A cup of tea at nearly 80,000 VND, bread at 95,000 VND or a bowl of pho at 90,000 VND surprised many diners. (1$=25,000 VND)
Referring Vietnamese street food is sure to impress visitors because it is not only diverse and delicious but also affordable. However, these traditional rustic dishes are also extremely expensive in some places. Although selling at a low price, causes a lot of controversies, these eateries are still the addresses that attract many foodies in Hanoi.
Old mixed tea 1976
Referring tea, in the subconscious of many people, is an extremely rustic dish, indispensable in the life of Vietnamese people, with only about 15,000 – 20,000 VND, you can enjoy delicious traditional teas. .
However, there is a tea shop that has existed on the old street corner for almost 46 years, causing a lot of controversy because the price is so high that it is sometimes equal to two bowls of pho combined.
Located in a small alley on Tran Hung Dao Street, the old 1976 mixed tea shop is a familiar address for gourmets in Hanoi. This tea shop has long been famous for being expensive, but still has a large number of visitors to enjoy. The diversity integrated in the menu with up to 72 tea dishes of all kinds makes many diners feel overwhelmed, especially the price of a cup of tea is quite high, often ranging from 45,000 VND to 80,000 or even 90,000 VND. .
Photo: @Mai Lan
Experiencing many controversies, but every diners coming to this place almost have to nod that it is “expensive in pieces” because of its special taste that cannot be confused with any other tea shop. From the mixed tea with nearly 20 ingredients to the delicious and greasy fried nuggets, many people have gone from curious to become “intrinsic customers” of the most expensive tea shop in Ha Thanh.
Photo: @Quy Nguyen
Bread is always one of the most popular dishes in Vietnam, when it comes to bread, everyone must think of street food that is both delicious and popular, just 20,000 VND to eat one. the bread is full. However, in Hanoi, there are still bread shops only for people with “conditions”, one of which must be Nguyen Sinh bread.
Photo: @Ryan Silveira
This is considered a “luxury” bakery for many years with a unique service style. Instead of putting all the toppings stuffed into the cake as usual, the shop presented it on a separate plate with 7 different fillings such as foie gras pate, sausage, ham, boneless pork, smoked meat… served with butter Imported with radishes, pickled cucumbers and carrots, depending on preference, diners will use a knife and fork to tear or sandwich it with bread.
Photo: @Ngoc Anh
Although the appearance may not be much different from other places, the taste has a very unique feature that makes Nguyen Sinh Bread still a favorite bakery of many people. To enjoy the bread with the heirloom fillings of this bakery, diners have to pay 95,000 VND for a full medley, besides, simpler types also cost from 35,000 to 50,000 VND/ drive.
Photo: @Nguyen Thi Nguyet Anh, @Children’s class
Lo Duc Thin Pho
In Hanoi, you can find pho restaurants everywhere, from small alleys to street stalls. However, when it comes to Hanoi pho, the first name that pops up in everyone’s mind is “Pho Thin”. The reputation of Thin Pho, especially Pho Thin Lo Duc, is not only famous in the capital, but also abroad and famous on the world culinary map.
Photo: @Minh Nhan
For more than 40 years, the restaurant on Lo Duc Street has only served rare beef noodle soup, a bowl of pho with stir-fried beef and broth filled with fat, the highlight is a lot of green onions, yet the number of customers coming in and out of the restaurant. Pho keeps bubbling up every day.
Photo: @Minh Nhan
However, this pho restaurant caused a lot of controversy when it had a startlingly high price. From a few years ago, a bowl of pho here was priced at 60,000 VND. By 2021, the Thin bowl of pho at 13 Lo Duc will increase to 70,000 VND, then 80,000 VND and most recently, the resale price has increased to 90,000 VND for a bowl of pho.
Photo: @Ha Linh, @Trinh Anh
Many diners were surprised and many people were annoyed by the continuous increase in the price of Pho Thin, many reviews said that the bowl of Pho Thin at 13 Lo Duc is overpriced compared to the average of restaurant. Pho in Hanoi. Besides those who criticized the price, there were also many comments that said that such a price was reasonable for a pho restaurant with an “immortal reputation” in the heart of Hanoi.
Keyword: Popular dishes are extremely expensive in Hanoi but still very attractive