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Xoi Yen

35b Nguyen Huu Huan | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3934 1950
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sticky rice” (185 reviews)
“mung bean” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, Asian, Vietnamese
35b Nguyen Huu Huan | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We went early in the morning (approximately 7. 30) and we met a lot of locals. Clearly it was also a very attractive spot for them. They offer steamed sticky rice with various meat on top of it. I ordered the ordinary sticky rice and...More

Thank Yueci L
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

My son who has been in Hanoi twice brought me here so I can have a taste of authentic Hanoi local cuisine . It did not disappoint . Though how it is prepared is not for the picky eater . The sticky rice with the...More

1  Thank mom511
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Xoi Yen is a family shophouse style restaurant that pumps out a number of speciality dishes, all revolving around sticky rice (xoi). It may be filled with locals, but don’t be afraid. Simply choose your rice flavour and your toppings, it’s easy! You bet I’m...More

1  Thank justjaken
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This eatery was quite crowed when I came but the my order was served quick. The staffs was quite attentive. I ordered stick rice with chicken and mushroom. It was really tasty.

1  Thank Pham J
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I've given Xoi Yen a 5 rating because it is a terrific example of the dish. It is a street food restaurant. It is very busy, and like other reviewers, we did have a difficult time getting to the front of the line to order....More

Thank FWErmite
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Very good place to try the local dishes - beware the sneaky copycat nearby (we ate there also - it was fine!). Find a spot to sit and select something that sounds interesting. Staff speak a little english but you can get by easily enough!

Thank Grendels
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Since I am new to this, I cannot really fully describe it's taste. Perhaps I need more trips to this place for me rather for my palate to fully understand its taste. This place looks very popular judging by the throng of customers showing up...More

Thank Coleccion_Fotografia
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Simple but excellent comfort food. Try the mixed dish! Also I would recommend to do takeway because in our experience, there's quite a pungent smell (of urine) close to the restaurant.

Thank Michiel C
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I love this restaurant. I've tried chicken, pork, a mix of assorted toppings - always wonderful. I love sitting on the upper floors watching the view of the people on the street. It's a bit hot during the summer months, but always worth it for...More

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Place was filled with locals, we were ignored by the staff there even after getting their attention. Stood right in front of them for 10 minutes without being able to order. Went there at 11.30a on a Saturday. Gave up. Went to Giang Cafe a...More

Thank Crystal S
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35b Nguyen Huu Huan | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3934 1950
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