Fish – a Speciality foods in Mekong Delta Quang Style Noodle Soup (Mi Quang) – a delicious Vietnamese food Quang noodle soup with duck Quang Noodles with Frog Crab soup cake (Banh canh cua) – a delicious Vietnamese food Trang Bang Soup Cake – A Tay Ninh specialty Soup Cake with Duck in Mekong Delta Ben Co soup cake Vinh Trung soup cake in An Giang 4 Soup cakes in Phu Quoc Phan Thiet soup cake with fish cake Clear Rice Noodle Soup (Hu Tieu) in Vietnam My Tho Clear Rice Noodle Soup Sa Dec dry clear rice noodles Vietnamese Roasted Duck and Egg Noodle Soup Rice Noodle Soup with Fish Pie in Danang Vegetarian Clear Rice Noodle Soup (Hu Tieu) Rice Noodle Soup With Fermented Fish Paste Nuoc leo rice noodle soup in Soc Trang Rice noodle soup with pepper in Soc Trang Vinh Chau Clear rice noodle soup with curry Soc Trang goi da noodle soup Suong rice noodle soup Long Xuyen rice noodle soup with fish Rach Gia rice noodle soup with fish Sa Dec clear rice noodle What to eat with Rice Noodles in Vietnam? Rice Noodle with Grilled Pork (Bun Thit Nuong) Rainbow Pho Roll – Vietnamese street food Rice Noodles with Fried Tofu and Fermented Shrimp Paste Hoi An Cao Lau Vietnamese Mixed Clear Rice Noodles Ha Tien trumpet rice noodle soup Steamed clear rice noodle Salads Top 5 Vietnamese Salads Green papaya salad with shrimp and pork (Gỏi đu đủ tôm thịt) Green Papaya Salad with Vietnamese Beef Jerky Salad with Green Mango and Dried Snakeskin Gourami Salad with pomelo and shrimp Banana blossom salad Neem salad – a specialty food of An Giang Phu Quoc sardinella salad Salad with banana blossom and Anadara subcrenata Melo melo salad in Phan Thiet Young green jackfruit salad – a specialty food of Central Vietnam Braised & Steamed Dishes Vietnamese Braised Pork With Eggs Vietnamese stuffed bitter melon with pork Braised Shrimp in Fish Sauce and Caramel Braised eel with buffalo spinach Tien Giang Nau Man Saigon street food – Stuffed bitter melon, eggplant and chili pepper Dim sums – exotic Saigon street foods Hot pots & Porridges Ninh Binh Goat Hot Pot Fermented fish hot pot with wild vegetables in U Minh Mangrove Apple Hot pot Can Tho Hot pot with Fermented fish Porridge with snakehead and knotgrass Porridge with mudskipper Am porridge Tri Ton beef porridge Hot pot with Siamese mud carp and Sesbania sesban flower Hot pot with four-eyed sleeper – a specialty of Phan Thiet Lau Tha hot pot – a specialty food of Phan Thiet Soups Sweet and Sour Soup in Mekong Delta Vietnamese Chicken and Rice Congee Vietnamese Sweet and Sour Soup Soup With Crucian Carp And Vietnamese Mint Soup with Rice Paddy Crab, Malabar Spinach and Luffa Thut Soup in Dak Nong Don – a specialty food of Quang Ngai, Vietnam Crab soup – an exotic Saigon street food Food Fear Factors & Rare & Expensive Foods Foods Fear Factor in Vietnam Taste of the Fear Factor – Live Coconut Worm in Fish Sauce Enjoy silkie steamed with coconut juice and chilli in Ben Tre Vietnamese Pork Organs Rice Congee (Chao Long) Duck Blood (Tiet Canh Vit) in Vietnam How to eat boiled fertilized duck egg in Vietnam? Pha Lau – Vietnamese Stew with Organ Meats Stir-fried pork intestine with turmeric – specialty food of Quang Ngai Sa Sung In Vietnam Pia in Son La Date palm worm in Ca Mau Roasted turtle with salt in Ca Mau Giant mudskipper – a specialty of Ca Mau Salad with young bee – a specialty food of Ca Mau Vietnamese sea crab blood pudding Loi choi in Tra Vinh Scorpion in Bay Nui An Phu dried snake Fried beetle in Bay Nui, An Giang Snake sausage – a specialty food of Dong Thap Cao Lanh grilled mouse in terracotta jar Dishes from butterfly lizard in Phan Thiet Phan Thiet squid egg dishes Fermented Foods Vietnamese Fermented Foods Chao (Fermented bean curd, Fermented tofu) Vietnamese fermented food – a specialty of Chau Doc Tre – a speciaty food in Central Vietnam Fermented shedder fiddler crab Cha Fermented Shrimp Paste in Tien Giang Bo hoc fermented fish Fermented lingula anatina Braised fermented fish and water lily stem Dong Thap fermented pork skin Lai Vung fermented pork Vietnamese fermented glutinous rice (Com ruou) Lap Xuong sausage – Must Food at Tet in Vietnam Pickles & salt-preserved foods Cu Lao Gieng pickled young mango Vietnamese salted eggplant Chit Sa salt-preserved daikon Vegetables & Herbs & Spices & Dips Bamboo Sprouts in Northwest Vietnam Vietnamese herbs Ly Son garlic Water Lily In Mekong Delta (Bông Súng) Bitter bolete – a specialty food of Phu Quoc Vietnamese dipping sauces Clam worm sauce Tay Ninh Chili Shrimp Salt