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“food stalls”(21 reviews)
“cao lau”(21 reviews)
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The fresh fish dock and the affordable silk tailors are some high points of this thriving all-day market.
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Nguyen Hue and Tran Phu Streets, Hoi An, Vietnam
+84 90 556 00 41
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very "compact"... meaning the aisles are tight. Here you will find tailors of various qualities and prices. You can even get shoes custom made. Lots of food stuffs, vegetables and souvenirs as well. The highlight for me was the food vendors in the northern part...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited Hoi An for four days and in that period I ate at the Bé Na stall in the Central Market five times, which says it all really. The food was excellent (I sampled a good chunk of the menu) but what stood out...More

Thank JamesGB66
Reviewed 1 week ago

This market should be visited in early morning to go and look at the locals area. It has lots and lots of local produce, meat and fish an experience that should not be missed. There is a lot more than just the tourist trap part...More

Thank 1fleet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ventured into the market on a mission to have Pho. There wasn't much to differentiate between the different stalls, although the Hai Chien food stall was brilliant. We had two absolutely delicious bowls of pho. Slurped up every last drop. 30,000 dong p/p. A...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place to browse and barter for whatever you may want. Be prepared to have a price in mind for clothes and walk away if unprepared to pay price especially as same products are available in other shops. Market area is smelly because of various...More

Thank vala v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and general markets in Hou An are definitely wort a visit. The food market has wonderful products some recognizable but so fresh, others not known to the Western traveler. I loved the fish and vegetables. Near by is a big food hall where...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to eat local food. Caveat: Ignore the surroundings, focus just the food if you want to get the real deal. Regardless of Cau Lao or Mi Quang, You will not get disappointed by any stalls. Sellers are very enthusiast in...More

Thank lilostitch99
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I lovee to visit local markets as you find always amazing food, real one and no for tourists. I ate the best meals there and didn’t get sick. Try strange dishes, you won’t be disappointed.

Thank Alejandra S
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

The one star is only for the shop miu ly, which is a not a recommendation by any means. I ordered a passportholder for my mum and was very detailed about what I wanted. To be short it looked nothing like the pictures and was...More

1  Thank Heike S
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Because of the food stalls inside the market, I started to love cao lau, white rose and other dishes from central Vietnam. If you’re adventurous with food and would like to eat cheaply, this is the place to go.

Thank Rony C
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Julia K
November 18, 2017|
Response from JackFranco1 | Reviewed this property |
Hoi An Night markets were by far the best markets for family atmosphere and fun. Hanio night markets during the lunar festival were amazing with lights, lanterns, music and thousands of people, all very hectic and high... More
Rosie C
August 25, 2017|
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Response from happywandererSQ | Reviewed this property |
You can buy fake bags, watches and sunglasses at any shops who sell them in the shopping area of Hoi An, which is quite a few. There are no shortage of theses items available.