5 Best Restaurants in Hue, Vietnam


If traveling in Hue, you should spend time going to the restaurants here to enjoy Hue cuisine. Cung Dinh, Tinh Lam Nhi, Tinh Gia Vien, Ba Cam and Lac Thien are popular addresses for those who love the food in Hue. Each of them has its own features and draws a host of visitors from other regions.

Cung Dinh Restaurant

Address: No. 51 Le Loi street, Hue

Service hours: 6 a.m – 10:30 p.m

Cung Dinh restaurant


One of the most popular restaurant addresses in Hue is Cung Dinh restaurant. Cung Dinh means Imperial Palace in English. Consistent with its name, the restaurant will bring to you the true atmosphere of the imperial palace. The images of night feasts will make you feel as if you was living in the context and the atmosphere of an ancient time.

Tinh Lam Nhi Restaurant

Address: 112A Truong Chinh Street, Hue

Service hours: 6:30 – 22:30

Traveling to Hue, visitors should not miss the opportunity to enjoy special dishes of Hue cuisine at Tinh Lam restaurant. In addition, you can freely choose your favorite beverage from a list of drinks. To serve the customers who have limited time, Tinh Lam Nhi also has a menu of fast food with a range of dishes.

Tinh Gia Vien Restaurant

Address: 20/3 Le Thanh Ton street, Hue

Service hours: 11:00 a.m – 11:00 p.m

Tinh Gia Vien restaurant

Tinh Gia Vien is a famous restaurant in Hue that is selected by a lot of tourists. Similar to Cung Dinh restaurant, this place brings diners come back the elegant atmosphere of the past. Coming to the restaurant, you will feel as if you was taking part in a banquet in ancient time. Before attending the party, diners will wear the costumes of kings, lords and mandarin under the Nguyen dynasty. The food also follows the style of a  royal feast.  A group of artists will perform ca tru, musical instrument and flute in the evening or at the time that diners registered before that.

Ba Cam baby basket clams rice restaurant

Address: No.2 Truong Dinh street, Hue

Baby basket clams rice

To enjoy baby basket clams rice, Hue people often go to the restaurant at No. 2 Truong Dinh. The restaurant is not considerably different from other roadside restaurants. Plastic tables and chairs and canvas are shown along the roadside. However, Ba Cam restaurant is always crowded with customers because of the special taste of baby basket clams rice.

“Bánh khoái” Lac Thien

Address: No. 6 Dinh Tien Hoang, Hue

Bánh Khoái Lac Thien, Hue

An excellent restaurant in Hue for you to enjoy “bánh khoái” (pancake), which is quite similar to “bánh xèo” in the Southern and Central Vietnam but smaller, thicker and crispier is Lac Thien. This food is often eaten with mustard greens, green bananas, and sliced “vả non” – a fruit in Hue and accompanied by thick bean sauce. This restaurant attracts quite a few foreign visitors.

Above-mentioned are some good restaurants in Hue. You can come to these address to enjoy the delicious food. In the trip to the ancient capital of Vietnam, you do not miss the opportunity to enjoy Hue cuisine in these famous sites.