Best recommended Sapa restaurants to enjoy specialties in the town


Best restaurants in Sapa, Vietnam with dishes which are both delicious and cheap to satisfy your stomach in one of the most beautiful spots of Vietnam!
If you are planning to travel to Sapa and wondering which restaurants are good and cheap, here is the list of the best restaurants in Sapa with specialities you should check out!

A Quynh – Northwest speciality
Address: 15 Thach Son
Opening hours: 7:00 – 22:30

The A Quynh is one of Sapa restaurants famous for “thang co” dish made from meat and internal organs of horse, beaf, buffalo and pork. This regarded as the most special food of people in Northwest Vietnam.

Beside that, when you get here you can also enjoy many great food like fried bamboo-tube rice, smoking-shelf buffalo, salmon hotpot, mushroom and vegetable hotpot, stream fish, sautéed and bake food made from wild boar, chickens living in the hill, buffalo, horse, etc.

We must say this Sapa Vietnamese restaurant has the most famous special dish in Sapa with reasonable price that many tourists love to visit. The space of the restaurant is decorated finely which will bring you warm and friendly feeling.

A Quynh also serves music and song on Friday nights and Sundays every week. If you may have a chance to visit Sapa, don’t forget to come on those days.

Sapa barbeque zone
Address: Cau May Street
Opening hours: 7:00 – 22:30

If you ever go around Sapa in the afternoon, the barbeque zone at Cau May street is the best choice in Sapa. Tourists can enjoy variety of food like barbeque skewers, grilled chicken eggs, grilled salmon, grilled bamboo-tube rice and grilled sausages, etc.

The reason why this place is most attractive to tourists is cheap price, quick and enthusiastic serving. Each skewer is just about 10k-30k. You could be full if you eat about 60k-70k.

Red Dao
Address: 4B Thac Bac
Opening hours: 7:00 – 22:30

This Sapa Vietnamese restaurant is located at the center, on the way to Silver Waterfall (Thac Bac). Red Dao restaurant serves rural local foods like wild boar “heo rung cap nach”, bamboo-tube rice, salmon, river fish, wild vegetable, smoking-shelf buffalo, etc.

Inside the restaurant, you will see red theme of decoration which is right with its name. The restaurant gives you warm feeling with thoughtful and good Vietnam travel services and food that is pleasant to taste. Red Dao surely is one of the best restaurants in Sapa that you should put in your list.

Sapa Lotus
Address: 34 Cau May
Opening hours: 9:00 – 22:30

Many Sapa restaurants are famous with their special foods and Sapa Lotus is the same. It serves many traditional grilled dishes of Sapa people. The restaurant is located in Cau May Street in which you can find many street restaurants. Sapa Lotus restaurant is standing out by its swanky design in a classic but unique style.

Each hotpot (fresh pork, fish and wild vegetable are cooked with tasty and great flavor) in the restaurant is just about 600.000 VND (~28 USD).

Pho Tung – handed from older generation in Hanoi
Address: 71 Xuan Vien
Opening hours: 6:00 – 21:00

If you would like to discover “pho” (noodle soup) flavor of Ha Noi right at Sapa, just go to Xuan Vien Street, near Sapa lake. This restaurant is crowded every morning because of its great taste of “pho” handed from older generation in Hanoi.

Each bowl of “pho” costs from 40.000 to 60.000 VND (~1.8 – 2.7 USD) and it will make you full until noon.

Sapa cuisine zone
Address: To the left of Sapa stone church
Opening hours: 6:30 – 22:30

Sapa cuisine zone is famous with many Sapa restaurants and cafés surrounded with cheap prices. It has many different types of dishes for example barbeque skewers which are 10.000 -15.000 VND (0.45 – 0.68 USD) each skewer; or a hotpot which is from 600.000 VND (~28 USD).

If you ever come here, just never forget to try the dish made from hill chicken, village boar and river fish. The meat tastes great and tough and not soft like the one in the lowland.

Beside restaurants with specialties in Sapa mentioned above, check these places that are also great and good to enjoy:

• Chapa restaurant: 40 Cau May
• Hoang Minh restaurant: 23-24 Sapa Cuisine Zone
• Rendezvous restaurant: 06 Muong Hoa