Bun Dau Mam Tom (Noodle with fried tofu and shrimp sauce) at Phan Phu Tien street

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The eatery of noodle with fried tofu and shrimp sauce located in the beginning of Phan Phu Tien street, Dong Da district is probably one of the busiest “bun dau” eateries in Hanoi. The shop only sell at noon if customers come around 12pm, they will probably have to wait in a quite long time. But the shop is always crowded. Because the shop owner never fry tofu beforehand, only after customers order; so the fried tofu disk is always hot, crispy and no greasy. The shrimp paste here is taken from Thanh Hoa province and the dip sauce – mixture of shrimp paste, kumquat juice, slices of chili, small spoon of tofu-frying oil.

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If eating right on the street, you will be served “bun dau” in a medium-size tray, with everything on it. Just squeeze some drops of kumquat to your sauce, dip rice noodles, piece of tofu or ham into the sauce, don’t forget the herbs. The simple combination of various flavors: hot, tasty tofu, cold, fresh noodles, strong, spicy, sour, a bit sweet dip sauce and nicely smell from herbal Vietnamese balm, etc. makes “bun dau” very unique, especially in the cold weather in Hanoi.

It does not have “Bun dau” only but the shop in Phan Phu Tien street also has Additional plate of fried ham with young rice, pork leg meat and boiled tongue. The pork leg meat and boiled tongue are left to cool and then sliced into small pieces.

Although “Bun dau” here is not luxurious, it is still strangely attractive. Despite of sidewalk eatery, you can still catch a lot “beautiful girls, cool boys” or gentlemen and ladies  come here to enjoy this kind of street food.

In addition to the above location, other well-known address of Hanoi as:

- at 49 Phat Loc, Hang Bac street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi

- Goc Da shop at 4 Ngo Gach, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi

- At 39A Ly Quoc Su street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi

- At the entrance of Hanoi university, Thanh Xuan district, Hanoi.

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