Bamboo Shoots in Vietnamese Cuisine Seafood & clams & snails Ca Mau mantis shrimp Slipper lobster – a specialty food of Phan Thiet Chu u crab in Tra Vinh Frog crab – an amazing seafood in Vietnam Tri-spine horseshoe crab dishes in Vietnam Stir-fried baby clams in girdle cake Squid beak – an amazing Saigon street food Snail Dishes – Amazing Saigon Foods Finger Snail Dishes – Saigon Street Food Vietnamese stir-fried creeper snail with coconut milk Button top – a specialty food of Central Coast Vietnam Grilled snail patty in banana leaves Pila conica hung in kitchen Cu Lao Dung boleophthalmus boddarti Vop in Ca Mau Rach Goc three-striped crab Phu Quoc barracuda Grilled boxfish in Phan Thiet White sardine salad (Goi ca mai) Silverside salad (Goi ca suot) Loi fish with onion oil in Phan Thiet Siamese mud carp in Mekong Delta Catching Shrimps With Cast Net And Making Boiled Shrimp With Coconut Water Desserts Best Vietnamese sweet soup desserts Vietnamese Sweet Soup Top traditional Vietnamese sweet soups 15 Best traditional Vietnamese sweet soup (or pudding) desserts in South Vietnam Hue sweet soups – must-try foods in Vietnam Top 3 Hanoi desserts in the winter Top 5 Vietnamese sweet soups must try in Hanoi Green Bean sweet soup with fried seaweed Palmyra sweet soup in An Giang Son Qui sweet soup Vietnamese cendol (Che banh lot) Glutinous rice dumplings in ginger syrup in Hanoi Black sesame sweet soup (Chi ma phu) in Hanoi Mung bean sweet soup with tangerine peel (Luc tau xa) Hue yellow yam sweet soup Hue clear tapioca pearls in ginger syrup (Che bot loc) Hue lotus seed and longan sweet soup Hue lotus seed sweet soup Hyacinth bean sweet soup – a favorite Hue delicacy Kidney bean sweet soup – a Hue royal dessert Millet seeds sweet soup at Worm-killing festival in Hue Hue purple yam sweet soup Areca flower sweet soup – a delicate Hanoi food Cassava sweet soup – a Vietnamese traditional food Young green rice sweet soup – a Vietnamese traditional food Expanded glutinous rice sweet soup – a Vietnamese traditional food Water chestnut and mung bean sweet soup – Vietnamese traditional food Corn sweet soup in Hen Island Vietnamese corn sweet soup recipe Che ba ba – a must-eat Vietnamese sweet soup dessert Vietnamese three color dessert (Che ba mau) Vietnamese pomelo sweet soup (Che buoi) Vietnamese agar agar and mock pomegranate seeds dessert Mountain yam sweet soup – a specialty food of Huong Son Vietnamese water lily bulb sweet soup (Che cu sung) Vietnamese lesser yam pudding (Che cu tu) Top mung bean dessert recipes in South Vietnam Vietnamese taro and glutinous rice pudding (Che khoai mon nep) Vietnamese sticky rice pudding with black-eyed pea Vietnamese tamarind seed pudding (Che hat me) Vietnamese pudding with American ice cream (Chè Mỹ) – an exotic Saigon street food Bird nest lotus seed dried red date ginkgo dessert Top Vietnamese sabja seed desserts Vietnamese mixed sweet soup (Che thap cam) Young Coconut Jelly Vietnamese grass jelly and coconut milk dessert drink Vietnamese jackfruit and arenga pinnata dessert Condensed milk, mung bean and jelly dessert in Hue Vietnamese banana, tapioca pearl and coconut milk pudding Vietnamese black glutinous rice and yogurt pudding Flan cake – Vietnamese street food Banana mixed with shredded coconut meat Vietnamese grilled banana in sticky rice, tapioca pearl and coconut dessert Drinks Fresh Sugar Cane Juice In Vietnam Corn Milk (Sữa Ngô / Sữa bắp) Traditional wine in Vietnam Red glutinous rice wine in Thanh Hoa Bau Da wine in Binh Dinh Sau Tia plump wine Buon Ma Thuot coffee in Vietnam Suoi Giang Shan Tuyet Tea Fruits Top Fruits in Vietnam And How To Eat Them Five-fruit Tray at Tet Durian Fruit Delicious Vietnamese Foods from Banana Coconut fruit in Vietnamese cuisine Elephant apple in Tra Vinh Cau Ke Makapuno Lai Vung mandarin Dried Foods Vietnamese Tray of Mut Tet Watermelon Seeds – Must Food at Tet Festival Vung Thom pork sausage Beef sausage in Chau Doc Thanh Tri buffalo jerky Khanh Hoa Salangane Nests Vietnamese Dried Shrimp One-sun-dried squid U Minh dry snakeskin gournami Candies Siu Chau Candy in Nam Dinh Hue Me Xung candy Me lao – a specialty food of Soc Trang Food Culture How street food vendors sell their products in Vietnam Use of chopsticks in Vietnam Vietnamese family meal Tweet Pin It About The Author Tracy Do Tracy lives, loves and breathes Ho Chi Minh and is passionate about sharing her experience of traveling the city with all of the travelers. 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