Chicken rice and Cao Lau – 2 Hoi An best food

Hoian Food on Foot Tour
Hoian Food on Foot Tour

Hoi An Ancient Town is the most beautiful small town and its food culture is extremely rich. Therefore, despite exploring the ancient city, you can hardly enjoy all specialties here. Along reviewed the dishes that made the brand of “Hoi cuisine” and marked for use when you have the opportunity to visit Hoi An.

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Chicken rice


Rice to cook chicken rice is delicious, aromatic and sticky, carefully selected, cooked with spices and chicken broth and pandan leaves in the oven. Chickens have thin skin and fragrant meat. After boiling, the chicken is shredded and then squeezed out the onion, onion, salt and pepper and laksa leaves. Finally the rice is displayed on the dish and the chicken is put into it. This food is served with onions, papaya, tomato, Tra Que herbs, soy sauce and chili paste. In addition, there is a mixed soup of chicken heart, liver and kidney. With all the meticulous ingenuity of its processing, Hoi An’s lcal people has created a very own chicken rice dish, bearing the stamp of Hoi An.

Places to eat delicious chicken rice in Hoi An : 

  1. Mrs Buoi Chicken Rice

Address: 22 Phan Chu Trinh, Minh An, Hoi An City

Opening hour: 11h to 19h

  1. Huong Chicken Rice

Address: Kiet Sica, 48 Le Loi Street, Hoi An

  1. Ty chicken rice

Address: 23 Phan Chu Trinh Street, Hoi An

Cao Lau Hoi An


In Travel guides central, Cao Lau is unique dish attached to the ancient town of Hoi An. Cao Lau looks like noodle but it is not. Many people believe that this food comes from China, but the Chinese here are not recognized it. Japanese also argue that it resembles their udon noodles but with different flavors and ways of processing.

People often eat Cao Lau with boiled bean sprouts, but not too soft and a few of vegetables, taken from the famous traditional Tra Que vegetable village in Hoi An. The boiled bean sprouts is spilled into a bowl, put noodle on top, added a few slices of pork meat and fat poured cloves (fried pork skin) and a tablespoon of hot oil. With Pork meat, the pork is lean with thin skin to make the broth become sweeter. When eating, the dinner will feel all tastes: sour, spicy, bitter, tart and sweet of vegetables, fish flavor, fragrance powder, soy sauce … and shattered fat cloves in the mouth.

Places to eat delicious Cao Lau in Hoi An

  1. Mrs Be Cao Lau

Address: In the market at Tran Phu St. Hoi An

Opening hour: from 14h00 daily

  1. Trung Bac Cao Lau

Address: 87 Tran Phu St. Hoi An

  1. Thanh Cao Lau

Address: 26 Thai Phien, Hoi An City