Hue Street Food Tour is especially customized for all valued clients and foodies with special and unique experiences of Hue Cuisine, culture and history. Our Hue street food tour takes you off the tourist path, to experience the real taste of Hue. Enjoy one of Vietnam’s most enjoyable passions and let all your senses come alive, with scrumptious tastings in locally loved venues. In between tastings, receive an insight into the culture and customs which define Hue City, Vietnam.
Hue is known as the former capital of Vietnam from 1802 to 1945. It is not only famous for the ancient tombs, temples, pagodas and shrines in a romantic natural setting, but also the cuisine paradise of Vietnam. Travelling to Hue, tourists will have a chance to taste different dishes served to past emperors, royal families of the Nguyen Dynasty. It’s predominantly sweet and spicy in flavour from fresh herbs such as lemongrass, basil, red chilies, and mint mixed with the quintessential nuoc mam or fermented fish sauce.
The city also offers more than 30 types of sweet soups (che) made from coconut milk and various ingredients, including pomegranate, taro, and sweet corn. The most popular Che in Hue is called lotus seeds sweet soup, which uses seeds from lotus flowers that are found in Tinh Tam Lake.
Let’s join Hue Food Tour – Hue Street Food Tour today to experience local culture, history and customs as well as taste the best scrumptious food of the world.
Hue Street Food Tour Information
- Meeting Location: Hotels in Hue City, Vietnam
- End Location: Hotels in Hue City, Vietnam
- Availability: Monday – Sunday
+ 09:00 am – 01:00 pm
+ 02:00 pm – 06:00 pm
+ 05:00 pm – 09:00 pm
- Transportation: Scooter/ Walking/ Cyclo/ Jeep
- Tour Type: Hue Street Food Tours
- Medical Concerns: Please let us know if you have any of allergy to your food
- Recommendation: Come with an empty stomach
Hue Street Food Tour Itinerary
Our food tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hue City and start the Hue Street food tour with Vietnam Shore Excursions. You will have a great chance to admire the beautiful landscapes and view along the way withthe historical and unique bridge of Truong Tien and the beautiful Perfume River.
The first stop for the Hue Street Food Tour by Cyclo is to visit the Dong Ba market where we can see and try most of the ingredients in making Hue specialty dishes and fresh local fruits. You will taste and learn about the recipes of the Grilled Pork Vermicelli (Bún thịt nướng), one of the most popular dishes in central Vietnam. This famous food in Hue represents the exclusive features of Vietnamese cuisines: Simple and affordable but still delicious and addictive with flavorful, grilled pork, vermicelli noodles, fragrant herbs, pickled vegetables, and roasted peanuts brought together by a splash of the sweet and tangy nuoc cham.
On our Hue Food Tour, the local guide will share the full information about the dishes, how to cook as well as the proper customs to enjoy them. After that, we will go to a second place to enjoy the Hue Fried Pancake (Bánh khoái). This dish is one of the best Hue foods that you should not miss when traveling to Hue, Vietnam and is made with rice flour, pork, shrimp, spring onion and shallot. To make it crispy on the outside while retaining moisture when fried, people eat with special sauce made from peanut and sesame.
Continuing the Hue street food tour, we will try the Grilled Ground Pork on Stick (Nem lụi). It is not hard to find street vendors or the best restaurants in Hue Imperial City that sell this dish. Booking our Hue Food Tour, you should let your stomach be empty because many dishes are still waiting for you to taste.
Then we will taste another dishes of Hue Foods: Steamed Rice Discs Topped with Shrimp (Bánh bèo chén), Steamed flat rice dumplings (Bánh nậm), Filtered Tapioca Dumplings (Bánh lọc) which served by a local family house. Unlike fancy restaurants, they buy tons of ingredients and put them in frozen fridges. The family business means they go to the markets every morning to buy fresh stuff to cook for the family.
The next dish for Hue Street food tour is the Banh mi – a must-try food in Hue. As one of the nation’s beloved street foods, Banh mi always has a place among the top good food in Vietnam. Nothing is better than taking a bite of crispy bread full-filled with meat and pickled papaya inside!
Our Hue Street food tour would not be accomplished without the Clam Rice (Cơm Hến). This traditional and iconic dish of Vietnam is considered as the best Vietnamese food in Hue. It is a mixed noodle with small mussels, vegetables, taros, sour star fruits, ect. We will enjoy the Bun Hen with fabulous panoramic views of Hue city and the Perfume River.
Let’s end the Hue Street Food Tour with Vietnamese coffee with condensed milk (Cà phê sữa), the special unique kind of coffee that be popular in Hue, Vietnam. During Hue Street Food Tour, you can drink some Huda Beer – the famous local beer in Hue. Our food tour guide will tell you how to say cheer in Vietnam: “One, Two, Three, cheers” described as “Mot, Hai, Ba zoo!
You are free to explore Hue by night or we will take you back to your hotel. Say goodbye!
Inclusions: English speaking food expert, hotel pick up and drop off, entrance tickets at all sites, various delicious kinds of Hue Cuisines, private scooter with driver, vietnamese coffee with condensed milk, all fuel, tolls and parking fees, cold water, wet Tissues
Exclusions: Tips for guides and drivers, travel insurance, any costs not included above
Why Book Our Hue Street Food Tour
We are highly recommended by many customers on TripAdvisor, Viator, Cruise Critic, Private Guides and other prestige channels.
Quality: Experienced, reliable local guides
Convenient: Hotel pick-up with high quality transportations
Personalized: Fully customizable tour itineraries, at your own pace
Service: 24/7 Customer Support
Food we serve: All kinds of food is selected carefully and safely.
How to Book Hue Street Food Tour
It is very easy to book Hue Street Food Tour with us. Simply send us an inquiry. Then you will reply as soon as possbile with the full itineray and the price of the tour.
Please do not hestitate to contact us:
Vietnam Shore Excursions
Online Support: David Nguyen
Hotline: +84913138096 (WhatsApp)
Hue Street Food Tour Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions
We ask for a 30 % deposit on your receipt of our PayPal invoice for this tour. The rest of the balance you will pay at the end of your tour in cash – $USD or local currency VND at the exchange rate prevailing on the day or pay online in advance by (PayPal/ Credit, Debit Card). Your booking will be instantly confirmed with ticket booking.
Please note: We will charge an extra 3% for bank services if you pay your deposit or the total of payment via PayPal, Credit cards, Debit Card.
Deposit Cancellation Terms:
If customers cancel some or all portions of the booking regardless of the reasons, the customers agree to pay cancellation fees as follows:
- 100% deposit return – if you cancel 28 days or more before your tour date
- 50 % deposit return – if you cancel between 28 & 14 days before your tour date, unless your tour slot can be resold
- Nil deport return – if you cancel less than 14 days before your tour date, or for ‘no show’