The best way to cap off a full day of sunshine and sightseeing in Hoi An, is to sit down to a satisfying and delicious dinner. There’s a reason why so many chefs love Hoi An: this town celebrates good food. The fresher, the finer in flavor, the better. To help you find that magical last meal of the day, here are 10 great places to go for dinner in Hoi An.

Cobb Restaurant

Cobb Restaurant is tucked along the riverside just outside the Ancient Town. This understated venue will win you over with first-rate food at surprisingly reasonable prices. The menu is an enticing selection of French and original dishes, all prepared and plated beautifully with Japanese precision. Be sure to save room for every course.


Lim Dining Room

Lim Dining Room is set in a gorgeous timber house in the Ancient Town, but the best reason to visit is its modern Italian menu from Chef Alessio Rasom. High-quality ingredients star in light and exquisite salads, pastas, pizzas, and more, all on offer with a thoughtful selection of fine wines and front-row views of Hoi An’s lantern-lit streets.


Miss Ly

Miss Ly is a family-owned restaurant that serves authentic Hoi An specialties a few steps from the Hoi An Market. Come here for succulent White Rose dumplings, silky morning glory fried with crispy garlic, and fish steamed with spices in banana leaves. The service is friendly and the Ancient Town is just around the corner for after-dinner strolls.


The Nam Hai Four Seasons

The Nam Hai is a short drive from the Ancient Town, but worth the ride for an evening of luxury. Spoil yourself or a loved one with a pitch-perfect dinner of international or Indian far at the balmy outdoor tables at Café Nam Hai, or dine on much-loved Asian favorites from Singapore, Thailand, Korea, and of course Vietnam, at La Sen.


Coco Casa

Coco Casa tempts travelers to escape the crowds and unwind with evening breezes, colorful décor, and sensational seafood along the Coco River. The kitchen turns out irresistible plates of peppery calamari, whole grilled fish, and juicy tamarind prawns. The relaxing al fresco atmosphere will keep you lingering long after the last bite.


The Field

The Field Restaurant is surrounded by glorious rice paddies in the Cam Thanh, just a 10-minute drive from the Ancient Town. This sustainable restaurant sources many ingredients from organic farms nearby. The menu of traditional Vietnamese dishes cooked with local herbs, spices, and vegetables goes perfectly with the natural setting.


Mango Mango­

Mango Mango is a destination of its own, with three floors of warm, softly lit spaces. Diners get to gaze out over the Thu Bon River and glowing Japanese Bridge while tasting Chef Duc’s memorable fusion menu. Exceptional seafood, meat, and local produce steal the show in flavorful dishes that will make your tastebuds dance for joy.


MUA

MUA Restaurant’s modern Vietnamese dishes tell a story about the country’s amazing and often underappreciated ingredients. Served in an airy garden restaurant in Tra Que, Chef Tru Lang’s creations spotlight the quality and versatility of Vietnamese produce with simplicity and flair. Try the seasonal tasting menus for the full experience.


Sri Spices

Sri Spices’ Sri Lankan menu delivers an inspired contrast from the delicately scented and seasoned dishes of Hoi An. Mouthwatering aromas escape from each dish as it arrives at the table, and each bite reveals perfectly balanced flavors and delightful textures. Don’t miss the wonderfully complex curries and crispy pani puri.


Morning Glory Original

Morning Glory is the third restaurant by Miss Vy, a local entrepreneur who learned her trade in her mother’s kitchen. Still going strong through the years, like the resilient plant it’s named for, Morning Glory shines in classic Central Vietnamese dishes and Hoi An specialties. The stylish dining room with its open kitchen is always abuzz come dinnertime in the Ancient Town.

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