Travel Notes: Hue is known for its culinary excellence. After you visit the ancient citadel and stroll along the perfume river, treat your stomach to a banana flower stir fry or a plate of dry rice noodles.
This restaurant run by a Buddhist orphanage (from the nearby Duc Son Pagoda). Waiters and waitresses are all orphans. Large restaurant, no number in the address. Directions: from Hue, go down Minh Mang street until Minh Mang splits (near the entrance of the alley leading to Hong An Pagoda) - continue straight, it is not far on the right handside.
Small and simple house-restaurant located at the far eastern end of the street that starts east of the Imperial Citadel, right in front of the Hong Nga Vegetarian Restaurant. Rice dishes start from VND 10,000.
In addition to buffet, they offer ala carte items. 7000 VND will get you a noodle plate, noodle soup, spring rolls or other rice flower preparations. Toppings include veggies, tofu, mock-meats, beans and condiments. It is located at the far eastern end of the street that starts east of the Imperial Citadel.
Restaurant near Institute of Bhuddist Studies (Học viện Phật giáo) on Minh Mang st. Has 2 dining areas, one with Japanese-style low tables which is outdoors under a roof, and the other one which is indoors. The website is in Vietnamese but there are photos.
Vietnamese menu under the glass of each table. Little English spoken but added an English menu. Order "com" and you will get a nice plate of rice with a variety of veg and some tasty tofu. Mostly vegan, but has yogurt and offers dairy milk for drinks.
Located in the countryside, 10 minutes outside of historic Hue City, built in traditional Vietnamese design. Cozy, semi-open dining areas and artistic decor in a courtyard garden. Also exhibits paintings of well known Vietnamese artists. Specializes in traditional recipes handed down through generations. Reported using butter and milk.
Cuisine: American, Thai, Western, Juice bar, Fusion, Vietnamese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Has juices and smoothies, a vegetarian section on the menu with curries, pad thai, salads, stir fries, claypot vegetables, made in-house vegetarian burger and granola. Smoothies can be vegan.