Hoi An is an magnificently preserved ancient trading town situated in Central Vietnam which is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Hoi An is around 40 minutes (28 kilometers) away from its neighboring city, Da Nang. Aside from the historical buildings and streets that date back 15th to 19th century, the old town also amazingly kept the town’s local dishes and cuisines that reflect diverse cultural influences of its former foreign traders such as China, Japan, India and several European countries.

Hoi An Old Town
Vibrant and Picturesque Old Town of Hoi An

The old town of Hoi An continuously serves delicious dishes which were adopted from several foreign cuisines during the boom of trading. Several cuisines that the residents learned from foreign traders were copied and adjusted to match the palate of the locals making it unique and intriguing for both local and foreign tourists. 

There are a lot of restaurants and shops in Hoi An that offer authentic local cuisines and great tasting foreign dishes. We have listed some well-known and top-rated restaurants and shops based on the cuisine they serve for your reference.

Ho Lo Quan

Cuisine: Local Vietnamese
Address: 20 Tran Cao Van | 20 Tran Cao Van, Hoi An 084, Vietnam
Business Hours: 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Contact details: +84 90 113 23 69

Restaurant & Cafe Tuan

Cuisine: Western
Address: 170 Tran Nhan Tong, Hoi An, Vietnam
Business Hours: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Contact Details: +84 90 570 66 74

Baba’s Kitchen

Cuisine: Halal / Vegan / Vegetarian
Address: 115 Phan Chu Trinh, Hoi An, Vietnam
Business Hours: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Contact Details: +84 510 6531 999

An Bang Beach Village Restaurant

Cuisine: Seafood
Address: 6B, Cam An, Hoi An, Vietnam
Business Hours: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Contact Details: +84 90 354 26 13

Herbs And Spices Cooking School

Cuisine: Vietnamese; Cooking Class
Address: 2/6 Le Loi Street, Hoi An, Vietnam
Business Hours: upon request; book in advance
Contact Details: +84 510 3936 886

Disclaimer: This list was based on personal preference of the writer and reviews given by travelers on TripAdvisor.


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