Top Choice Vietnamese in Haiphong

Nam Giao

Haiphong's most atmospheric dining choice is hidden within this dilapidated colonial building. Rooms are an artful clutter of Asian art, old carved cabinets and antiques, while the small but well-executed menu inclu…
Top Choice Vietnamese in Haiphong

Co Yen

This streetside stall sells one thing only, banh da cua, Haiphong's signature noodle dish, a combination of thick dark rice noodles in a clear broth with pork balls, shrimp and morning glory. There's no sign; look f…
Top Choice Vietnamese in Cao Bang

Thu Ngan

One of our favourite com – point-and-choose dishes served over rice – joints in northern Vietnam. Enter to find a vast spread of appetising dishes, including a handful of meat-free options, served in a tidy and high…
Vietnamese in Cat Ba Island

Vien Duong

Justifiably one of the most popular of the seafood spots lining Ð Nui Ngoc, and often heaving with Vietnamese tourists diving into local crab, squid and steaming seafood hotpots. Definitely not the place to come if …
Seafood in Cat Ba Island

Quang Anh

At this 'floating' fish-farm-meets-restaurant at Ben Beo Pier, select your seafood from the pen and it will be grilled, fried or steamed in no time. Prices go by weight and type of seafood; you can eat your fill of …
Thai in Haiphong


At this restored townhouse, authentic Thai dishes are beautifully prepared and presented – try the lab moo (pork salad) or pepper squid; there are good vegetarian options, too. Leave room for dessert, which includes…
Vietnamese in Cao Bang

Banh Cuon

In the north, banh cuon – freshly steamed, stuffed noodles – are served with a bowl of hot broth. Try this dish, prepared and served in the owner's rather decadent living room; look for the 'Banh Cuon' sign across f…
Seafood in Haiphong

Van Tue

This gaudy hall is renowned for seafood, including an amazing selection of crab dishes. More exotic dishes featuring deer and goat are also on the menu. A favourite with local well-to-do families.
Vietnamese in Co To Island

Com Binh Dan

Just east of Co To Town's market is this simple but delicious shop selling point-and-choose dishes served over rice.
International in Cat Ba Island

Green Mango

With a menu traipsing from steaks to seafood, and over to Italy for pasta and pizza (with a small selection of Asian dishes as well), Green Mango is a decent dinner choice, with friendly staff. It's also a chilled-o…